News from BOMLA Friends – February 2016

To whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required.
News and Updates from BOMLA Friends
Greetings FRIEND,
As we move into February, the talented brothers and leadership at BOMLA have jumpstarted the year of with a bang! We are pleased to share with you the amazing achievements and endeavors at BOMLA.
BOMLA Receives 2016 Luminary Award
SMU’s Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development honors education advocates and organizations who are taking fresh and research-based approaches to the improvement and advancement of education.
Congratulations to all of the Luminary Award honorees!

BOMLA and Principal Nakia Douglas received the Luminary Award. Watch this video highlighting the extraordinary  at Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy.

Excellence & Leadership: Brother Kendrick Crawford
Kendrick Crawford was recently inducted along side his Brothers into the National Junior Honors Society AND has received over $400,000 in scholarship and grant offers to date. Way to set the example, Brother Crawford.
Our young scholars and leaders, 2016 NJHS Inductees
In the News: Discussing the State of the Union
Brothers Sherman and Principal Douglas discuss the legacy of President Obama with NBC as the nation prepared for his final State of the Union Address.
Watch the Video feature here.
BOMLA Brothers Represent at the African-American Male Academic Bowl
35 teams from across North Texas competed in the Jeopardy-style quiz with topics covering Africa-American history, mathematics and science. (Read More from The Dallas Morning News)
From left: Stephon Graves whispers to his twin brother Sean Graves as fellow teammate and Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy student Dylan Deterville listens during the competition. (Photo and caption courtesy of G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning News)
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