OPA-LOCKA: A school where wings can s...

OPA-LOCKA: A school where wings can spread

There are 1 comment on the www.topix.net story from Apr 2, 2008, titled OPA-LOCKA: A school where wings can spread. In it, www.topix.net reports that:

“We have days just like normal schools but the students -- especially the alumni -- now understand that MMAP and the family at MLK Academy care about their progress and they must do their part to ensure themselves a pathway to a bright future”

They were four boys at risk of dropping out of high school but then they found a learning environment where they were comfortable and were able to excel.

Judah Linder, Dante Reid, Brandon Washington and Tyrone Williams transferred to an alternative school started by the Metro-Miami Action Plan Trust to help students just like them.

The quartet is getting ready to graduate from high school with college football scholarships well in sight.

MMAP showcased the students at a recent meeting of the County Commission as a success story for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Academy, 13331 Alexandria Dr., Opa-locka. Read more

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Zay Willams

Miami, FL

#1 Apr 15, 2008
Thats great keep it up

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