Upward Bound serves 120 high school students annually.
Eligible participants must be:
- high school freshman or sophomores,
- between the ages of 13 and 19,
- attend Friendship Capitol High School, Mckinley High School, or East Feliciana High
- in need of academic and/or personal support in order to succeed in high school and college.
Two-thirds of the participants must be low income and potential first generation collegestudents. The remaining participants must be either low income or potential first generation college students. Participants are selected based upon recommendations from school officials, the community and social services agencies.