Upward Bound provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits.
Upward Bound serves:
•high school students from low-income families
•high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree.
The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.
Upward Bound serves the following schools in Lauderdale and Colbert Counties in northwest Alabama.
What should I expect out of the program during the regular school year?
1. Weekly tutoring sessions at your high school.
1. Live in dormitories at Northwest-Shoals Community College, Shoals Campus, 5 weeks.
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
Upward Bound Office
Building 100, Office 122A
Casey J. Eggleston, Coordinator/Counselor