Edward Waters recruiting young Black males for summer program

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Edward Waters College (EWC) in Jacksonville is enrolling students for its 2015 Black Male College Explorers Program.

150522_metro03The EWC Black Male Explorers Program is an at-risk prevention/intervention program designed specifically to prevent Black males from dropping out of high school; facilitate their admission to college; and significantly increase their chances of earning a college degree.

The program targets students in the seventh through 11th grades who are classified as at-risk by parents and/or the schools they attended.

June 15 start
Edward Waters College provides year-round cultural and academic workshop as well as five weeks of highly concentrated developmental experiences, which includes weekly seminars, workshops and motivational trips during the summer.

Since 2005, the EWC Black Male College Explorers Program has had 100 percent high school graduation rate.

During the program, the students will live on campus in one of the residential dorms. The 2015 summer program will begin June 15 and conclude July 17. Anyone interested in applying can go to www.ewc.edu and click on the Black Male College Explorers tab at the bottom of the home page. The access code for new users is “EWC.”

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