ABERDEEN, S.D. – About 50 high school students will be on the Northern State University campus starting Sunday for the 2013 Upward Bound Summer Program.
Area students in grades 9-12 will live on campus for the six-week program, which runs June 2-July 11.
The students will take courses in science, math, reading, writing and Spanish; visit various colleges and universities; travel to cultural locations such as museums; and perform community service projects.
Upward Bound helps first-generation and low-income college students prepare for, enroll in and graduate from college. Northern’s Upward Bound program serves students from Aberdeen Central, Britton-Hecla, Doland, Frederick, Langford, Waubay, Webster, Wilmot and Sisseton high schools.
Over the years, NSU Upward Bound students have won prestigious state and national scholarships such as the Dell Scholarship, the Gates Millennium Scholarship, the Horatio Alger Scholarship and the Davis-Bahcall Scholarship.
For more information on NSU’s Upward Bound program, call 605-626-3299.