YLA Now Accepting Applications for Fall Academy!The application deadline is August 23. Please contact the YLA office for more information. Don't miss out on this opportunity!!
Congressman Bill Cassidy visited the YLA this summer!
The Young Leaders’ Academy of Baton Rouge, Inc. hosted a congressional classroom with Congressman Bill Cassidy Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 10 a.m. Cassidy spoke to youth about the responsibilities of being a congressman as well as provided advice for success in society. Cassidy also shared information regarding opportunities his office offers to students, including Service Academy nominations.
Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation awards YLA $30,000 Grant
The Young Leaders’ Academy of Baton Rouge, Inc. has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation. This award, given to organizations that reflect diversity in their organizations, will be used to expand Academy offerings such as the Summer Academy and STEM education program.
Our exciting trip to the Smoky Mountains is July 23-27!
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YLA video wins international Telly Award!
The Young Leaders’ Academy of Baton Rouge, Inc.’s promotional video won in the education category of the 32nd
Annual Telly Awards. Click here to view the press release
Young Leaders Achieve 100% Passage Rate on High Stakes Tests!
Our 4th and 8th graders had 100% passage on the high stakes LAEP/Iowa tests, continuing the academy's fifth consecutive year of this awesome achievement!