Dr. Charles W. Donaldson Scholars Academy (CWDSA)

– 2015 CWDSA Global Leadership Experience –
A cohort of 21 students, administrators, and staff completed the study abroad, global leadership component of the program during May 17 – June 1, 2015. The group visited Spain and Morocco. All that participated described a life-changing exceptional experience.

– Recruitment –
Mr. Jonathan Bobo has been hired to serve as the Coordinator of Recruitment for the program. He along with program participants and monitors with the Joshua Intervenors have worked diligently to identify and enroll students in the academy. This summer the competition is very stiff. Arkansas Baptist College, Shorter College, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Philander Smith College Bridge Programs, as well as band camps, cheerleading camps, summer science programs, and summer work programs by the City of Little Rock, and other companies offered positions to high school students. With all of the competing elements, we are pleased to report that 75 students were confirmed for participation in the summer academy program beginning July 6, 2015. Confirmations of attendance were verified the week prior to the start of the program. The final number of participants on July 6, 2015 was 55.


– Permanent Office Space –
CWDSA will be located in the 3rd floor of Administration North, which is going under renovation to fit the needs for the program.

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