Tougaloo College Educational Talent Search
Identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling as well as afterschool tutorials (October-April) to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to complete their postsecondary education. Talent Search provides services to participants from the following target schools: McAdams High, Port Gibson High, Blackburn Middle, Hardy Middle, Northwest Jackson Middle, Forest Hill High, Jim Hill High, Murrah High, Holmes County Central High, Leake County High, Canton High, and Nichols Middle. The program publicizes the availability of financial aid and assists participants with the postsecondary application process. Talent Search also encourages persons who have not completed educational programs at the secondary or postsecondary level to enter or reenter and complete postsecondary education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education.
For additional information, please contact Ms. Theresa B. Young at 601.977.7851 or Mrs. Yolanda Anderson, Contact Person-Northwest Middle School at 601.987.3609