Great Minds Great Future Academy @ First Generation College Bound

Great Minds Great Future Academy

Great Minds & Great Futures Academy (GMGFA) was established to increase guidance, encouragement, and support to FARM students in the 7th, 8th, and 9th grade. GMGFA will focus on one-on-one coaching, college and career awareness presentation workshops, and parental education and involvement. GMGFA will increase student awareness of the Maryland Howard P. Rawlings Programs and other grants for college afford-ability. GMGFA will specialize in tracking students starting at 9th grade as they matriculate to college.

GMGFA provides awareness, empowerment, and support to the following High Schools and their feeder Middle Schools:

  • Fairmount High School with Gholson Middle School
  • Highpoint High School with Buck Lodge Middle School
  • Suitland High School with Drew Freeman Middle School
  • Duval High School with Thomas Johnson Middle School

Enrollment criteria:

  • Completed Application with Letter of Intent and Supporting Income Documentation
  • Identified low income students
  • Desire to attend college
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Supportive parent/guardian in the college-bound process



Interest Of Enrollment Form

  • Complete the interest form below and a FGCB representative will be in touch with you concerning eligibility.
  • To be eligible, students are required to maintain a 2.0 Grade Point Average.
  • Parent/Guardian is required to attend the Parent/Guardian Commitment Orientation.
  • There is a $25 registration fee for students accepted into the program.


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