UofL Upward Bound Program helps students attain more than $1 million in scholarships

The goal of the Upward Bound Program is to increase the rate at which its participants enroll in and graduate from institutions of post-secondary education.

Asha Clark and 30 other seniors from Jefferson County Public high schools stood proudly at the annual Upward Bound Academic Banquet as their names were called and their scholarship awards were recognized. Collectively, the group received more than $1.7 million dollars in scholarships and other aid from various colleges and universities. Clark was one of seven students who received more than $100,000.

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