Appalachian Challenge Academy classes will begin January 20. This free 22- week residential program, in partnership with the National Guard, is offered to at-risk youth between the ages of 16 and 18 who have either dropped out of school or are at-risk of dropping out.
Participants receive credits to return to high school or earn a GED. The program also teaches discipline, self-respect, responsibility, self-determination and skills.
Applications will be accepted until January 26. For more information, call 1-855-596-4927.