The Appalachian ChalleNGe Academy, located in Harlan, has recently started Class 3. A limited number of spots are still available
The Appalachian ChalleNGe Academy is a residential, quasi- military school. It is part of the National Guard Youth Challenge Institute. There are 36 academies in 32 states and Kentucky houses two.
The academy houses teens ages 16-18 who are at risk of dropping out of high school, or already have, and teens who want to turn their lives around.
For more information, visit www.acaharlan.org.