It’s one of Atlanta’s best kept secrets. A prep school that focuses on securing young men’s future by developing mental preparedness, making sure they are academically sound and building physical endurance.
Today on Too Much Truth, DB had the pleasure of meeting Damon Dawson. He is the President and owner of the Atlanta Sports Academy Prep School. He wants everyone to know that his school provides excellent resources to young men that traditional education can’t offer. It is also genuine second chance for higher education to youngsters who may not have received fair exposure of their athletic ability through a traditional setting.
ASA has formed a partnership with the National High School where the students take the courses needed online. National High School is accredited and certified with the NCAA clearinghouse. The students must be a part of the NCAA clearinghouse to be eligible to play in college. With ASA they get a chance to get that exposure while at the same time preparing them how to manage their time before entering college. The biggest success to college is mastering time management.
Did you know that there is a direct correlation to high school dropouts and the intelligibility to participate in an athletic program? In traditional mainstream schools if you are a exceed the age limit, you cannot play a sport at a traditional school, You become ineligible. ASA gives students hope and let them know that they have options. They don’t have to accept an answer of “you are ineligible to play” because at ASA they provide guidance on ensuring they are eligible and selection of colleges. If this is something that you and your child is interested, or you may know that can benefit from this experience, log on to their website at http://www.atlantasportsacademy.com.