Bridging the Gap to Possibilities!

Scientists - 5th & 6th grd

   Mariah Poyntz
      2018 Winner

The BTGLA Board of Directors initiated an essay scholarship in honor of the late Walter Barnes, founder of Black Achievers, a renown academic program targeting talented and gifted African-American high school students. 2015 was the first year for the scholarship program. Each winner is awarded a full camp scholarship valued at $850.00!

Rockets  - 1st & 2nd grd

  Makenzie Keith
    2018 Winner




Bridging the Gap makes an earnest attempt to offer at least 4 scholarships annually to families who apply and meet all the requirements as listed in the scholarship package. 

To be the winner of the Barnes Scholarship, you should be grateful that you have support even within the boundaries.

If you're interested in your child partiipating in this annual investiment, let me  know. Click on Contact Us! and I will respond:

Engineers - 3rd & 4th grd

        Alyssa Bell
       2018 Winner



2019 Theme:

What it Means to Express Gratitude"