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Two GMC Prep Students attend NYLF STEM Forum

Georgia Military College Prep School Students Take Part in Envision’s National Leadership Youth Forum: Pathways to STEM

Rising Georgia Military College Prep School 7th-graders, Emma Kate Godin and Jacob McMillian, were nominated by their 6th-grade teachers to attend Envision’s National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Pathways to, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in Atlanta, GA at Emory University this summer. Last week, they joined middle school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career oriented development experience.

Georgia Military College Prep School Principal, Colonel Pam Grant, says Godin and McMillian are hard-working students in and out of the classroom.

“Both Emma Kate and Jacob are very well-rounded students,” Grant said. “They’re smart kids and they work hard on their school work, but they’re also involved in several extracurricular activities in and outside of school, so for them to attend this forum while balancing everything else they’re doing, it’s just awesome for our students to be so eager to learn more.”

Grant says this forum is a great opportunity to learn in a new way outside of the traditional classroom.

“The opportunity to participate in a summer intensive program that focuses on their individual strengths and interests, while requiring them to think critically and apply their knowledge in problem-solving situations, is an invaluable experience,” Grant said. “When they return to the classroom in a few weeks, we know they will share their new knowledge with their classmates, and hopefully inspire others to pursue similar opportunities.”

NYLF Pathways to STEM is one of the Envision family of programs ( that enable students to explore their interests and experience learning beyond the classroom.

“NYLF Pathways to STEM is a great opportunity for high-achieving scholars to get outside the classroom and see, through hands-on interactive learning, how to innovate and think creatively,” said Andrew Potter, the Chief Academic Officer for Envision. “These students, who have already proven themselves academically, will be challenged to work on real-world, student-created projects to bring their studies and career interests to life.”

Since 1985, Envision programs have served more than 800,000 students in more than 145 countries, with programs designed to help students develop the leadership, scholarship and career skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive college and career landscape.

We are thrilled that two of our students at GMC Prep were able to attend the NYLF this summer!