For the 8th consecutive year in a row, Chicago's Urban Prep Academy is sending 100% of its students to college. A notable accomplishment the school has achieved every year since 2010.

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According to its website, "100% of the seniors from Urban Prep's Englewood, West and Bronzeville campuses have been accepted to four-year colleges and universities. Students from all three campuses, faculty,and parents celebrated the momentous occasion with an with a public event on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Seniors from the class of 2017 have been accepted to over 170 colleges and universities, and have amassed over $15 million in scholarships and grants to date including four prestigious Posse Scholarships."

Students have been accepted into a list of schools including, Howard University, Hampton University, Georgetown, Johnson C. Smith University, Illinois State University, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Indiana University, North Carolina A&T, Xavier University of Louisiana and several others. You can view the full list of schools these young men have been accepted into here.




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Mike "Orie" Mosley is the managing editor for CurlyNikki.com and a cultural advocate from St. Louis. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Arts, Entertainment & Media Management from Columbia College Chicago and a Masters in Higher Education Administration from LSU. He is also the founder of www.afrotrak.com. In his spare time, he's probably listening to hip hop & neo soul music, hitting up brunch or caught up in deep conversations about Black music. You can follow him on Twitter @mike_orie or on Instagram @mikeorie

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