Happy Birthday LEAP Academy University School

September 19, 2017

On September 19, 2017, LEAP Academy celebrated its 20th Anniversary of opening its doors with great fanfare and special presentations.  Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, LEAP Founder and Chair of the Board of Trustees, shared her personal story and timeline to build LEAP to its stature today.  Rutgers-Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon, New Jersey State Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez, New Jersey State Assemblywoman Patricia Egan Jones, and Camden City Council President Frank Moran gave special commendations and proclamations for LEAP’s success.  Ron Rice, Jr., Senior Director of Government Relations for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools empowered the audience to continue supporting successful school models, like LEAP, to educate, enrich, and inspire all children.  The event was moderated by Tyrell Johnson, Program Associate in the LEAP Center for College Access and LEAP alumnus. Click here to see event photos gallery