Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
PORTALES—Upward Bound, a program sponsored by the federal government and hosted at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, is designed to help prepare high school students for college. The program helps students find the money needed to attend college.
Students must be between 13–19, have completed the eighth grade, and be enrolled in high school, and plan to go to college. The ENMU Upward Bound Program serves students from Texico, Clovis, Portales, Dora, Elida and Floyd.
Upward Bound students receive instruction in reading, writing, study skills, mathematics and other subjects necessary for success in college. In addition, it offers academic, financial and personal counseling, exposure to cultural events, tutoring and mentoring. Upward Bound also provides information on post-secondary education opportunities, information on student financial assistance and assistance in completing college admissions testing, admissions applications and financial aid applications.
For more information, call Susan Cramp at 505.562.2452.