HIGH SCHOOL PIPELINE
LIWOCA HIGH SCHOOL PIPELINE PROGRAM SESSION - $4000
A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA DIVERSITY PROGRAM AND ATLANTA'S JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL
Launched in May 2008, the High School Pipeline Program is designed to prepare and encourage minority students who aspire to become lawyers. Courses are taught by certified teachers, law professors and attorneys. Courses include grammar, writing and speech as well as instruction in dining room and social media etiquette; study skills; organization skills; strategies for applying to college and financial aid; résumé writing and interviewing skills; and image building workshops.
Eighteen high school students participate in mock trial sessions, oral and written competitions, and visit law firms and corporate law offices for luncheon and mentoring sessions. Students also visit City Hall and hear from judges and experts in other fields during the program. Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors, and competition winners are provided monetary awards.
Funds will be used for scholarship and awards for the participants who win the written and oral competitions as well as for supplies and administrative costs of the program.
The program will award scholarships of $200 to graduation High School Seniors who have been accepted into college and completed the Pipeline Program.
Sponsors will share branding rights with the Leadership Institute.