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Delta G.E.M.S.


Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully


Age Group:  Fresh-Sr High School Females


The Delta G.E.M.S. program is a four year program designed to promote the educational and personal development of young ladies during their freshman through senior years in high school.  During this year round program, young ladies are exposed to African-American female mentors and role models and attend monthly workshops/activities which may include the following:


  • career choices / life choices

  • interviewing skills / resume writing

  • financial matters

  • college visit

  • public speaking / conflict resolution

  • community service

  • sisterhood / bonding activities


Young ladies that complete the four year program are eligible to receive a scholarship to be used at a college of their choice.  To participate in the Delta G.E.M.S., a young woman must attend a local area high school.