• The Minority Achievement Committee (MAC)

    Mission

    The mission of Columbia High School's Minority Achievement Committee (MAC) is to inspire academic excellence among African-American students, students of African descent, and students of color.  The committee's goal is to cultivate independent learners, critical thinkers, problem solvers, collaborative workers, and responsible contributors to society.  The shared efforts of teachers, parents and students affiliated with the committee will help prepare Rising Scholars for roles in a rapidly changing and diverse, global community.


    Students
    Our target students consist of two groups.

    MAC Scholars
    Forty high-achieving African American students, students of African descent, and students of color who will mentor the Rising Scholars.

    Rising Scholars
    This group of one hundred students is comprised of three cohorts.  The first cohort includes African American students, students of African descent, and students of color who are enrolled are Honors/AP courses who require social/academic support.  The second cohort consists of African American students, students of African descent, and students of color whose academic record indicates that they are the cusp of excelling.  The third cohort consists of African American students, students of African descent, and students of color who are academically at-risk.



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Last Modified on January 18, 2015