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“NTMA is building a community where NTMA and our partners support the students and where our students support each other.”

 - Allison Shillingford


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Is there a 7th grader who you see commitment and potential in? Let us know and see if we can support them over the next six years. 


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NTMA is looking for black alumni of specialized high schools to act as mentors for our academically gifted and talented students.

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Your donation will support these brilliant, motivated, and dedicated students in achieving their goal of attending and graduating from a  specialized high school  -- the next step in their educational journey.

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