Students From One Of The Nation`s Most Dangerous Cities Attempt To Make History

Released on: May 29, 2008, 7:49 am

Press Release Author: Cheryl Bunkley

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: In August 2008, 46 students from Compton, California will
make history! Led by the TROYBOY FOUNDATION and the A.V.I.D. (Advancement Via
Individual Determination) teachers of Dominguez High School, these teenage pioneers
will embark upon an educational tour through Europe.


For further information, contact:
Cheryl L. Bunkley
(404) 684-6000

These students live in a city recently ranked by Morgan Quito Press among the top 25
\"Most Dangerous\" cities in our nation. In some instances, these students are safer
boarding a plane to a foreign country than they are walking home from school.
TROYBOY FOUNDATION through the mentorship program, has worked with the AVID program
for 2 years. AVID is an in-school academic support program that prepares
middle-performance students for college eligibility and success. When these students
began AVID many lacked the guidance and academic skills conducive to continuing on
to higher education. In spite of the challenge of their environment and economic
hardship, these students press boldly toward a brighter future. Many of whom will be
the first in their families to graduate from a 4-year university.

EF Educational Tours, the leader in educational travel for the past four decades
will be hosting the visit to London, Paris, and Madrid. During the 10-day
educational excursion, students will taste what the world has to offer. Students
are excited that they will experience first-hand the art, history, culture, people
and places that they can only study about in school.

The program dubbed, "Project London", could pave the way for other inner-city youth
to believe and achieve similar dreams that once seemed unreachable in our
communities -- something TROYBOY CEO, Troy Campbell, would love to see happen.

Project London takes flight in August of 2008. In the meantime, this project needs
the support of corporations and individuals to help this history making event come
to fruition. To learn more, please visit www.troyboyinternational and

"It is not until students believe the stars are reachable, that they begin to reach
for them", says Campbell

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TROYBOY FOUNDATION is a charitable 501(c)3 non-profit organization purposed to let
young people between the age 9-18 know they are B.O.R.N. TO WIN. B.O.R.N. TO WIN
means Being an Overcomer by Resisting Negativity. By combining personal experience
and education we are empowering young people to work through emotional issues while
discovering and developing their gifts through mentorship and performing arts. We
believe as youth develop the skills of working through emotional issues, and
discovering and developing their gifts, their lives become more fulfilling, fun and


Project London is the vision of four A.V.I.D. (Advancement Via Individual
Determination) Teachers from Dominguez High School in Compton, California and
TROYBOY FOUNDATION CEO, Troy Campbell. Project London is an effort to provide an
enriching opportunity to the underrepresented students of Compton by exposing them
to studying abroad. The aim is to inspire our community and communities alike to
believe that dreams do come true, no matter where you live.

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Contact Details: Cheryl Bunkley
(404) 684-6000

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