Prospective Cadet Requirements
To be accepted into Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy, prospective cadets must meet the following eligibility requirements.
VOLUNTEER TO ATTEND
Prospective cadets must volunteer to attend the program.
16-18 YEARS OF AGE
Prospective cadets must be at least 16 years of age and no older than 18 years of age on the first day of the program.
Prospective cadets must be a legal citizen of the United States and the state of North Carolina.
Prospective cadets must be at risk of dropping out of school or has been expelled.
Prospective cadets must not currently be on parole or probation and not accused or convicted of a crime that would be considered a felony if they were an adult.
Candidates must be willing to be free from use of illegal drugs or substances.
Prospective cadets must be unemployed or underemployed.
Be physically and mentally capable of completing the program.