North Carolina ChalleNGe Program 25th Anniversary
The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program was developed and implemented in 1993 in various states across the US. The first ChalleNGe program in North Carolina opened their doors on March 28, 1994. With a dropout rate of 1 in 5 students in North Carolina, there was a recognized need for a second academy and New London was chosen as the new site. Since its program inception, TCA has graduated over 5,600 cadets.
As we approach the 25th anniversary of Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy, we would love to hear from our graduates and how TCA changed your lives. Please take a moment and complete our graduate testimonial.