August 22nd 12:00PM - 6:00PM

Online Event

Calling all rising High School Juniors and Parents!

Join us for a virtual day of learning, networking, and leadership development with rising high school juniors and their parents from around the region!


Experience an exciting lineup of professional speakers and panelists and connect directly with college representatives from HBCU's, Ivy Leagues, and other private & public institutions around the country who will help students select and prepare for a career after high school.


Parents are encouraged to join breakout sessions that will help equip their young leaders to achieve their full potential.

Who Is This Summit For?

We are inviting students and parents from the following counties in North Carolina:

Iredell | Mecklenburg | Cabarrus | Union | York | Gaston | Rowan

Rising High School Juniors

who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a passion for leadership, service, & education.


who are involved in the success of their student and looking for opportunities to support professional development.




Networking & Professional Development

Keynote Speakers

College Fair

Parent Sessions


What You Will Experience

BTG - Maria Taylor speaks to students at

College Representatives

Parents and students will get a chance to connect with nationally accredited institutions from around the country!

Historically Black
Colleges & Universities

Private & Public Institutions 

Ivy Leagues

NC Colleges & Universities


YBLA needs individuals that have a mind that will never stop learning, a body that will never stop leading, and a heart that will never stop serving. Join the R.I.S.E Leadership Summit to learn more about how we build leaders.

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