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APS Baseball All-Stars to Face Cobb All-Stars in L.E.A.D. All-Star Baseball Classic at SunTrust Park

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) top high school baseball players will take on the best from Cobb County Schools in the first ever high school all-star game to be played at SunTrust Park. The L.E.A.D. Legacy Classic will be played Saturday, June 3 at 11:30 a.m. The game is free to the public. The game was…

Carver Early College’s Jason Gresham is Giving Back through Sports

Jason Gresham, a sophomore at Carver Early College, initially started playing baseball at age 5 because he liked playing outside and “getting dirty”. Now, he plays because he loves the sport, is good at it, and it gives him a platform to mentor younger students. Through a non-profit organization called L.E.A.D (Launch, Expose, Advise and…

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Liza Wemakor Grade: 11th Grade School: Washington High School- Early College Liza Wemakor is a Junior at Booker T. Washington High School-Early College. She also participates in the dual-enrollment program at Georgia State University. Liza has held the highest rank at her high school for three consecutive years, and her classmates and teachers commend her for her eloquence and academic prowess. But, Ms. Wemakor’s worth…

Parks and L.E.A.D. Baseball’s 3rd Annual Signing Day

On February 27th, Parks Middle School and L.E.A.D Baseball held its 3rd annual signing day.   This day signified a partnership with L.E.A.D organization and a commitment to academic excellence for members of the 2013 Parks’ baseball team.  Students, parents, and the Board of Directors for L.E.A.D presented students with the opportunity to sign a letter…