Resource: Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities - Lamar University (Beaumont, TX)
Website: Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities - Lamar University (Beaumont, TX)
University: Lamar University
URL: http://dept.lamar.edu/taolith/
Description: The Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities (TALH) is a public coeducational residential high school located in Beaumont, Texas. Academy students fulfill their junior and senior high school requirements by taking university classes and earning college credit. TALH is known as a highly selective high school for gifted and talented students eager for an enriched intellectual program enhanced by the disciplines of the humanities.

Comments: Contributed by: Student on 3/22/2005
My senior year of high school was spent at TALH. It must say it was one of the most rewarding years of my life. The things I took away from there, so far exceed what you gain from high school I cannot even being to go into from here. TALH gave me the opportunity (though at the time I didn’t know just how valuable on one it would be) to step out on my own, but not step out 100% on my own, in a way an intermediary stage between life at home and the real world. I have ambitious dreams and aspirations that TALH only fuelled. Unlike high school, and university life, the administrators at TALH take a very personal role. Do not think I am saying this is the perfect organization, but for a student looking to get a head start on his/her life, and with dreams that are larger than their current surroundings, this is the perfect organization, and an excellent blend of high school and university.

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