*Former Junior Seahawk Academy participants, contact us at jrseahawk@uncw.edu to let us know your accomplishments and current contact information.


Congratulations students competing in Science Fair 2021 & Science Olympiad 2021

-Congrats. Cierra and Maya Roseboro on their awards in Science Olympiad

Go get them at the State Competition- Maya Roseboro!

Congratulations McKenzie Ashe for acceptance to Early College program at Regent University and serving as Ambassador for her High School in VA. 

Congratulations 2021 H.S. Graduates!

TBA in July

Student Accomplishments 2020

Nina Noble, a junior at IBEC is serving as President of Science Olympiad, President of WEE Club (Women’s Empowerment through Education) and founded a Debate Club at the school. She active in the community leading and organizing the local social activist organization, Affinity for Justice, which focuses on uplifting the voices of Wilmington’s youth through positive activities.

Congratulations 2020 H.S. Graduates!

  • Laney H.S.: Kyle Simpson; Tyler Bloodworth; Charles Parker (Tre); Ethan Kenworthy
  • IBEC: Emily Gamez-Garcia
  • NHHS: Aliyah Chasten
  • Topsail H.S.: Abigail Hunt
  • Hoggard H.S.: Joseph Smith
  • Moseley H.S.: Georgi Thedoropoulos

2019 Alumni Updates

Seth Hunt, former Junior Seahawk Academy participant, winner of the LaVerne Whitted Outstanding Junior Seahawk Award in 2011 and volunteer has completed US Navy Boot Camp and graduated from A School at the Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, IL. He will be stationed in San Diego, CA on the USS Lake Erie, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser.

Congratulations 2018 H.S. Graduates!

  • Bethany Henry

Congratulations 2017 H.S. Graduates!

  • Aliyah Waddell
  • Kymel Bloodworth

Congratulations 2016 H.S. Graduates!

  • Celine Lin
  • Ben Lu

Congratulations 2015 Graduates!

  • Danielle Chasten
  • Seth Hunt
  • Audrey Williams

In Memorium

Jr Seahawk is saddened to share news of the passing of former instructor Jennifer Williams Coston, who was instrumental in the growth of the Academy.

Middle School Enrichment Scholarship

The North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NCASFAA) awards scholarships to encourage disadvantaged middle school students to begin considering attending college after finishing high school by providing tuition to a summer enrichment program at a North Carolina college or university. Each student will be matched with a mentor to assist them with selecting a program and requesting funds from NCASFAA. Visit their website for more information >