Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities

The Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities is a residential honors program for gifted and talented Texas high school-aged students who seek to develop their full potential as citizens and who show special interest and aptitude for study in the Humanities. We work to provide:

  • An enriched college academic environment for gifted and talented high school-aged students;
  • Opportunities for leadership development through volunteerism, organizational participation, tutoring, and other forms of campus and community service.

Lamar University Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities

Attend as a Junior or Senior

Online or On Campus or Both!

Are you interested in learning online, on-campus or both as a high school junior OR senior while earning hours towards your college degree?  The Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities at Lamar University allows you to finish high school while earning up to 60 hours of college credit.

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  • Major  Shari Wilson

    Major Shari Wilson - After TALH, graduated from the United States Air Force Academy

  • booker

    Harold Booker, Jr. - Graduated from Morehouse College and now travels across the US and Canada managing IT projects for large construction capital program

  • falgout

    Avril Falgout - Attended University of Edinburgh, studying Art History and Russian

  • hawari

    Zachary Hawari - Member New York State bar, studied International Affairs and Law

  • knobloch

    Emmie Knobloch - Conducted research at the National Cancer Institute, and graduate work at Northwestern University studying synthetic biology and bioengineering

Our students have been accepted to the nation’s finest colleges and universities including Ivy League schools like Princeton, Harvard and Yale; the South’s best like Duke, Washington and Lee, Vanderbilt, and Tulane; powerhouses like the Universities of Chicago, New York, Stanford, and Southern California and our own Carnegie Doctoral Research university,
Lamar University.

Academy students are expected to cultivate their leadership abilities by investing a portion of their out-of-class/study time in volunteer organizations, community service, and in activities and programs sponsored by the Academy. The ultimate aim of the program is simple: to cultivate the intellectual and ethical virtues of our state and nation's
future leaders.


Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities