Lincoln High R.T. Coles National Alumni Association
We are a non-profit charitable, educational and cultural organization established to
to further their education at post secondary schools.
The Executive Board serves as a governing body for alumni who attended Lincoln High, R.T. Coles, Lincoln Academy and Lincoln College Preparatory Academy.
We believe that education is an essential part of any thriving community. We believe in lifting spirits and raising the collective consciousness of students and Alumnus.
We collaborate with the community, and facility at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy in an effort to facilitate mutual support, recognition, and the exchanging of ideas. The organization provides scholarships to deserving graduates of Lincoln College Preparatory Academy. We support the school, its programs, and students; to assist with the perpetuation, restoration and maintenance of the Lincoln High R T Coles heritage as part of the Black Community.
Lincoln College Preparatory Academy (LCPA) Also known as Lincoln Prep Academy or The Castle on the Hill) is a 4 year college preparatory Magnet School in the Kansas City, Missouri School District. The school is highly competitive as students are required to take entrance exams to get in. The high school offers Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs.
Lincoln was ranked by U.S.News and World Report as one of the "Top 100 High Schools" in the United States in 2008. That same year, the school also received the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive.
Lincoln College Preparatory Academy is an award-winning high school in Kansas City, Missouri. More than 90% of Lincoln graduates enroll in college annually. The 115 graduates in 2002 received scholarships and financial aid in excess of $3 million. The student teacher ratio is 14:1. The school actively participates in the FIRST robotics competition and JROTC. The high school band has gone to Carnegie Hall in New York during the 2008-2009 school year. In 2011 the high school Wind Ensemble traveled to China. Also in the same year, the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Chamber Choir received their first "1" Superior rating at the State Festival in April. No choir at Lincoln has received this high honor since 2002, and no choir in any other school in the KCMSD has received this score since 2001.
Any person may become an active member of this organization. We are always looking for volunteers. Feel free to contact us at LincolnRTColes@gmail.com .