Who we are

The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program addresses the growing dropout crisis and its impact on our nation's youth, economy and national security.  This one-of-a-kind and nationally successful program assist adolescents who drop out of school with the opportunity to improve their life skills, their education, and their employability.  Therefore, NGYCP is creating our next generation of a skilled and sustainable workforce in America. 

What we do

The Georgia Youth ChalleNGe Academy Foundation, Inc.’s efforts are directed primarily toward developing, supporting and enhancing the Georgia National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academies and its Cadets with educational scholarships, public awareness initiatives, innovative partnerships and opportunities for training and developing workforce and life skills.

Board of Directors

Mrs. Tina M. Coria, Chairman
Mr. Sunny K. Park, Vice Chairman
Mrs. Rhonda Brown Henley, Secretary
Mr. Wendell D. McNeal, Treasurer
Mrs. Mary Lou Austin
Mr. Guy “Rex” Bulloch
Mr. Mitchell Bush
The Honorable Hugh G. Cooper
BG (Ret) Thomas L. McCullough
Mr. Darrell McKinney
The Honorable Brian L. Prince
Mrs. Andrea Ruef
Mr. Willard “Bill” D. Stembridge, Jr.
COL (Ret) Daniel J. Zachman
Mr. Coy A. Short Chairman Emeritus
COL. (Ret) Frank Williams Foundation Founder