Targeting African-American males in grades 9 - 12, the Alpha Achievers Program is a youth centered educational program jointly supported by Howard County Public Schools, the Alpha Foundation of Howard County and the Kappa Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. Operating in all twelve Howard County high schools, the program fosters a positive learning environment that encourages academic excellence and leadership development. Since its founding in 1997, the program seeks to promote character growth, develop leadership skills, and encourage its members to become engaged in their school and community. Current membership includes over 300 members. Alpha Achievers partner with other student led organizations such as Delta Scholars and the Black Student Achievement Program (BSAP). As a requirement Alpha Achievers are required to complete twenty-one hours of community service each academic year. For more information please visit www.AlphaAchievers.org.