Applying to Garden City Academy of Sports can have a profound impact on your future as a student-athlete.
While we welcome applicants of all backgrounds, attending the Garden City Academy of Sports prep school program requires some common characteristics.
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION:
Step 1: Submit a completed application.
Step 2: Campus Visit and Interview
We recommend that all prospective student-athletes visit the Academy. If necessary, an interview will be arranged with the Office of Admissions. Ideally, this interview would take place during a one-week camp program at the Academy
Step 3: Application Deadlines
We enroll a limited number of students annually from a large pool of qualified applicants, so we encourage all interested student-athletes to submit an application as early as possible.
Completed applications received after the deadline, will be reviewed on a weekly basis depending on space availability.
Step 4: Decision/Tuition Enrollment Agreement/Deposit
Notification of decision will be sent on the 15th of each month. If offered admission to Garden City Academy of Sports, a Tuition Enrollment Agreement (TEA) will be sent and must be returned by the date indicated, with the required financial deposit.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Garden City Academy of Sports looks for student-athletes who have a strong commitment to academics, athletics and personal growth. Student-athletes must be diligent in their school, sport and community duties, with a willingness to give their all in each area.
All prospective student-athletes must submit a completed application, including academic records and recommendations. Also, we strongly encourage all prospective families to schedule a visit of the campus through the Student-Athlete Advisor of their respective sport program. The visit might include a class shadow experience and meetings with Admissions staff, coaches and faculty.
Absolutely, each sport has a predetermined number of spaces available and Garden City Academy of Sports classes are capped to maintain low student-to-teacher ratios.
While each Garden City Academy of Sports has different qualifications for participation, all of our sport programs share a common denominator in that athletic performance is not the determining frequently asked questions factor in acceptance. Most importantly, all prospective student-athletes are required to have a passion for their sport and a motivation to reach their full potential.
From Age 10 and, above.
If an injury occurs that keeps a student-athlete away from normal training and participation, they are transferred into the Injured Athlete Program (IAP). IAP places the injured student-athlete into the Athletic and Personal Development program, which will allow them to seamlessly transition back into their sport after rehabilitation and receiving a medical release for participation.
Yes! Our Students are guaranteed scholarships in a U.S College and University.
Personal: Son of Daba Batubo and Lawson Fred Nwechefom … Native of Port Harcourt, Nigeria … Business Management major … Enjoys music, reading and traveling
High School: Government Comprehensive Secondary School … Played soccer under Coach Micheal … MVP
Club: Garden City Panthers … MVP of Governors Cup
Other: Favorite professional team is Manchester United … Favorite book is “Tess’ of Durberville” … Favorite TV show is “Basketball Wives” … Favorite home-cooked meal is beans plantain … Favorite fast food is McDonald’s … Celebrity dream date is Kelly Rowland … In 10 years, he will be playing professionally somewhere in Europe … Dream job is to be a professional player
#8 CLIFFORD NWECHFOM
5-9 | 155 | SO | MF
PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA
COMMITMENT. SELF-DISCIPLINE. PASSION. DEDICATION.
Garden City Academy of Sports
21 Igboukwu Street, D/Line, Port Harcourt,
River State, Nigeria