Monthly Archives: February 2022

L.A.M.P. Scholarship Celebration: Save the Date


Annually, the L.A.M.P. Mentor Program celebrates the L.A.M.P. Mentees who are graduating seniors and are matriculating from high school and the Program to a college or university. Most of these Mentees have been with the L.A.M.P. Mentor Program for many years, some from when they began high school as freshman. Our Celebration is a very special day for the L.A.M.P. Mentees, and their parents, and all who participates in this annual event witness what has become A Right of Passage for each graduating Mentee. At the Celebration, the Gamma Zeta Boule Foundation awards all graduating senior L.A.M.P. Mentees with scholarships to assist them during their college or university experience. This year, [...]

L.A.M.P. Scholarship Celebration: Save the Date2022-02-21T16:51:32-08:00



Have you ever wished that you could talk to someone who has already walked down the path that you are about to travel? Have you ever wished that someone would have told you about all of the challenges that you are going to face when you move from Middle school to High School, or High School to College, or College to your Career? Has anyone ever said to you, here, take a seat and let me tell you how you can get from where you are now to where I am as a Doctor, Lawyer, Engineer, Chief Technologist, Movie Producer, or Music Director? Finally, have you ever wished that you could [...]

Career STEAMPosium 2022 – MARCH 19TH IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER…2022-02-21T16:50:57-08:00

SPOTLIGHT- Dylan Wilson


Dylan Wilson is a former L.A.MP. Mentee, Class of 2021 and current L.A.M.P. alumnus. He is attending California State University in Northridge, majoring in business. However, before he entered high school, Dylan knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur and started his business. Dylan is the Founder and CEO of the firm, DWLUXURY. His company’s product portfolio includes exotic sports cars and other luxury merchandise. He loves high-end car models, clothing, and paraphernalia. When asked how and when his interest in this line of business started, Dylan said, “I have always been fascinated with sports cars from Lamborghini to Porsche to Bugatti. Most people dream of owning one. And now they [...]

SPOTLIGHT- Dylan Wilson2022-02-21T16:50:52-08:00

Black History Month… a Few Facts to Ponder


Each year since 1976, during the month of February we celebrate Black History Month to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. One of the byproducts of the celebration of Black History Month is the knowledge shared by historians and educators about the contributions of African Americans to the history of the United States of America. Though some of these historic facts about Black people in America are known to many, some facts might not be that well known to all. Therefore, in this article, we will share a few facts about OUR history in America as we lift up our voices to say to all of America… [...]

Black History Month… a Few Facts to Ponder2022-02-21T16:49:57-08:00

January L.A.M.P. Focus: Interviewing and Learning Styles


At the L.A.M.P. Mentor Program January session we returned from in-person to virtual workshops due to the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron virus. Fortunately, because we were virtual from Match 2019 to May 2022, we were able to pivot effectively, and the Mentees had a rewarding experience. We had four workshops as part of the January 2022 session: Mock Interviews, How to Finance a College Education, the Benefits of Journaling, and L.A.M.P. Mentee Feedback. Mock Interviews: The Mock Interviews are an annual part of the L.A.M.P. Mentor Program. We had 15 African American men serve as interview panelists who were in five breakout rooms. Each panel had a series of questions [...]

January L.A.M.P. Focus: Interviewing and Learning Styles2022-02-21T16:49:49-08:00
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