PARENTS/Guardians: What You need to know If your son or daughter is accepted into the Champion Academy Extreme Mentoring & Empowerment Initiative, they will have a life-changing opportunity to grow as students and citizens along side Rochester native, NFL Super Bowl Champion Roland Williams and a host of individuals from across the region interested in your student's long-term success. To become a part of the Champion Academy Extreme Mentoring & Empowerment Initiative, students must: Be recommended by their school teacher, administrator or community advocate as a person in need of extreme mentorship. A resident of the Greater Rochester Area. Full-time student enrolled in 7th -11th grades. Between the ages of 13 and 18. Receive free or reduced meals at school. Have a strong desire to improve as a student and graduate from high school. Have a strong desire to improve as a citizen. Able to attend the Champion Academy 10-Day summer orientation July 10-21st, 2017. Complete the Champion Academy Student Enrollment Application. PLEASE NOTE: Enrollment for the 2017-2018 academic year is closed. Please talk with your student's principal about being recommended for the 2018-2019 academic year.