Dreams Do Come True- Disney Dreamers Academy

Since 2008, thousands of students have competed applications in hopes of participating in the Disney Dreamers Academy program. They answer a series of essay questions about their personal lives, the people who are most influential and their dreams for the future. Approximately 100 participants are selected each year by a panel of judges.

Imagine sitting in class and in pops a film crew along with Keke Palmer carrying Mickey Mouse Ears while fellow students cheer you on as receive the news that your application was selected to participate in the newest class for Disney Dreamers Academy!

This is what Myah Mitchell experienced as she was surprised live on air by Keke Palmer of ABC’s “Strahan, Sara, and Keke” at her school in Queens, N.Y. Myah will join other students from across the nation at Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort.

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Keke Palmer (right) of ABC’s “Good Morning America” visits Myah Mitchell (center) at her school in Queen, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2020, to surprise her live on air with the news Mitchell will be part of the 2020 class for Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Walt Disney Television/Lorenzo Bevilaqua)

Walt Disney World Resort announces the 100 exceptional students  from across the nation who will be participating in the 2020 Disney Dreamers Academy.  

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2019 Disney Dreamers Academy students listen to guest speakers on Thursday, March 21, 2019, during the welcome ceremony of Disney Dreamers Academy at Epcot in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The 12th annual Disney Dreamers Academy, taking place March 21-24, 2019 is a career-inspiration program for distinguished high school students from across the U.S.

This immersive event will enrich the lives of these students and set them on a path to start following their dreams. The students can expect celebrity speakers, out-of-the-classroom learning and countless emotional moments.

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High school students Julia Shepherd from Apopka, Fla. and Benedict Zuzi from Loganville, Ga. engage in an Imagineering/engineering workshop Friday, March 22, 2019, during Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The 12th annual Disney Dreamers Academy, taking place March 21-24, 2019 is a career-inspiration program for distinguished high school students from across the U.S. (Todd Anderson, photographer)

Disney Dreamers Academy 2020

The Disney Dreamers Academy 2020 winners have been announced. The students are from around the nation and are getting ready for the experience of a lifetime. A parent/guardian is also invited to attend where they will have sessions designed for them.

Disney Dreamers Academy welcomes students to Walt Disney World Resorts, March 12-15, 2020. The weather should be perfect and we all know that any time spent at Walt Disney World is magical.

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2019 Disney Dreamers Academy students and alumni from around the country star in a special parade Thursday, March 21, at Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. to signal the beginning of the 12th annual Disney Dreamers Academy. The event, taking place March 21-24, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort, is a career-inspiration program for distinguished high school students from across the U.S. (Gregg Newton, photographer)

How Do You Become a Disney Dreamer?

The application period has closed but you can be inspired by the Disney Dreamer 2020 class. Continue to check the website and encourage high school students to apply. It's the perfect way to jump-start their life goals and pursue their dreams.

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Parents presented their Dreamers with class rings during the Disney Dreamers Academy commencement at Walt Disney World Resort on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The 12th annual Disney Dreamers Academy, taking place March 21-24, 2019 is a career-inspiration program for distinguished high school students from across the U.S. (Gregg Newton, photographer)

For more information, visit DisneyDreamersAcademy.com or check out Facebook.com/DisneyDreamersAcademyTwitter.com/DreamersAcademy and Instagram.com/disneydreamersacademy.

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