Tag: Graduation

Ombudsman’s Sanders marks final graduation (Grand Island, Neb.)

On Wednesday, Catrina “Abby” Sanic received her high school diploma from Grand Island Public School through the district’s Ombudsman program. Sanic was the only graduate. Another highlight of the ceremony was it was Linda Sanders’ final Ombudsman graduation. She is ...

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Five Ombudsman Chicago Grads Receive College Scholarships

Five members of Ombudsman Chicago’s class of 2017 earned $221,000 in college scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $80,000 and were recognized at Ombudsman’s graduation June 16th. The five are among 150 graduates this year. Jacara Hampton received $2,500 and will ...

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Tested in 2017: 20-year-old grad wants to ‘keep moving forward’ (Sioux Falls)

At 16, Elio Cortez was ready to drop out of high school. He was a year behind academically, and he was surrounded by friends who all felt school was a waste of time. Not long after his 17th birthday, Cortez ...

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Mexican Parents: We Won’t See Our Triplets Graduate (Tucson)

U. S. born children whose parents have been deported or voluntarily returned to their country of origin face an uncertain future. Younger ones go into foster care. The older ones are often left to fend for themselves. In Tucson, some ...

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Persistence pays: 21 graduate from Grand Island Ombudsman program (Grand Island, Neb.)

It’s been a difficult journey for 21 students at the Grand Island Ombudsman Center, but they’ve reached their goal. Those 21 students graduated Monday afternoon at the Center, which is located near the Dollar Tree and Hibbett Sports. One of ...

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Nine graduate at Ombudsman midterm graduation (Grand Island, Neb.)

“Unbelievable.” That is the one word Ricardo Erives used to describe earning a high school diploma; a moment he thought would never be possible. On Wednesday, Erives achieved his goal of earning his diploma, alongside eight other graduates during the ...

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Ombudsman Chicago celebrates 100 percent college acceptance rate (Chicago)

With the fall here and students back in classrooms, more than 200 graduates that recently earned their Chicago Public Schools high school diploma through Ombudsman Chicago are embarking on new and exciting beginnings. In just its third year in Chicago, ...

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Ombudsman Chicago Celebrates 2016 Graduating Class

This summer brings new beginnings and exciting opportunities for nearly 230 students who have earned their Chicago Public Schools high school diploma through Ombudsman Chicago. To celebrate the academic achievements of the Class of 2016, family and friends attended a ...

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District Letter: Thoughts from Upper Bucks Ombudsman Graduation (Penn.)

The following letter was recently sent from Karen Shanton, House Principal for Pupil Services at Quakertown High School, in regard to the Upper Bucks Ombudsman graduation. Camil and I had the privilege of attending the graduation ceremony at Ombudsman earlier ...

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President’s Academy Helps Students Earn High School Diplomas (Sioux Falls)

Thousands of KELOLAND students will walk across the graduation stage this month, but two of those students say they are especially proud of their diplomas. The President’s Academy in Sioux Falls breaks down barriers for young men and women and ...

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