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College Prep scholars graduate, head to college

High school students participating in the second cohort of the Washington University in St. Louis College Prep Program participated in a Graduation Ceremony marking their completion of the program and the approaching end of their high school careers at Emerson Auditorium on WUSTL's Danforth Campus in St. Louis Sunday April 22, 2018. Speakers included WU Chancellor Mark S Wrighton, program director Leah Merrifield, students Antoinette Tipton and Delton Utsey, AT&T Missouri President John Sondag and keynote speaker WU Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Lori White. A reception followed in Frick Forum. Photo by Sid Hastings / Washington University

The College Prep Program, an innovative initiative that prepares talented low-income, first-generation high school students from the St. Louis region for college, graduated its second cohort of scholars. All 34 members received college admission, and 11 will be attending Washington University through the College Prep Scholarship. Read more in The Source.