Burbank holds sixth annual Parent University graduation

e-Connections Post Luther Burbank

Luther Burbank High School celebrated another successful year of its Parent University program with a graduation ceremony.

Principal Ted Appel gave the commencement address during the ceremony, which was organized by Assistant Principal Mai Xi Lee and Parent Advisor Elisa Gonzalez-Hidalgo.

Appel congratulated the graduating parents on their achievement and commitment towards their children’s education.He highlighted the benefits the children have now that their parents are empowered with the necessary knowledge to support and understand them in their journey towards higher education.

The keynote was followed by the recognition of graduates and a special thank you from two of the graduates, Flor Pedraza and Teresa Hernandez, who highlighted the key role parent engagement programs like Parent University play in the students’ success.