Rosemont celebrates first LEAD graduating class
Every student accepted to a college of their choice
Rosemont High School’s LEAD Program is celebrating a major accomplishment for the Class of 2016: Every senior in the program who applied to a four-year college received an acceptance letter in the mail.
This is LEAD’s first graduating class. The program – Leadership and Enrichment through Academic Development – was founded in 2012 and focuses on a commitment to both the classroom and the community.
LEAD students challenge themselves with rigorous Advanced/AP classes throughout their four years while dedicating themselves to community service and completing yearly culminating service project presentations.
LEAD seniors were accepted to eight University of California campuses, 13 California State Universities and 12 other universities throughout the nation. Some LEAD students have been offered partial academic and athletic scholarships, and others will be the first to attend college in their family.
“To know that 100 percent of our LEAD students have been accepted to the university of their choice further validates the great work of our LEAD teaching staff,” says Principal Elizabeth Vigil. ”Their commitment to preparing students to meet their goals is an inspiration.”
Added LEAD Director Rebecca Siegert: “It has been such a great privilege to work with these students for the last four years. They have helped to create a program that will benefit countless Rosemont students in the future, and they are so deserving of all of the success their futures hold.”