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NAC Scholars to be Honored at the NAC's 7th Annual Graduation Celebration on Saturday, May 30
It’s that time of year, when finals mark the beginning of the end and seniors get set to walk in caps & gowns to the rhythm of Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance.” This Saturday, May 30, at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, 124 Class of 2015 NAC Scholars will trade caps & gowns for college sweaters as they cross the stage at the NAC’s 7th Annual Graduation Celebration. All year long our seniors have worked hard to get accepted into nearly 90 colleges, including Harvard, USC, NYU, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and Vassar, and this event will celebrate their journey as they all move one step closer to realizing their college dreams.
 
Just seven years after opening its doors, the Nicholas Academic Centers is set to extend its total number of NAC alumni to 602! Over the years, we’ve continued to stand alongside our students while they’ve worked their way through both high school and college. Through it all, our students have achieved amazing results. To date, our students baccalaureate degree completion rates in 5 years stands at 75%, versus a national rate of 55% and only 46% for Hispanic students, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. This year, it is expected that 100% of Class of 2015 NAC Scholars will enroll in Postsecondary education immediately after high school. That’s reason enough to celebrate, but there’s more great news to come.
 
Be sure to check back soon for a full review of the graduation celebration!

 

   
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