On Friday, May 6, 2016 the EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs program held its annual End of the Year Celebration. During the event, seventy-six EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs students were recognized for their academic accomplishments in graduating and/or transferring during the 2015-16 academic year.
Erica Bueso, Cindy Castillo, and David Martinez were the EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs student speakers this year. They addressed the audience with confidence and shared their stories of perseverance and how EOPS has positively impacted their educational journey. Furthermore, Lissette Murillo and Antonio Gomez Alvarez were recognized for having been awarded this year’s EOPS Scholarships.
EOPS/CARE and CalWORKs Graduates and Transfers received a Certificate of Completion along with an EOPS graduation stole.
During the event students and their guests also enjoyed a graduation-themed photo booth. The celebration concluded with a group photo to capture this moment of academic achievement; it really was a time to celebrate!
Article by Jessica Lopez | Photos by William Nacouzi