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High school seniors honored in virtual ceremonies

Posted at 6:37 PM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 19:37:09-04

It’s not a typical celebration ceremony but the sentiments and excitement were still the same. Loved ones and friends of students from Racine’s Horlick and Brown Deer High Schools logged onto Zoom for a virtual career signing day ceremony. Each student is going into the trade industry, and signed commitment letters to their future employers.

“I’m nervous. I’m excited though and ready to work,” said Trevon Johnson.

Trevon is going into the carpentry industry. He said he is thrilled to have a job lined up, right out of high school.

“I’m just glad I got this opportunity.It’s a great program,” said Trevon.

Milwaukee Public School students with of the M3 program were also honored with a virtual graduation ceremony.

Thursday afternoon, fifty-four students from sixteen MPS schools completed the early college program. Jcyon Coleman-McGee graduated from Milwaukee High School of the Arts. He said despite changing times, he feels great he finally accomplished his goal.

“So many tears trying to get papers and assignments in, my first feeling is relief,” said Jcyon.

Jcyon plans to attend college in South Carolina and said although the ceremony was online, he could feel the love and support.

“I still felt that rush of happiness and completion ,” said Jcyon.

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