Alpha School graduates take different paths, but find common success
Alpha School is very proud of graduate Titus Entenman who was selected to be part
Alpha School's graduation ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 7, 7:00 p.m. at the Mt. Hood Community College Visual Arts Theater.
Principal Peter Kane said 32 graduates will be honored with diplomas. This year’s group have taken many different paths to graduation, said Peter. Ten graduates enrolled at Alpha through the traditional referral process from local school districts; 14 graduates came through the Reconnecting Youth Program and eight have completed GED requirements.
For some of these hardworking students, scholarships will be part of their commencement ceremony.
According to Peter, nine students will receive Oregon Youth Conservation Corps scholarships, two received Mt. Hood Community College scholarships (full year), two received Portland Community College Steps to Success scholarships, three won laptop computers through Alternative Pathways and the E2 Foundation and five received cash awards to use for their education in recognition of their success at overcoming barriers and achievement in academics and career explorations. Many of these awards will be revealed at the ceremony.