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MPS Senior Send-off helps students take next steps

MPS Senior Send-off 2022Milwaukee Public Schools hosted its annual Senior Send-off on Friday, June 17, at Rufus King International High School. The event helps students celebrate the end of high school and the start of new adventures in college and career. Class of 2022 graduates attended to enjoy food, music, games, and great prizes for a dorm room or apartment.

Jaden Bandy from Milwaukee MarshallA number of graduates were nominated for “Senior of the Year” honors, recognizing their persistence in overcoming obstacles to exhibit exceptional achievement. Many MPS students have faced significant challenges in their lives and are now on their way to college with multiple scholarships. Congratulations to Jaden Bandy on being named Senior of the Year! Bandy was valedictorian at Milwaukee Marshall High School and will attend Milwaukee School of Engineering in fall.

During the event, students also received information about supports available in MPS College and Career Centers this summer. For hours and more information, visit the MPS College and Career Center page. Check out our Summer Workshop Series, find summer work on your future college campus, and to see what else the College and Career Centers have to offer this summer!


Earl Arms, Media Relations Manager
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