On Saturday, August 5, 113 Scholars and Young Scholars in the Class of 2017 graduated from New Jersey SEEDS. Students and their families heard a keynote address from SEEDS Alumna and Trustee Taffi Ayodele (SEEDS ’96), as well as remarks from Millenah Nascimento (Scholars ’13, The Madeira School ’17, Dartmouth ’21). Commencement speakers Francine Diaz (Scholars ’17, St. James School ’21) and Roy Escobar (Young Scholars ’17, Stevens Cooperative School ’19) also addressed fellow classmates and guests. Congratulations to all of our graduates and best of luck in your new schools! (Read more about this year’s graduates and see a complete list of school matriculations.)
Special thanks to Roxanne Fales, Jeaneville Quaye (Scholars ’14, Canterbury School ’18) and Luciana Wallace for submitting photos!