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Check out this recap video of Leaders in Training's (LIT) Third Annual Senior Scholarship Celebration! On May 12, 2017 over 260 students, families and community members celebrated Cohort 2's four years in LIT resulting in 100% college acceptance in 11 different states. 100% of students will be attending four-year universities fall 2017 in Minnesota, Utah & Nevada, are the first in their family to attend college and commit to using their education and success to empowering East Las Vegas in the future. #collegeaccess #firstgen #diverseleadershippipeline
Check out all the event pictures here

LIT CANNOT do this work without you: THANK YOU! Thank you scholarship donors: Judy Hoovler, Kohl's Cares, Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, Courtney Friedman, Windsong Trust and the Western Association of College Admissions Counseling as well as scholarship honorees: Ben Koch, Desiree McKiski, Clair Thomas & Justin Brecht.  Additionally, thank you to our inspiring Keynote Speaker NV Assemblywoman Pro Tempore Irene Bustamante Adams who is a first-generation college graduate and proves what's possible with equitable education, hard work and community support and also provided recognition certificates as well as US Senator Dean Heller and US Congressman Ruben Kihuen who provided Senatorial and Congressional recognition certificates. 

And big thank you to all the volunteers/organizations who made the event possible: Youthie @WDDA Provideo, Marisela Perez/Alicia Norman @Hacienda Gardens, Danielle Batin/Nicole Tokarski for C3 Vision for Social Justice Projects, Cathy Montenegro for table top/center pieces, Lindsay Eanes for logo design, Yisel Campos/ECTA marketing program for buttons and Arthur Ocampo, Haddee Martinez and Anthony Coleman. Additionally, Clair Thomas @Barefoot Books, Justin Brecht @Nevada Rise Academy, Walker College Consultants, Revive Brand Co. and Alaina & Olivia Brown.

AND of course all our attendees thank you for supporting LIT financially, C2 college mentors, 2017 spring internship hosts, C1+ & C1 student presenters, LIT Board of Directors and all our students and families for making this LIT's biggest and most successful event yet! #Cohort2appreciatesyou!
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