CHICAGO (CBS) — All 167 seniors at Urban Prep Charter Academies’ campuses in Englewood and University Village are heading to college next fall. The entire senior classes of the two schools have been accepted to four-year universities.
WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports the students gathered in the gym of the Englewood campus, 6201 S. Stewart Av., for a celebration Thursday morning.READ MORE: Teen Charged In 8-Year-Old Melissa Ortega's Murder Has Criminal Record For Carjacking And Gun Charges
Lawrence Mead was making plans to head to the University of Illinois in the fall.
“I’m actually very proud; not only of myself, but of my brothers that’s here with us today,” he said. “It’s a real exciting experience right now.”