CHICAGO (CBS) — It was a big day for seniors at Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men as they recited the school’s creed at a special ceremony at Daley Plaza.
“It’s a great day,” said Rudolph Long, senior who’s attending Hampton University in the fall. “I feel great. We all made it. We all come from good environments so to see us all going to college is nice.”READ MORE: Arwady On COVID Cases In Chicago: We Are Moving In The Wrong Direction, Lolla Attendees Should Take Precautions
The entire class of 2016 has committed to four year colleges or universities and each year, surrounded by friends, family and spectators, each student announced the college or university he has chosen to attend and commit to that school by signing the Urban Prep “100 Percent To College” banner and the “Credimus Book.”