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Seniors Commit to a College on Academic Signing Day [Story+Photo Gallery]

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Senior Courtney Lauer, with her parents, signs with Maryville University.

Senior Courtney Lauer, with her parents, signs with Maryville University.

Photographer Alex Rowe

Photographer Alex Rowe

Senior Courtney Lauer, with her parents, signs with Maryville University.

By Madison Abanathie, Web Staff

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On April 11, approximately 30 seniors and their families attended the third annual Academic Signing Day in the large gym. Academic Signing Day is for seniors who have received academic scholarships from colleges and are committing to that school. Seniors then sign commitment forms, with their parents, to their future college. This is a way to celebrate the senior’s commitment to their future college and the next four years of their education. This day also recognizes the hard work it took for the seniors to get to this point.

“[This day] recognizes all of our achievements,” senior and Truman State signee Mark Van Coutren said. “[It gives] a sense of achievement and recognition in all of my hard work during high school.”

To attend this event students had to: receive an academic scholarship from a university or trade school, fill out a form and turn it into the guidance office or fill out the same form through a google doc. Students could then invite family members and friends to attend and watch them commit to the next four years of their life. Students then received a shirt and the commemorative commitment form, after they signed.

“It honors all of their academic work for the last four years,” guidance counselor Lisa Woodrum said. “[It gives] a sense of pride for their academic accomplishments.”

As the seniors end this chapter of their life, they begin a new one that is the start of their adult life. Seniors may choose or may not choose to go to college, but it is all in preparation for what kind of career and life they will want in the future.

“[I hope to get] a good education and a nice job,” senior and Westminster signee Conall Patterson said.

 

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