On July 25, the Class of 2020 finally celebrated graduation! At staggered times, faculty and staff welcomed graduates to campus, each with up to two members of their family who watched their graduate walk across the stage to collect their diploma – a powerful symbol of their hard work and dedication over the last four years. This year, 125 graduates gained acceptance to 111 different post-secondary institutions – a 100% acceptance rate. Not including work-study compensation or loans, these graduates will receive financial awards covering an average 74% of tuition and fees at the schools they will attend this fall – 84% to four-year institutions – ranging from Columbia University in New York to Seattle University in Washington and The University of Chicago in between. Amid uncertain times, one thing is for certain: these hard-working young Men and Women for Others are ready to set the world on fire!
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While the Corporate Work Study Program enables our students to proudly pay for most of their own education, the opportunity to attend Cristo Rey would not be possible without individual supporters. Your giving extends our tradition: opening opportunities for young men and women in college, professional work, and beyond. In honor of our college-bound graduates, please consider making a donation today and sustain the promise of our mission. For other ways to support Cristo Rey, click here.