Honoring the Class of 2012 at the 4th Annual San Diego County High School Filipina/o Graduation

Honoring the Class of 2012 at the 4th Annual San Diego County High School
Filipina/o Graduation

San Diego, CA – Kuya Ate Mentorship Program (KAMP), Kalusugan Community Services (KCS) and Filipino American Educators Association of San Diego (FILAMEDA) will be hosting the 4th Annual San Diego County High School Filipina/o Graduation (HS FilGrad). The celebration will take place on Sunday, May 27, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Centro Cultural de la Raza in Balboa Park.

With a large Filipina/o American community in San Diego, it is important to celebrate the successes of our graduating youth. FilGrad is a graduation organized by the Filipina/o American community that recognizes the academic and community achievements of all San Diego High School Filipina/os graduating seniors.

“The reason I wanted to do this was because I promised my mom when I was younger I would look into the audience and say ‘I did it, I graduated!” – Eddie Bernardo, Westview HS c/o 2011

KAMP, KCS, and FILAMEDA will be partnering with several community organizations to contribute to the success of this event. FILAMEDA will be honoring their 2012 scholarship recipients who have exhibited great dedication to their community and academics. Also, present will be Kalusugan Community Services who is the proud fiscal sponsor of this event.

“…It [FilGrad] fosters a lot of good things for our community and I think it needs to keep going,” Christian Rodriguez, HS FilGrad Graduate c/o 2010.

If you are interested in participating in the graduation ceremony, schedule a visit to your school, make a donation, or volunteering for FilGrad 2012 please contact us at hsfilgradSD@gmail.com

For more information please visit us at www.hsfilgradSD.webs.com.

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