The Newark Board of Education congratulates the remarkable Class of 2023, recognizing their unwavering commitment and diligence. As a testament to their outstanding accomplishments, students have earned placements in esteemed educational programs, received generous full-ride scholarships, and even attained Associate Degrees alongside their high school diplomas. The District has organized many enriching opportunities, including college tours, trade fairs, career panels, and comprehensive college and career counseling services. Moreover, students have been provided with rigorous academic preparation, encompassing an array of offerings such as Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate courses, dual enrollment, and vocational education programs.
The High School Leadership team recognizes all seniors as they transition into college: West Side High School seniors Chidindu Ezeanyim, Joseph Bio, and Fathia Ajibola earning Associate's Degrees with Essex County College; University High School senior Rylie McMillan entering Centre College and Law Academy, senior Zakie Berry matriculating to Rutgers Newark; Bard Early College High School seniors Hailey Vicente and Aniyah Watson earning full-ride scholarships to the University of Pennsylvania and Tuskegee University Nursing; Technology senior Jeremias Castillo attending Harvard University, Esther Ojo attending Yale University, and Biomedical Engineering CTE student Moneeke Goncalves attending Eastwick College for Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography. Stay tuned for more highlights on the amazing success of NBOE schools and scholars!