High School students commit to college graduation

College Signing Day Photo WebDuring a recent College Signing Day event held at Southampton High School students signed their names on a Paul D. Camp Community College banner and committed to graduating.
“With the increased presence of Paul D. Camp Community College employees in local high schools through the High School Career Coach program, this year there are more than 30 students that have identified PDCCC as their college of choice to further their education,” said Candice Artis, high school career coach supervisor.
Some of the students who have embraced the opportunity are, front row from left: Sarah Giorgi, Olivia Goff, Mesha Jordan, Kimberly Smith, Bethany Riddick, and ShaNiya Slade. In back: Matthew Stout, Artavious Turner, Valerie Bonham, Trey Lashley, Travis Carr, Tammara Bynum, Sha’Kira Artis, Michaella Smith and Katherine Eckley.
According to Artis, the event is held in correlation with First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative, which was launched in 2014.
“Many high schools across the nation have celebrated this event to inspire students to commit to furthering their education and to achieve their educational goals,” she said.