|Vol. 11, No. 12
||June 11 -
DeWitt Clinton High School seniors who
successfully completed the Nurses' Assistant
Clinical Program were honored in a ceremony last
Wednesday at Montefiore Medical Center, where the
clinical portion of the one-year program takes
place. Montefiore's president, Spencer Foreman,
M.D., praised Clinton's continuing "academic
renaissance" and told the program's
graduates that they were "wonderfully
positioned to move ahead for your
||own growth and
advancement." Bronx District Attorney Robert
Johnson also addressed the group. "You
should really be proud of yourselves today,"
he said in his remarks.
Thirty-seven out of the
39 graduates have plans to go to college and one
to the U.S. Military Academy. The program
includes infection control, personal care,
nutrition, diet therapy, circulatory and
Top Bronx High School Seniors Honored
County Historical Society held its 43rd annual
reception for Bronx high school valedictorians on
Sunday, June 7, at the Valentine-Varian House on
Bainbridge Avenue in Norwood. Honorees received a
package of books about the Bronx after a tour of
the Museum of Bronx History. Pictured above are
DeWitt Clinton High School, and Miranda Chen,
valedictorian of Bronx High School of Science.
Coincidentally, both graduates will be attending
the University of Pennsylvania in the fall.
very proud and happy that hard work paid off this
way," Maldonado said.
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