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Rochester Prep Seniors Celebrate College Signing Day

  • June 15, 2020

Senior Signing Days are usually a raucous affair with students and families convening at a theater, all cheering as each senior declares where they will be going to college. This year, the event turned virtual on Youtube.

Students proudly shared which college they will be graduating from in four years, and listened to guest speaker Clayton Turner, a Rochester native and director of NASA’s Langley Research Center in Virginia.

“You’ve gained some tools, and those tools are adaptability, perseverance, and success,” the Rochester native said. “You put those things together to achieve something that you wouldn’t have imagined sometime before. As we learn to work through this COVID environment, you learn to work through a different environment than you’ve done before.”

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