College-bound Seniors Celebrated on Signing Days

Cypress, TX (May 28, 2016)  CFISD schools celebrated their seniors’ transition to post secondary opportunities by hosting senior signing days or decision days in May.

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The students wore their college colors and were grouped by their respective university, community college, trade school or service academy. They then signed certificates acknowledging their commitment to be college or career ready.

Cypress Springs High School held its second annual Decision Day on May 25, celebrating 165 students representing 41 colleges. Nine of the represented colleges sent representatives to meet with the students.

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Board of Trustees President Darcy Mingoia spoke at the event and took pictures with some of the soon-to-be graduates.

“We had a great time honoring our seniors,” said Dr. Cheryl Henry, Cypress Springs principal. “Our college and career team, along with our teachers and support staff, did a great job celebrating our scholars with good food, great gifts and awesome collaboration!”

Cypress Lakes High School celebrated 144 signees representing 32 colleges, three military branches and four certification programs during its inaugural Academic Signing Day on May 23.

“We are excited to share the academic signing experience for the very first time with our Cypress Lakes students and look forward to making this an annual event,” said counselors Deven Ferguson and Valerie Pierce, who helped plan and organize the event.

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Approximately 400 Cypress Falls High School seniors pledged to continue their learning opportunities in 2016-2017.

“This event has become one of my favorite days at Cypress Falls where we celebrate what students have achieved and look forward as our Eagles take flight in their newest adventure,” said Becky Denton, Cypress Falls principal. “It is a time to celebrate not only the student but the entire Cypress Falls staff and families. We Are One!

Courtesy of the District