Commencement 2012

The Third Annual Commencement of Urban Prep Academies was held on June 16, 2012. In addition to the members of the graduating class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men—Englewood Campus, more than 1,100 family members, friends, faculty, staff and supporters of Urban Prep were in attendance. The evening was filled with moments of joy and inspirational remarks as we celebrated the accomplishments of the class of 2012.

To view photos from the event, click here.  To view speeches from the event, including the valedictory and salutatory addresses as well as inspirational words from Urban Prep’s Founder and CEO, click here.


The Medal for Academic Excellence       

Denzel Winfield

The Medal for Greatest Improvement   

Christopher Jackson

The Medal for Outstanding Participation in Athletics

Donnell Williams-Cooke

The Medal for Outstanding Participation in Activities

Jerrod Hunter

The Medal for Outstanding School Service

Michael Pryor

The Senior Class Pride Medal    

Pride of Relentlessness

Tyrone Hawthorne Memorial Scholarship

Darion Blalock

Alfred B. Lee, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Austin Robinson

Team UP Medal               

Adam Nissen

Award for Outstanding Service by Parent or Guardian

Anita Rachelle Vaughn

The Founder’s Medal    

The Walton Foundation

The Credimus Medal     

Jermaine Taylor

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