Week of 6/7/21
Carlos Lopez is a 9th grader who has truly been an inspiration in our BLA community. He has been open about his willingness to be involved with BLA and being a support system to his peers. Recently, he shared with one of our social workers, a beautiful video he created about gun violence and the importance of feeling safe. Not to mention, he is a rockstar at skateboarding. Carlos, on behalf of BLA, we appreciate you!
Mariam Traore (12th)- She has been waiting for an acceptance letter to SUNY Plattsburgh. Guess what?! She got it! Congrats on your acceptance! She has also been accepted to
The City College of New York. We are so proud of you!!!
Erica Aduasare (12th)- Accepted to Fordham University!
Joanna Jasmin (12th)- Accepted to Medgar Evers College, City College, and
LaGuardia Community College!
Moodwattie Churaman (Angie) (12th)- Accepted to Borough of Manhattan Community College, Bronx Community College, LaGuardia, and Medgar Evers!
Student Spotlight: Week of 3/1/2021
Mariam Tore (12th)- Shout out to Mariam who has been accepted to SUNY Buffalo State College, College of Staten Island, and Medgar Evers College!
It's hard to contain my excitement when Seniors are pulling off acceptanced like these!
You guys rock!
Janiya Lewis- Accepted to: Queensborough Community College, City Tech- CUNY,
Keith Neverson- Accepted to a vocational program: Intro to Culinary at The School of Cooperative and Technical Education
Michell Alarcon- Accepted to: Lehman College, Hunter College, LaGuardia Community College, Brooklyn College, and Baruch College
King David Chance- Accepted to: Baruch College
Let's shout out our Rock Star Seniors once again! See all the wonderful details on some of our students below!
Janiya Lewis- Accpeted to: Borough of Manhattan Community College
John Rosario- He is killing it with so many a college acceptances and even recieved a Presidential Scholarship!
Theresa Luna- Accepted to: Baruch College and Brooklyn College
Almira Soto- Accepted to: John Jay College, Lehman College, Bronx Community College, and City College
Nathaly Ramirez- Accepted to: Baruch College
Erica Aduasare (12th)- To say she has been killing it would be an understatement! She is going to have a hard time deciding on a college. A great problem to have! (LOL) Erica has been accepted to Brooklyn College. Congratulations!
Elizabeth Fernandez Soria (12th)- Elizabeth has been accepted to SUNY Morrisville! Congratulations!
Krystal Harris (12th)- Krystal has been accepted to Brooklyn College! Congratulations!
John Rosario (12th)- John has been accepted to Brooklyn college, Hunter, John Jay, and Queens college! Congratulations!
The following students deserve a shout out all to themselves! These are our first cohort of students who have been accepted into the COOP Tech Vocational Training Program! These students will begin training in February, while continuing their studies at BLA and receive payment for the state certification for the students; Some of the students will also be heading to college in the Fall 2021 as well. Thank you Ms. Lawrence for sharing such amazing news!
Michael Oliveras: Carpentry
Hayden Rai: Automotive training
Promis Anane: Drafting/ Blue printing/ CAD
**Jaylen Hemphill: Web Design
**Dominque Rosado: Medical Health Careers
Zyair Seawright: Medical Health Careers.
**going off to CUNY in the Fall!!!
King David Chance- This Senior truly deserves this shout out! He is strong, resilient, and smart! We want to continue to acknowledge all of the greatness you are doing! This young man has been accepted into the following colleges and counting!
St. Francis College, Hunter College, Manhattan College, York College
The following seniors have been hearing "You have been accepted to..." pretty often! Let's make sure we continue to recognize and shout them out! Congratulations!
Neriana Rosario- Neriana has been accepted to 4 colleges. 1 CUNY, 2 SUNYS, and 1 private: Lehman, UAlbany, Buffalo State, and Cazenovia!
Wilvyn Jimenez- Accepted to Lehman College and Bronx Community College!
Jaylen Hemphill- Accepted to Bronx Community College!
Dominique Rosado- Accepted to Manhattan College, Bronx Community College, and Lehman!
Blessing Amonoo- Accepted to Albany, Stonybrook University, and Le Moyne!
Can we acknowledge that our Seniors have choices?! You guys rock!
Reaz Sium (10th)- Shoutout to Reaz Sium for his consistent attendance and eagerness to help his classmates. Keep up the great work! - Mr. Buckingham
Next Shout Out goes to our Seniors. Our Seniors are phenomenal! The amount of work you all are putting in, truly shows! Please help me in recognzing the below Seniors who are continuously receiving their acceptance letters to college! Truly rewarding!
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