GEAR UP Hosts College Week at Findlay Middle School

CenterPoint Newsletter | Summer 2017 | by Nekesta Shelton, GEAR UP Public Service Intern


During the spring semester, UNLV GEAR UP hosted a successful college week at Clifford O. Findlay Middle School. The GEAR UP staff provided college themed activities during lunch, such as mascot matchup, test your college knowledge, name the Ivy League colleges, and name five famous UNLV alumni.

The school’s administration was extremely supportive and involved in all of the lunchtime activities. The highlight of the week was the college graduation picture day where students took pictures holding a diploma while wearing a cap and gown. Each student received a framed picture of him/herself holding a diploma.

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