FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2018
San Diego, CA – The Kuya Ate Mentorship Program (KAMP) is hosting its 9th High School Filipina/x/o Graduation of San Diego (HS FilGrad), co-sponsored by the Filipino American Educators Association of San Diego County (FILAMEDA). The celebration will take place on Saturday, June 2nd at the Logan Heights Branch Library.
HS FilGrad is an event which recognizes the achievements of all San Diego high school Filipina/x/o graduating seniors. Students who participate in HS FilGrad will be exclusively eligible for FILAMEDA’s scholarship program. Individuals who apply exhibit great dedication to their community and excel in academics.
Class of 2018 graduates interested in participating may find our registration page here:
“… FilGrad was such an amazing experience for me because I actually felt appreciated for my accomplishments in high school from others… Thank you KAMP and FilGrad for this wonderful experience.”
— Mariel Velicaria, 2015 FilGrad Participant
We are extremely excited to be entering our 9th year of HS FilGrad. It is always such an honor to recognize these talented students and to send them off into the next phase of their lives with a commencement ceremony done Filipina/x/o style!
We thank the San Diego community for their ever-present support in this event.
If you would like to help celebrate our students by making a donation, you may find our donation form here: https://tinyurl.com/donatefilgrad2018. If you would like to volunteer and/or invite us to make an informational presentation about the event, please contact us at email@example.com.
KAMP is fiscally sponsored by Asian Pacific Islander Community Actions (APICA).
HS FilGrad Committee 2018