Above: From left to right, CYBR Executive Director Ryann Denham, City Year Inc Co-Founder and City Year Louisiana Founder Jennifer Eplett Reilly, Community Advocate and City Year Champion Adrienne Moore, and graduating Senior AmeriCorps members Janae Babineaux and Tavidee Hoskins.
After 122,400+ hours of collective service, City Year Baton Rouge graduated its 10th Anniversary corps. For the tenth time, our AmeriCorps members accepted their diplomas, entered the alumni network, and for some, participated in their last spirit break. Check out the pictures below to see highlights from the day!
Volunteer Louisiana Executive Director Judd Jeansonne welcomed CYBR's corps to join the more than 1 million AmeriCorps leaders for life.
Senior Corps Members Tavidee Hoskins and Janae Babineaux accepted the Jennifer Eplett Reilly Leadership in Education Award, honoring their commitment to enter the classroom as full time teachers.
The Nigerian proverb tells us, "It takes a village to raise a child." Pictured above is the Talent Development, Communities In Schools, and City Year village of Capitol Middle Magnet School.
Alumni City Year AmeriCorps members celebrated the day with the graduating corps.
The 2015-2016 City Year Baton Rouge corps served in seven schools this year and encompassed 72 young AmeriCorps members of diverse backgrounds.
The Lamar Advertising Company team at Melrose Elementary School celebrated together with school partners and team sponsor representatives who attended their graduation.
Impact Director Aaron Sturgeon proudly stands with Senior AmeriCorps Member and Impact Leader Annmarie Valentin.