Childnet celebrates nearly 150 graduating students in Broward County
DAVIE, FL – ChildNet, a community-based care lead agency that protects abused, abandoned and neglected children in the community, celebrated the graduation of almost 150 students who have been in the system of care at the 12th Annual Transitional Independent Living (TIL) Graduation Celebration. The celebration took place at Broward College’s Bailey Hall on June 16.
The graduates represented a range of education levels from middle school and high school to college as well as GED and professional certificate programs. Alyssa Moyer received a Master’s degree in Parks, Recreation and Sports Management from Florida International University and plans to attend Windmere College in Pennsylvania for her Doctorate degree.
Another graduate, Kayla Katz, received a Bachelor’s degree from Florida Atlantic University and plans to further her education with a Master’s degree in Social Work.
At the celebration, guests heard from Keynote Speaker Ernst Pierrelouis, a graduate of Florida State University who will be attending law school in the fall. Graduates were also treated to performances by spoken word poets and a special, inspirational concert from Sons of Mystro.
After the performances, students were presented with gift cards and certificates acknowledging their academic accomplishments.