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The Nicholas Academic Centers Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
 
The Nicholas Academic Centers is celebrating its 10th year anniverary and its 10th Annual Graduation Celebration on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The Nicholas Academic Centers first opened doors more than 10 years ago on January 7, 2008 when we welcomed 24 Santa Ana High School students to our downtown location. At the time, our founders Dr. Henry T. Nicholas, III and Retired Judge Jack K. Mandel hired three Santa Ana High School graduates and tasked them with reconnecting with their community and with building a program that could help low income first generation students attend and graduate college.
 
In the years since our first day of operations, the program has grown from serving those first 24 students to 660 students annually. The Nicholas Academic Centers' graduating classes and their accomplishments have grown year by year. This year the Nicholas Academic Centers will be graduating 196 students, the largest class to date, who upon graduation will become one of the centers' 1,095 NAC alumni. The impact of the program has grown as the centers' relationship with the Santa Ana Unified School District has strengthened, as it has allowed the program to reach more students through the expansion of the Nicholas Academic Centers at Century High School. The Nicholas Academic Centers Co-Founders and staff are incredibly thankful to all of  partners, parents, students and commuunity members for helping the program reach its momentous 10th year celebration. 
 
The event will be celebrated this coming Saturday, June 2, 2018 in Anaheim, CA.  If you are interested in finding out more information about the event pleave visit: www.nacgrad.org.

 

 

   
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