College acceptance letters roll into KIPP DC College Prep

Hundreds of college acceptance letters are rolling into KIPP DC College Prep (KCP)! Over the next several weeks, we’ll be celebrating graduating seniors on their journey to and through college! Check out photos from our College Signing Day on May 12!

Meet the KCP Class of 2017

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Name: Christian Sturdivant

Middle School: KIPP DC AIM Academy

Extracurriculars: National Honor Society, Boys Basketball, Football.

College Acceptances: State Univesity of New York (SUNY), Rutgers University, Morgan State University, Towson University

Intended College Major: Business

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on applying to college: “Take it seriously.”

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Name: Kayla Fludd

Middle School: KIPP DC Key Academy

Extracurriculars: National Honor Society, Yearbook Club, Volleyball Team Manager

College Acceptances: 11 acceptances in total. Trinity University, Bennett College,  Virginia State University, Radford University, Shaw University, Lincoln University, Allegheny College, Morgan State University, etc.

Intended College Major: Medical Laboratory Science

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on the application process: “Choose schools that have your major and that you feel most comfortable at.”

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Name: Jerrod Thompson

Middle School: John Burroughs Edu Campus

Extracurriculars: Band, Robotics Club, Yearbook Club

College Acceptances: Lycoming College, Radford University, Virginia Wesleyan College, Morgan State University

Intended College Major: Business Management

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on the application process: “Work hard in high school because good grades will pay off when it comes time to getting the right attention from colleges. Always make good decisions.

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Name: Diamond Holliday

Middle School: Hart Middle School

Extracurriculars: N/A

College Acceptances: Norfolk State University, Radford University, Sweet Briar College, Trinity Washington University, Virginia Wesleyan College

Intended College Major: Child Development

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 o the application process: “Do all your research on the school first, but make sure to actually visit.”

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Name: Nadja Somuah

Middle School: KIPP DC Key Academy

Extracurriculars: Cheerleading, Volleyball, Grease Play, Modeling Club

College Acceptances: 7 acceptances in total. Bowie State University, Norfolk State University, Morgan State University, Frostburg State University, Virginia State University, Delaware State University, North Carolina Central University

Intended College Major: Undecided

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on the application process: “Be sure to choose how you spend your time wisely. Senior year goes by very fast, make every second count.”

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Name: Davon Carter

Middle School: KIPP DC AIM Academy

Extracurriculars: Bring it On The Musical

College Acceptances: Radford University, Virginia State University, Morgan State University, Marshall University, University of Toledo, University of Akron, University of Maryland College Park

Intended College Major: Business

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on the application process: “Turn in all of your work, study hard, and always make good choices.”

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Name: Alexis Shaifer

Middle School: E.L Haynes

Extracurricular: Girls Basketball, Student Government

College Acceptances: North Carolina Central University, Bowie State University, Fayetteville State University, Lincoln University, Radford University, Virginia State University, Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk State

Intended College Major: Criminology, Medicine, Music

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on the application process: “Don’t play any games and apply for as many colleges as possible.”

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Name: D’Anthony Hedgespeth

Middle School: KIPP DC AIM Academy

Extracurriculars: Football, National Honor Society, Senior Committee

College Acceptances: University of Toledo, Norfolk State, Allegheny College, Michigan State University, Marshall University

Intended College Major: Mechanical Engineering

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on the application process: “Choose schools based on your best interest.”

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Name: Marjeris McKinney

Middle School: KIPP DC KEY Academy

Extracurriculars: Track & Field, Girl’s Basketball, National Honor Society

College Acceptances: North Carolina A&T University, Virginia State University, James Madison University, University of Maryland College Park, George Mason University, Xavier University, Gettysburg College

Intended College Major: Child Psychology, Criminal Justice

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on the application process: “Apply to as many colleges and scholarships as possible.”

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Name: Brittany Williams

Middle School: KIPP DC Key Academy

Extracurriculars: Cheerleading

College Acceptances: 10 in total. North Carolina A&T University, University of Maryland, Virginia Tech University, Georgia State University, Delaware State University, Temple University, Virginia State University, Florida A&M University, North Carolina Central University.

Intended College Major: Engineering

Advice to KCP Class of 2018 on the application process: “Start the process early and apply for a lot of scholarships.”

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