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Foster Youth Graduation

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Foster Youth honored for academic achievement

The fourth annual Foster Youth Graduation Celebration was held on July 22nd at the Executive Residence to honor a special group of Wisconsin students. Hosted by the Department of Children and Families (DCF), the celebration honored former foster youth who recently graduated from high school, completed milestones in post-secondary education, or who attained certain other educational achievements.

Over 20 graduates participated in the celebration of reaching commencement from Wisconsin high schools, technical colleges, and universities. Those attending represent the 95 foster youth who were reported as having reached commencement this year.

See the news release at: http://dcf.wi.gov/press/2016/pdf/7-22-16-foster-youth-graduation.pdf

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