Ypsilanti High School Students Mentored by Cooley Law Students

June 6, 2012 – On May 30, Thomas M. Cooley Law School's Ann Arbor campus hosted 14 Ypsilanti High School (YHS) students as part of the "A Woman's Worth" mentoring group. This mentoring group pairs Ypsilanti High School students with Cooley Law School students, whose focus is to educate and encourage young women about their worth.

Students toured the campus and participated in Professor Alan Gershel's Criminal Procedure class. Cooley law student Tamaris Henagan-Sprow gave an inspiring, motivational speech about believing and achieving as she shared how she conquered the many adversities in her life prior to attending law school. Before leaving Cooley, the students signed a pledge to strive for excellence in their lives.

Students from Ypsilanti High School hold up their pledge of excellence as part of a day-long visit to Cooley Law School to participate in "A Woman's Worth" mentoring program.

Students from Ypsilanti High School hold up their pledge of excellence as part of a day-long visit to Cooley Law School to participate in "A Woman's Worth" mentoring program.

Thomas M. Cooley Law School recently hosted students from Ypsilanti Public High School as part of the "A Woman's Worth" mentoring group.

Thomas M. Cooley Law School recently hosted students from Ypsilanti Public High School as part of the "A Woman's Worth" mentoring group.

 


About Cooley Law School: Founded in 1972, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 16,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and its new campus in Tampa Bay, Florida.

 

Highlights

14 Ypsilanti High School (YHS) students participate in the "A Woman's Worth" mentoring group.

Mentoring Experience Pairs Cooley Students with Ypsilanti High School Students.

Visit includes Law Class, Motivation Speeches, Pledge for Excellence.


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