Cooley Hosts Dollars for Scholars Program

Dollars for Scholars students show off their Success Pledge Certificates on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Cooley Law School Ann Arbor campus.

Dollars for Scholars students show off their Success Pledge Certificates on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Cooley Law School Ann Arbor campus.

March 24, 2014 - On Saturday, March 15, 2014, Cooley Law School’s Ann Arbor campus hosted nearly 100 high school students from the Dollars for Scholars Program.


(Left to Right) Casey Rehm, Detroit Regional Dollars
for Scholars coordinator; Joan Vestrand, Cooley Law
School associate dean; Christa Hoen, Detroit Regional
Dollars for Scholars coordinator; and Reda Taleb, Cooley
Law School student.

The day-long event featured presentations from Jeffrey Collins, former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan; Joan Vestrand, Cooley Law School associate dean; and Cooley law school students. At the program’s conclusion, students were presented with a framed “Success Pledge.”

The Dollars for Scholars program, funded by Scholarship America, is a scholarship organization for disadvantaged high school students that provide college visits, workplace tours, ACT test preparation, and college scholarships upon graduation and program completion. 

Students who participated are from seven schools: Detroit Cristo Rey; Berkley, Sterling Heights Stevenson, Sterling Heights Henry Ford II, Ida, Ypsilanti Community, and Ypsilanti Lincoln high schools.



About Cooley Law School: Celebrating 40 years of excellence, 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 18,000 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 in Tampa Bay, Florida.

 

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