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Local high school seniors and their families celebrate College Signing Day at the Lincoln Center Local high school seniors and their families celebrate College Signing Day at the Lincoln Center
Spokane Mayor David Condon proclaims College Signing Day in Spokane Spokane Mayor David Condon proclaims College Signing Day in Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. -

On Tuesday local High School seniors gathered at the Lincoln Center in Spokane to officially commit to going to college.

College Signing Day is a chance for students and their families to celebrate achieving the life-changing milestone of committing to post-secondary options. Spokane Mayor David Condon was at the event proclaiming College Signing Day.

Inspired by the First Lady's Reach Higher initiative, Signing Day events nationally motivate students to take charge of their future by completing their education beyond high school.

National College Signing Days have traditionally been focused on the college draft of promising athletes. Communities gather to watch, commentators speculate where athletes will play and fans prepare to cheer their new team members.

Now, the College Success Foundation is leading Washington State's efforts to celebrate students going to college. College signing celebrations kicked off across the country on April 26.

In the past decade, the College Success Foundation has helped students get millions of dollars in scholarships to colleges across region.

If you'd like to learn more about the College Success Foundation CLICK HERE: http://www.collegesuccessfoundation.org/wa/spokane

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