NHS graduating seniors spread their wings
NHS graduating seniors spread their wings
Posted on 05/31/2019
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The 403 graduating seniors from Nogales High School have indicated that their post-secondary plans include going to prestigious universities, colleges, vocational and trade programs, the military, and directly into the workforce.

            Three students are bound for Norte Dame University, two to Stanford University, two to California State in San Marcos, two to Wesleyan in Iowa, and one each to Babson College, Sacramento State, Benedictine University, Pepperdine University, Occidental College, and Williston State. Twenty students indicated that they will attend universities in Mexico.

            Of those staying closer to home, 86 have indicated that they are going to the University of Arizona, 42 to Arizona State University, three to Northern Arizona University, and five to Grand Canyon University.

There were 142 students who indicated they were starting at the community college level: 134 to Pima Community College, and one each to Yavapai College, Sierra Nevada College, Cochise College, Phoenix College, Highland Community College, Central College, Scottsdale Community College, and South Mountain Community College.

Twenty-nine students said they would enter a vocational or trade school: 14 to Pima Medical Institute, three to Carrington College, six to a beauty or barber school, three to Universal Technology Institute, and three to other trade schools.

Twenty students said they were entering the military shortly after graduation. Twenty will go into the workforce. Three students will enter programs for those with special needs.

Supt. Fernando Parra, who shared the above information with the NUSD governing board at its Mary 28, 2019, said the statistics indicate just how well prepared NUSD students are upon graduation.