May 10, 2017
This girl is a gem. Many people are surprised when they find out that we don’t do this full time. Casey is one of the reasons why.
We met her when she was in middle school, full of spirit and big dreams. I’d like to say that our work at Student U paved the path for where Casey will stand so soon: a college graduate. But actually, that’s not true. Casey did that on her own. She is hard working, brilliant, and an incredible leader, and it’s been a privilege to grow with her and watch her get ready for the next phase of her life!
We walked around campus to take these graduation photos, stopping at different spots that had meaning for Casey. Everywhere we went, we were surprised by how many people stopped by to say a kind word of congratulations to Casey, whether or not they knew her. NC Central University definitely has a strong campus culture!
Casey is graduating after three years from NCCU this week! We are so excited for her and can’t wait to see what she’ll accomplish in the next few years. While she’ll now transition from working part to full time at Student U, she’ll also be participating in an amazing internship this summer. We know that this is only the beginning of her journey, rather than the end of one.
One of our favorite parts of this session was her graduation cap! Casey decorated it herself! Doesn’t it look incredible? We know it will make a great statement on graduation day later this week!
Congratulations, Casey! Thanks for allowing us to do this session with you! We know how hard you have worked over the past three years and are so proud of you. You’re going to do so many amazing things in the future and we are excited to be able to watch you continue to grow!