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Communities In Schools Celebrates High School Seniors With World’s Biggest Graduation Celebration

By Communities In Schools May 21, 2014

Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation’s largest and most effective organization dedicated to keeping kids in school and helping them succeed in life, today kicked off the world’s largest interactive digital event designed to celebrate the Class of 2014 and inspire Americans to help CIS change the picture of education.   

The “World’s Biggest Graduation Celebration” will connect real-time social media interactions between millions of students across the nation on their graduation day, forming the world’s largest graduation processional online.    

Graduating seniors, along with their teachers, friends and family, will be invited to share graduation day photos, videos and messages on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Vine, using the hashtag #ClassofChange 

The social effort will form the world’s largest graduation processional and tell a powerful and moving story of how students, families, schools and communities are helping change the picture of education in America.  

The processional will be featured from May through June on the Communities In Schools website at www.communitiesinschools.org/ClassofChange.  

 

Also as part of the celebration, CIS is inviting students, parents and teachers to honor the Class of 2014 by posting well wishes, photos and videos to the:

 

 

The “World’s Biggest Graduation Celebration” is part of Communities In Schools’ Change the Picture national branding campaign. Launched in April, the campaign shares stories of kids who are succeeding in school despite challenging obstacles and provides concrete data on the results and effectiveness of the CIS network, which successfully serves 1.3 million students each year.

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Press Contacts:

 

Jackie Gonzalez

NCompass International

323.785.1730

Jackie.Gonzalez@NCompassonline.com 

 

 

Steve Majors

Communities In Schools

703.518.2554

MajorsS@cisnet.org  

About Communities In Schools

Working directly in more than 2,300 schools in 25 states and the District of Columbia, Communities In Schools is the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization proven to keep students in school and on the path to graduation. For the 2015-2016 school year, Communities In Schools served nearly 1.5 million students and successfully helped 99 percent of our case-managed students stay in school.