2019 5th Grade Graduation

The latest graduating class of 5th Graders from Challenge Preparatory Charter School were celebrated on Wednesday, June 12th. The ceremony was held at Far Rockaway High School with parents, families, staff, and teachers in attendance.

K-5 Principal Nicole Griffin welcomed the crowd and gave an opening address to encourage the scholars citing that excellence is not an accident. She gave the scholars some advice saying, “There are 3 Gs that are the secrets to success: Growth, Generosity, and Gratitude…I thank you for the privilege of being your principal.”

Following brief inspirational addresses from Salutatorian, Blessing Oladipo and Valedictorian, Da’Saki Barango-Tariah, CEO and Founder, Rev. Dr. Les Mullings spoke to the proud families and scholars saying, “If there is any doubt about what we do, take a look at our scholars. Listen to Blessing and Da’Saki.”

Along with scholar recitations and various musical numbers led by Music Johnson, certificates and special awards were presented. Lisa George brought congratulations on behalf of Senator James Sanders.

The gallery of professional photos from the day can be found below.