Here’s how you can get involved.
Below is a timeline of happenings at YWLA in May 2020, as well as some ways you can get involved. We will update this webpage as more details come.
[Updated as of June 1, 2020]
YWLA Virtual Graduation
Sat., June 20 • 5 pm
YWLA’s virtual graduation ceremony will take place at 5 pm on June 20. Per FWISD’s website, “The following week students may also choose to participate in outdoor ‘in-person’ celebrations, following recently-issued TEA guidelines for such ceremonies.” YWLA’s voluntary in-person celebration will be held on Tues., June 23 at 7 pm at Farrington Field.
See complete details about all Fort Worth ISD graduations on their website: www.fwisd.org/graduation.
The school hosted a parade last Friday, May 8 for the seniors. The class of 2020 caravanned with their families in decorated cars, led by senior sponsor teacher Scott Springs. Thanks to everyone who came out and made it special for our senior class of 2020!
We held our final board meeting of the academic year via Zoom on Thursday, May 21.
Signing Day 2020 Virtual Celebration
The school released a congratulatory video for the seniors on May 27, in which the class of 2020 revealed their college selections. The video is on YWLA’s YouTube channel.
Dallas Mavericks Surprise
The class of 2020 participated in a Zoom call on Thursday, May 28 with Dallas Mavericks’s CEO, Cynt Marshall. The call was hosted by YWPN as a commencement celebration where Deborah Ferguson moderated.
The next morning, May 29, in tandem with the Dallas Mavs call, the senior class picked up their goodies from the Mavs at YWLA using social distancing. The girls received baskets of college swag, gift cards, and laptops. Take a look at coverage of the event here.
Elyse Stolz Dickerson, Founder and CEO of Eosera and friend of YWLA, collected feminine care products for our students and those in a program called Breakthrough Fort Worth. They dispersed the feminine products to about 60 families on May 30. See coverage of this effort here.