You may have heard that students applied in record number to the UC System which made this acceptance season extremely competitive. What you might not know is that King/Drew Magnet HS of Medicine and Science Seniors remained competitive this year with impressive UC acceptance numbers.
16 Admitted to UCLA
19 Admitted to UC San Diego
48 Admitted to UC Irvine
43 Admitted to UC Riverside
39 Admitted to UC Merced
Vice Provost Youlonda Copeland-Morgan and her UCLA Staff visited the 16 King/Drew admitted students and held a wonderful luncheon in their honor. Superintendent Michelle King and Local District South Instructional Director, Dr. Reginald Sample, attended the congratulatory celebration and offered words of encouragement to the admitted scholars. Below is a picture of Dr. Copeland-Morgan, Superintendent King, and our principal, Mr. Brookens.
In the last 10 years, 200 King/Drew students were admitted to UCLA; 70+ King/Drew students received the Blue/Gold Scholarship; 80+ King/Drew students received the UCLA Alumni, Ralph Bunche, Recognition, and Legacy Scholarships; over 1,500 King/Drew students were serviced by the UCLA Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP), and over 600 King/Drew students were serviced by the Vice-Provost Initiative for Pre-College Scholars Program (VIPS).
CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of 2017 King/Drew Students Admitted to UCLA
Viviana Ayala Sandoval
Anthonia “Uju” Duru