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West St. John High students sign on for college

EDGARD — Students graduating in the West St. John High School Class of 2019 signed their intent to continue their educations after high school during the annual Academic Signing Day at the school.

Alicia Julien watches as her daughter Ki’Mya Julien signs her intent to attend Lamar University.

Before family members and their classmates, the students announced their college plans and majors on April 24.

West St. John High School will graduate 43 students on May 18.

Of those graduates, 90 percent will attend a post-secondary institution.

West St. John High School senior Jeremiah Downing declares his intent to attend Howard University to study chemical engineering.

West St. John High School student Cherelle Borne dances her way to Delgado during West St. John High School’s Academic Signing Day.