PathologyOutlines / Detroit College Promise

June 2013


This is a special edition newsletter to highlight our 2013 Scholars Reception that took place on June 11, 2013 at Martin Luther King Jr. High School.  We are pleased to have this opportunity to honor all who took part in this great event.  Please forward this email to your friends and social networks.     

Less Than Two Weeks Left to Claim Scholarship!
Our Scholars Reception has has already taken place, but there is still a little under two weeks left for seniors to claim their scholarship. We encourage all seniors to turn in their paperwork ASAP!

Don't Miss This To claim a scholarship from The Detroit College Promise, registered students must complete our scholarship acceptance form (which includes full instructions) in addition to providing us with DPS transcripts through the first term of 12th grade, a legible copy of a driver's license or state ID card, and a financial aid award letter from the college / university the student will be attending. This whole process should only take 5-10 minutes.  These items must be mailed, faxed, emailed or dropped off to:

The Detroit College Promise 
30100 Telegraph Rd. Ste. 408 
Bingham Farms, MI 48025

We also ask students to send an optional digital photo (a "head shot") to be posted on our site to 
Items must be received no later than 5 p.m. on July 1, 2013 in order for students to receive their scholarships. Late paperwork will not be accepted for this year, but you have 10 years to claim your scholarship.

Fifth Annual Scholars Reception
Thanks to our Speakers and Sponsors 

We are very grateful for all who took part in our Scholars Reception, and we would like to extend a special thanks to the following speakers and sponsors.

  • Dr. Nat Pernick, Executive Director, click here to read speech
  • Senator Carl Levin (letter)
  • Kandia Milton for Congressman Gary C. Peters, click here to read letter
  • Council Members Brenda Jones and Saunteel Jenkins, click here to read Resolution
  • Wayne County Commissioner Martha G. Scott, click here to read Resolution
  • Norma Monroe, Greg K Monroe Foundation 
  • Leslies Groves, DPS Foundation 
  • Karen Ridgeway, Superintendant of Academics, DPS
  • Roy Roberts, DPS Emergency Manager, click here to read speech
  • Shaina Turner, King Alumna, 2011

Special Thanks to Our MC and Violinist

There are two special contributors to our reception that we would like to thank: 
the MC, Lisa Wilmore, and the violinist, Hadiya Knight. 
Your contributions are greatly appreciated!

Hadiya Knight
Hadiya Knight  performing a Mozart Violin Concerto

Photos From Reception

Here are a few photos from our Scholars Reception. 
To see more, please visit our Facebook page here.

2013 DCP Scholars.


Speakers at the reception.



DCP staff and volunteers.
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Contact Us:


The Detroit College Promise

30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 408

Bingham Farms, MI 48025



Telephone: (248) 646-3269

Fax: (248) 646-3119





PathologyOutlines / Detroit College Promise