Office Depot awards 10 DPS “All A” students a $1,000 all-access shopping spree

Students from Cass Tech, Western, Renaissance and Cody MCH each received a $1,000 gift card for college school supplies

IMG_1104Office Depot awarded 10 DPS “All A” students with $1,000 Office Depot gift cards on Friday, June 13 to purchase school supplies in preparation for their freshman year of college.

The students, who are all seniors, are recipients of the 2014 Office Depot Scholarship and are DPS Excellence Awards honorees.

The students were acknowledged during a small celebratory ceremony immediately before they began an in-store shopping spree, during which they were challenged with spending the entire gift card amount at the Office Depot location in Oak Park.

DPS Office Depot Scholarship recipients included students from:
Cass Technical High School
Western International Academy
Renaissance High School
Medicine and Community Health (MCH) Academy at Cody

Attendees at the event included:
Karen P. Ridgeway, DPS Superintendent of Academics
Arnold Joseph, DPS Chief of Procurement & Logistics
Dr. Barbara K. Smith, Director of the DPS Office of Guidance & Counseling
Akoco Grace, Office Depot Vertical Market Manager
Ashley Loftus, Office Depot, Oak Park Store Manager

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