13 DPS “All A” students received an all-access Office Depot/OfficeMax shopping spree worth $13,000

Students from Cass Tech, DIA, EEVPA, Renaissance and Western selected items such as laptops, tablets, specialty calculators and more in preparation for college 

Office Depot/OfficeMax awarded 13 DPS “All A” students with $1,000 Office Depot/OfficeMax gift cards to purchase school supplies in preparation for their freshman year of college on Thursday, June 11. The students, who are all seniors, are recipients of the 2015 Office Depot/OfficeMax Scholarship and are DPS Excellence Awards honorees. The students were acknowledged during a celebratory ceremony immediately before they began an in-store shopping spree.

DPS Office Depot/OfficeMax Scholarship recipients from:
Cass Technical High School
Detroit International Academy for Young Women
East English Village Preparatory Academy
Renaissance High School
Western International Academy

Special guests included:
Karen P. Ridgeway, DPS Superintendent of Academics
Medina Abdun-Noor, DPS Chief of Procurement & Logistics Officer
Dr. Barbara K. Smith, Director of the DPS Office of Guidance & Counseling
Deborah Ashford, Assistant Director, DPS Office of Procurement & Logistics
Akoco Grace, Office Depot/OfficeMax Vertical Market Manager
Pamela Pedler, Office Depot/OfficeMax National Account Director
Ashley Loftus, Office Depot/OfficeMax, Oak Park Store Manager

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