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Posted on Thu, Jun 28, 2012 : 5:10 a.m.

Ypsilanti High School students visit Cooley Law School, make pledge for excellence through mentorship program

By Staff

On May 30, Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Ann Arbor campus hosted 14 Ypsilanti High School students as part of the “A Woman’s Worth” mentoring group. This mentoring group pairs Ypsilanti High School students with Cooley Law School students, and its focus is to educate and encourage young women about their worth.


Thomas M. Cooley Law School's Ann Arbor campus recently hosted students from Ypsilanti Public High School as part of the “A Woman’s Worth” mentoring group.

photos courtesy of Cooley Law School


Students from Ypsilanti High School hold up their pledge of excellence as part of a day-long visit to Cooley Law School to participate in “A Woman’s Worth” mentoring program.

Students toured the campus and participated in Professor Alan Gershel’s Criminal Procedure class.

Cooley law student Tamaris Henagan-Sprow gave a motivational speech about believing and achieving as she shared how she conquered the many adversities in her life prior to attending law school. Before leaving Cooley, the students signed a pledge to strive for excellence in their lives.

Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school that offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs at campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and its new campus in Tampa Bay, Fla. Additional information about Cooley can be found at

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