Special Mentions

*We are so proud!* (if you have great news email dypac@dypac.com and let us know! The rules are:
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Amber Addair graduated in the top 20 of her class from Gabriel Richard Catholic. She will be attending Madonna University with a direct admission into the nursing program. She will be attending with a full scholarship. She was also awarded the Josephine Pisarcik Nursing Scholarship, The Jim Duffy Memorial Scholarship and the Dr. and Mrs.George Danz Medical Scholarship. She will also be a member of the Madonna University Dance Crew.

Abigail Socull is graduating from Riverview High School top ten, Highest Honors, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa. 4.06 GPA with 24 college credits. She will be attending U of M Dearborn in the field of Psychology. Way to go, Abby!

Brendan Scherer is graduating from Grosse Ile High School as a salutatorian. He was accepted in the engineering school at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received The Ken Hartwell scholarship from Michigan’s Downriver Alumni Association, as well Michigans Regents Merit Scholarship and the Golden Rule Scholarship! He has worked DYPAC Summer Program for 4 years- we are very proud of him!

Chayton Fivecoat is graduating 3rd in his class from Wyandotte’s Roosevelt High School (Also, the Alma Mater of one of his mentor’s- Dr J!). He has been accepted into the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) Honor’s College. He will be majoring in Biochemistry while on the premed track with the goal of one day becoming a cardio-thoracic surgeon. An outstanding young man!

So much excitement for ALL of the 2017 grads! Let us know your honors and we are happy to post!

Aiyanna Fivecoat was recognized by the RHS Drama Department as the “Freshman Rising Star” after her first performance in musical there as Andrea in Once on this Island. She has also has been awarded membership in the Main Street Opera Theatre’s Children Chorus.

Congratulations to all of our 2017 Graduates! It has been such a pleasure to know you and watch you grow! Watch out, world!

Parker Watson was interviewed by Disney Magazine about his costume creations! He also received a back stage tour during the Broadway tour of Elf in Detroit!

Sam Ramirez was hired as the Drama Teacher at Roosevelt High School!
Not too long ago he graduated from Roosevelt! Those are some lucky students we think!

Jeanette Palmer and Cree Carrico live in NYC and pursue their love of theatre and performance! So proud of their dedication!

Tamara Walter lives nearby and is a vocal couch, performer, and Director- not to mention she is in a band! Art is part of her life!

Rina Belanger is creator of The Vintage Market! Again, art continues to permeate life!

Other Alumni… have someone share your news! Whatever field you are working in… we are proud of you!

Congratulations to Mia Martin who will be performing with the Detroit Opera House Youth Choir!

Congratulations to all of our graduation seniors. It has been our sincere pleasure to watch you grow! We are so very proud of you and are so excited to share your exciting acceptance to Universities across the nation! We are so anxious to see where your talents and skills take you! And, to watch your kindness to others grow!

We love to engage our young people in service projects as they learn to show kindness and compassion!