Brianna Makumbi told her fellow Pomona High School graduated not to forget that they are powerful, their voice can be heard and that their journey isn't over. She told them that they can change the world and give it a new definition.
Makumbi was one of over 300 Pomona seniors to graduate May 18 at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield. At the graduation ceremony, Principal Andy Geise recognized class Valedictorian Jaeda Roberts, who will be attending the University of Chicago next year to study molecular engineering with $297,000 in scholarships. He also recognized Salutatorians, Quincy Smith and Haley Huser, who have earned $95,000 and $28,500 in scholarship dollars.
As a senior class, Pomona graduates have earned over $3 million in scholarships.