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2 Mason Seniors Graduate From College Prep Program

(Photo: FCCPS Photo/Jeanne Seabridge)

Falls Church City Public Schools identify students whose family have no college experience and beginning in 8th grade enroll them in the Early Identification Program (EIP) through George Mason University. The program aims to produce civically engaged first-generation college-ready students. This year both Katherine Chiari (second from left) and Marjorie Lopez Morillo (right) graduated upon completion of the program. Chiari will attend George Mason University in the fall. She received an EIP partial scholarship for her first year at GMU and acceptance into Mason’s Honors College. Morillo plans to attend Northern Virginia Community College. Moving forward, FCCPS has eight EIP 8th graders inducted into the program: Alban Abalo, Nicolas Braverman, Fabrizzio Gonzalez, Jocelyn Lopez Morillo, Irina Mansuryan, Manas Nair, Natalia Pereddo, and Wendy Sejas.