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Baltimore celebrates college bound students with first-ever Signing Day

Baltimore celebrates college bound students with first-ever Signing Day

Students from across the city stepped out of yellow buses Friday morning and poured into Royal Farms Arena. Drummers and lines of volunteers greeted them with high-fives and cheers as they made their way to Baltimore’s first-ever College Signing Day event.

As the students walked into the arena — many wearing T-shirts emblazoned with the logos of their future universities — some thrust their hands in the air or recorded their grand entrance on their cellphones.

For these college-bound seniors, Friday was about celebrating their own accomplishments and those of their peers.

“We’re here as each other’s cheerleaders,” said Carver Vocational Technical High School senior...

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