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...