Summer Jobs students checking in before the event starts.
Ayisha Stewart (US Bankruptcy Court) & Nubian Gamble ( Suffolk University Law School) check out the program books.
Summer Jobs students Stephane Alexandre (Prince Lobel Tye), Vicky Liao (Cooley), Rixy Fernandez (Holland & Knight), Nubian Gamble (Suffolk University Law School) post on Holland & Knight's outdoor patio.
BBA Public Service Manager Sonia Shah welcomes the crowd to Holland and Knight
Stephane Alexandre (Prince Lobel Tye) starts off the graduation by sharing some of her experiences this summer.
A great turnout in a beautiful conference space. Many thanks to Holland & Knight for holding the event.
Outgoing BBA President Lisa Goodheart discusses the importance of the summer jobs program and how important it is to have young people interested in a legal career.
Raymond Cen talks about his life changing summer as an intern for Nixon Peabody.
Students were encourages to bring their families and friends.
Steven Wright, Executive Partner at Holland & Knight's Boston office, was the events keynote speaker.
"Find your own voice, work hard, pursue your dreams and have some fun along the way," said keynote speaker Steven Wright (Holland & Knight)
Summer Jobs students are now part of the family of the law profession
BBA Public Service Manager Sonia Shah and BBA Public Service Programs Coordinator Stephanie Lee had the students come up one by one to receive their diploma from Holland & Knight's Steven Wright. The 2012 Summer Jobs Graduates are:
Stephane Alexandre (Prince Lobel Tye)
Sara Piralta (Volunteer Lawyers Project)
Brian Averill (Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele)
Amanda Banks (MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services)
Raymond Cen (Nixon Peabody)
Ashley Dixon ( Donnelly, Conroy & Gelhaar)
The students wait patiently for their name to be called.
Wousthanya Dumornay (Edwards Wildman Palmer)
Gael Eliacin (Shaevel & Krems)
Sam Faisal (Boston Bar Association)
Oloruntobi Fashemi (Morrison & Mahoney)
Rixy Fernandez (Holland & Knight)
Nubian Gamble (Suffolk University Law School)
Aubrey Griffin (Foley Hoag)
Renecia Gunter (Committee for Public Counsel Services)
Alexandra Kennelly (Hemenway & Barnes)
Kyle Kumasaka (Boston Bar Association)
Vicky Liao (Cooley)
Derek Lindesay (Ropes & Gray)
Brandon Mendez (Todd & Weld)
Carolina Mendez (Collora)
Myntah Morris, (Burns & Levinson)
Tatenda Mudeke (Proskauer Rose)
Venise Murphy (Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers)
Lisa Nguyen (Hinckley, Allen & Snyder)
Seth Philistin (Shilepsky Hartley Robb Casey Michon)
Allysha Pierre ( Massachusetts Law Reform Insitute)
Gassendy Pierre (Suffolk Country District Attorney's Office)
Stephan Pierre (Committee for Public Counsel Services)
Avery Riggs (Edwards Wildman Palmer)
Ayisha Stewart (US Bankruptcy Court)
Medhanit Tadesse (DLA Piper)
Kharlita Walker (Anderson & Kreiger)
Cindy Yu (Choate Hall & Stewart)
Kevin Zhu (Sherin & Lodgen)
Incoming BBA President J.D. Smeallie closes the event by saying: "I hope the next time I see some of you, you walk in this door as attorneys"
A great spread (thanks to Holland & Knight) was waiting for the students and their parents.
Guests had a chance to mingle and share summer experiences.
Students like Aubrey Griffin (Foley Hoag) and her mother had a chance to chat with Steven Wright after the event.
Lisa Goodheart shares so positive congratulates Aubrey Griffin (Foley Hoag) on her success this summer.
Gael Eliacin (Shaevel & Krems) shows off his diploma to Shavel & Krems employees.
Wousthanya Dumornay and Avery Riggs, (Edwards Wildman Palmer) with Managing Partner of Edward's Boston office, Gerald Hendrick.
BBA Summer Jobs Intern Kyle Kumasaka with Steven Wright (Holland & Knight), Sonia Shah and Stephanie Lee (BBA)
Matthew Collery and Stephanie Lee of with BBA with BBA intern Sam Faisal.
Public Service Program Coordinator Stephanie Lee with students Raymond Cen (Nixon Peabody) and Brian Averill (Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele)
Brian Averill (Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele), Roseyls Esteves (Boston PIC), Kyle Kumasaka (Boston Bar Association)
Allysha Pierre (MLRI) takes a photo with her family.
BBA Executive Director Richard Page, BBA Public Service Manager Sonia Shar and BBA Public Service Programs Coordinator Stephanie Lee with BBA interns Sam Faisal and Kyle Kumasaka
Nubian Gamble (Suffolk University Law School) enjoys refreshments with her family members.