The National Guide Right Committee declares the month of May to hold an annual National Kappa League College Signing Day event.
A program of the Diamonds In the Rough College Achievement and Scholarship Initiative, this month long occasion aims to showcase the national achievements of Kappa Leaguers whom are mostly young men of color from underserved communities by celebrating their acceptances to post-secondary institutions.
These national events also serve as an inspiration to all youth, educational and community based organizations working towards the effort of closing the achievement gap.
The main purpose of this event is to celebrate the academic excellence, achievements and future aspirations of our seniors that are taking the next step in their academic future.
On Saturday, May 1, 2016, the Arlington-Grand Prairie Guide Right Foundation held its’ 2nd Annual “National College Signing Day” at the Sheraton Hotel in Arlington, Texas. In attendance were the Brothers of Arlington-Grand Prairie Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity Inc., members of the Arlington-
Grand Prairie Guide Right Foundation, family, and friends.
The Arlington-Grand Prairie Guide Right Foundation Chairman, Mr. Draon Glenn introduce the 10 seniors to the audience and proceeded with the National Signing Day Program. Each senior announced their college and major while receiving their college hat. After the announcement, the seniors signed letters of intent which outlined their commitment to achievement, being a leader and continued effort to be Men of Excellence.
The Arlington-Grand Prairie Guide Right Foundation had the following young men in its National Signing Day Program in which the seniors signed a letter of intent to attending the following colleges/universities:
University of Texas @ Arlington
Texas Wesleyan University
University of North Texas
Prairie View A&M University
Texas Southern University
Texas State University
Texas State Unviersity