For the fourth year in a row, more than 110 students from the Academy of Finance at the School of Business, San Diego High Educational Complex, dressed in costumes, wore pink to show support, and cheered on the walkers in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for Breast Cancer.
year was extra special for the students because one of their own Academy
of Finance alumni from the class of 2011 participated as a walker. He
had cheered on walkers back in 2010 with the Academy of Finance
The Academy of Finance students participate in community
service activities throughout the school year as a whole group, grades
10-12, to learn the importance of giving back to the community. This
event is always one of the students’ favorites because they can directly
see the effect they have on the walkers as they cheer them on.
Academy of Finance is a California Partnership Academy funded by a
grant from the California Department of Education. California
Partnership Academies are three-year program in grades 10-12 structured
as a school-within-a-school. Academies incorporate integrated academic
and career technical education, business partnerships, mentoring, and