Wednesday, May 3, 2017

ALLPS: 2017 Senior Celebration

Posted By on Wed, May 3, 2017 at 8:32 PM

Graduation Day has come for students at the Agee Lierly Life Preparation Services campus (ALLPS). And so, on May 5, at 10:30am, there will be a celebration honoring the students.

After the graduation ceremony there will be food and, fun for everyone and, for the first time, an art show featuring the work of talented artists.

There will also be a chance to visit the school’s garden. If you have a chance on Friday, show your support not only for the school and the good work they do, but also for the students who are graduating this year.

For more information about the school:


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