Virtual Graduation 2021
ACS hosted a Virtual Graduation Ceremony on May 21, 2021 to celebrate the graduation of our incredible ACS Student Leaders, to show our graduating ACS leaders our love and appreciation, to provide them with some inspiration as they enter the legal profession, and to celebrate their accomplishments. ACS is truly honored that these graduating students chose to make ACS a part of their law school experience. You can watch recordings of the graduation speakers and student chapter awards presentation below.
Attorney Jarrett Adams, introduced by Vjolca Saliu (Chicago-Kent '21), delivers commencement remarks to the ACS Class of 2021.
Cecile Richards, introduced by Francesco Arreaga (UC Berkeley '21), delivers commencement remarks to the ACS Class of 2021.
Hon. Luis Felipe Restrepo, introduced by Kevin Witenoff (Vanderbilt '21), delivers commencement remarks to the ACS Class of 2021.
Kristine Cruz (ACS Dallas-Ft. Worth Chapter Co-Chair) delivers commencement remarks to the ACS Class of 2021.
ACS Executive Vice President Zinelle October presents the Class of 2021 Student Chapter Awards.
Student Chapter Awards
Rising Chapter of the Year - University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Programming Awards - Boston College Law School, Columbia Law School, Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, Notre Dame Law School, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, Stanford Law School, The University of Texas School of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law, University at Buffalo School of Law, University of Chicago Law School ,University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, William & Mary Law School, Yale Law School
Reproductive Rights and Justice Award - Boston College Law School
Chapter of the Year - University of Chicago Law School
David Adeleye ('21 Indiana University Maurer, ACS Board Member) addresses the Class of 2021.
ACS Board Chair Peter Karanjia delivers closing remarks to the ACS Class of 2021.
Welcome Remarks by Russ Feingold, ACS President (Introduced by Meghan Paulas)
Remarks by Jarrett Adams (Introduced by Vjolca Saliu - Chicago-Kent '21)
Remarks by Cecile Richards (Introduced by Francesco Arreaga - UC Berkeley '21)
Remarks by Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo (Introduced by Kevin Witenoff - Vanderbilt '21)
Announcement of 2021 Graduates
Remarks by Kristine Cruz, Co-Chair of the Dallas Ft. Worth Lawyer Chapter
Presentation of ACS 2021 Student Chapter Awards by Zinelle October, ACS Executive Vice President
Remarks by David Adeleye, ACS Student Board Member
Closing Remarks by Peter Karanjia, ACS Chair of Board of Directors