Monthly Archives: November 2016

November 30, 2016

D2 Center Wall of Graduates is Live!

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D2 Center Graduates Wall v2.0 is complete and ready for the next round of grads coming up in December! Director Greg Emmel constructed the frame, installed the letters, and put up the photos; student Tyler laminated and trimmed the photos; and honorary D2 Center employee Betsy Emmel came up with the design. Amazing job, folks!* But the biggest achievement of all is the students up on the wall who earned their high school diplomas! It’s the perfect complement for our Packasso Project mural.

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November 15, 2016

D2 Center at Cradle to Career: 9th Annual State of Education in North Omaha Event

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Youth Academic Navigator (YAN) Curtis Morgan (pictured) and Director Greg Emmel attended the Cradle to Career: 9th Annual State of Education event in North Omaha on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at North High School. The D2 Center had an information table and is one of many partners with the Empowerment Network, who sponsor the event each year along with Omaha Public Schools (OPS) Superintendent Mark Evans and many OPS staff members. Over 200 community members attended the event.

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