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Urban Prep 'Signing Day' Celebrates 100% Graduation Rate At All-Black High School

Borrowing from a longstanding sports tradition, Englewood's Urban Prep Academy for Young Men held a signing day today for its 107 seniors -- all of whom have been accepted to college -- substituting academic commitments for athletic ones.

The students, who made headlines in March for their 100 percent acceptance rate, took turns publicly announcing their college of choice, then donning a cap from their future school. The event included remarks by former Bear Chris Zorich, who spoke about his journey through law school and the NFL.

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