OAKLAND, Calif., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oakland Military Institute (OMI), a free college prep charter school, announces several members of its senior class have received college acceptances. The school provides a structured and rigorous academic college preparatory program for Bay Area boys and girls in grades six through twelve. Seventy-five percent of OMI’s graduating class attends four-year colleges and universities.

“We are proud of our students’ achievements,” says Dr. Mark P. Ryan, Superintendent at Oakland Military Institute. “OMI teachers and staff are committed to developing students’ academic skills and talents to help them be college-ready.”

Some cadets are still waiting to hear from colleges. They have until May 1, 2009 to choose the college they will attend.

Acceptances are as follows:

* CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITIES

California Polytechnic State University:
Norman Cheung, Kathy Tran

California State University Bakersfield:
Nicole Belcher-Barker

California State University Chico:
Kathy Tran

California State University East Bay:
Nicole Belcher-Barker, Jessie Bowman-Shorter, Harold Cajucom, Juan Mendoza, Zulma Castillo, Norman Cheung, Gloria Ching, Danny Chor, Ivone Gutierrez, Juan Hernandez, Matthew Huang, Janelle Lawrence, Jessica Lee, Miriam Navarro, Davis Nguyen, Hoang-Lan Nguyen, Andrea Nodal, Jazmin Osorio, Beverly Perez-Cabrera, Wendy Sanchez, Karla Silva, Jasmine Thomas, Kathy Tran

California State University Fullerton:
Hoang-Lan Nguyen

Channel Islands State University:
Kathy Tran

Humboldt State University:
Juan Hernandez, Jessica Lee, Davis Nguyen

Long Beach State University:
Baisy Beltran, Matthew Huang

Sacramento State University:
Jessica Lee

San Diego State University:
Norman Cheung, Matthew Huang

San Francisco State University:
Baisy Beltran, Harold Cajucom, Norman Cheung, Danny Chor, Ivone Gutierrez, Jessica Lee, Miriam Navarro, Davis Nguyen, Andrea Nodal, Beverly Perez-Cabrera, Wendy Sanchez, Karla Silva,

San Jose State University:
Baisy Beltran, Harold Cajucom, Danny Chor, Ivone Gutierrez, Miriam Navarro, Davis Nguyen, Beverly Perez-Cabrera, Wendy Sanchez

Sonoma State University:
Miriam Navarro, Wendy Sanchez

* UNIVERSITIES OF CALIFORINA

University California Merced:
Ivone Gutierrez
Andrea Nodal
Hoang-Lan Nguyen
Beverly Perez
Wendy Sanchez

University of California Riverside:
Andrea Nodal

University of California Irvine:
Norman Cheung
Gloria Ching
Matthew Huang
Hoang-Lan Nguyen

University of California Santa Barbara:
Baisy Beltran
Ivone Gutierrez

University of California Santa Cruz:
Ivone Gutierrez
Hoang-Lan Nguyen
Kathy Tran
Wendy Sanchez

University of California Davis:
Baisy Beltran
Norman Cheung
Gloria Ching
Ivone Gutierrez
Matthew Huang
Hoang-Lan Nguyen
Kathy Tran

University of California Los Angeles:
Julie Choi
Gloria Ching
Kathy Tran

* PRIVATE COLLEGES

Mills College:
Baisy Beltran

Oklahoma City University:
Beverly Perez-Cabrera

Saint Mary’s College of California:
Hoang-Lan Nguyen

Stillman College:
Jasmine Thomas
Janelle Lawrence

Tuskegee:
Janelle Lawrence

University of San Francisco:
Baisy Beltran
Hoang-Lan Nguyen

University of Southern California:
Kathy Tran

* COMMUNITY COLLEGES

American River College:
Jarel Jacobs

Peralta Community Colleges:
Joshua Buitrago
Trawana Grant
Bernard Polk
Anthony Gains

About Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy

The Oakland Military Institute is a free college prep charter school. The school prides itself on developing students into leaders, scholars, critical thinkers and citizens. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2009-2010 school year.

More information: www.omiacademy.org.

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