More than 600 CMSD supporters packed the ballroom at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel on Friday, raising money for Army of Believers scholarships and honoring this year’s 19 recipients.
Many new students at Cleveland School of the Arts already have one performance under their belts, and classes haven't even started yet.
Another 81 graduates joined CMSD's Class of 2018 on Wednesday night, perhaps a little later than their peers but with a keen sense of determination sharpened through perseverance.
The Cleveland Police Foundation spent the summer helping CMSD students explore careers in public safety.
The Distinguished Gentlemen of Spoken Word recite poetry at the opening of the National Family and Community Engagement Conference.