Approximately  30 volunteers – including Rachelle Jones, Deloris Person, Ryan Rivera and Evan Valentine of Hartman Simons – showed up at Westlake High School this past Wednesday evening to help 60 seniors prepare to apply for college.

Volunteers helped the students in a variety of ways, from reviewing essays for
grammar and spelling errors to answering general career questions and helping the seniors polish their interviewing skills. A total of 70 applications were completed. Also, eight book scholarships, including one provided by Hartman Simons, were awarded at the conclusion of the evening.

College Night, as the evening was called, was organized by the Atlanta
Association of Legal Administrators
(AALA), for which Jones serves as the chair of community relations. Grant Rivera, brother of Ryan, is the principal of Westlake.

At Hartman Simons, we are big believers in giving back to
the community and getting the chance to help these wonderful seniors was an immensely rewarding experience. Please enjoy the four event photos below:

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(Above: Hartman Simons attorney Ryan Rivera helps Westlake High School seniors prepare their college applications.)

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(Above: Westlake High School principal Grant Rivera and Rachelle Jones of Hartman Simons conclude College Night by announcing the winners of eight book scholarships.)

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(Above: Volunteers helped Westlake seniors in a variety of ways, from polishing application essays to improving their interview skills.)

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(Above: overall, approximately 60 Westlake seniors attended College Night.)