The FBI will host the Junior
Special Agent graduation ceremony on June 6, 2002, at
10:00 a.m. This special event will take place in the courtyard
of the J. Edgar Hoover F.B.I. Building, 935 Pennsylvania
Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
This is the FBI's ninth
annual Junior Special Agents graduation ceremony. Last
year's graduation was a tremendous success and a memorable
occasion, due to the efforts of many FBI employees.
Approximately 280 students
will participate in this ceremony. In holding the graduation
ceremony at FBIHQ, it will give the Junior Special Agents
an event that they will never forget, in addition to inspiring
more FBI employees to get involved in this worthwhile
Our Junior Special Agent
Program offers incentives for students to improve their
attendance, academic achievement, and behavior through
examples of role models emphasizing an anti-drug and anti-violence
message. FBI volunteers help students to understand, appreciate,
and develop a positive perspective of the FBI and law
enforcement in general. The program consists of a variety
of classroom activities, physical fitness, presentations
by guest speakers, field trips, and mentoring/tutoring
programs for students needing additional guidance in routine
academic areas throughout the school year.
Director Robert S. Mueller,
III will conduct the official swearing-in ceremony.