News and Announcements

 

We have some student winners who have been recognized by outside organizations:

 

First, the following students competed and placed at the ACT-SO (Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological & Scientific Olympics:

Patrick Kirwin               gold medal       Playwriting

Kathryn Starnes          silver medal    Playwriting

Riya Ashby                      silver medal    Painting

 

As a gold medal winner, Patrick is eligible to compete at the National Level in San Antonio, TX in July!

 

Riya Ashby was also named the Grand Prize Winner of the Junior Achievement Essay Competition. She will receive a $20,000 scholarship for her entry responding to “Several great entrepreneurs, including Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, dropped out of college before getting their degrees.How important do you think a college education is to your future success?” You can read her essay by clicking on the link below:

www.myja.org/essay/allwinners