Media Advisory: HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS RAISE $5,000 FOR THE SUSAN G. KOMEN FOUNDATION

Media Advisory: HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS RAISE $5,000 FOR THE SUSAN G. KOMEN FOUNDATION

December 3, 2012
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001
WHO:
Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School students and staff
WHAT:
Check presentation to Susan G. Komen
WHEN:
Tuesday, December 4 • 11 a.m.
WHERE:

Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr., High School

12650 Brooke Lane, Upper Marlboro

 

BACKGROUND:
Students, faculty, business and community partners of Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School worked together to raise $5,000 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The school will present the donation in honor of staff members Sharon Weaver and Ruby Christian.  

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Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 209 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.