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Last modified: 12/3/2012 4:14:07 PM
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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About PGCPS: Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is one on the nation’s 25 largest school districts, with 208 schools and centers, more than 127,000 students, and nearly 22,800 employees. With an annual budget of $1.79 billion, the district serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban, and rural communities. PGCPS offers a wide variety of innovative academic programs, including language immersion, high school career academies, and dual enrollment. Its location just outside of Washington, D.C. enables the district to partner with higher education and local and national agencies and businesses to provide unique learning opportunities for students.