Entire Fourth Grade Class Promised College Tuition, Graduates

Entire Fourth Grade Class Promised College Tuition, Graduates

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graduation-cap.jpgA nine-year journey ended Tuesday for about 50 high school students who, as fourth-graders at Wallace Elementary, were promised college scholarships if they completed high school. 

I Have a Dream, a nationwide nonprofit organization that helps students pay for college, guaranteed tuition assistance to the entire fourth-grade class at Wallace Elementary in 2000 if they graduated from high school.

For Kelso High School senior Katrina Hobbs, the I Have A Dream program and its volunteer mentors helped her become the first high school graduate in her family.

(Continue reading at the Seattle Times)

Thanks to Sandy H. for submitting the link! 

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