24 Washington grads — off to Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, UWM and more — to be honored by alumni Wednesday night

$30,000 in scholarships to be awarded at Washington Park Library

MILWAUKEE — Two dozen 2013 graduates of Milwaukee Public Schools’ Washington High School of Information Technology will be honored by the school’s alumni Wednesday night with $1,000 scholarships as they head off to colleges and universities including Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

The Washington Alumni Association will also present $1,000 scholarships to six 2012 scholarship recipients who maintained a 3.0 or better GPA in their first year of college. And two 2012 scholarship recipients — Takeye Hibbler and Dakota Caldwell — are set to address the 2013 grads about what to expect from their first year of college.

Washington High School of IT Principal Tonya Adair and Guidance Counselor Penny Wilson will join alumni to recognize honorees Wednesday, July 24 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Boulevard, Milwaukee 53208. Media are invited and encouraged to attend.