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Mayor Bowser to Host Second Annual Reach Higher: DC College Signing Day

Thursday, April 28, 2016

(Washington, DC) – Tomorrow, Mayor Muriel Bowser, along with US Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. and Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles will host the second annual Reach Higher: District of Columbia College Signing Day to celebrate more than 1,500 college-bound high school seniors. The Reach Higher Initiative is part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s commitment to inspire every student across the country to pursue and complete their education past high school, which can include community colleges, training programs, or four-year colleges or universities.


Friday, April 29, 2016

Doors open at 8:30 am Program starts at 9:30 am Remarks expected to begin at 10 am.


Mayor Muriel Bowser
US Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr.
Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles
State Superintendent of Education Hanseul Kang
George Washington University President Steven Knapp


George Washington University - Charles E. Smith Center
600 22nd Street, NW
*Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]