W.E.B. DuBois Academy holds Jacket & Tie Ceremony

145 DuBois Academy students were recognized during the ceremony

Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio, Chief Equity Officer John Marshall and several community leaders joined the W.E.B. DuBois Academy family on August  5 to help welcome the new class of young lions during a Tie & Jacket ceremony at the Muhammad Ali Center. 

DuBois students seated during ceremony

In total, 145 DuBois Academy students were recognized during the ceremony. This very special occasion marks the beginning of each young lion’s journey to greatness at the DuBois Academy. Each young man was recognized in front of his peers, family members, teachers, elected officials, and business and community members. This year, the DuBois Academy school moves into its permanent location on East Indian Trail.

The Muhammad Ali Center, Metro United Way, Rajon Rondo Foundation and AMPED sponsored the event. 

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