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Chancellor Kaya Henderson honors top D.C. graduates, hopes to start tradition

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Chancellor Kaya Henderson honors top D.C. graduates, hopes to start tradition

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson hosted dozens of the city’s top graduating seniors at a luncheon Tuesday, inaugurating what she hopes will become an annual tradition of honoring outstanding students as they head off to college.

“There are a lot of people who don’t think that great things come out of DCPS,” Henderson told the teens, who lunched at a Verizon Center restaurant overlooking the arena. “We expect that you will prove to the world that the public school system in the nation’s capital turns out some of the most amazing people in the world.”

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