|From: News and Views |
City Beat |
Sunday, May 26, 2002
Blue Ribbon Honors
ie a blue
ribbon on this Bronx high school.
U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige has listed Hostos Lincoln
Academy of Science as a 2001-2002 Blue Ribbon School, one of seven in
the state and 172 nationally.
The Blue Ribbon program, now in its 19th year, honors excellence in
leadership, teaching, curriculum, student achievement and parental
Rep. Jose Serrano (D-South Bronx) praised the accomplishments of
the lower Grand Concourse school and its students, saying, "The
consistently excellent performance of Hostos Lincoln Academy students
proves that you can come from a household where English is not the
first language, come from a single-parent household or qualify for
public assistance and still accomplish as much as others who may have
been given more opportunities."
"These students have repeatedly defied the odds and shown that just
because you may be poor, it does not mean that you cannot achieve," he
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