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Legislation #: 160367 Introduction Date: 5/12/2016
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS, COUNCILMEMBERS HALL, JAMES, JR., CANADY, WAGNER, TAYLOR, SHIELDS, LOAR, JUSTUS, FOWLER, MCMANUS AND REED
Title: Congratulating Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, a school in the Kansas City Public School District, on being recognized by U.S. News _ World Report as the best high school in the state of Missouri.

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5/9/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/12/2016 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 160367

 

Congratulating Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, a school in the Kansas City Public School District, on being recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the best high school in the state of Missouri.

WHEREAS, the U.S. News & World Report’s annual high school ranking evaluates data on over 21,500 public high schools at a state and national level, looking to identify which ones are best at readying students for college and careers; and

 

WHEREAS, Lincoln College Preparatory Academy was ranked as the number 1 high school in the state of Missouri as part of the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s annual high school ranking; and

 

WHEREAS, Lincoln College Preparatory Academy was ranked as the number 1 high school in the state of Missouri as part of the 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s annual high school ranking; and

 

WHEREAS, Lincoln College Preparatory Academy is recognized as the 25th ranked magnet high school in the United States as part of the same annual ranking; and

 

WHEREAS, Lincoln College Preparatory Academy is recognized as the 99th ranked high school in the United States as part of the same annual ranking; and

 

WHEREAS, in addition to the U.S. News & World Report high school rankings, Lincoln College Preparatory Academy was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education; and

 

WHEREAS; under the category of Exemplary High Performing Schools, the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes Lincoln College Preparatory Academy as an outstanding public school; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the students, families, and faculty of Lincoln College Preparatory Academy on being recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the best high school in Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Joseph Hesman on behalf of the entire Lincoln College Preparatory Academy community with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the outstanding academic achievement which is the result of the hard work of the school community at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy.

 

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