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Legislation #: 140993 Introduction Date: 12/4/2014
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS REED, CURLS, SHARP, JAMES, JR., MARCASON, WAGNER, FORD, TAYLOR, BROOKS AND DAVIS
Title: Congratulating the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy upon receiving the U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School Award.

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12/1/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/4/2014 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 140993

 

Congratulating the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy upon receiving the U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School Award.

 

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Education announced September 30, 2014, that Lincoln College Preparatory Academy, a school in the Kansas City Public School District, was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School in recognition of its outstanding academic achievement; and

 

WHEREAS, earlier this year, Lincoln College Prep was named a State of Missouri 2014 Gold Star School, thus allowing it to be nominated for the National Blue Ribbon Award; and

 

WHEREAS, the National Blue Ribbon School recognition program is designated to identify schools that are performing at a high level academically or making exceptional progress; and

 

WHEREAS, Lincoln College Prep is the only secondary school in the state of Missouri that received the Gold Star designation this year; and

 

WHEREAS, Lincoln College Prep was one of only 337 schools, and 48 secondary schools to receive the National Blue Ribbon designation this year; and

 

WHEREAS, in addition to the National Blue Ribbon School recognition, Lincoln College Preparatory Academy was selected by the U.S. News and World Report as one of the top eleven public high schools in Missouri and one of the top 1,167 public high schools in the nation; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy upon receiving the U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School Award.; 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 the Kansas City Public School System District with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for its outstanding academic achievement.

 

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