'Rising to Excellence' hopes to encourage Allentown college students

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – A program within the Lehigh Valley needs to assist college students within the Allentown Faculty District try for one of the best.

“Rising to Excellence” hosted an occasion at Hays Elementary Faculty in Allentown Sunday afternoon.

This system needs to be the hyperlink between the varsity district and the group.

Its objective is to assist encourage college students to maintain on striving to obtain an schooling.

“Allentown is an underfunded college district, and youngsters haven’t got entry to the identical assets that you simply’d discover at a lot of different college districts across the commonwealth,” mentioned Allentown Mayor Matt Tuerk. “So, our youngsters must work tougher, and…they work arduous despite their circumstances and so they decide to studying and their educations and we wish to acknowledge youngsters of all ranges that do effectively.”

“Rising to Excellence” plans to develop to different college districts all through the Lehigh Valley.

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