Rictor Craig Of North Star College Preparatory Academy For Boys To Speak At Hawkinsville Church Tonight

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Hawkinsville Church, 7463 Pinewood Dr. in Chattanooga, will host guest speaker Rictor Craig, founding director of instruction and principal of North Star College Preparatory Academy for Boys in Washingon, DC, tonight at 6 p.m. 

"We will be a school community where all stakeholders can come to see boys of color being educated at high levels. Our boys will debunk all stereotypes," officials said.

Northstar Academy was recently featured on the Steve Harvey show.



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