45 KIPP juniors plan to earn college ...

45 KIPP juniors plan to earn college degrees at their graduation

Thursday Oct 11 Read more: NOLA.com

The community of scholars talented enough to enroll into college before age 18 includes notable names such as W.E.B. Du Bois and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On Tuesday , that same recognition was bestowed upon 45 high school juniors in New Orleans. Relatives and teachers filled a room at the Frederick Douglass school building in the Ninth Ward Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the inaugural class of the Bard Early College Academy at KIPP Renaissance.

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