United Way’s Graduation Campaign Attracts Enthusiasm and Checks

Several youngsters armed with cards rehearse thanking Rick and Cyndie Fox along with Shell Alaska for their $250,000 contributions

Yesterday the United Way of Anchorage announced a new initiative combining community energy with educational expertise to boost the Anchorage School District’s three year graduation rate by 20 percent. Michele Brown, CEO and President of United Way of Anchorage, began by saying recent efforts to keep young people in school had enjoyed some success.

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