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Academic Sweatshirt Scholar Program Honors Student Excellence

What: Academic Sweatshirt Award Ceremony sponsored by FWISD and Lockheed Martin

When: Thursday, December 15, 2016, Reception – 6 p.m.; Ceremony - 7 p.m.

Where: Fort Worth ISD Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center, 5201 C.A. Roberson, Fort Worth

Who: 897 students, Board of Education members, Superintendent Dr. Kent P. Scribner, and Lockheed Martin representatives

Summary: The Fort Worth ISD and Lockheed Martin will award 897 Academic Sweatshirts to deserving students on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Fort Worth ISD’s Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center. A reception gets underway at 6 p.m. with the annual ceremony beginning at 7 p.m.

This program began in 1989 recognizing just 100 students. Since then, FWISD has recognized more than 7,000 students for academic excellence through the Academic Sweatshirt Scholar program.

 The program, now in its 27th year, was created to acknowledge students who complete their sophomore year with a GPA of 3.8 or higher. Students who earn the Academic Sweatshirt Scholar distinction receive a special sweatshirt that features the initials of the student’s school, the academic banner, and the student’s monogram on the sleeve.

 

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