NewsMorris Brown College Accepts All Seniors At Atlanta High School

Morris Brown College Accepts All Seniors At Atlanta High School

The school will allow all seniors at Mays High to attend class next year if they meet enrollment requirements.

Morris Brown College is gifting the senior class at Mays High School in Atlanta with acceptances. The HBCU has formally accepted the graduating class into its upcoming freshman cohort.

Fox 5 reports that the seniors learned about their acceptance during the school’s Spirit Day on April 19. Morris Brown’s President Kevin James told the excited students that they can attend next fall if they meet enrollment requirements. James spoke to reporters about why he wanted to embark on the initiative for the community and Morris Brown’s betterment.

“I really want to let all the parents know that we are an institution that is of quality that they now have full access to come to. And not only that but [they] have access to federal financial aid,” explained James.

As for Mays High School, its namesake is also a part of HBCU history. The institution honors Benjamin E. Mays, who was president of Morehouse College for over 25 years. He was also the first Black president of the Atlanta Board of Education.

Source: Black Enterprise

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