News 12 Bronx returned to our College March at Validus Preparatory Academy in the South Bronx. Student Greicy Wong remarked “All the work I’ve put into these four years are finally paying off.”
The Staten Island Advance returned to Gaynor McCown’s College March, which hosted several VIPs including Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, Ed Montesduoca of Capital One Bank, and NYC Outward Bound Schools board member Jonathan Miller, who is the husband of the late Gaynor McCown.
US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sent a video address to students from across our network, commending them for their participation in our annual College March.
CBS New York visited our James Baldwin School and our Kurt Hahn School for the College March. One Hahn student called the March “a step into adulthood.”
Education Week picked up this Associated Press story on the College March. The AP article was also picked up by Fox New York, CBS New York and Newsday.
Actress Gabrielle Union praised our College March on the Los Angeles-based hit radio show Big Boy, as well as the deep involvement and support for the March by our partner Capital One Bank. Union has appeared in leading roles opposite Will Smith, Jamie Foxx and Marin Lawrence, and is well known for roles in many movies including Bring It On and Think Like a Man. She is a graduate of UCLA.
Harlem World Magazine published several photos from WHEELS’ College March in Washington Heights, including shots of employee volunteers and executives from our longtime March partner Capital One Bank. The College March originated at WHEELS.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle returned to our College March, this time at our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies. Both their print and video stories cover the March in great detail.
Manhattan Times visited our College March at WHEELS, which is where the March originated. It’s the third time the publication has covered the March and the generous support of our College March partner Capital One Bank.
For the third in a row, NY1 visited our College March at the Gaynor McCown School in New Springville, Staten Island. The outlet interviewed the school’s valedictorian and salutatorian, who celebrated the March for its ability to bring “everyone together to accomplish one goal.”