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Walter Payton College Prep wins award

October 12, 2010 3:24:57 PM PDT
Walter Payton College Prep brought home the top award at the Intel Schools of Distinction contest in Washington, D.C.

The Star Innovator Award is presented to the school that best exemplifies innovative math and/or science programs.

"This is an example of a very diverse school a school that stands out in academic achievements and raising the bar continually. It's an innovator it's an example of other schools can follow here in the city of Chicago," said Mayor Daley.

In recognition of its efforts, Walter Payton College Prep was awarded several grants totaling about $175,000.


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