Prince George's Co. School Honored With Best High School Award

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    A Prince George’s County school was honored at the 2014 Steve Harvey Neighborhood Awards ceremony.

    Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr., High School received the best high school award during a program on Saturday night. The school was nominated for creating a culture where students are prepared to graduate college and be ready to start a career.

    Instructional director Carletta Marrow and assistant principal William Blake accepted the award.

    The school is located in Upper Marlboro, Md., and opened its doors in 2006. It was named after the first African-American physician in the count to be admitted to practice at Prince George’s Hospital.

    Dr. Wise also help found youth programs and served in the Armed Forces as a Tuskegee airman, earning a Purple Heart and several other awards.