On Wednesday, March 15, students from LEARN 8 Middle School were honored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.’s Midwestern Region (Alpha Mi and Mu Mu Lambda Chapters). Brothers from Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity for African-American men, read poems to students and emphasized the importance of reading and becoming educated citizens. The frat brothers also donated a reading bench and hundreds of books to LEARN 8 Middle School.
Click the video below to watch a recap of the event.
LEARN Charter School Network is a network of K-8, tuition-free, public charter schools. LEARN has 10 schools and serves nearly 4,200 scholars in Chicago, North Chicago, and Waukegan. The mission of LEARN is to provide children with the academic foundation and ambition to earn a college degree. For more information, please visit www.learncharter.org.