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WMST PCHS welcomes First Lady Michelle Obama as Graduation Speaker


WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 8, 2009) – Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter School (WMST PCHS), a leading public charter school serving the nation’s capital, announced today that First Lady Michelle Obama will speak at the 2009 WMST PCHS Graduation on June 3 at 10 a.m.

The two-hour ceremony will take place at Cramton Auditorium at Howard University in Washington, D.C. when 95 WMST PCHS seniors will receive their high school diplomas. In the weeks leading up to the ceremony, the students have been anxiously awaiting news about their acceptance at outstanding colleges and universities.

“President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are very supportive of public charter schools as key components to educational reform and making our next generation more competitive in the global marketplace,” said Mark Holbrook, head of school of WMST PCHS. “We are honored that the First Lady will speak at our graduation, and we appreciate her interest in our school and our students’ educational accomplishments.”

ABOUT WMST PCHS: Founded in 1998, Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School is a charter school open to District of Columbia residents that focuses on mathematics, science and technology and preparing graduates for successful preparation for the rigors of college. Please find more information at our website at www.wmstdc.org or call 202-636-8011.