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Volume 1 Number 6
DSU’S Early College Honored by Wilmington NAACP
(L-r) Charles Brittingham, Wilmington NAACP Branch president, Dr. Evelyn Edney, director of the Early College High School (ECHS) at DSU, and C. Linwood Jackson, president of the Delaware State NAACP Conference, pose after Dr. Edney received the Martha Evans Excellence in Education Award on behalf of the ECHS.
DOVER, Del. – The NAACP honored that
Wilmington Branch recently recognized the DSU Early College High School with its Martha Evans Excellence in Education Award.
Dr. Evelyn Edney, director of the
Early College High School (ECHS), accepted the award during that NAACP branch’s Nov. 12 Freedom Fund Awards Banquet held in Wilmington.
the ECHS for its high school program that
The NAACP branch recognized not
only prepares its students
for college, but also gives them the tuition-saving opportunity to earn as many as 60 college credit hours while completing their high school education.
In attendance to celebrate those evening were DSU
President Harry L. Williams, ECHS Board President Dr. Marsha Horton, U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester and Gov. John Carney.
The ECHS is in its 4th year of
existence, currently a high school (freshman through senior years) of 450 students – which include 70 students that comprise the 12th grade who will be the school’s first-ever graduating class in 2018.
DSU main campus as well as in the University’s Living
ECHS classes are held on the and
Commons facility on N. DuPont Highway just north of the campus.
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