American Graduate Champion: Kenny Irby
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In 2008 Pinellas County, Florida had one of the highest drop-out rates for African-American males in the country. As a means of addressing the issue, Kenny Irby with assistance from The Poynter Institute and the Tampa Bay Rays Foundation created The Write Field, a dynamic monthly mentoring program designed to improve the academic performance and life skills of selected middle school boys.
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