Secretary King to Give Remarks at the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholars

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U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will deliver remarks at the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholars weekend at 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday, July 29, at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia.

King will speak to about 350 new scholarship recipients and encourage them to strive for success in the future, as well as praise them as the nation’s next generation of leaders. He will also briefly outline the educational landscape into which the scholars are entering.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. The foundation supports exceptional students from elementary to graduate school through scholarships, grants, direct service, and knowledge creation and dissemination.