School History

OUR SCHOOL LEGACY

DR. RICHARD R. WRIGHT, SR.  May 16, 1855 – July 2, 1947

·      African American Military Officer

·      Educator

·      College President

·      Politician

·      Civil Rights Advocate

·      Banking Entrepreneur

·      Founder of a High School, a College and a Bank

·      Founded the National Freedom Day Association

·      Received Doctorate from University of Pennsylvania – first father/daughter doctoral recipients