Following last week’s visit to Worcester Technical High School (Worcester, MA), a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, President Obama has announced that he will give the commencement address at the school June 11. Watch local news coverage of the announcement.
Highlights from Secretary Duncan’s visit
During his visit to the school March 12, Secretary Duncan called Worcester Tech as a “world class” school. With a full range of academic and vocational programs, Worcester Tech operates a local bank, beauty salon, auto repair shop, and veterinary clinic for local residents. The Secretary toured the school and took part in a town hall style meeting with students and visiting dignitaries.