Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Proviso Math and Science Academy Receives Record Applicants and Accepts Record Class!!!
The Proviso Math and Science Academy received a record number of applicants for the 2009-2010 freshman class. According to Principal Ed Moyer, the school received of 550 applications, and on Monday, February 23, 2009, the school sent out a record 230 invitations to prospective freshmen. The Proviso Math and Science Academy will graduate it's first Senior class in May 2009, and 100% of those Seniors are going on to college and 100% have received scholarships. To date, PMSA students have received over $1 million dollars in scholarships. According to the Illinois State Board of Education, PMSA ranks 34th out of 50 Illinois High Schools in the Chicagoland area, and 40th out of 641 schools across the entire state. PMSA was the result of hard work by Board President Emanuel "Chris" Welch, Board Vice President Daniel J. Adams, Board Secretary Reatha "Sue" Henry and subsequent board member Brian M. Cross to name a few who deserve credit. Kudos PMSA!