Who:  William Penn High School (WPHS)

What: Cheerful celebration for 185 students who have already been accepted to colleges. The students’ college banners hang in the lobby, along with two displays of fully stocked dorm rooms (male and female), courtesy of Bed Bath & Beyond. Inside the auditorium, seniors will hear pep talks from Principal, Dr. Brian Erskine, Chip Rossi, Bank of America executive and WPHS graduate, along with another successful WPHS graduate, attorney Wali Rushdan.

When: Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 12:45-2:15 p.m.

Where: 713 East Basin Rd, New Castle, DE 19720

Why: To lend to the excitement of students who are pursuing their post graduate dreams!

Details: The assembly ends with a fun-filled raffle of the dorm room supplies which include everything from comforters, bath towels, shower caddies, pillows, small electronics and more. Winning students get to choose one item from the displays and big ticket items always go first!

*The raffle usually begins between 1:30-1:45 p.m.