Community High celebrating 40 years | Richmond Free Press

Richmond Community High School’s alumni, students, past and present faculty and others are celebrating the school’s 40th anniversary Saturday, June 30, with a day of activities sponsored by the Friends of Richmond Community High School.

A family picnic will be held noon to 2 p.m. at the school, 201 E. Brookland Park Blvd., while at 6 p.m. more than 200 people are expected at a gala fundraiser at the Westin Hotel, 6631 W. Broad St.

The school was started in 1977-78 as an experimental public-private venture led by the late Andrew J. Asch Jr. to focus on minority and socioeconomic disadvantaged students with the potential to attend college.

Dr. Margaret Dabney, former director of Virginia State University’s Department of Education, wrote the curriculum and designed experiential…

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