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Reunion for Industrial and Booker T. Washington High Schools

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A reunion for former Industrial High School and Booker T. Washington High School students is taking place June 8 - 9.

Before integration, African-American students in Jonesboro attended those schools.

Booker T. Washington High School was regarded as a destination for learning and drew students from all over the state.

“We are just delighted to be here,” said Francis Bennett. “WE are delighted to see the growth of the city and we’re delighted to just be able to invite other out to enjoy a very important time in their lives.”

150 people are expected at the reunion.

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