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Local school wins GRAMMY acknowledgement

OW Staff | 6/5/2013, 5 p.m.

Compton High School's music program is one of the top six in the nation for 2013, according to a GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award the campus recently won. Pictured above from left, music teacher Anthony Ransfer; Principal Letitia Badley; Assistant Principal, Rodolfo Zendejas, Renee Cobb, Pamela Alexander, Ford Motor Company Fund and Joseph Langford, GRAMMY Foundation. The award comes with a check for $5,500 from the Ford Motor Company Fund. The Enterprise Award recognizes efforts made by schools that are economically underserved. Compton students were also treated to GRAMMY Camp-called Basic Training--where top music industry professional discussed the realities of the music business and careers in music with the students./Photo by Maury Phillips.