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Local school wins GRAMMY acknowledgement

Making good music

OW Staff Writer | 6/6/2013, 6 a.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.