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HERSEY HAWKINS TO HELD LAUNCH 'HIGHER GOALS' AT MASTERMAN SCHOOL

 HERSEY HAWKINS TO HELD LAUNCH 'HIGHER GOALS' AT MASTERMAN SCHOOL
 WHAT: An assembly at The Masterman School where Hersey Hawkins of the '76ers will help launch Higher Goals, an upcoming PBS Educational special, which encourages teenagers to stay in school and get a good education. The program includes:
 -- A 30-minute PBS special, featuring basketball star Isiah Thomas, to inspire young athletes with professional sports dreams to focus on their education. The special will air Oct. 11 and copies will be distributed to 4,500 inner-city schools nationwide.
 -- A $2,000 Higher Goals scholarship from Toyota Motor Sales will go to each of the 20 Higher Goals schools. Check will be presented to The Masterman School on Sept. 21, at 9 a.m.(A)
 -- Music Video Contest held between 30 schools nationwide. Tape produced by the Masterman School students was one of 10 finalists. Hersey Hawkins will make a special presentation to the Masterman School video team which produced tape. (Student video available upon request.)
 WHEN: Sept. 21, 1992, 9 a.m.(A)
 WHERE: The Masterman School, 17th and Spring Garden, Philadelphia,
 Pa. 19130
 WHO: Hersey Hawkins, Philadelphia 76er's
 (A) Mr. Hawkins will be available 1/2 hour before the event for interviews. Please feel free to call us if you have any special requests.
 CONTACT: Fred Hammond of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., 212-644-3424, or Betty McCormick, Division of Television, 215-875-3781.
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