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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: $30 million Hmong American Peace Academy high school taking shape on Milwaukee’s northwest side

HAPA Academy > News > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: $30 million Hmong American Peace Academy high school taking shape on Milwaukee’s northwest side

At an event, HAPA announced construction of its new $30 million high school addition, which is planned to open in fall 2021. Founder and Executive Director Chris Her-Xiong called the new building a tribute, in part, to “the determination of parents and grandparents who desire a better life for their children” and their belief that “education would make that possible.”

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett lauded Mrs. Her-Xiong at the announcement event, calling¬† her a “phenomenal change agent and leader for this community,” and sharing his enthusiasm for the project.¬†“It is so spectacular,” said Mayor Barrett. “It is such a commitment to the young people.

Read more about the new high school addition at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.