Benjamin Franklin High School, 550 N. Broad St., will host April 2’s senior showcase beginning at 5 p.m.
The first game will include Girard Academic Music Program’s Mikhail Wilson and Universal Audenried Charter High School’s Thomas Thompkins.
The second will feature Audenried’s Quadir Nock, GAMP’s Tobias Stokes, South Philadelphia High School’s Ralik Wise and Academy at Palumbo’s Jameal Tucker and coach Tim Castanza.
The main attraction will have Mathematics, Civics and Sciences Charter School’s Jeremiah Worthem, of 21st and McKean streets, and Shafeek Taylor, of 17th and McClellan streets.
The night also will feature slam-dunk and three-point contests.
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Throughout his four seasons as a basketball player for The Academy at Palumbo, 1100 Catharine St., Jameal Tucker endeavored to learn and subsequently teach his teammates the rewards of hard work.
That wasn’t so hard!
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