Creator and Founder, Brooklyn Tech High School
The creator and founding principal of Brooklyn Technical High School, Dr. Colston presented a paper to the Brooklyn Engineers Club in 1918 that was to serve as the blueprint for the "modern technical high school." His dream was realized when Tech opened its doors in 1922 and for 20 years he served as principal, overseeing construction of the current building that opened in 1933. Dr. Colston's vision and leadership changed the concept of secondary technical education.
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