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SINCE 1894

Since 1894, Kurn Hattin has helped thousands of children and their families by offering a safe home and quality education in a nurturing environment.

1920s

1923 Kurn Hattin began admitting girls
1923 The first African American student, Hermann V. Robinson, enrolled at Kurn Hattin. Robinson was an inspirational scholar and vocalist who later went on to perform with the New York Metropolitan Opera 
1927 W. I. “Pete” Mayo took over as Kurn Hattin director and served for 35 years