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For Immediate Release:
February 22, 2011
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Marc Mathieu

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Commissioner Monestime delivers Black History message to students and staff at Gertrude K. Edelman Sabal Palm Elementary


Students and staff at Gertrude K. Edelman Sabal Palm Elementary were delighted to have Commissioner Jean Monestime participate in their Black History program on Wednesday, February 16, 2011.  Commissioner Monestime spoke to approximately 125 students about famous African-American leaders, like George Washington Carver.

 

"Black History Month is a great time to teach new generations about the accomplishments of our forefathers and how they contributed to the world the students know today," said Commissioner Monestime.

 

Students from Sabal Palm Elementary listen as Commissioner Jean Monestime teaches them about famous African-American leaders during Black History Month. 
Students from Sabal Palm Elementary listen as Commissioner Jean Monestime teaches them about famous African-American leaders during Black History Month.

 

(Photo credit: Armando Rodriguez/Miami-Dade County)