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Tulsa students participate in Black History Month assembly

Published 2/13/2017

Date/Time

2/13/2017

Location

Tulsa Public Schools


Contact

Emma Garrett Nelson

918-202-6956
garreem@tulsaschools.org

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, approximately 600 students from ten schools will attend the district's annual Black History Month assembly. This year's assembly will take place in the auditorium at Memorial High School (5840 S. Hudson Ave. in Tulsa) from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The program will include music, dance, and spoken word performances, as well as a recitation of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

10:30 a.m.: Presentation of Colors (Memorial High School JROTC)

10:35 a.m.: National Anthem (Devion Davis, Memorial High School)
Black National Anthem (Hawthorne Elementary School Ambassadors)

10:40 a.m. Introduction (Board President Dr. Lana Turner-Addison)
Welcome (Superintendent Deborah A. Gist)
Remarks (Sierra Nicole Williams, Booker T. Washington High School)

10:55 a.m. Spoken Word Performance (students from Central High School)

11:00 a.m. Reading on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Autumn Trisler, student, Clinton Middle School, 1st place winner of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Society Essay Contest)

11:05 a.m.: Musical Performance (Booker T. Washington High School choir)

11:15 a.m.: Musical Performance (Central High School choir)

11:25 a.m.: African Dance Celebration (Central High School students)

11:35 a.m.: Dance Performance (ShaKayla Edwards and Billy Washington, Booker T. Washington High School, 1st place winners of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Society Dance Contest)

11:40 a.m.: Musical Performance - Trilogy of Dreams by Rollo Dilworth (Memorial High School choir)

11:45 a.m.: "I Have a Dream" speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Key-Addriah Davis, Langston Hughes Academy, 1st place winner of the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Society Oratorical Contest)

 

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