REPORT: Elementary school to be named after Michelle Obama
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A school district in California has unanimously voted to rename one of its elementary schools in honor of former first lady Michelle Obama.
As a result, the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education will be renaming Wilson Elementary School, which is based in El Cerrito, Calif., the Michelle Obama Elementary School, an announcement said.
The article goes on to state the following:
Stephanie Hernandez-Jarvis, the president of the board, said in a statement that “naming this school after Michelle Obama is a sign of the school’s rebirth.”
The name change “sets high expectations for the students and staff as they enter a new era for this school and this school community,” Hernandez-Jarvis stated.
“She is a role model for our children and we strive to serve our students with the same kind of love, advocacy, and courage that she served our country,” she added.
— Cheryl Hurd (@hurd_hurd) February 13, 2020
The West Contra Costa Unified School District unanimously voted Wednesday night to rename of one of its schools after former First Lady Michelle Obama. https://t.co/Uu8spjLMpA
— KPIX 5 (@KPIXtv) February 13, 2020
— The Hill (@thehill) February 13, 2020
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