Black History Month observances, Feb. 28

February 28, 2014 

FRIDAY, FEB. 28

100 Men Read: 8-10 a.m. Friday at Horrell Hill Elementary School, 517 Horrell Hill Road, Hopkins. Men, including students’ fathers, brothers, uncles and other significant male role models, along with community leaders, will share their love of reading with students.

Black History Month program: 9:30 a.m. Friday at Eau Claire High School, 4800 Monticello Road. The theme of “Civil Rights in America” will be portrayed through storytelling and performances by students in the fine arts department.

Civil Rights march: 2 p.m. Friday at Eau Claire High School, 4800 Monticello Road. Students and staff will do a symbolic march reminiscent of those during the Civil Rights Movement. Supervising staff and student leaders will lead the marchers around the school building and into the gym for a special presentation.

Black History Month program: 2:30-3:15 p.m. Friday at Southeast Middle School, 731 Horrell Hill Road, Hopkins. Terrance Garrick, a motivational, inspirational and educational empowerment leader, will be the guest speaker. Garrick, a Columbia native and Richland 1 graduate, is a retired U.S. Army colonel who has spoken around the nation and internationally.

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