The City’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee is inviting middle and high school students to an enriching day focused on leadership and diversity on Dr. King’s Holiday on Monday, January 17. The events of the day will include icebreaking exercises and an inspirational speaker, followed by breakout sessions focusing on diversity, non-violence and mutual respect. The Summit will be held as part of the City’s traditional Martin L. King, Jr. Celebration. In addition, activities will also cover aspects of empowerment, leadership and community to enable participants to become responsible and informed citizens. Students will have a unique opportunity to talk to their Mayor and City Commissioners on an informal basis
The event, which will be run by experienced facilitators, will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. It will be held at the Coral Springs Gymnasium, located at 2501 Coral Springs Drive.
The event is free, but students are asked to pre-register with the following point persons at their schools:
Coral Springs Charter High – Donna Hoo
Coral Glades High – Nicholas Carr
Coral Springs High – Bernard Bell
J. P. Taravella High – Connie McKinley
Stoneman Douglas High – Bernardo Villanueva
Coral Springs Charter Middle – Jennifer Goldsmith
Coral Springs Middle – Heather Comrie-Anderson
Forest Glen Middle – Andrea Whittaker
Sawgrass Springs Middle – Emily Riedmayer
Ramblewood Middle – Tina Recchi
For more information, please call 954-344-1834.