Harriet Tubman 8th Grade Graduation
Harriet Tubman Village Charter School, located in the northeast corner of the College area, celebrated its 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony on June 21st. Councilmember Marti Emerald gave the keynote address, speaking directly to the 26-student class and family, friends, and teachers in attendance. The Councilmember drew upon the personal history of Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman to inspire each graduate to directly meet and persevere over any challenges the future may bring. Special commendations were presented to class valedictorians Rogena Abdelrahman, Katrina Chavez, Ibrahim Ibrahim, and Lily Soukke.