Boyet Junior High School
1st Black History Program
February 21, 2014
"Unity through Forgiveness and Perseverance"
The Chorus sang the Star Spangled Banner
Kevin Page told the story of Jackie Robinson
The poem "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes, presented by Farrah Lewis and Walter Harris, III
Boyet Jr High Chorus
Johnny Vitrano, principal of Fontainebleau High and former principal of Boyet Junior High,
told about playing high school baseball
SFC Haywood Harrison was one of the two guest speakers
SFC Harrison and his favorite teacher Ms. Roseanne Landers, who taught
25 years at Boyet Jr High and 35 years overall
Guests included School Board Members Mary K. Bellisario and Ray Alfred, Parish Councilman Gene Bellisario,
and School System employees Ron Randolph and Dorable Dangerfield.
A tribute in dance to Black History Month
The students applauding the speaker
The Boyet Jr. High School Band played several selections, including the Battle Hymn of the Republic
Students told the story of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Jackie Robinson,
John F. Kennedy, Madame C. J. Walker, Langston Hughes, A. P. Tureaud, Louis Armstrong,
and Homer Plessy.
Getting ready for the presentations to begin
In the gym lobby were several informative displays about Black History leaders.