Celebrating progress

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 22, 2014


RESERVE – More than 50 East St. John High School students, not including members of the band, presented a Black History Month program at the school yesterday.

The program was made up of 14 short skits depicting African American inventors, actors/actresses and other well-known figures. Dominique Gray, a student at ESJHS, recited her original poem titled “Moving Forward.”

The program was directed by Gregory Chatman and La Tyree Davis and produced by J. Butler, C. Rodriguez and the school’s theater two class. The program was held twice in the school gymnasium on the morning of Feb. 21.

Eden Keller and Jaron Williams introduced each act, and Amber Nora ended the program with the Black National Anthem.