High School Teacher's Support Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration To Be Recognized At Surprise Ceremony
Milwaukee Public Schools and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts will honor a local high school teacher's long-standing support of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.
Currently a teacher at MPS' Rufus King International Baccalaureate High School on Milwaukee's North Side, this teacher has been a Milwaukee Public Schools' educator since 1998. During this time she has diligently worked with students teaching about the life and beliefs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The teacher will be surprised with a plaque, flowers, and tickets to an upcoming show at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.
This year will mark the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration in Milwaukee - one of just two cities that have celebrated the holiday annually since 1984. The celebration will take place at the Marcus Center on Sunday, January, 20 at 1 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by Forest County Potawatomi Foundation, Brewers Community Foundation, Inc., BMO Harris Bank, Islamic Society of Milwaukee, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation, Inc., Aurora Health Care, Landmark Credit Union, Educator's Credit Union, and Hayat Pharmacy.