United States 23 May: Chula Vista, CA - National City, CA
A tale of two (wonderful) schools
Our morning began with a very exciting reception from Stephen W Hawking Charter school. Principal Kirti Srivastava carried the torch into the assembly.
Ms. Tawny DeAlva, who was instrumental in organizing the event, enjoys a moment of silence with the children.
Mayor of National City, Ron Morrison, has been a long time and enthusiastic supporter of the Peace Run. He is a true believer in the value of creating a good and harmonious community and has served as Mayor for 12 years and 14 years before that as a council member!
Ms. Maribel Gavin, Principal of Sweetwater High was another Torch-Bearer recipient. Her husband and her Administrative Assistant were on hand to receive the award on her behalf.