United States 6 March: San Diego
Day Two in San Diego as excellent as Day One
Our teammate Valeria holds the Peace Torch for the first time in her life. We are pleased to have her.
Clairmont Town Council members Breanne Mode and Morey Rahmi join the team for our visit to Sequioa Elementary School.
Many students chose an image they felt meant peace to them, then described it. Principal Kissel joined them in sharing their thoughts.
Isabella Terry - ASB President, excellent example to her peers and amazing friend to all who know her...
Michael Snyder who has dedicated his life to the lives of young people in Clairmont through extensive work in non profit education and service...
and finally, Ms Foster - a beloved teacher whose self giving and friendship extendeds over 30 years as an educator.
We were happy to welcome Rob Knudsen from the 77th California State Assembly who presented the awards. He also presented the peace runners with a Proclamation. Thank you!
Our Adam's student envoy shared the school motto with us: "Work Hard. Be Kind. Dream Big. Make It Happen."
The team and Adams Elementary were pleased to have Brett Weise from Councilman Christopher Ward's office attend. He presented Torch Bearer Awards to some very worthy recipient's including
Nancy & Mike Palmer for their work in promoting a dual language program throughout the school district...
student Nicolette Streater, 4th grader, student council member and tireless advocate for a successful anti bullying campaign.