Media Advisory: THOMAS G. PULLEN TO HOST NAMING CEREMONY

Media Advisory: THOMAS G. PULLEN TO HOST NAMING CEREMONY

November 8, 2012
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001
WHO:
Carolyn Boston, Prince George’s County Board of Education Member, District 6 Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Curriculum and Instruction Katherine A. Rodeffer, Honoree Thomas G. Pullen students and staff  
WHAT:
 Naming Ceremony of the Katherine A. Rodeffer Music Wing
WHEN:
Friday, November 9 • 9:30 a.m.
WHERE:

Thomas G. Pullen Creative and Performing Arts Academy

700 Brightseat Road

Landover, MD

 

BACKGROUND:
Thomas G. Pullen Creative and Performing Arts Academy will host a ceremony for students, staff, parents and community members to celebrate the naming of the Katherine A. Rodeffer Music Wing. The event will feature greetings and remarks from Board of Education members and school system administrators. Students in the Thomas G. Pullen Orchestra will perform musical selections.  

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Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 209 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.