Isaiah McGahee, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
In her 1986, number one hit, The Greatest Love of All, singer Whitney Houston shared this sentiment, singing: “I believe the children are our future/ Teach them well, and let them lead the way/ Show them all the beauty they possess inside/ Give them a sense of pride to make it easier/ Let the childr...
The SHINE program celebrated the grand opening of its eighth center at Lee Park Elementary School. Pictured is the ribbon cutting ceremony, with the ribbon adorned with images colored in by students.
Children, left to right: Reliant Hernandez De La Cruz; Faith Jones; Skyler Purta; Jaydon Skipalis; Jolene Booth.
Adults, left to right: Kellie Kuhl, SHINE lead teacher; Ann Marie Kochuba-Mantione, Lee Park Elementary School principal; Andrew Kuhl, Hanover Area superintendent; Representative Eddie Day Pashinski; Tyler Brezinsky, representing Congressman Lou Barletta; President Patrick Leahy, Wilkes University; Senator John Yudichak; Carol Nicholas, Luzerne County SHINE director; Deanna Drako, SHINE assistant director of middle school programs; Marlon Pitts, SHINE assistant director of elementary programs.
Courtesy of Wilkes Marketing