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Port Charlotte High School Diversity College and Cultural Activities Fair

On Thursday, February 6, 2020, Port Charlotte High School produced our first “Diversity College and Cultural Activities Fair” to celebrate Black History Month.  The event was sponsored by Mr. Long (Principal) and Dr. Curtis (Assistant Principal) along with the newly formed Diversity And Reunification Team (D.A.R.T.) club of Port Charlotte High School comprised of eight students and two administrators, the club was created to enhance the cultural climate on the school campus. The event included 14 past and present African-American Historian projects created by the D.A.R.T. club members, College-Recruiters attended including Florida Southwestern College, Florida State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Keiser University, Beacon College, and South Florida College, Military Recruiters (Navy & Marines), ACT & SAT Preparation presented by Dr. Bishop (Assistant Principal), and Destination Graduation Representatives of Port Charlotte High School & Charlotte High School. The student-led event was attended by approximately 300 plus students, parents, and/or community members. This event was established to showcase our African-American Historians and celebrate “Black History Month” with offering post-secondary opportunities and to acknowledging our nation’s perspective leaders.

African-American Historians List:

JACKIE ROBINSON

MARIAN ANDERSON

DAISY BATES

CLAUDETTE COLVIN

MAULANA KARENGA

IRA FREDERICK ALRIDGE

BLANCHE BRUCE

MARTIN LUTHER KING

SAMUEL ELMER INES

(ALYCE) FAYE WATTLETON

MARY ELIZA CHURCH TERRELL

BARRACK OBAMA

TUSKEEGEE AIRMEN

KOBE BRYANT

 

DART Members:

Mr. Long-Principal

Dr. Curtis-Assistant Principal

Grant Stacey

Carson McNamara

Michelle Bifaretti

Lauren Collins

Ja’Nyrein Washington

Ileah Bonzi

Olivia Olson

Axel Dillomes

                          

Port Charlotte High School Club Participants:

D.A.R.T.

PCHS’ ATHLETICS

Key Club

Student Government Association

Key Club

National Honor Society

Captain’s Club

Cheerleading

Chess Club

Gay Straight Alliance

ACT/SAT Preparation Club

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