[Posted on Feb 21, 2018 | 252 views]
Mathews High School student Kierra Billups and the school’s interim principal Alexis Foster, above, introduced Dr. Sedgwick Easley, below, a 1994 MHS graduate, as the guest speaker for Friday’s Black History Month program.
Sedgwick Easley
Thomas Hunter Middle School students Caleb Burford and Ashley Cummings sang the Sam Cooke classic "A Change is Gonna Come." Seated are interim principal Alexis Foster and event speaker Dr. Sedgwick Easley. The two children received a standing ovation from the high school students and other audience members.
Dr. Sedgwick Easley, at podium, recognizes his cousin, MHS interim principal Alexis Foster, seated, during the start of his speech.
Alexis Foster conducts members of the MHS Jazz Band.
 

{image_1} MHS alumnus returns to deliver Black History Month talk


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