NFA Black History Club Hosts Annual Old School vs. New School Basketball Game
The NFA Black History Club, in celebration of Black History Month, hosted its annual Martin Kemp Memorial Old School vs. New School Basketball game on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at South Middle School. More than 150 students, community members, NECSD faculty and staff which included Mr. Nakia and Mr. Lemar Kemp, the sons of Mr. Martin Kemp, came together to celebrate the life of Martin Kemp, an exemplary member of the NECSD Security department and life long community advocate while enjoying a fun filled day of basketball. The NFA Black History club, along with NECSD and community supporters which include local CSEA metropolitan-region 2, NTA Retiree chapter, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., the NECSD Athletic Dept., City of Newburgh Youth Basketball, and a myriad of NECSD Board members, Administrators, Faculty and Staff continue to promote, cultural awareness, community spirit, academic excellence and personal growth within the Newburgh Enlarged City School District and in their community.
Story and photos provided by Ms. Tara Jones, guidance counselor at NFA Main and advisor for the NFA Black History Club.
TEACHERS: Are you and your students doing something great? Please contact your Communication Strategist. We’d love to attend or post your pictures and recap to highlight the amazing accomplishments throughout our district! Grades PreK-5 Amanda McDowell (email@example.com) and Grades 6-12 Cassie Sklarz (firstname.lastname@example.org).