Oakland City Council Honors Street Academy

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By Post Staff

The City Council honored the Oakland Street Academy last week for 40 years of graduating generations of Oakland youth.  Shown left to right are: City Councilmembers Noel Gallo and Desley Brooks; Gallo’s staff member Karely Ordaz; Leon Richardson, a senior at the school; science teacher Betsy Schultz; 2013 graduates Paul Crossley III and Michael Brown; community supporter Carole Watson; principal Patricia Williams-Myrick;  Councilmember Lynette Gibson McElhaney; school supporter Dr. Kitty Kelly Epstein; staff member Bobby Young; Gina Hill, who will become the school’s new principal; and Sylvester Hodges, former school board member and community supporter. Photo by Ken A. Epstein

Courtesy of the Oakland Post, June 26, 2013 (www.postnewsgroup.com)