Friday, July 2, 2010
Olympian’s Legacy Lives on at Joyner Elementary
A dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary School on Saturday, June 12, as part of a community Celebrate Family Day.
Joyner’s mother, Florence Griffith, and sister, Elizabeth Tate, a resident of City Heights, spoke on behalf of their family. They expressed their great joy and gratitude in seeing Joyner’s legacy living on in the students, staff and community. Mayor Jerry Sanders and City Councilman Todd Gloria participated in the event as well. Read the Union-Tribune coverage...
Joyner Elementary and the joint-use field were constructed with Prop. MM funds, the district’s 1998-2008 capital improvement bond measure overwhelmingly approved by voters. For more information, please contact Principal Gilbert Gutierrez Jr. at (619) 640-4000.
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