Sunday, May 18, 2014

Wilson Middle students represent Chavistas at Mesa College ceremony

Wilson Middle School sixth graders honored their heritage during recent visit to attend a ceremony honoring Gracia Molina de Pick, founder of the school's Chicano Studies Department, and the Mesa College professor in the 1960s who inspired Linda and Carols LeGerrette to found the Cesar Chavez Service Clubs.Students with Dr. Pamela Luster, Mesa College President

Four Wilson sixth graders — Ruby Martinez, Rosario Perez, Mehalet Shibre and Chantal Estrada — attended a ceremony at Mesa College to unveil and dedicate the Gracia Molina de Pick Glass Gallery. Molina de Pick founded the Chicano Studies Department at Mesa College in 1970.
The Wilson Middle School Chavistas represented all of the Chavistas in San Diego County in honoring Gracia Molina de Pick. They presented flowers and sang “Happy Birthday” to her, and thanked Professor Molina de Pick for inspiring their club founders and themselves to serve others and improve their community of City Heights..