|Second graders at McKinley Elementary School in Bakersfield, Cal.|
The second grade class of McKinley Elementary School in Bakersfield, California, says “Thank You” to the University of the Virgin Islands for items which were sent to create a college board at their school. Their teacher, Carolyn Stephens-Washington, a native Virgin Islander, made the request through the Public Relations Office for items that would have make their college board appealing. Pennants, pencils, pens, and pamphlets were sent. Photos of the University, which were included in the package, can be seen in the background. The pens were shared with the parents at a back-to-school night.