BCPS in the News

​Tony Award-Winning Actor and Int'l Opera Singer Visit Students and Film Video for White House

Thursday, March 10, 2016
 
- Excellent News Feature and Photo Opportunity -

WHO:
Broward County Public Schools Staff, Students from Lake Forest Elementary School and Walker Elementary School, John Lloyd Young and Carla Dirlikov

WHAT:
Tony Award-Winning Actor John Lloyd Young and International Opera Singer Carla Dirlikov visit Lake Forest Elementary and Walker Elementary to meet with teachers and principals, visit classes, share music techniques with students and film a special talent show video for the White House.

WHEN:
Monday, March 14, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.    

WHERE:
Lake Forest Elementary School
(Carla Dirlikov: 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m., filming of music video; 1:30 – 3 p.m., classroom visits)
3550 SW 48th Avenue
Hollywood, FL 33023

Walker Elementary School
(John Lloyd Young: 10:30 a.m. – noon, classroom visits; 1 – 3 p.m., filming of music video)
1001 NW Fourth Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
 
WHY:
Lake Forest Elementary and Walker Elementary are Turnaround Arts Schools selected by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.  Each school is adopted by an artist to promote arts and provide encouragement to students throughout the year.  
 
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