SPELLMAN STUDENTS CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS
Cardinal Spellman High School students displayed their Christmas spirit during their school’s annual Christmas Concert on
Thursday, December 20. The audience was entertained by the Spellman Concert Band, String Ensemble, Dance Club, Gospel Choir,
Step Team, Twirlers, Fine Arts Dance Class and Flag Corps. Another Christmas tradition at Spellman, the Give-A-Gift program, was
once again a success through the organization and hard work of Student Government. Over 150 presents of clothing and toys,
donated by students, faculty and staff, were individually wrapped and delivered to children at six organizations in the Bronx
Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined the Citymeals
on Wheels team in West Farms to deliver
meals to elders in his district.
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GJONAJ MEETS WITH
CHAMBER PRESIDENT SORIN
Councilman Mark Gjonaj congratulated his friend and former
Westchester Square Business Improvement District executive
director Lisa Sorin on being selected as the Bronx Chamber of
Chamber president Sorin thanked Gjonaj for his continued
support. Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
KING’S OFFICE HONORS
JEANETTE CHERRY WALKER
At a surprise party for Jeanette Cherry Walker, King Team’s
Brian Melford presented Ms. Walker with a 12th Council District
Certifi cate of Recognition for her 80th birthday.
(l-r) Spellman Senators Michael Bolaji, Matthew Munoz, Briana Aponte, Madison Reyes, Mikayla Wray, Shyna Quadras, Sereena
Morrison, Gabrielle Gomez, Josmeyri Lora, Bianca Binns, Emma Bucaj, Isaura Linares and Tatiana Falu with donations
for Give-A-Gift. Photo courtesy of Cardinal Spellman High School
The Spellman Flag Corps. gave an exciting performance of the March of the Wooden Soldiers.
Photo courtesy of Cardinal Spellman High School
Salamanca (l) helped Citymeals members distribute
food to local elders in need.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s