MILWAUKEE (December 9, 2021) — Milwaukee Public Schools’ (MPS) George Washington Carver Academy will host a formal ceremony to dedicate their library to Joyce A. Hall. The longtime teacher and volunteer is believed to have served at least 2,000 MPS students. The event will take place in the school’s newly renovated library tFriday, December 10.
Hall, 90, began working for MPS in 1955 and retired after 36 years. She served as a full-time reading teacher for more than 30 years and almost 20 years as a volunteer reading tutor. Hall remained dedicated to helping students after retirement, with her last physical appearance at George Washington Carver Academy in January 2020.
Representatives from MPS, the Greater Milwaukee Urban League, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ office, City of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s office, St. Benedict the Moor Parish, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the Hall family will be present to speak about the dedication and Hall’s service. Media will have an opportunity to interview representatives about the event.
WHEN:
Friday, December 10, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE:
George Washington Carver Academy
1900 N. 1st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
To help ensure all health and safety protocols are maintained, let us know that you will attend. Please send RSVPs to [email protected]. Masks are required to attend.
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