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BMI Rewards Students with Surprise Pep Rally

Posted in News on June 11, 2008

In effort to support education, BMI collaborated with Teach For America to sponsor an end-of-the year pep rally at B.E.S.T Academy in Atlanta on May 16. HOT 107.9 radio personality and comedian Griff joined BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations Catherine Brewton to offer inspiring words and guidance to the students at the all-male institution. Adding to the excitement of the event was an appearance and private performance from Bad Boy recording artist Yung Joc, who promised the students a trip of their choice upon their return to school in the fall.

Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals of all academic majors and career interests who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity. Since its inception, 17,000 individuals have participated in TFA, impacting the lives of more than 2.5 million students.

photo BMI’s Byron Wright and Catherine Brewton, Yung Joc and B.E.S.T Academy Principal Curt Green
photo BMI’s Byron Wright, Yung Joc, Director of Teach For America Kwame Griffith, BMI’s Catherine Brewton, and B.E.S.T. Academy teacher Anastasia Michals
photo BMI’s Catherine Brewton
photo HOT 107.9 radio personality and comedian Griff addresses the students
photo Students at B.E.S.T Academy
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