On April 14, 2022, Ms. Opal Lee, the "Grandmother of Juneteenth" make a special journey to Sunrise McMillian as a guest speaker during our Annual Career Day program!
Ms. Lee read aloud from her newly published picture book, Juneteenth: A Children's Story, to an excited 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade student body. She also imparted her knowledge and pearls of wisdom concerning the history of this country and how she worked tirelessly to make Juneteenth a national holiday.
We thank Ms. Opal Lee for her commitment. dedication, and perservance, as she is a living example of hard work and demonstrating what it looks like to not give up until you get what you believe you deserve!