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Sanford Middle School Celebration 2012

WHEN: October 18, 2011 @ 4:30PM
Sanford Middle School
3524 42nd Ave South
Minneapolis, MN, 55406
United States

About the Event:

Honoring: T Mychael Rambo, Joe Minjares, Rita Vonch and Adan Amin.

T. Mychael Rambo and Sanford Student
T. Mychael Rambo

Educator, actor, and performer. T Mychael is the recipient of an Emmy Award and Sallie Award for his work with young people in education.

Rambo, Texas, United States
Joe Senkyr-Minjares and Daughter
Joe Senkyr-Minjares

Renowned actor, playwright, author and owner of Pepito’s Restaurant on 4820 Chicago Avenue South in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Born in north Minneapolis, Joe came from a family of migrant workers.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Rita Vonch

She and her husband were one of the first bi-racial families to live in Rochester, Minnesota. They overcame great obstacles to raise their family.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Adan Amin Awil and Student
Adan Amin Awil

Adan was raised in a nomadic family, yet able to secure a college degree in London, England. He worked for the Somalian government, but was forced to flee with his family from the Civil War to the United States in 1996. Adan worked in the Minneapolis Public School District until retiring.