The young women performers from New York Edge gathered with teacher, and role models.
Having the New York Edge
Young students excel under program
New York Edge students from
area schools gathered at the Marine
Air Terminal at LaGuardia Airport.
The occasion was the celebration of
Black History Month with artwork
and interpretive dance performances
to commemorate the pride, culture
and experiences of Afro Americans.
Visual tribute artwork by these
young women was outstanding
as well as the Stepping percussive
dance which captured the
eyes and ears of the guests.
LGA General Manager
Tony Vero exclaimed after seeing
the young women perform,
“ I saw confidence. Go out and
achieve great things.” Assemblyman
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Jeffrion Aubry, the NY Edge
Board. students family and friends
were in attendance to support and
praise these young people for their
displays in creativity.
ASchool 522K Art teacher Miss Thomast with her students Jennifer, Sanoyah, Chole and
Kendra who created this image of Mae Jemison, first black woman to travel in space.
4 students intrepretive dancing to the song "Phenomenal Me."
New York Edge Kevin Hauss, James Vacca, Michele Simari, Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubry,
exhibit designer Lynn Masterson, LaGuardia General Manager Tony Vero with student
artwork poster. Photopage by Jeff Yapalater
A sense of self, empowerment and
pride by this young dancer.