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Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson to celebrate the success of local student athletes with academic excellence at the ‘Grades Up Laced Up’ event

 PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday, May 17, 2018

Contact: Chiara Perry

Phone: 205-254-2036

Cell: 205-383-8432

chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov

 

BIRMINGHAM, AL—The school year is almost over, but that won’t stop Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson and the Birmingham City Council from reminding all students of their value, success and hard work in all they do, even in their athletics.

This evening Council Pro Tem Roberson will join community leaders and celebrate the academic achievement of seven local high school athletes with the highest grade point averages at the ‘Grades Up Laced Up’ event at Laced Up Boutique, located at 1305 2ndAve North, Suite 105 at 5:30pm.

“We are beyond excited to reward our students for their diligence in maintaining excellence, on and off the field of sports,” Council Pro Tem Roberson said. “Discipline is an important and key factor in how they adjust in the real world and I am very proud of each of them.”

WHO: Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson

WHAT: Grades Up Laced Up

WHEN: Thursday May 17, 2018 at 5:30pm

WHERE: Laced Up Boutique, located at 1305 2ndAve North, Suite 105

For media inquiries please contact Birmingham City Council Interim Director of Public Information Chiara Perry at 205.383.8432.