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Students prepare for annual "Celebrate our Youth" event

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YAKIMA, WA.- Students at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School are preparing for a special performance at an upcoming event right here in Yakima.

Celebrate our Youth, an annual event that awards past and present educators here in Yakima, is right around the corner.  


This year a select group of students from the elementary school will be performing a special piece for the occasion.


This year's annual celebration honors 25 years of celebrating our educators and education contributors.


In addition Governor Jay Inslee recently announced that April 5th will now be known as Yakima Schools Foundation day across the state. Likewise the City of Yakima also announced they would dub April 5th Yakima Schools Foundation day.  


The Yakima Schools Foundation will be honoring this proclamation form the Governor and the City of Yakima at the Celebrate our Youth event on April 28th.