Black History Month Assembly

All School Assembly Celebrating

Black History Month 2018

Assembly Presenters:

  • Mayor Quentin Hart is the first African American elected to the office of Mayor for the City of Waterloo, Iowa. Preceding the election, Mr. Hart was the Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs for Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, Iowa, providing leadership for multicultural initiatives and promoting awareness and appreciation for diversity on campus and the community. In the eight years preceding his mayoral election, Mayor Hart represented the citizens of Waterloo as Ward 4 Councilman.
  • Rachael (pronounced “Rachelle”) Peart is a meteorologist for KWWL Channel 7 news in Waterloo.  She was born in Maryland, the daughter of military parents. She graduated from Penn State with a degree in meteorology and a minor in Spanish.  Her first broadcasting job was back in her home state of Maryland.  The first thing someone said to her when she took the job in Iowa was, “You’re just in time for tornado season!”
  • Ashley Woods is a senior at East High School in Waterloo who is planning to graduate this year.  Ashley is a member of the Waterloo Writing Project.  She is an accomplished author who has performed in many places and received positive reaction at all of them. She wants to be a translator and is currently touring colleges.

Thank you to the Black History Month Committee for putting on this amazing assembly and the Black History Month Spotlights during announcements each day.  A lot of hardwork was put into making this month a success. Thank you to the speakers who took time out of their day to share with the Peet Students and Staff!!!