Councilman King Hosts Out of the Pool, Back to School Rally

King (front, r) and NBA Brooklyn Nets Kyrie Irving (c) shared a moment with some of the students of Evander Childs High School.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

Councilman Andy King and the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program co-hosted the Out of the Pool, Back to School Rally for 1,000 Bronx students on Friday, September 13 at Evander Childs Athletic Field. The academic celebration featured meet and greets with NY Knicks legend Rod Strickland and NBA Champion Gold Medal Olympian Brooklyn Nets Kyrie Irving, Department of Education Chancellor Richard Carranza, Mount Vernon Mayor Andre Wallace and a special surprise guest!

The Mall at Bay Plaza’s Miranda Ashbar and Ethan Shalom (2nd from ) enjoyed meeting rapper A Boogie Wit da Hoodie (c) and Councilman King.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

(l-r) Dr. Nadine S. James, Clover McDonald and Blossom Morris of Illumin Xation, a not for profit learning center, shared their program with attendees.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

King (front, l) and A Boogie (front, c) had fun meeting with Youth Empowerment Program students.
Photo by Fernando Justiniano

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