ADVISORY: Treasurer of the United States to Visit Roberto Clemente Middle School to Celebrate Kid’s Baseball Coin Design Challenge

June 5, 2013
On Thursday, June 6, at 10 a.m., Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios will address students at the school named for Baseball Hall of Fame great and humanitarian activist Roberto Clemente, to encourage students to participate in the Kids Baseball Coin Design Challenge. Treasurer Rios will present the school with plaster models of the 1973 Congressional Gold Medal honoring Clemente’s achievements, to be placed on permanent display.

The Challenge, which is the kids' version of the nationwide Baseball Coin Design Competition, is open to anyone 13 years old and younger. Challenge guidelines and rules are available on the United States Mint website at


-Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States

-Roberto Clemente, Jr.
-Rebecca Smondrowski, member, Montgomery County Board of Education
-Dr. LaVerne G. Kimball, community superintendent, Montgomery County Public Schools
-Elizabeth L. Thomas, director of school support and improvement, Montgomery County Public Schools
-Khadija F. Barkley, principal, Roberto W. Clemente Middle School

WHEN:Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 10:00 a.m.

Roberto W. Clemente Middle School
18808 Waring Station Road
Germantown, MD 20874

Michael White, United States Mint

Dana Tofig, Montgomery County Public Schools

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