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Former Redskins Running Back, Brian Mitchell, Along with State and County Leaders Join Local Elementary School to Celebrate the Importance of School Breakfast on the 20th Anniversary of Maryland Meals for Achievement
Students and school staff of South Lake Elementary School will welcome elected
officials, former Redskins Running Back Brian Mitchell and a local dairy farmer to
celebrate the importance of classroom breakfast through the Maryland Meals for
Achievement (MMFA) School Program. This universal free in-classroom breakfast
program began twenty years ago as a pilot at only six schools, including South Lake
Elementary. Currently, there are 451 MMFA schools with over 240,000 students
benefiting from the state funded program.
Students will have the opportunity to meet the former NFL player, read their Valentine’s Day Cards to the state leaders and present various breakfast themes performances.
Brian Mitchell, Former Washington Redskins Running Back
Crystal Stambaugh Edwards, local dairy farmer from Westminster, MD
Maryland State Delegates, Pam Queen, Kirill Reznik, and Eric Luedtke
County and local leaders, Montgomery County Public Schools staff and school board members
Students, Teachers and Faculty, South Lake Elementary School
Nicete Moodie & Tam Lynne Kelley, Co-chairs, Maryland Partnership Breakfast Workgroup
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
Former Redskins Running Back Brian Mitchell, local dairy farmer and state leaders
Meet and greet with South Lake staff: 8 – 8:30 a.m.
Invited guests, including Brian Mitchell, visit classrooms with students: 8:35 - 9:05 a.m.
School Assembly: 9:15 – 10:25 a.m.
Former NFL player address students during assembly: 9:45 – 10:10 a.m.
South Lake Elementary School
18201 Contour Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
WHY: To promote the Maryland Meals for Achievement School Breakfast Program and increase the awareness of the importance of classroom breakfast every day.
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