Fourth-grader wins Black History Month contest

Fourth-grader Kaylee Moody-Brabham was one of this year’s winners of the Black History Month Creative Expressions Contest.

In her essay, Kaylee wrote about how Aretha Franklin was a singer, pianist, and supporter of the Civil Rights Movement.

Kaylee was one of 255 students from across the capital district who submitted an entry.

Student holds flowers and smiles beside phtoo and essay. Wearing a big white bow on top of head.The Arts and Letters Committee of the Albany, NY Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority recognized and awarded 28 winners of the 23rd Annual Black History Month Creative Expressions Contest.

The focus of the written and/or artistic work of the winners emphasized the focus of Black History Month.

A total of 255 entries were submitted from the Capital Region. Twenty-eight students excelled with one winner being a Menands School student!

Hear from our students in this YouTube video