Friday, January 23, 2009

Reyes Honors Eighth Grader Picked for Presidential Inauguration

Councilmember Reyes recently honored Jacqueline Mendoza, the eighth grader from Highland Park who attended the 44th Presidential Inauguration. Mendoza, a stellar student at Florence Nightingale Middle School, was picked by the Junior Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference to attend the historic event. Before Jacqueline, 13, headed to Washington D.C., Reyes presented Mendoza with a $1000 check for her trip at a farewell reception he co-hosted with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.