The Town of Selma has declared Saturday, April 21st as #SSStrong Day in Selma.
During their monthly meeting held Tuesday night, Selma Mayor Cheryl Oliver presented a resolution to Selma Elementary Principal Suzanne Mitchell and Smithfield Selma High Principal David Allen with copies of the resolution unanimously approved by town officials.
The resolution said, “The Town of Selma recognizes that our schools play an integral role in developing the talents of our young people so that they may actively contribute to and lead our town in the future; we desire out schools to be a part of our community and no apart from it; the designation of #SSStrong is a written embodiment of the sence of community and serves as a strong reminder that we all have a role in community-building.”
“We are continually grateful for those who untiringly participate in our schools as principals, teachers, staff, or volunteers; when students expand their knowledge and skills they also stregthen the community; we recognize that our schools are major contributors to the reputation and economic vitality of our town,” the resolution read.
#SSStrong Day will be held on April 21st from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at the Smithfield Selma High School football field. The event is free and open to the public.