Black history program held at HeadStart

From staff reports

The Winston County Complex Head Start recently celebrated Black History month with a special program.  Mrs. Mattie Cooper, regional administrator greeted everyone.  Cooper stated that she was “well pleased with the children and the presentation that they were about to display.”

Jeremiah Steen welcomed everyone to the program.  Adrianna Davis followed Jeremiah with a special prayer.


Each class learned about black history during the entire month of February.  Mrs. Cooper and Mrs. Love’s class performed and sang “Wade in the Water.”

Mrs. Grissom, Mrs. Bowen, Mrs. Seward, and Mrs. Combest’s class along with John Wesley Chaney III performed Working Together/ If I Had Sneezed/ and I Have a Dream Speech.

Mrs. Triplett, Ms. Porter, Mrs. Esters, and Ms Hunt’s classes performed “Who Am I?” and sang “I’m Free.”

Mrs. Coleman, Ms. Carter, Mrs. Macon, Mrs. Thompson, and Mrs. Eichelberger’s classes performed “I Can” and sang “We have Come This Far By Faith.”

Ms. McDonald’s class performed Working Together and sang Dr. King Had a Dream.

Mrs. E. Pattie and Mrs. Lockett’s classes performed A Changes is going to Come.

Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Mett’s classes performed I am Black/ When I Open My Mouth to the Lord and Look Where We Come From.

Ms. Goss, Ms. Hull, Mrs. Wills, Mrs. Coleman, Mrs. Pay, Ms. Latham, and Mrs. Wilder’s classes performed Famous Black Quotes and sang Swing Low Sweet Chariot.

Mrs. Mattie Cooper recognized special guests and concluded with some final remarks.