Brenda Fantroy-Johnson wanted regular people who struggle to have hope and wrote her memoir, “Imagine Me” (published by LifeRich Publishing), to show it is possible to get out from under hardships. “There is hope, there is a way out . . Education is the key.” Fantroy-Johnson is a member of the COBI Racial Equity Task Force, whose mission is to build awareness, solutions, and leadership for racial justice defined as the systematic fair treatment of people of all races, resulting in equitable opportunities and outcomes for all.
Iris Flare, created by artists Lin McJunkin and Milo White, is now permanently located in front of T & C Thriftway Market. As a tribute to former AHB board Member, Pernell Tyus, several AHB supporters collectively purchased this stunning sculpture and gifted it to Larry Nakata and T &C where it now resides. Iris Flare received the very 1st Peoples Choice Award as part of the first year of Something New’s rotating art project in 2018.
The Bainbridge Island Multicultural Advisory Council (MAC)'s mission is to create an inclusive environment where all students, teachers, non-certificated personnel, parents and administrators feel safe, secure and understood…truly feel valued as unique individuals. In this environment, each can be free to learn while interacting caringly and positively with the commonalities and differences present in our diverse school community.