NBA veteran referee Derek Richardson buys private elementary school renames it after mother

 
Post new topic    LakersGround.net Forum Index -> General Basketball Discussion Reply to topic
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Basketball Fan
Franchise Player
Franchise Player


Joined: 03 Feb 2004
Posts: 24182

PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2022 2:32 pm    Post subject: NBA veteran referee Derek Richardson buys private elementary school renames it after mother

https://news.yahoo.com/nba-veteran-referee-derek-richardson-150608724.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmluZy5jb20v&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAIs8FnGqDCE54FzYS0aYWx8044gm3H22togQ7t5B4i7ibiQjCq3IOLIepD42QRjgmcyYujgnj-t8wPkE51591abqxevDuUZkMVoHoqd29tHN5tU7yG9yziuPZtR8jU09LxnaaugD5cMQxoEhIsqxqPk-FmLQXNTe7JzaFNy8Cvs_

Quote:
NBA Veteran Referee Derek Richardson Buys Private Elementary School, Renames It After His Mother

NBA veteran referee Derek Richardson is turning his attention toward another calling to enlighten underserved children.

School named in honor of his mother: According to a press release, Richardson has purchased the K. Anthony School in Inglewood, CA. The school will be renamed in honor of his mother Dolores T. Richardson, who is described as the “most important teacher throughout his life.”

What’s more, Richardson’s efforts will preserve the legacy of the private educational institution created in 1971, which was previously a fire station and nightclub.

At the heart, the school was designed to “fulfill a need for a caring educational facility in the community of Inglewood, California,” according to information provided by the official website.


Dolores T. Richardson will build on this as Richardson will focus on ensuring the community’s needs are met by providing equal opportunity so no child gets left behind in the educational system.

“Richardson’s mission is to provide children and families with the same opportunities other individuals from other communities receive. Purchasing the K. Anthony Elementary School gives him more of a direct impact on providing the academic and social well-being of students and families the school will serve. He is naming the new school after his mother because he credits her with being the first and most important teacher throughout his life,” the press release reads.

The Reopening
A reopening is set for Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. PST.

More on Richardson’s impact: Richardson’s work to better the lives of his community has also been reflected through his involvement with:

the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services as a former Group Supervisor

co-founding and becoming executive director of Why Can’t We Make A Difference (WCWMAD) Foundation, designed to empower students through academic and social programs

The foundation has served thousands of children and families through mentorship and coding, among others.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Reply with quote
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    LakersGround.net Forum Index -> General Basketball Discussion All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1
Jump to:  

 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum






Graphics by uberzev
© 1995-2018 LakersGround.net. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy. Terms of Use.
LakersGround is an unofficial news source serving the fan community since 1995.
We are in no way associated with the Los Angeles Lakers or the National Basketball Association.


Powered by phpBB