Antoine M Thompson's posts related to Education

Senator Thompson Sponsors 9th Annual WNY Spelling Challenge. "Helping to increase interest in education."

For Immediate Release: Contact: Fabiola Friot | Friot@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties), will be hosting his 9th Annual WNY Spelling Bee Challenge on May 22, 2010 at the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society. 

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Senator Thompson Helps Students Reach Their Potential

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Ken Houston sk2houston@hotmail.com 716.854.8705

Buffalo, NY – New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) salutes the participants of his annual Western New York Spelling Bee.   This was the ninth year for the spelling bee, which registered more than one hundred students, grades five through eight from Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Lockport and Amherst.

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Senator Thompson poses with 7th and 8th grade winners of Spelling Bee Challenge

State Senator Antoine Thompson (left) and Christopher Gibas, Executive  (right) Director of Literacy Volunteers, pose with winners in the 7th and 8th grade category if the 9th Annual WNY Spelling Bee held May 22 at the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society. Pictured (l-r) Sen. Thompson; 1st place Joshua Benham, Notre Dame Academy; 2nd place Evan Askar, Gaskill Middle School; 3rd Place Jacklyn Gallespie, Gaskill Middle School; and Christopher Gibas.

2010 Private David Evans, Jr. Courage Scholarship Awards

Buffalo, NY -  Antoine M. Thompson - New York State Senator, 60th District  (D-parts of Erie and Niagara Counties) announced that he will hold his Annual Private David Evans, Jr. Courage Scholarship Awards Program Friday June 11, 2010 at 5PM at the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue in the City of Buffalo.

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Senator Thompson poses with 5th and 6th Grade winners of Spelling Bee Challenge.

State Senator Antoine Thompson poses with winners in the  5th & 6th  grade winners of the 9th Annual WNY Spelling Bee held May 22 at the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society. Students pictured (l-r): 3rd Place Winner Aaron Bobeck, Comer Middle School;  2nd place winner Ananya Nrushimba  of Casey Middle School; and 1st place winner Julia Panepinto, City Honors.

Thompson Secures Funding For Bennett High Improvements "School Upgrades"

For immediate releaseSeptember 7, 2010 Contact: Ken Houston | 716.854.8705 | sk2houston@hotmail.com

Buffalo, NY – A new school year brings new changes to Bennett High School.  New York State Senator Antoine Thompson (D-parts Erie & Niagara counties) will hold a news conference Wednesday, September 08, 2010 to announce capital improvements for Bennett High School.  The Senator has secured $200,000 for several upgrades at the school.

Join Senator Thompson on the front lawn of Bennett High, along with school Principal David Mauricio, students, school board members and the Superintendant of Buffalo Public Schools, Dr. James Williams.

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