Officer Robert Thybulle was born in April of 1976 in Brooklyn, NY. He attended P.S. 235 and graduated from Brooklyn College Academy H.S. in 1994. Upon graduation Robert Thybulle joined the United States Army where he attended basic training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and then was assigned to the 1st Battalion 6th Field Artillery in Bamberg, Germany.
While stationed in Germany, he was deployed for a peace keeping mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina. For his heroic efforts, he was awarded an Army Achievement Medal, an Oversees Service Ribbon, a NATO Metal and other commendations.
Kwayera Archer-Cunningham is the Founding President and Chief Executive Officer of Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy, Inc., a non-profit organization, which is dedicated to supporting the creative, educational, and vocational development of youth of African descent in central Brooklyn.
Donald Day is a vice commander with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Department of New York. A United States Marine, he was honored with the Leatherneck Award from Leatherneck Magazine. He is a Vietnam-Era veteran with tours of duty in Europe and Southeast Asia.
He was injured while working with the 3rd Light Anti-Aircraft Missile Battalion at the 2nd Marine Corps Air Wing. Assigned to the staff of the Judge Advocate, Donald Day served as a Legal Chaser and Court Bailiff in Summary, General and Special Court Marshals. While on duty as a field radio operator Corporal Day was awarded with the United States Marine Corps Certificate of Commendation for his “esprit de corps” in the multi-national NATO arena and a Medal of Good Conduct.
Glyger G. Beach is a man of many achievements – both in his military service and in his community – who believes in not only serving ones country, but God and family. Upon completion of training courses, Mr. Beach was deployed to Iraq where he was assigned as Chaplain of the 301st Area Support Group. He had a total of sixty-five personnel working with him to provide area religious support to an entire population of 40,000.For his military service, Mr. Beach received numerous awards including: the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, and many others.
Grace Johnson has distinguished herself in the food and beverage industry. As Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Crystal Manor, she has worked tirelessly to uphold the Manor’s reputation as a longstanding ne dining and catering establishment based in the heart of Flatbush. The success of Crystal Manor is largely due to Ms. Johnson’s enterprising, hospitable and authoritative set of business skills.
In 1996, Ms. Johnson opened the Manor to provide Brooklyn and outer borough communities with an upscale venue to hold momentous and celebratory events including weddings, receptions, church functions, political conferences, proms, Sweet 16’s, and birthday parties. For the last 14 years, Ms. Johnson and her staff hosted more than 2000 well-received affairs.
I would like to thank PS #91 and their students for participating in our Earth Day Poster Competition. In keeping with the theme of our Earth Day Celebration of “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” We will celebrate and honor Earth Day this year by displaying your work on my website. Also, each participant will receive a certificate acknowledging their participation in the competition. Thank you and don’t forget to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!”