MEDIA ADVISORY - May 15, 2006

Record Number: 2475
Displayed from: May 15, 2006 , until: May 16, 2006

Elmhurst High School will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. this morning, Monday, May 15, to give media an opportunity to speak with those who knew David Sanchez, a 2003 graduate who was killed Thursday while serving as a Marine in Iraq. Several Elmhurst teachers and students will be available for interviews. Principal Barbara Gentry will discuss plans for a memorial service. The school is located at 3829 Sand Point Road.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.