Woodson Elementary Honors Black History Month with Living Wax Museum

Crisfield, MD, March 2, 2020 – 5th grade students at Woodson Elementary school recently paid tribute to Black History Month with their first inaugural “Living Wax Museum” exposition, held in the school cafeteria. Students dressed up as prominent figures in African-American history, prepared table top display boards and recited speeches detailing the achievements of their selected individual. Pre-k through 4th grade classes, as well as family members and the community at large visited the event to learn about the many contributions made by African-Americans throughout history. Woodson Elementary plans to hold this event again each February in years to come.
 
 
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This student portrays Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Woodson’s Living Wax Museum Expo.
 
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This student portrays the first African-American President of the United States, Barack Obama.
 
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This student depicts the historical figure, Rosa Parks at Woodson’s Living Wax Museum Expo.
 
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These students depict Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker, famous African-American jazz musicians at Woodson’s Living Wax Museum Expo.
 
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This student portrays Mae C. Jemison, the first African-American woman to orbit the Earth in outer space.