10/1/2007 0:00:00

In commemoration of the events of September 11, 2001, a group of children from Miami Springs Elementary Community School paid tribute to our local police and firefighter heroes at Council Chambers on Tuesday, September 11th.¬†The students of Mrs. Serrano and Mrs. Mejia¬ís classes, accompanied by several parents and new principal, Sally Hutchings, honored them with a brief ceremony, including the reading of a poem about heroes, a rendition of ¬ďGod Bless America¬Ē, letters of support, and platters of sub sandwiches, a.k.a. ¬ďheroes¬Ē.¬†Community business, Milam¬ís Market, made a generous donation towards the cost of the lunch.¬†The police officers expressed their appreciation and returned the kind gesture by presenting each student with an official Miami Springs Police Department. patch.¬†The students were more than thrilled to receive such a unique gift ¬Ė something once worn by a true hero.¬†Unfortunately, the fire department was on call during the ceremony, but Officer Sheryl Mulet, of the Community Policing Office, assured the students she would share the morning¬ís events and sandwiches with the firefighters.

– Contributed by Mrs. Serrano of Miami Springs Elementary – Have a story you’d like to add to MiamiSprings.com? Click here to submit your story now.



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