Pictured, left to right, standing: Destinee Arroyo, Mayor Bloomberg, Olivia DiGiulio, teacher Natalie Viola, Katelyn Terwilliger and Rockaway resident John McCabe. Seated, left to right: Elizabeth Mason, Mariella Rutigliano, Allyson Knipp, Bianca Liquori, Rockaway residents Ryan D’Emic and Brittany Banker, Damian Scala, Dominic Augustin, Casey Jean, Marco Greene, Bradley DeSalvo and Salvatore Ventrice. At right, The students are pictured with Council Speaker Miller and Brooklyn Councilman Nelson, who represents the area where St. Agnes Seminary is located.
The fourth grade students of St. Agnes Seminary in Brooklyn recently met city officials and observed government in action at City Hall. Mayor Michael Bloomberg welcomed the class at the entrance to City Hall and City Council Speaker Gifford Miller and Brooklyn Councilman Michael Nelson greeted the students after a press conference.
The students, who have been studying New York State history, got a first hand look at how city government works.