Department Of Interior
Office of the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs
|For Immediate Release:April 16, 2004||
Anderson to Speak
at LEEDTM Certification Ceremony for Baca/Dlo'ay azhi Community School
in New Mexico
WASHINGTON - Assistant Secretary
- Indian Affairs David W. Anderson will speak on
Anderson will be joined by Lt. Col. Dana Hurst, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District and USGBC Chairman John Harzfeld, as well as students and school officials, and representatives from the Navajo Nation. Also represented at the event will be local firms who collaborated with Army Corps of Engineers and the BIA's Office of Facilities Management and Construction on the project: Dyron Murphy Architects PC, Bradbury Stamm Construction Inc., Environmental Dynamics Inc. and Southwest Commissioning Services LLC.
The Baca/Dlo'ay azhi Community School serves 419 students in grades K-6 from the Prewitt, Haystack and Thoreau communities on the Navajo Nation reservation. It is one of 184 BIA-funded elementary and secondary day and boarding schools located on or near 63 reservations in 23 states serving approximately 48,000 students.
WHO: David W. Anderson, Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior
WHAT: Anderson will
speak at a ceremony to celebrate the designation of the Baca/Dlo'ay
WHEN: Tuesday, April
20, 2004 starting at 11:15 a.m. (all times are local time)
azhi Community School
CREDENTIALS: Press registration and lunch will be provided. Please bring your sanctioned media credentials and if possible, wear on your shirt collar or around your neck for easy viewing. This will assist our staff. Press seating will be provided.
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