Jernigan Honored Aug. 13

A street intersection will be named to honor retired educator and school band director Alvin Jernigan during events set for Friday, Aug. 13.

During the ceremonies, street-name toppers will be installed at the intersection of NE 30th Street and N. Kelley Avenue.

The northbound traffic signal at NE 30th and N. Kelley will also have the toppers.

The toppers will read, “Honorary Al Jernigan Ave.”

Community leaders and supporters will gather on the parking lot of the Greater Mt. Olive Baptist Church (4020 NE 42nd St.).

Mr. Jernigan is an alumni of Classen and Northeast High Schools.

A statement said the Aug. 13 event is the first of a series of events to be held honoring the retired schoolteacher.

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