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Graveraet Kaufman Fountain Ribbon Cutting and Re-dedication


Deborah Veiht Superintendent of MAPSMarquette, MI 07-29-2011 – Superintendent of Marquette Area Public Schools Deborah Veiht, MAPS officials, and members of the District Board of Education gathered with other community members today to mark the completion of the Graveraet School Fountain Courtyard Restoration Project. A good crowd turned out on a hot day to witness the event.

The New Kaufman Fountain Marquette Graveraet School
The restored area and fountain at Graveraet.

Marquette Area Public School Board of Education President Tony Retaskie
Tony Retaskie and his Word of Thanks.
Deborah Veiht welcomed everyone to the event and Tony Retaskie, President of Marquette Area Public School Board of Education, presented a word of thanks to those in attendance prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony. The ceremony was held at noon at the Graveraet School Building in Marquette to dedicate the newly-restored area.
Sara Cambensy Congratulated at New Kaufman Fountain
Sara Cambensy being congratulated following the ceremony.
Sara Cambensy provided the history of the new Kaufman Fountain. Following her speech, Sara, Deborah, the board members and Peter Kaufman gathered to cut the ceremonial ribbon. School officials say the restoration of the fountain and the courtyard has served as a reminder of the history of the school as well as a project that brings its legacy into the future.
The restoration effort has been underway since the summer of 2007 and has been funded through community donations and matching funds from the school district.
Graveraet High School Kaufman Fountain Re-opening
Just after the ribbon was cut.


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