Prestigious LBC National Recognition

lincoln memorial
The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
 recognizes  John H. Shary Elementary School and
Mr. De La Rosa's Classroom

Congratulations on becoming an official Lincoln Legacy School!

This certificate recognizes your participation in the Lincoln Bicentennial National Teach-In web cast on February 12, 2009 commemorating the 200th Birthday of President Abraham Lincoln.
Congress established the A L B C to recommend appropriate ways to commemorate the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln in 2009. The Commission works to engage the broadest range of individuals and groups in the commemoration. Through education programs, the Commission provides an opportunity to re-examine Lincoln's legacy in our 21st century democracy. Its members, who are appointed by the president and congressional leaders, include political leaders, jurists, historians, and collectors.
Congratulations once more and thank you for your enthusiastic commitment to sustaining the legacy of our greatest president.

Eileen R. Mackevich
Executive Director

"In appreciation of your participation in the commemoration of the 200th Birthday of President Abraham Lincoln during the 2008-2009 school year."

Senator Richard J. Durbin, Co-Chair
Congressman Ray LaHood, Co-Chair
Mr. Harold Holzer, Co-Chair