ROCKFORD (WREX) – Students at Welsh Elementary School got to hear from a special guest, Rockford Mayor Tom McNamara.
Mayor McNamara spoke to third grades about what people are doing to improve the community.
The event relates to the school’s integrated literacy curriculum as students are learning more about the history of Rockford.
“If I can do anything to help boost their spirits or help let them know that our entire city cares about their education and cares about who they’re becoming, I think that’s incumbent and part of my job, said McNamara.
Students also got to talk to Mayor McNamara directly.