School Board Sends Renaming Policy Back for More Work- With Video

Four months after Army Sgt. Ed Nowicki asked the Rochester Board of Education to rename a school after a fallen local soldier, the board and administration are working on establishing policy so they can formally consider the request. Though a bit surprised it’s taking this long, Nowicki said he’s patient and committed to seeing his request through. He’s convinced that the actions of First Lt. Adam Malson, who was killed in Iraq in 2005, merit such an honor. “Everyone who hears the story … [Read more...]

Support “Adam M. Malson Elementary” Proposal

Mayor Cuthbertson, Oakland County Commissioner Matis and several other Rochester citizens are dedicated to supporting the proposal to rename an elementary school in the Rochester Community School District (Michigan) after an Army officer killed in Iraq, First Lieutenant Adam M. Malson. Adam was killed on February 19th, 2005 while saving the life of a female Iraqi. She was on a bus filled with Shia pilgrims who were traveling through Baghdad to celebrate the religious holiday of Ashura. During … [Read more...]