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School Board Vice Chairwoman Cheryl Burke, whose 7th District includes Mason, said she was beyond elated with the decision to rename the school after Marsh, a civil rights champion.
“He went to George Mason, so our children too can think about what they can do and what they can give,” Burke said. “Our children will have walking history. To have someone that grew up right around the corner, decided to stay and give our children someone to emulate and not dream about.”Taken from the article