Stevens, a 1978 graduate of Piedmont High School, was killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012.
The Piedmont High library will be formally named the Ambassador Christopher Stevens Memorial Library in his honor at Wednesday's meeting.
Other activities planned by PUSD to honor Stevens include:
- An announcement of the naming of the library, a commemoration of service and a moment of silence at halftime of the PHS home football game on Friday, Sept. 13.
- Activities at Piedmont Middle School and Piedmont High on Constitution Day, Tuesday, Sept. 17, that commemorate Stevens. These will include writing commitments to the statement “What will you do to improve the community?
- Social Science teachers sharing information on Stevens’ service and discussion of its relevance to current world events.
The complete agenda for the Sept. 11 school board meeting is available on the PUSD website here.
You may read more about Stevens in "Ambassador Chris Stevens 'A Very Smart, Very Funny Guy,' Says Cal Roommate: Austin Tichenor and Paul Feist, Piedmont High School classmates of slain Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, share recent memories of their friendship."
WHAT YOU CAN DO
The family of Chris Stevens has established the J. Christopher Stevens Fund to support activities that build bridges between the people of the United States and the Middle East. You may donate to the fund here.
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