Bond Update: July 2020

Bond Update: July 2020 

Katherine G. Johnson Elementary 

 

We are thrilled to announce that our newest school will honor a true American hero who represents the passion, knowledge, and bravery we strive to instill in all Bethel students.
 
At its Tuesday meeting, the Bethel School Board voted unanimously to christen our eighteenth elementary school Katherine G. Johnson Elementary.
 
For those who don’t know, Katherine G. Johnson was an American mathematician who calculated and analyzed the flight paths of spacecraft during her more than three decades with the U.S. space program. Among many other accomplishments, her groundbreaking work helped send astronauts to the moon as part of 1969’s Apollo 11 mission. 
 
Her life and work were celebrated in the 2016 movie “Hidden Figures.”