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City of Fort Worth Declares January 13, 2006 United States Coast Guard Academy Day in Official Proclamation.

Fort Worth Academy Hosts United States Coast Guard Academy Idlers in Celebration, With the Honorable Chuck Silcox as Special Guest

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- William Broderick, Fort Worth Academy (FWA) Head of School, is thrilled to announce that January 13, 2006, will be officially proclaimed the City of Fort Worth's United States Coast Guard Academy Day. This special day will be marked with a performance by the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) Idlers, a renowned a cappella choir of 12 cadets, at FWA.

Fort Worth City Councilman (District 3) and Mayor Pro Tem Chuck Silcox will read the Proclamation at the Fort Worth City Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2006, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Second Floor, 1000 Throckmorton Street. Mr. Broderick and members of the FWA Student Council, will accept the Proclamation on behalf of the Board of Trustees, Faculty and Staff of Fort Worth Academy as well as the USCGA.

This event, limited to FWA students, families and invited guests, includes 12 cadets singing in their uniform "blues" for an audience of Fort Worth dignitaries, students, parents and families, and Cub Scout Pack 575 presenting the Colors. The performance will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a welcome address from Mr. Broderick; an introduction from first grader John Shipp, and the reading of the Proclamation by Mr. Silcox.

The United States Coast Guard Academy Idlers is a select group of male singers chosen from the Corps of Cadets and the Cadet Glee Club by audition. This group specializes in sea chanteys and patriotic music. The "Idlers" travel annually to entertain people throughout the country.

Established in 1982, FWA is Fort Worth's premier coeducational K - 8 private school. Located in southwest Fort Worth, FWA welcomes motivated students and their families who expect greatness and look forward to experiencing the challenge of an outstanding education. FWA classes include the core subjects of math, English, science, history, and Spanish. Art, computer technology, performing arts and physical education complete the curriculum. Advanced classes are also offered. All students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities including athletics, band, visual, and performing arts, along with service to the community. Their website is http://www.fwacademy.org/ .

CONTACT: William Broderick of Fort Worth Academy, +1-817-370-1191; or for Credentials, Elizabeth Perkins, +1-817-924-2300, for Fort Worth Academy

Web site: http://www.fwacademy.org/
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