Morristown in the News
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Mr. Leo Corbet, former Arizona state senator, spoke to the student body during the garden dedication ceremony about his mother’s love of music and dedication to children. Many members of his family attended.
Morristown students and staff gathered with members of the Corbet family to dedicate land donated by Mr. and Mrs. Leo Corbet to the Morristown School District as the Lucille Corbet Botanical Garden for Children on April 13, 2017. Mr. Corbet said he was very happy to honor the memory of his mother, Mrs. Lucille Corbet, with the donation of the garden site.
Mrs. Corbet was a valued substitute teacher on the Morristown School campus across two decades, 1980s and 1990s, until her health slowed her down. The Yuma County Teachers Hall of Fame honored her by inducting her into the hall of fame in 1995. She taught in several schools throughout Arizona in her long career. She played piano and organ and shared the gift of music with her students, family and community.
Mrs. Corbet passed away in 1998, but her family donated this piece of property to the Morristown School District to be dedicated to her memory as a woman who loved children, music, her family and Arizona.
Morristown Elementary School is pledging their support for the Maricopa County Sherriff’s Office (MCSO) Torch Run supporting the Special Olympics with a friendly coin drive competition and fun run. Classes will compete in the coin drive. The class with the heaviest coin container will win an Otter Pop party! The coin container weigh-in will be Friday, April 28.
MCSCO will present their Special Olympics support program on Thursday, May 4 at 9:00 a.m. The student council will present the coin drive donation, and we will announce the class that won the Otter Pop party. The Otter Pop party will take place on Friday, May 5.