Racial justice alliance honors Rehoboth Elementary students

Fifth-graders Sophia Osborne and MJ Miller recognized for leadership, excellence
March 31, 2024

The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice recently honored Rehoboth Elementary fifth-graders Sophia Osborne and Marlon “MJ” Miller for their leadership, effort and excellence. 

Sophia is a true leader in her classes. Her goal is to become a teacher, and she is working toward that goal daily. She is on the Green Team, the Newspaper Committee, and is a teacher’s assistant in computer class. She has demonstrated a true gift for using her voice to lead. She is taking her personal strengths and using them to improve the school community and her own life.  

MJ has been working hard to achieve his academic goals. He has displayed exceptional reading skills. He takes responsibility for his actions and is a fiercely loyal friend. He enjoys playing football and spending time with family.

Surrounded by family and school staff, Sophia and MJ were honored in a ceremony at the school, and each received a $20 gift card to Browseabout Books in Rehoboth.

SDARJ initiated the African American Achievement award to recognize students who represent the ideals of leadership, effort, and excellence in their schools. Students from each school in the Cape Henlopen and Indian River School Districts are recognized throughout the school year. SDARJ is a nonpartisan organization that educates, informs, and advocates for racial justice, equality and fair opportunity. For more information, go to

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