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Students Receive Awards From New Jersey Governor Corzine for Creating a Flocabulary Rap Video

To celebrate New Jersey’s 345th Birthday, a special ceremony was held at the State Museum of New Jersey on June 24, 2009. Dignitaries in attendance included Governor Corzine, Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Well, and the Commissioner of Education Lucille E. Davy.

At the ceremony, Belleveville High School students Juan Lisojo and Simeon Knafo received Governor’s Awards for their production of an educational rap video featuring Flocabulary’s song and lyrics from “Ghosts of the Civil War” (Hip-Hop U.S. History).

Belleville High School teachers Mr. Sheridan, Mr. Ross and Mr. Klotzkin worked with the students to create the video. Check it out: