Brooklyn Private School Inaugurates New Building
More than 200 students, teachers, government officials and members of the Turkish American community recently gathered for the inauguration of Brooklyn Amity School's new building. The private K through 12 school, has been operational at its new Shore parkway location since September.
Turkiye's Consul General in New York, Mehmet Samsar called the formal unveiling of Amity School's new building in Brooklyn, an example of the bridges being built between the US & Turkiye.
New York City Police Commissioner, Raymond Kelly congratulated the school on the inauguration of its new building and commended school officials for their continued commitment to excellence.
SOUNDBITE: (English) Raymond Kelly, Commissioner of the New York City Police Department
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz congratulated the Turkish American community on the new building and called the Amity School a meeting place for families.
New York State Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz said that founders of school had stayed true to teachings of Turkish Scholar Fethullah Gulen.
Teachers and students gathered at the event said they were excited to use the new building which is not only more spacious but also has more facilities than Amity School's previous location.
Brooklyn Amity School is a private school with boarding facilities for overseas students, founded by a group of Turkish American businessmen.
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