City Looking for Students to Lead Pledge of Allegiance at Commission Meetings


Students receive a t-shirt and photo with Mayor Vincent Boccard after leading the Pledge of Allegiance at a City Commission meeting

By: Sharon Aron Baron

The City of Coral Springs is all about families, and the Mayor and City Commissioners encourage good citizenship at a very early age by allowing local children to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at their City Commission meetings.

Not only do the children get the great honor of leading the pledge, but they get their very first civics lesson by attending a commission meeting.  Did I mention they also get to be on TV, receive a really cool t-shirt, and have their photo taken with Mayor Vincent Boccard?

The City wants to encourage parents to sign up their children to lead the Pledge of Allegiance. Students attending elementary, middle, and high schools students, from public and private schools, who either live or attend Coral Springs’ schools, are eligible to participate.

Commission meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 6.30 p.m. and the spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

If your chid is interested in participating, call Lydia Cutz at 954-344-1063 or email with the student’s name, school name, grade and the month they would like the student to participate.

City Hall is located at 9551 W. Sample Road.

About Sharon Aron Baron

Sharon Aron Baron Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and writer for Coral Springs Talk. CST was created in 2012 to provide News, Views and Entertainment for the residents of Coral Springs, Parkland and the rest of South Florida.


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  • Daniel Pose

    No one should stand for Pledge of Allegiance because the pledge was the origin of the Nazi salute and Nazi behavior (see the discoveries of the historian Dr. Rex Curry). German national socialists adopted the gesture decades after US children had been forced to chant it mechanically each morning. It is creepy. It was written during a time of heavy immigration and the socialist Francis Bellamy, a self-proclaimed national socialist in the USA and author of the pledge, wanted to stamp out individuality and make everyone the same. The pledge continues to the a source of Nazi behavior although the gesture is different under the present police state, in order to hide the pledge’s putrid past.