HBD Daisy Bates

Daisy Bates Elementary celebrated the birthday of the school’s namesake: Daisy Gaston Bates. 

Representatives from the Daisy Bates Museum Foundation joined the students in the birthday festivities. The even included student essays on the life of Daisy Bates, as well as her impact on the students of Daisy Bates Elementary. 

Daisy Bates was an American civil rights activist, publisher, journalist, and lecturer who played a leading role in the Little Rock Integration Crisis of 1957.