The school at 139 Ocean Terrace will be named after long-time community activist, Geraldine Claytor. Claytor’s hard work is captured in a statement1 by her daughter Bennyta Thompson saying, “My mother was not looking for any notoriety; she served the P.T. Barnum community with love, a pure heart, and a passion to help others.” Although she did not seek personal recognition, the P.T. community honors her service and legacy by naming the new school Geraldine Claytor Magnet Academy.
1. The Connecticut Post. November 16, 2015 Link
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