25th Annual Multicultural Day at Moorpark College

Moorpark College held its 25th Annual Multicultural Day on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Multicultural Day is an officially sanctioned alternative day of instruction designed by faculty, staff, and students and is used to foster knowledge, sensitivity, understanding, and appreciation for cultures around the world.

Photos by JOAN PAHOYO/Acorn Newspapers

Bagpipers Wally Boggess of Moorpark and Bill Boetticher of Camarillo lead the parade at the 25th annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Bagpipers Wally Boggess of Moorpark and Bill Boetticher of Camarillo lead the parade at the 25th annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Moorpark College students Jasmin Isabeles, Perla Hernandez, and Angelynn Conui check out Correne Gichuru’s Exotic Mara jewelry that is made by girls of the “Maasai Tribe” to help keep them in school at the 25th annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Correne graduated from MP College 20 years ago. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Moorpark College students Jasmin Isabeles, Perla Hernandez, and Angelynn Conui check out Correne Gichuru’s Exotic Mara jewelry that is made by girls of the “Maasai Tribe” to help keep them in school at the 25th annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Correne graduated from MP College 20 years ago. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Michael Williams of Valinda, CA, also known as “The Lion”, adds to the cultural experience playing steel drums at the 25th annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Michael Williams of Valinda, CA, also known as “The Lion”, adds to the cultural experience playing steel drums at the 25th annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

 Jan Straka and Bruce Garber, founding members of the Multicultural Event, get footloose on the stage while getting a plaque for their contributions at the 25th Annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Jan Straka and Bruce Garber, founding members of the Multicultural Event, get footloose on the stage while getting a plaque for their contributions at the 25th Annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Aubri Naumes, 5, dances to the steel drums with Isla O”Brien, 3, both of Moorpark at the 25th Annual Multicultural Day was held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Aubri Naumes, 5, dances to the steel drums with Isla O”Brien, 3, both of Moorpark at the 25th Annual Multicultural Day was held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Dylan Phelps, 4, of Moorpark dances with scarves to the music at the 25th Annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Dylan Phelps, 4, of Moorpark dances with scarves to the music at the 25th Annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Ranford Hopkins, Professor of History and Founding Chair of the Multicultural Event, wears the new t-shirt commemorating this year’s event at the 25th Annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Ranford Hopkins, Professor of History and Founding Chair of the Multicultural Event, wears the new t-shirt commemorating this year’s event at the 25th Annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Jaime Salomon and Mikayla McCulloh, both students at MP and from Simi Valley, speak with people about their Anthropology Club at the 25th annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Jaime Salomon and Mikayla McCulloh, both students at MP and from Simi Valley, speak with people about their Anthropology Club at the 25th annual Multicultural Day held at Moorpark College Campus on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Photo by Joan Pahoyo/Acorn Newspapers

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestlinkedinmail

Comments are closed.