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Tapestry Student Receives Youth Award at Black History Month Celebration

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    Sarah Norris

Tapestry Charter School is an EL Education Credentialed School in Buffalo, NY.

Tapestry sixth-grader Sheldon Gibbs was one of a few local luminaries honored at Buffalo’s annual Black History Month Celebration.

Sheldon received the city’s Youth Award from Buffalo’s Mayor, Byron Brown. 

Sheldon is the CEO of Classic Knot, a bow-tie company he started in 2016, when he was 10. 

Sheldon Tapestry

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Read (and watch) more about Sheldon’s company here