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Kenilworth Police Officer Paul Campanelli Visits David Brearley Middle School

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Campanelli was invited to speak to the class in an attempt to “bring historical significance to life." Credits: Thomas Tramaglini
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Campanelli was invited to speak to the class in an attempt to “bring historical significance to life." Credits: Thomas Tramaglini
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KENILWORTH, NJ – Students of David Brearley Middle School were taught the important of Memorial Day last week by Officer Paul Campanelli of the Kenilworth Police Department.

Campanelli graduated from David Brearley and remains active in the Kenilworth community. He spoke to Diane Westbrook’s 7th Grade History class about the importance of Memorial Day as a way to honor fallen veterans.

“To many, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer, but at David Brearley Middle High School it is the opportunity to honor all the brave men and women who protect our nation,” Superintendent Tom Tramaglini wrote in his weekly roundup.

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Campanelli was invited to speak to the class in an attempt to “bring historical significance to life,” according to Tramaglini.

“ Please take a moment to think about our brave military and their families, not only on Memorial Day but everyday throughout the year,” Tramaglini wrote.

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