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Board member wants to name new Lee County school after MLK

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Posted at 1:41 PM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-27 13:41:45-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – Tuesday night, Lee County's newest high school could finally have a name.

One school board member wants to name it after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Melisa Giovanelli says she will seek a roll call vote on the idea at the school board meeting Tuesday night.

She says she's doing it now as Wednesday marks 56 years since King's “I have a dream” speech.

The new high school, temporarily called “MMM”, will open in the Gateway area in 2021.

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