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Theresa Drye launches Mayoral Campaign in Hempstead

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Theresa Drye candidacy has the capacity to make history, as her election as Mayor will make her the First African American Women elected to this government post and only the second African American.

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Jan. 13, 2013 - Hempstead, New York – Village of Hempstead Mayoral Candidate Theresa Drye launches Mayoral Campaign in Hempstead.  Theresa Drye candidacy has the capacity to make history, as her election as Mayor will make her the First African American Women elected to this government post and only the second African American.
 
About:  Theresa Drye is a lifelong resident of the Village of Hempstead. She attended Marshall Elementary School where she was one of the first students to participate in the Head Start Program.
 
She went on to attend what is now known as the Barack Obama  Elementary School. Following the educational process designed for the Village of Hempstead, she graced the halls of Alberta  Shurtz Middle School and went on to graduate from Hempstead High School at the age of 16.  Upon graduation she set off to Cheyney State University,  in Pennsylvania, the nation’s first historically African American college. 
 
She returned home to further her studies at C.W. Post Center of Long Island University. 
Theresa worked her way through school as a nurse technician, while also being assigned to internships at The Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, The District Attorney’s Office, Criminal Trial Bureau and The Drug and Alcohol Addiction, S.T.E.P.  Program of Nassau County. 
 
Theresa  received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Long Island University in Criminal Justice and Political Science with a concentration in The American Political Process. While attending Long Island University Theresa was inducted into the illustrious ranks of The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
 
About:  Village of Hempstead - Hempstead has developed over the past three hundred and fifty years into the most populous village in the state of New York, with a population in excess of 50,000 people. It is also the seat of government for the town of Hempstead, the largest minor civil division in the nation with over seven hundred thousand people. 
 
Hempstead is just as urban (at least with regard to population density and activity) as any major city. In stark contrast to the surrounding villages in the town and county, it is more densely populated than many American cities with exception to New York City, Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, San Francisco, California, and Jersey City and Paterson, New Jersey.

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For more info, please visit official site at www.electteamtheresadrye.com.
 
 

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