Belle Glade Elementary honors the Memory of "Princess Gisselle"

Belle Glade Elementary will celebrate the one-year anniversary of Princess Gisselle's Day honoring the memory of Gisselle Gonzalez on Monday, September 27.

She was a kindergarten student that battled the terminal illness of brain cancer and became an inspiration to the community of Belle Glade and the country.

Part of the ceremony includes a tree-planting presentation of Princess Gisselle Gonzalez Perseverance Awards to Prekindergarten through 5th grade students exemplifying hard work and dedication in both citizenship and academics.

For more information contact Thelma Jackson at (561) 829-4806 or via e-mail at

If you would like to view the Fox 29 and NBC's Today Show coverage of Giselle's battle follow the links below.