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Class Act with Chris Wragge heading to James Madison High School in Brooklyn this Friday

Class Act to spotlight mentorship program at Brooklyn school
Class Act to spotlight mentorship program at Brooklyn school 01:04

NEW YORK -- We are counting down to a new Class Act with Chris Wragge this Friday. 

He will be live at James Madison High School in Brooklyn, which is renaming its football field for a special former student athlete. 

Firefighter Danny Suhr died on 9/11. He was captain of the football and baseball teams, and his legacy will live on. In fact, the team's current coach, Tommy Salvato, played with Suhr. 

"It's a really special thing for us, because Danny -- we know that he was a good friend of mine. And he was a great player here and a great leader when he was in high school," Salvato told Wragge. "And it's been long overdue, but you know, the powers that be? It's just a great thing."

We also want to spotlight an incredible mentorship program started by the students that gives back, exactly like Suhr did his entire life.

"We truly represent the Golden Knight and giving students -- the 3,900 we have right now -- opportunities to really look at what's next and become the next best them," said Principal Jodi Cohen. "It's just incredible."

The Knight Guide was started by two students to help more than 300 freshman get acclimated to their new surroundings. 

Join us Friday on CBS2 News This Morning for our newscast live from James Madison High School.

CLICK HERE to see our past Class Act visits.

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