Day 3: Tuesday, March 8, 1988
• The gates were re?opened but the students boycotted classes.
• A press conference was held to announce the formal Deaf President Now organization
• 4 students were identified as DPN leaders:
• 1) Greg Hlibok, the spokesman
• 2) Bridgetta Bourne
• 3) Jerry Covell
• 4) Tim Rarus
• Spilman was quoted in Washington Post as being “surprised b the intensity of the reaction to the board’s decision. I knew there would be severe disappointment, deep disappointment. I did not expect this.”
• Another rally was held at the Hughes Gym that evening.