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Lafayette FCU and Herndon Sports Boosters to Dedicate New Mural at Herndon High School

On June 12th, Herndon High School will unveil a stunning new mural titled “Welcome to The Nest,” dedicated to celebrating the vibrant school spirit and community of Herndon.

The mural dedication ceremony, hosted by Lafayette Federal Credit Union and the Herndon Sports Boosters, will take place from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at Herndon High School, with a catered lunch provided by Lafayette Federal.

Event Details:

  • When: June 12, 2024, from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    Where: Herndon High School, 700 Bennett Street, Herndon, VA
    What: “Welcome to The Nest” Mural Dedication Ceremony with a catered lunch provided by Lafayette Federal Credit Union.

The ceremony will feature remarks from several key figures, including Andrew Doepping – VP Member Relations for Lafayette Federal Credit Union, Amy Emmatty – Herndon Sports Boosters President, a representative from Herndon High School’s administration, Cell Spitfire – mural artist, as well as a student speaker. The event will begin with guest arrivals at 11:30am, followed by the official dedication at 12:00pm. After the dedication, guests are invited to enjoy lunch and networking under tents set up in the school parking lot.

“We are thrilled to support this wonderful initiative that not only beautifies the school, but also embodies the spirit and pride of the Herndon community,” said Andrew Doepping of Lafayette Federal Credit Union. “This mural will be a lasting symbol of unity and inspiration for all students and staff.”

Cell Spitfire, the artist behind the mural, shared his vision: “This mural, located on Herndon High School’s football stadium broadcast tower, celebrates the school’s spirit and pride. Featuring the fierce hornet mascot in a fighting stance and the bold texts ‘Home of the Hornets’ and ‘Welcome to the Nest,’ it creates a vibrant and welcoming statement. The starburst sunray background makes the mural pop, drawing attention as you arrive at the stadium and reflecting the dynamic energy of the Herndon High community.”

Lafayette Federal and the Herndon Sports Boosters will have tents set up to ensure a comfortable outdoor environment.

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