Education

Free tech tools ease back-to-school transition for students, parents

Free tech tools ease back-to-school transition for students, parents

| August 25, 2016

By Jay Curry, Solutions Specialist, Verizon Wireless With the school season back in full swing attention shifts from finding something to keep children busy to making sure they stay on top of the homework, tests and after school practices. While this may seem, at times, like a daunting task, you can use these following free […]

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Enhancing black-owned newspapers in the age of social media

Enhancing black-owned newspapers in the age of social media

| August 24, 2016

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO of the NNPA) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) salutes the first class of the Discover the Unexpected (DTU) NNPA Journalism Fellowship program and congratulates the students on taking the next successful step in their professional careers. The NNPA and Chevrolet offered students from the Howard University […]

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Friends of Bethany offers students grand send-off, scholarships, prayer

Friends of Bethany offers students grand send-off, scholarships, prayer

| August 24, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of Friends of Bethany FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany recently gave a special send-off to two participants and junior volunteers. Angel Johnson, daughter of Phillip and Flora Johnson, will enter her second year at Howard University in Washington, D.C.  Angel is in an accelerated program as she pursues a Biology Bachelor […]

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South Side High School’s Clopton, Smith earn Milton M. Morgan scholarships

South Side High School’s Clopton, Smith earn Milton M. Morgan scholarships

| August 17, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of the Milton M. Morgan Family FORT WAYNE—On Sunday, August 14, Turner Chapel AME Church awarded the Milton M. Morgan, M.D. Scholarship to two area high school students—Brianna Clopton and Kelsey Smith. The scholarship is named in honor of the late Dr. Milton Morgan, a general surgeon, who practiced medicine […]

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Fort Wayne Deltas celebrate 45 years of service-ready to impact community

Fort Wayne Deltas celebrate 45 years of service-ready to impact community

| August 17, 2016

By Connie Scott, Chapter Journalist Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Fort Wayne Chapter FORT WAYNE—This summer, the Fort Wayne Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. celebrated their 45th year anniversary and Small Chapter second place awards for signature Education and Physical/Mental Health programs at the Midwest Regional Conference in Indianapolis. The chapter is ready for […]

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Verizon invites Hoosier students to submit best problem-solving app ideas

Verizon invites Hoosier students to submit best problem-solving app ideas

| August 11, 2016

Fifth Annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge opens for new submissions INDIANAPOLIS—The Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge, the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life, is now accepting new app ideas nationwide for the 2016-17 annual competition. The fifth annual challenge invites students […]

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2016-1017 Questa scholars named

2016-1017 Questa scholars named

| August 9, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Questa Education Foundation recently announced the names of the 2016-2017 Questa Scholars who will receive financial support for their college educations. This year was another record-setting year with almost 350 completed applications from all over our eleven county region in Northeast Indiana.  Questa officials said, Thanks to collaborative programming with communities, 70 Traditional […]

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Sonny Charles to headline Jennings Center scholarship program

Sonny Charles to headline Jennings Center scholarship program

| August 5, 2016

By Anita J. Jennings A Power Angel on Assignment FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation along with the Advisory Council of the Albert G. Jennings Center is bringing home our own homegrown Las Vegas entertainer, “Sonny Charles.” of the famous Checkmates on Saturday, Oct, 8,at the McMillen Park Community Center. The Council is soliciting […]

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Highlighting Reflections N Glass Corvette Club scholarship recipients

Highlighting Reflections N Glass Corvette Club scholarship recipients

| August 5, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville You may remember that Reflections N Glass Corvette Club was spotlighted in Frost Illustrated  July 5, 2016 and it’s purpose was to help raise money for their second annual scholarship fund.  Well today, Sunday July 31, 2016 is the actual day those scholarships of $200 were handed to four deserving students to […]

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Atty. Debra Faye Williams-Robbins-—first director of FWCS Family and Community Engagement Center

Atty. Debra Faye Williams-Robbins-—first director of FWCS Family and Community Engagement Center

| August 4, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin FWCS Family and Community Engagement Center (FACE) officially opened in June, under the leadership of Atty. Debra Faye Williams-Robbins. Thus, I decided to drop in at the former Construction Trades Building, which is now the recently renovated Center at 230 East Douglas Street, to have some face time with Debra Faye, […]

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