Youth

Boys and Girls Club ‘Young Man of the Year’ finalists announced

Boys and Girls Club ‘Young Man of the Year’ finalists announced

| September 6, 2017

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Five finalists have been named for the annual Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne “Young Man of the Year” award. The winner will be announced at the Passport To Manhood breakfast scheduled to be held at 7:30 a.m., Sept. 14, at the Mirro Center for Research and Innovation on the […]

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New tech device gives parents of teen drivers peace of mind

New tech device gives parents of teen drivers peace of mind

| August 26, 2016

By Jay Curry, Solutions Specialist, Verizon Wireless Back to school can be a scary time for parents of teen drivers. There are more cars on the road, more distractions and more chances for teens to sneak away where you maybe don’t want them to go. But, technology has the answer and it’s as simple as […]

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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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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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Dad bike ride set for June 26

Dad bike ride set for June 26

| June 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fathers and family will be front and center when Omotayo Rite of Passage presents Dad, Let’s Ride, Let’s Walk Fifth Annual Scholarship Fundraiser, beginning at 3 p.m., June 26. The bike ride, which honors fathers but includes spouses and children, is set to begin at the McMillen Park, traveling in the bike lanes down […]

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Nia Weary to compete in National American Miss competition in Indy

Nia Weary to compete in National American Miss competition in Indy

| June 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s talented youngsters is set to take to the stage later this month vying for a chance to earn valuable resources for her future. Nia M. Weary, an 11-year-old sixth grader, is set to compete in the Indiana National American Miss pageant scheduled for June 29 through July 2 at the […]

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Jennings Center announces Teenage Sunday award winners

Jennings Center announces Teenage Sunday award winners

| June 15, 2016

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on assignment On Sunday, June 5, Jennings Center Supervisor Michael Ayers and staff member honored two of the community’s outstanding students during the 58th Annual Teenage Sunday at the Jennings Recreation Center. “Building Character” was this year’s theme and Ephraim Smiley III was the guest speaker.  Food and performances […]

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Fishing Derby 19 nets wet, but happy winners

Fishing Derby 19 nets wet, but happy winners

| June 15, 2016

By Denise M. Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club’s Derby 19 was wrapped up amid shouts of joy and a deluge of rain.  The winners were wet but happy.  While 15-year-old Diamonique Pettway caught a 13.5 pound carp early in the day taking first prize for biggest fish caught by […]

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On a mission

On a mission

| June 14, 2016

   

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Boys & Girls Clubs to kick off Summer Meal program June 6

Boys & Girls Clubs to kick off Summer Meal program June 6

| June 2, 2016

Festivities to highlight nutrition, public safety Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club and Frost Youth Page Editor Jeanie Summerville FORT WAYNE—Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne will be providing free, nutritious meals to children under 18 years of age this summer at ten approved sites, as an Indiana Department of Education sponsor for […]

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