An anonymous donor has agreed to pay the $5 entry fee for young people to the Unity Day Celebration, Jan. 20. the Youth Expo is scheduled to run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Including parents and families as partners in academic success has proven benefits at Orr Elementary, where 99 percent of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch.
The world champion gold medal winning Voices of Unity Youth Choir are preparing for an eventful 2014, starting the year off with their annual Praise Celebration Concert.
By Steven Manning FORT WAYNE—Thanks to an anonymous donor, Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Jr. Club INC. (MLK Club) will double the number of college scholarships it will award this year—and double the amount of the awards. MLK Jr. Club President Bennie Edwards, said the organization is pleased to add two more scholarships this year […]
By Sheryl Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of American Legion Post 148 As a salute and honor to veterans, American Legion Post 148 held its Sixth Annual Veterans Day Scholarship Program on Nov. 9, which was hosted by Commander Jesse Booker and ALR Director Bennie Edwards. During the program, they recognized and honored veterans […]
By Marc Morial—In recent years, the debate about ways to close the achievement gap and adequately prepare primary and secondary African American students for success has focused on such remedies as ensuring resource equity, expanding pre-school opportunities, and raising teacher quality.
Frost Illustrated Staff Report Local rising teen pop singer, Haven Unique, lent a hand to the youth journalism program sponsored by Frost Illustrated on Nov. 11. The students conducted a press conference as a learning exercise in which they asked the young artist interview question. According to her website, www.havenunique.com, Haven Unique Burnett-King, born on […]
17-year-old Randon Moore and 16-year-old Quantez Elijah Jet have been accepted to participate in an invitation only Top Gun for Elite Players clinic.
Maybe you’ve heard of Jon Kitna; maybe you haven’t. He was a football player, a quarterback, in the NFL. He played for Seattle, Cincinnati, Detroit and Dallas, and if he was never a marquee quarterback, he was much more than a journeyman.