Walking in a Winter Wonderland During the Flint Cultural Center Holiday Walk, students at Eisenhower Elementary visited the Flint Public Library. There, they were treated to punch and cookies, made Christmas tree ornaments and read holiday-themed books. They then went to Sloan Museum where they made holiday crafts and explored “RACE: Are We So Different?” […]

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At age 21, Marlon Coulter is a busy man. When he’s not valeting cars at Hurley Medical Center, the Hamady High School alum is washing dishes and working as a dietary aide at Wellbridge of Grand Blanc. And, after taking a year off from college, he plans to return to his post-secondary education this coming […]

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Science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics; these are the five main concepts students will learn in the month of January. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were nearly 8.8 million jobs in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) field as of 2016. According to YouthQuest Program Director Cheryl Adkins, as this […]

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At Eisenhower Elementary, YouthQuest students in the Positive Vibes club practice taking “mindful moment” breaks to calm themselves and regroup. Like the site’s other clubs—themed around cooking, art, sports, entrepreneurialism and music—this club wasn’t selected by YouthQuest staff. Rather, it was chosen by students in the program. “Developing leadership skills is a key component of […]

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TeenQuest graduate De’Anna Anderson loves what she does. As a prevention specialist with Catholic Charities, Anderson has the opportunity to change the lives of area children and make an impact on her community. “Some students that I work with are harder to crack than others,” says Anderson. “But as we peel back their layers and […]

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