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YouthQuest Highlights June 2021

Retreat With program transitioning from the school year to summer session, YouthQuest staff took some time for self-care during a much-needed staff retreat to Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. During the three days, employees had the chance to connect with each other while taking part in excursions such as horseback riding and carriage rides. BBQing […]

Middle School Students Experience Hands-On Learning with Summer on the Road

YouthQuest students will have a special opportunity this summer with Summer on the Road at Genesee Career Institute (GCI). From July 12-21, up to 50 preteens will gain experience with job training programs, learn about future career opportunities and practice leadership and team-building skills. “We appreciate the continued partnership with Genesee Career Institute,” says Nefertari […]

On the Job: Teshia Smith

Flint Southwestern Classical Academy graduate Teshia Smith is following her passion by building her own graphic design and branding business called Artish Design. “It started when I was in college,” says Smith, who graduated from Marygrove College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration on graphic design. “I posted my artwork on social […]

Executive Perspective: Social Emotional Learning and Self Care

By Dr. Kimberly Leverette Recently, I completed a six-week-long professional development course through the Crim Fitness Foundation with 25 other educators on self-care and mindfulness. Throughout the program, I learned techniques such as mindful eating, journaling and how to set myself up to be present in meetings. I also learned that you don’t have to […]

YouthQuest Highlights May 2021

Learning STEAM YouthQuest students participated in the second STEAMQuest in May. During the three-day event, students took part in multiple projects including learning how design and branding works and creating their own concepts for T-shirts. STEAMQuest gives YouthQuest students an immersive experience into concepts in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics. Showing Appreciation Brownell STEM […]

On the Job: Kyleigh Moughler

Grand Blanc High School student Kyleigh Moughler is working toward her dream career in nursing. Currently working as a medical records health information specialist for Ascension Genesys Hospital while attending school, Moughler is gaining experience in the healthcare industry before she graduates with her nursing degree from the University of Michigan-Flint. “My job doesn’t give […]

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