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Public Invited to View Student Artwork During ArtQuest Exhibition
(FLINT, Mich., April 1, 2019) – From April 9-11, the atrium at Diplomat will be transformed into an art gallery featuring the work of students in YouthQuest’s afterschool program. Centering around the theme of “Street Art,” the three-day ArtQuest exhibition will be open to the public from 4-6 p.m. each day. “YouthQuest is all about hands-on, experiential learning,” said Cheryl Adkins,… Read More 

5 Buffets for Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday is coming in a few weeks and in Flint & Genesee there are plenty of places to go out and have an Easter brunch or dinner with the family. Here are five places you can dine on Easter Sunday: Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery Redwood Easter Brunch features a variety of dishes, from grilled duck breast with pineapple bourbon… Read More 

YQ Biz Expo Returns to Flint Farmers’ Market
For the second year in a row, YouthQuest is hosting the YQ Biz Expo at the Flint Farmers’ Market. YouthQuest students will sell their own products which they have been planning and developing for the past several months. “Last year’s event was a hit with the students and community,” says Cheryl Adkins, program director of YouthQuest. “We want to build… Read More 

Flint Promise Adds More College Options for 2019-2020 School Year
Cristian Rodriguez is in his first year at Mott Community College, where he’s working on general education and business credits with plans to pursue a degree in finance. When he’s not in class or studying, he can be found working in the college’s financial aid office and spending time with his friends in TMOT (Talented Men of Today). A highlight… Read More 

Time Traveler: Using the Past to Explore Key Concepts
If you could go back to any time in the past, when would it be? This is a question students will explore this month in YouthQuest with the theme: Time Traveler. “Much of what we know today was discovered in the past,” says Cheryl Adkins, program director of YouthQuest. “In one activity, students will learn how discoveries made by ancient… Read More