Makenzie Schroeder

Makenzie Schroeder is a Flint native who is currently attending the University of Michigan-Flint, studying communications and political science. She graduated from Kearsley High School. She is a sister of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority, writes for the Michigan Times, enjoys spending time with her family and dogs as well as reading a good book. 
 
In The NewsThe new Lear manufacturing plant will supply seats to GM's Flint Assembly plant, where Silverado and Sierra trucks are produced. Pictured here is the interior of the 2016 Chevy Silverado Heavy Duty truck.

This is what Flint workers will build in new Lear plant


In The NewsBehind the scenes of Floradora, another business operated by Meghan Hoffman helps give women new beginning.
Feature StoryMarried just five years, Mark and Meghan Hoffman just launched their fifth Flint business.

Building a business empire (and marriage) in Flint


In The NewsSoriano's Mexican Kitchen is owned by 25-year-old Erica Soriano—and operated by the whole Soriano family.

More than a restaurant, more than a name—Soriano's is family


In The NewsThe 2017 class of Diplomat Fellows pose with CEO Phil Hagerman.
In The NewsThis Gallery on the Go mural is an example of the type of creativity an ArtPlace grant would fund.
In The NewsI-69-region

$30,000 in prize money for small businesses, startups up for grabs


In The NewsA middle school student gets a hands-on education about screen printing through YouthQuest, an after-school and summer program that recently won a $100,000 competitive grant.
In The News80sintheHole

Like, totally rad 80s retro party motoring into Flint


In The NewsGearUp Academy now is located in the Dryden Building but is looking to relocate to the Ferris Wheel Building. It launched a Patronicity campaign to help fund the move.

New alternative high school looks to expand in downtown Flint


In The NewsPaints, Chalices & Hues is a quickly expanding Flint-based painting party business started by Tamika Hicks because she didn't want to travel to have fun.

Wine plus paint: A palette pleasing party business blooms in Flint


In The NewsBlueberry Founder Phil Shaltz surrounded by celebrating ambassadors during the annual awards ceremony May, 19, 2017.
Feature StoryThe Renegades provide an entry-level opportunity into the steel drum band, while the Jumbie's are a more advanced, performance level.

Check out these Flint kids rocking the steel drum world


In The NewsOwner Mike Herriman took over the family business from his father and now is joined by two sons and one grandson.

Building family, cars and community at Vern's


In The NewsThe new engineering space allows for multiple student groups to tackle projects at the same time.

Engineering at UM-Flint seeing major growth


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