Education

The Blueberry Ambassador 2016-17 Awards Ceremony and Pizza Party at Riverfront Conference Center on May 19, 2017.
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Looking for excellence in education? Look right here


Full-time employee Nicole Zepp assembles a Stormy Kromer vest.  Zepp says she has personally utilized almost every program offered at St. Luke's including New Paths, food pantry, employment prep, and the literacy program.
The Amani Program "Children in Harmony" aims to build a lifetime of gender equity and empathy through music and emotional intelligence.

Using music to teach life lessons


Flint schools head football coach Chris Wilson played in the NFL before returning to his hometown to coach.
Justin Wetenhall discovered and fell in love with Flint as a student. He moved to the city a month ago and calls his Grand Traverse Neighborhood home The Ivy.

Why I chose Flint: A 24-year-old's perspective


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Growth Mindset Summit returns to Flint today


Volunteers helped a new playground open Tuesday at Hasselbring Senior Center. About 80 percent of the $150,000 funding comes from the Flint Child Health and Development Fund (often called FlintKids.org) and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
The 2017 class of Diplomat Fellows pose with CEO Phil Hagerman.
Local agencies now are recruiting to fill more than 80 paid AmeriCorps positions in the Flint area.

AmeriCorps looks to hire 80 for Flint programs


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This Gallery on the Go mural is an example of the type of creativity an ArtPlace grant would fund.
While it maybe the most adorable reading program you’ll ever see, Tell-A-Tail also is effective. Flint Public Library will host additional Tell-A-Tail events July 8, 15, and 22.
The Flint Institute of Arts exhibit "Self-Expressions" runs through July 30. It is the first exhibit developed by University of Michigan-Flint art history graduate students at the museum.
A 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.
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