Kids and Education

In The NewsClaressa Shields (center) introduces Jasmine Burrell to Pastor Robert McCathern at Joy Tabernacle Church. Burrell will lead the Clarissa Shields Community Project.
In The NewsA view from above Max Brandon Park, a 107-acre urban forest in Flint, in fall 2018.
In The NewsArea high school students from Genesee County Intermediate School Districts first ever Pitch it competition.
In The NewsBridge Over Troubled Water looks to raise $21.6 million to supply every Flint household with 40 gallons of water every week.

Joy Tabernacle Church home to new water delivery effort


Feature StoryThis image shows the finish line of a Soap Box Derby Race at Donald R. Cronin Soap Box Derby Downs behind Southwestern Academy.

Flint Soap Box Derby races to return this summer


In The NewsCharles Boike
In The NewsA student learns welding at the Genesee Intermediate School District.

Career fair focusing on construction trades today at GISD


In The NewsApplewood is open for the 2017 season 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays from May 4 through October 29. Parking, admission, and activities are always free.
In The NewsMott Community College's 2019 Culinary Knowledge Bowl team (left to right): Chef Mark Handy, Martina LaNoue, Jennifer Stock, Kinleigh Jaehnig, Jessalyn Taylor, Dawn Neusbaum, and Lata VonBrockdorff.

Mott culinary students take honors in Knowledge Bowl


In The NewsWinners of the fifth-eighth grade championship are first place Aurora Akinpeloye from Grand Blanc East Middle School, followed by Joshua Tewolde from Grand Blanc West Middle School and Kamaria Carter-Ryan from Woodland Park Academy.

These are the best spellers in Genesee County


In The NewsLeeRoy Wells Jr., vice president of operations support for Consumers Energy; Glenn WIlson, president and CEO Communities First Inc.; and Kyle McCree, community affairs area manager for Consumers pose with a check that will fund the Coolidge Community
In The NewsMembers of the UM-Flint Entrepreneurs Society post during the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization meeting
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