Education

PROMOTING CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN OUR YOUTH

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

5/12/15 – Once again, Rockford High School’s ‘Close Up’ group traveled to Washington DC to participate in a work study program geared towards inspiring civic engagement in young people from around the country.  The group is led by Brad Keeler, a history teacher at the Rockford High School Freshman Center, and consisted of 8 students this year.   [...]

The Literacy Center of West Michigan needs volunteer tutors

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Written by the Literacy Center of West Michigan   The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 6:30 p.m. and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to find one or more about the Center and its literacy programs. At the [...]

Alexa Victoria Thompson top in major

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Alexa Victoria Thompson of Rockford, Michigan has been awarded the Social Work department award from Grand Valley State University. Thompson is a graduate of Rockford High School and is the daughter of Gary and Lori Thompson. At the graduate level, the faculty reviews the academic records of masters degree candidates o choose the one award recipient for each graduate [...]

Bennett graduates Alma College

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nearly 300 students participated in Alma College’s 2015 commencement ceremony in the Hogan Center, Art Smith Arena, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. U.S. Sen Gary Peters, a 1980 graduate of Alma College, gave the college’s commencement address. Chelsea Bennett of Rockford, and a graduate of Rockford High School has graduated Alma College with a Bachelor of Arts in [...]
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