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BCPS Athletic Director recognized by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

March 7, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Congratulations to Roderick “Rocky” Gillis, athletic director at Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), for being recognized as a Certified Athletic Administrator by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA). He is now one of a very elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism. […]

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The 2nd Annual Black History Celebration Spins Stories of Excellence and Knowledge

March 7, 2019 Carma Henry 0

    On Friday, February 22, 2019 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, there was a showcase of talent, storytellers, Poets, Dancers, Drummers, Singers, Actors and Actresses. This was a wonderful evening of Black time travel, where the vision of the two directors Dr. Sybil Johnson PHD, and Sydel LeGrande MD. beaconed a call to our ancestors, they were honored   with a phenomenal performance from everyone involved. […]

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FTC Adds More Than Twenty Business and Tech Certification Programs, New HVAC Program in Spanish

March 6, 2019 Carma Henry 0

Florida Technical College is reaching new milestones in 2019 with its recently launched Continuing Education division, which expands its offerings in Florida and solidifies its position as a premier post-secondary education provider in the Sunshine State. The school also added a new program to its Spanish language lineup to help newly arrived Puerto Ricans and other Hispanic Floridians make an effective transition into the state’s labor market as they work on improving their English. […]

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Florida A&M University Plays Key Role in Medical Marijuana Research  

February 28, 2019 Carma Henry 0

Florida A&M University (FAMU) has a unique opportunity to educate Floridians about medical marijuana and its use as an alternative health remedy.  In 2016, the Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Amendment 2, was approved by 72 percent of the state’s voters.  The legislature approved funding for FAMU to “educate minorities about marijuana for medical use and about the impact of the unlawful use of marijuana on minority communities.” […]

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Dr. Brenda Snipes: A History of Excellence

February 28, 2019 Carma Henry 0

They teach us what truth is, how to define courage and what is the honest meaning of sacrifice.  Any adult we know is the sum total of their childhood and the aggregate of lessons learned and observed from childhood.  Dr. Brenda Snipes has made those who were her life examples proud. […]

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Heroes of Broward

February 28, 2019 Carma Henry 0

Her work in social work has improved the lives of every child and parent she counsels. These children have grown up to become lawyers, doctors, and even graduated high school with the help of her counseling and work within her community. […]

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Alcee L. Hastings

February 28, 2019 Carma Henry 0

Alcee L. Hastings represents his native state of Florida by serving as Congressman for District 20, which includes parts of Broward and Palm Beach Counties. During the 116th Congress, Hastings serves as the Vice Chairman of the House Rules Committee, Chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, and Dean and Co-Chairman of the Florida Delegation. […]

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To whom It May Concern,

February 28, 2019 Carma Henry 0

My name is Brittany Poitier and I am a proud resident of Broward County. I am also a race car driver, autism advocate, and Broward County Public Schools 2018-2019 School Related District Employee Of The Year […]

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