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Celebrating 6 2 Years In The Ta1npa Bay Area Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Police Shooting 'Graduate & Careers Edition Teen Found Guilty 1 In Subway Murder SEE PAGE 23-A Top Tampa FBI i' Agent To Retire SEE PAGE 3-A Community Land Is Trash Center Site SEE PAGE 10-A Aide Wins g$10,000 Award SEE PAGE 2-A SEND OFF BANQUET The 8th graders at Greco Middle School were treated to a Send Off Banquet last week. The youngsters enjoyed their last social event of the school year before they venture off to different high schools. The event was held Thursday and Friday of last week. These young ladies are Janet Jackson, Jazmyn Tolbert and Highsmith (Photograph by Charles John)


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There is no cure for the disease and Mrs. Cherry said doctors have been unable to determine how Kierra became stricken with the disease. There is no fami ly history of it. "She seemed to get progressively worse. She couldn't walk and got really sick. In November 2005, she was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital. She stayed in a coma for nearly a week," Mrs. Cherry said. Mrs. Cherry said Kierra had blood transfusions and her chances of survival didn't look promising. But she came out of the coma. Kierra then had to relearn how to walk and talk. "At the end of this traumatic ordeal, she was released from the hospital weighing a mere 87 pounds. She was ready to give up on school, friends, and even life as we know it. But through prayer and the support of family and some very good friends, she persevered and was able to catch up and keep us with her class through the hospital homebound program," Mrs. Cherry said. Although Kierra had bouts of depression, she never gave up. She continued with the homebound program and has earned her credits to graduate. Her mother said she even made the Principal's Honor Roll the last grading period. Kierra is the oldest of three children born to William and Marjorie Cherry and a member of Revealing Truth Ministries. Kierra still has limitations, but her dream was to march with the Commercial Arts group during graduation. Her caseworker talked with the school and her wish ill be ful filled. "She was so excited to learn that she would be allowed to walk with her class. FEATURES Teacher's Aide Is Recipient Of $10,000 School Award Several weeks ago, Hillsborough County School District employees nominated individuals they felt deserved the "We Deliver" Award. The nominations were submitted on-line and more than 700 names were submitted. A committee had the awesome task of narrowing the field from 358 nominees down to 42, and then selecting 4 finalists. Superintendent Elia made the final decision. Among those was Mrs. Sadie Douglas, a Teacher's Aide at Seminole Heights Elementary School. Mrs. Douglas' name was nominated by 62 co-workers, parents, and former students. One parent told of having lost her husband to a heart attack and then having to have heart surgery in December. "Mrs. Douglas not only brought prepared meals, she also took my daughter witQ her for some play time. I think God put certain people in your life for a reason." A former student wrote, "She shares her home, gives you things like clothes without even asking her. If you don't have a car, she'll pick you up and take you wherever you need to go. n Mrs. Douglas said, "I love the gift but, to know what the kids think about me makes me cry. I love people; I love kids; but most of all I Mrs. Sadie Douglas, a Teacher's Aide at Seminole Heights Elementary School, was surprised when School Superintendent MaryEllen Elia presented her with a $10,000 check and a dozen roses. She was chosen as the "We Deliver" Award recipient. She is shown with Superintendent Elia and her principal, Ms. Jackie Masters. like to see happiness on their faces. I never knew how many adults were vowing for this award, but I was glad to know there are others out there that care as well. "What a great thing to happen so close to Mother's Day. I am still celebrating in my community, at my church, in my home. Everywhere I go people are hugging me, thanking me for what I do, it seems like everybody knows me. I feel so very special, so happy, nothing can stop me now," Mrs. Douglas said. Mrs. Douglas is a speech, language, and hearing aide at the school. She has worked with students in the district for the past 25 years. -She has been assigned to Seminole Heights Elementary School since 2003. This is the second prestigious honor for Mrs. Douglas in as many months. In March, she was chosen as the Foster Parent of the Year. Mrs. Douglas and her husband, Elder Robert Douglas, have opened the doors of their home and raised several foster children through the years. The other finalists, Dora Haiat, helps exceptional education students who have aged out of regular school live independent lives; Tammy Crawford-Morse, who works with the east region adult and community education program; and Barbara Baker, a kindergarten teacher at Alafia Elementary School. finalists received flowers, a personal n "ote from Superintendent Elia, and a $1,000 check. Staff Writer Iris B. Holton can be contacted by e-mail at iris@flsentineLcom; or by telephone at (813) 248-1921. Disability Didn't Stop Young Man From Graduating On October 31, 1984, Carolyn Gilbert gave birth to a healthy boy. She named him Denario and as a singleparent, devoted all of her time to him. While living in public hous ing, Denario developed leadpaint poisoning at the age of 3. "I remember we were at the barbershop when he went into a seizure. From that point, he started having in excess of 30 seizures a day. He was recently diagnosed with a form of epilepsy." Ms. Gilbert said doctors had told her not to expect her son to live pas the age of 8. She never accepted that diag nosis, and was referred to a doctor in Miami who performed surgery on Denario, removing part of his brain. "He had to learn to walk and talk all over again, but throughout it all, I never gave up on him. The seizures don't come as often and he DENARIO GILBERT trembles a lot, but other than that he's a sharp young man." Ms. Gilbert enrolled her son at Manhattan Exception School, then later at LaVoy Exceptional School when he was almost 6 years old. Now at the age of 22, Denario Gilbert will be graduating from Lavoy under the tutorage of Ms. Peggy Van\Tiellit as an "A" student, "He is still developmentally challenged, but everyday he surprises me with more and more things he can do I thought were out of his capacity," said Ms. Gilbert. Ms. Gilbert said she's very proud of her son, and proud of herself for never taking no for an answer when she tried to get him help. "It hasn't been easy. As a single parent with no government help, working, and having to raise my dead sister's 3 children, it's been tough. But I prayed a lot and got through it all. "My advice to anyone is to always put God first look for that light at the end of the tunn.el. You'd be surprised what you can do with a little faith." .' Ms. Gilbert said was to one day become a baseball star. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at 248-0724, or e-mailed at leonflsentineLcom. !'"'


FEATURES Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Police Shooting BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel StaffWriter Shortly before 8:30 p m., on May 19, 2005, Musa Akil Masomakali Yazid (also known as Gregory Tyrone Sanderson), was stopped by Tampa police in front of 4205 Riverhills Drive. Yazid was stopped for reportedly running a stop sign. In less than 30 minutes, he was dead. On Wednesday, Tampa Attorney Barry Cohen filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of his estate. During a press conference, Attorney Cohen said, "We're filing this civil lawsuit because of conduct unbecoming an officer. We see too much ofthis, especially in the African American community. The only thing they respond to are getting the news before the public and it needs to be brought to the attention of the public. If you don t go pub lic things won't change and they 'll just keep on doing it. Attorney Cohen said the officers stated that Yazid was shot because one of the officers was in danger. However, he said, ther e is no factual basis to support that claim. "He gave therr. a false name He told them he worked some place that he didn't. But that is no reason to summarily execute him Both officers were stand-MUSAYAZID AND FAMILY ing beside his vehicle Even if he did rev the motor, the offi cers were never in danger, all they had to do was step back. Attorney Cohen further stated that prior to the shoot ing, each officer (identified as David Joyner, 32, and Jason Brocato,. 24), had each shot Yazid three times with their tasers. He also pointed out that there wa s no evidence that Yazid exhibited any violent tendencies. "His brother was there, but they wouldn't .even let his brother be with him as he lay Top Tampa FBI Agent Announces Retirement BY ANTI ONE DAVIS Sentinel Staff Writer The top FBI agent in the region, and the first African American to l ea d the agency's Tampa division, has announced his retirement. Carl Whitehead has served as the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Tampa Special Agent In Charge since June of 2003. Whitehead oversaw agents in 18 countries as h ea d of the Tampa office. His last day will be June 1st. The so-year-old managed the expansion of Operation Panama Express, a Tampa investigation designed to stop drug smugg ling in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. He also helped expand the FBI's Tampa head quarters by 87,000 square feet in the West Shore Business District. "I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve as the agent in charge of the Tampa. division," s .aid Whitehead. "I have built some unbelievable relationships during my time here in Tampa I hope that the relationships 'we've built between the local and state agencies will continue to grow stronger in our attempt to close investigations. n Whitehead says that Tampa region is now the 19t largt:St region of the FBI in the nation, and has developed sev eral task forces in the effort to Cf\RL WHITEHEAD. ... recently announced retirement after 25 years with FBI. stop terrorism. The Detroit native said he d ecide d to s tep down after being offered a job as a manager for Guardsmark, a private New York-based secu rity firm. Whitehead has served as an agent in Detroit and New Orl eans, and h e lped the agency dismantle drug and money laundering organizations in Los Angeles. He has also managf;!d national drug programs in Washington D.C. and headed several FBI border offices in Texas. "The communication between lo c al and state agen cies wasn't that strong when I came, but now we have many vital agencies working under one roof," said Whitehead. "I believe that is the key to keep ing our nation, and this area safe." -I. pastor of Beulah Baptist SX) Institutional Church said "The 1\) duty of the police is to protect g and serve, but justke is ad min-.._. istered unequally in the African American community. The fear ATTORNEY BARRY COHEN ... Representing Family dying in the street. This never would have happened in South Tampa," Attorney Cohen stated. Mrs. Yazid said, "We really want some answers. If they told REV. W. JAMES FAVORITE AND MRS. TRACY Y AZID him to get out of the car, he would have. He was a quiet per son, not disrespectful. He was on his way to finally having a little peace. He had turn_ed his life around a lot. Rev. Dr. James Favorite, Let your home g1ve you the lift yo 4 of African American males for their lives is real and that's what we face everyday," Rev. Dr. Favorite stated. Yazid had served 9 years in prison for robbery. He was released in 1999 and had completed all terms of prob.ation and parole at the time of his death Attorney Cohen said eight bu.llets were fired with Sanderson being hit by six of them. He said the fatal bullet entered his back, and perforated his spina l cord and lung. The City of Tampa does not comment on pending litigation. Fifth Third Equity Flexlif1eM Prime Minus Now, you can t_urn all your hard work into a better tomorrow with a Fifth Third Equity Flexline. Borrow up to 100% of your home' s equity to pay off high-interest bills, for home improvements, higher education.or a long-awaited vacation. It's a well-earned bonus. Call 813-306-2553 or walk in any -Fifth Third Banking Center location today FIFTH THIRD BANK www.53.com Subject to credit review and approval. 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COLUMNS f t I .... 9' Mama Said Knock You Outl I Preparing To Not Go Back To Prison I have often seen are releas-ed from prison provide job skills, find jobs, (Part Two) danger ... that's what mate statistics about with a stigma on their charprovide services, information ters! Surely, if we made that he number of acter, no support system, no and counseling for these ex-: s, I remember it... conclusion, we would, by inmates who are released job skills, and almost no inmates. That is a start, and ... like it was yesterlaw, be right! from prison only to find hope for a life on the outside it is more than they have day. Thelton But what about the rest of themselves back in jail withof a prison. now. Bivens ran me home, and it? What about a mother's in a short periou of time. It is almost impossible for The problem that I have my mama met rhe at the right to protect her children There are two good reasons an ex-con to get a decent job, with these programs is that door. She said, "Whatchou from, what more than likely, for this, and thegovernment to get a loan or to learn a there isn't enough money seems poised to do somelegal job skill. They usually allocated to help ex-cons runnin' from?" I answered, ... has been an on-going situathing about it. come from prison broke, and adjust, survive and prosper. "Thelton Bivens!" She tion? Bullying in American First of all, let us recognize =-with no real plan for their Moremolieyis needed to be said; "You got two choices. schools has exacted a toll far the fact that there are some lives. put into these grants, and Either you whup Thclton worse than any horror story people who are going to find Like everyone else, ex-prithe government needs to be Bivens or I'm gonna whup could ever portray. It has their way back to prison no soners want a livable sure that any organization your butt, ret here, RET caused children who have matter what anyone or any lifestyle. With no job skills, that receives money to proNAAH!" And that was the been victimized to go home, organization does. That is a no money, no support, and vide this help actually prod Th I B get guns, go back to their given fact that calls for the no hope, it is only a matter of vi des it, that it is effective ay e ton IVens got chips to fall where they may. time before they go back to and is doing what it is sup-:-hi s e r end torn up' schools and kill, indiscrimir a For these kind of people it doing what they do best. posed to do, and finally to Now comes Shay Ia A. nately. is usually their egos, or their That is resorting to a life of make sure that all the money fl Muldrow and her two little Why? Because nobody lisdesire to live off the sweat of cnme. is not being spent on daughters. She had the tened! Well, Shayla othersthatlandsthemback Tochangethat,thegovernsalaries,travelandmeetings. c nerve to march herself onto Muldrow listened. Didn't in jail. But there are many ment has set up a pot of All most inmates need to l> a public school bus and she listen? Talk to me, readothers that can be saved with money to grant monies_ to stay out of prison is some h d ht t b t ers! Didn't she listen and some and support. organizations that can pro-hand holding, job training, Z orce er aug er 0 ea The government is moving vide support systems for comiseling and some hope of -1 up a bully who had smacked tell her daughters what z many of us' have told our to provide that support. recently released inmates. a better life. Let us pray that m her daughter up-side her Right now, many inmates These organizations are to help is ori the way.: .r;-: head. And l,' whose mother sons and daughters, grand-made me fight for my life, sons and granddaughters, r-; have the audacity to judge through the years? a person's cheer s Shayla Muldrow! So, without feel.,:. _%; SHAME ON ME! -before the and revealing down. or show c ompas-"'0 I don't .. tniilk going'' ing ourselves as rank hyp-sion when they've expel-i-fi to like this aiticle ... because ocrites, why is it about enced nothing but pain. C it's too close to home. This Shayla Muldrow we must Yo1,1 don't have to be old is thestory of a mother who condemn? Many would say, lf,S The Little ThingS undersbmd big 2J takes her daughter to the the answer is easy. It is not Th t M ._ A Dlft you can play in someone's m source of her daughter's the fact that she responded, 8 8ft88r8ftC8 humiliationby a bully, no but the way that she take .you for_gr:anted.or e.ven I d d d h' h k ometimes, we try to their safety can. mean a lot. ess-and exacts imme iate respon e w Ic rna es us take advantage ofyour kind : -1: d h h hl s th to reach people. Just picking up a-. dropped. retribution. It is savage. It is JU ge er ars y.ays e ness; Discoverhig.: that ; irresponsible. It. is uncivi-majority, Ms. Muldrow. e spend a lot of. item or bring th'efr.attention com 'ihm turity :<. en h ld h d h money or do things to get to something they may be .-. .. ,, :,: ; c lized a-nd strikes a poor s au ave exercise .er their attention, only to find can get you a smile ....... : example for all who have all-too-righteous anger in a out later none of it worked and thank you: spoil the you l> : seen it and all who will submore professional way. She s 1 t th Yet, when some--You don't have to go over. ooner "or ef: -sequently read about it, but should g_on7 to see thing simple and just out of board anymore; When you : who "" it is what most of us,. _who kindness, it goes a .long find yourself doing that, you picked on_you.when yo:u :!! are reading this paper, have t at 1 n t wor 's e s You see, it really does.n't will get frustrated and feel -were being kind, been taught by mothers, have. ?one to see the matter. whether or not your you aren't being appreciatyou out they d_iscover -< grandmothers, fathers, And : good deeds are accepted as ed. '".. they haye nQwhere else to uncles, or anyone who ;was didn t work.:. Well, s?e still good deeds. If it is your Don't go -.i < in-:charge of us. And tljat is / 1had no busmess gomg on intention to do good then ing an aw;,lt:d or gratific.B:t : school bus and acting that'sfi'ne.-. tion. Do YOU Hq' THEM BACK. IF l.ike actor Tyler Percy did It will surprise you how and it's the right thing to dQ. won'th -:buy. their' NOT, I'M GONNA HIT.YO'! when he Ma-Dear,. tie it takes to please people .. Your rewardswillcoinelater : .. BACK!" And now our chick-boarded a school bus and these days. Just holding a in a better place : .,. to them. It wilroffiy take tlie". :. ens have come home to beat up a bully.' Besides, .. door open, carrying a heavy Just say .thankyauargood little thiiigs "' that's -Hollywood. And bag, or watching out : : ._. l"S"()"JJ"S( .. R .... .:': I iiJ: ... times preViously? .T() a psy- chologist, it might sacred beliefs is here and "The Voice of(.Jur Community but certainly not to us. So, no,w being sorely tested. ,, ,_ .. ... .,. ;:.. ..., "Ma_ rna said knock you out" Name: .. .. .. _, what does matter? And the ffSeittlneJ Bulle -... is about to send a mother of f-1...,. g Ad..i:..ess. '!-,._,. : answer is clear. The fact that Uil w two to jail! 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--------,_. __ School ''-' -'BY REV. RICKY WIGGS What's Your Motivation? Most people today have to be this is 4t. motivated to be successful or As always, John says he was have some .type of motivation. led by the sprit see these If a lot of people were not moti-things (21: 10) A person walkvated _by_ someoi:J.e or found ing and living in the flesh canwould-. not see the spiritual things that never acc.ompushed .s:Ome Df God is revealing Sometimes to their goals receive the spiritual motivation For some, not wanting to live for eternity you must be taken in poverty motivated them to higher by the spirit. work har.d. For some, not While being in the spirit, with wanting to be a divorce statistic the spirit, he saw more details is making them work through of the new city, Jerusalem. He the hard issues of marriage. sees the Holy City greater Being tired of buying plus-sizes, detail than he did before. The or big and tall will motivate detail this time is the city being some to loose weight. portrayed as the bride (vs. 9). Regardless of the situation, This is great because we know being motivated is a good thing God's view of marriage and the to have in your life. way a groom should treat his Ju!:'t as there are motivations bride to live life on earth, there are Now John sees more motivaalso motivations to prepare for tion He says that there were eternity. In this week's lesson no more temples in the holy city John shares with us in (vs 22). There is a need for Revelation 21:9-11; 21 : 22-22 : 5 temples or churches here on reasons to be motivated to live earth so humanity can have a a life pleasing to GQd. If there place to worship and commune was ever a reason to be moti with God. However, in the holy vated to live a righteous life city there is no need for a tern-ecause .everyone WI e in the presence of God _and there will be constant worship and communion. That is moti vation; to get there so you can live a life in the eternal presence of God As if that was not enough motivation, there was more. He speaks in several verses that there is no need for lights, lamps, moon, or sun. In the new city Jesus is all the illumination that is needed. This gives real meaning to words, "We'll walk in the Light". In the New Jerusalem you never have to worry about the darkness of life or dark nights. Jesus will indeed be the Light of the world. God gives His people more than enough to be motivated about. Have you ever had a taste for some fruit? You tried to go to the produce market and they did not have any because it was out of season. Perhaps it was its season but the crop was no good because of a drought. Fruit is a healthy nutrient for life We are also commanded to bare fruit. Here in the city there never has to be any con -cern about being able to bare fruit or eat fruit. In the new city there is a river of life that runs through the city that pro vides a constant refreshing flow to all trees. This water is so healthy and pure it allows the trees to bare fruit every month (vs 22: 2) Because of the river and the constant bearing of fruit there will be no famine in the city and all will be healthy. ensure are healthy the green leaves on the trees are for healing (vs. 2). In many places vegetation has more than a use for food. Many nations believe that there are healing properties in vegetation The leaves on the trees in the new city will have healing properties. Regardless of the sickness (mentally, physicallk' _; PASTOR FRANK & MINISTER DARLA WATSON or emotionally) there is a constant source ofhealirig With all these things considered John gives good benefits for us to be motivated to live right. When you consider that you have an opportunity to spend eternity with God in a city where there is no darkness and a fresh supply of nutrition, you should be motivated. What is your motivation? NEW MILLENNIUM CHURCH -905 East Skagway (One Block South Of Busch 13Ivd.) 9:30. 10:15A. M. Bible Gasses For All Ages 10:15. 11 A.M. Refreshments and Fellowship PASTOR MICHAEL & 11 A. M 12:45 P.M.* Praise and Worship Sen-ice SIS. TONY A NEELY For more information, call (813) 728-3723 Visit: www newmillenniumchurch.com Email: mneely2@TampaBay.rr.com ST. JOHN CATHED 3401 E. 25th Avenue Tampa, FL (Corner 34th St. &25th Ave.) Phone: 813-248-3737 Or248-365 1 Fox: 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP BISHOP EDDIE NEWKIRK, Sr. Pastor .. Mission Statement 11A Church of the inner city reaching out to the community by ministering to the whole man." Outreach Ministry: NOAH COMMUNITY OUTREACH,INC. I HOUSE OF LYDIA -. NEWKIRK PASTOR AUDREY NEWKIRK .... 00 1\) 0 0 ..... "TT 6 :::D g U) m z -t z m r;m c: r r m -t z c: m r c;; ::J: m c m < m :::D -< -t c: m U) c > z 0 "TT :!:! c :.\ .-:-;


0 0 N LOCAL co .,... :!E High School Students Open Fashion Marketing Program > The students in the DECA a: Program at Middleton High U.. School have taken learning to c a: u.. c z < c tn w :l .... i:t w > w c w ::t: en :::l m :l D. z Iii .J .J :l m ..J w z i= z w en C a: o .J Ll. another level. Under the leadership of their advisor, Ms. Diane Carter, who is the Fashion Marketing Teacher, the students are "Making It Real" by operating their own store on campus. In an effort to introduce the students to various approaches to operating a business, the students undertook the store project, the students are learning not only how to design their creations, but they are also learning how to market them in the store. To date, their most popular selling item is a styl ish, Black Hoodie. At the beginning of this year, the students completed research and analyzed the sales trends. They also have their own label, known as "DesignZ by DECA." They have created a new Senior Shirt with the phrase Kiss My Class of 07 Goodbye." The specialty item was introduced at the end of February and has been very received, Ms. Carter said. "Some of their own creations include 'Lady Tiger' and 'Show Us Our Opponent.' This is just a sample of what we have been doing with our program,". Marie Cenoble, DECA President said. Students shown in the courtyard at Middleton High School standing from left to right: Marie Cenoble, Sabrel Teel, Marcus Leggett, Brittany Richardson (DECA President), and Jimeka Spillman. Shown kneeling from left to right: Deanna Casey (DECA Vice President), Cierra Briggs, Ashley Archie, and Shawn Harris. Students shown in front of the store from left to right kneeling are: Davisha Robinson, Britney Charles, and Shawn Harris. Shown standing are: Marie Cenoble, Ashley Archie, Quin Capers, Trevina Broughton, Deanna Casey, Jimeka Spillman, Brittany Houston, Cierra Briggs, Brittany Richardson, and Ashley Cherry. Ms. Carter said, "In addition to the student designed shirts made by the 1st period class, my 3rd period class operates the store and does an excellent job of personal selling, adver-tising, and managing the store." Staff Writer Iris B. Holton can be contacted by e-mail at iris@flsentinel.corn.;. or by telephone at (813) 248-1921. Visiting ancient Mayan ruins, shopping, beautiful beaches and water sports are all part of the fun on this 4 Day Western Caribbean cruise. We'll spend four days experiencing the beautiful Caribbean as God created it. The four fun-packed days will include other cruise activities such as: Live entertainment from the Spirit-filled group Halle :, Revival Workshops With Renowned Speakers: Franklin Florence -Indianapolis, IN, Steve Thompson, Milwaukee, WI and Dr. Luis Lugo -Chicago, IL Shopping in ports of interest Fantastic food buffets and dinners 1. Tampa, FL 4:00pm Shore 2. Fun Day At Sea 3. Cozumel, Mexico 7:00am-6:00pm Shore Excursions 4. FuJ;I Day At Sea 5. Tampa, FL 8:00am Shore Excursions 12-Suite-SR4 7.16 per person 11 -Suite-S74 7 .16 per person 6/\ -Ocean View-S397.16 pe_!"person 4A -Inside-S33 7.16 per person Insurance is optional but strongly recommended: $69.00 per person-Adults (Suites) $59.00 per person-Adults (Ocean View/Inside) $29.00 per person-Children 16 yrs. & tmder A $25.00 per person deposit ($150.00 pp/Suites) is due May 30, 2007 A $150.00 per person deposit is due DecemberS, 2007 Final payment is due Jantlal)' 28, 2008 *Prices are based on double occupancy and include cruise fare, port charges, government taxes and document handling fees: Rates (U.S. dollars) are per person, based on double occupancy. Government fees/taxes and optional air transportation are additional for all g(Jests. Rates are subject to availability and may change without prior notice. Restrictions apply. 2007 Praise & Worship Conference An Incredible God Deserves An Incredible Praise! May 19,2007 Incredible Conference: 10am2 pm *Incredible Worship: 6:30pm OUR MISSION: To Educate, Inspire, And Equip The Body Of To The L Of Music. 1 Day Conference per person REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Deadline Date May 16th Please call (813) 986-9504 Ext. 3 for registration forms & information 10511 Main St. Thonotosassa, FL 33592 www.peopleforchristniinistries.org DR. THOMAS L. PASTOR I FOUNDER New Proaress M. B. Church 330rE Shadowtawn Avenue Rev. E. J. Williams, Sr., PASTOR Rev. C. R. Batchelor, ASST. PASTOR 28th Annual #l ehoir Old-Fashion Hat Tea Sunday, May 20, 2007 4:00pm Service Elder Michelle B Patty Mistress of Ceremony: Elder Michelle B Patty Sis. Louise Grant Presidentof#l Choir "Carine For Our Future" Now AccePting Enrollment Two Locations. .., 816 E. Genesee Street Be 2108 N. Central Avenue + Just Minutes From .Downtown Pr (813J 231-2059 or f813J 225-1264 summer and School Year UPK (free tOr 4-Year-olds who are 4 on or before 1st of the school Year). Now accePfina aPPlications for our summer camP Proaram. UerY affordable. o Do YOU wish for a DaYcare that has a lovina and carina environment? o Do YOU wish for a DaYCare that focuses on his!her leamina tOr YOur child? ---o Do YOU Wish for that are readYto n;;a''"'-'--love and nurture YOUr child? We lnviteVou To Come. And Uisit


SEEKING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL For KING'S KIDS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY AND LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER ... hclo. .1...1\:.t;l 1.'-\,;\.JUII '-U' l't'A.&a-3-.'-1 .;, & a ........ ""'" Two Y cars Administrative Experience or Five Years Classroom Teaching Contact Search Committee at (813) 245-4536 or Fax (813) 247-4337 or Email: allenclad(alaol.com PLEASANT CHAPEL A.M.E. CHURCH 2615 E. Chipco Street* Tampa, FL, 33605 We Cordially Invite You To Come And Fellowship With The Praying Women And Church Family Of Pleasant Chapel As We Celebrate Our ANNUAL "WOMEN'S DAY" HOLY OlJfREACH FOR CHRIST HOUSE OF PRAYER ASSEMBLY, INC. 2818 E. Osborne Avenue Tampa (813) 23H-2213 "ONE SERVICE CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE" Join us Sunday, May 20th at 11 a.m. with PROPHET/PASTOR HOWARD of Atlanta, GA For A "Right Now" Word If you need to be set free, your life changed, yolks destroyed, then join us for this one day of Holy Ghost Revival 'i\ncl it shall cume t11 afterwards, that 1 will pour out my spin't upon all flesh: one/ your s11ns unr1 y11ur daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall rlreum your yuung men sh111/ Sl'l! uisirms." -JOEL 2:28 >- Join us for a night of Gospel Illusions. Brian Horn is a Christian Illusionist that combines comedy and mindblowing illusions to engage audiences and to represent what great miracles God has done in the Biblical Days and is still today! ADMISSION IS FREE! Friday May 25, 2007 Show Starts at 7 p. m. EAST SIDE CHURCH OF CHRIST 5231 County Road 579 *Seffner, FL, 33584 Phone 661 LOCAL Second Annual Community Luncheon Planned ..... "CO The Board of Directors of The East Tampa Business and Civic Association, Inc. (ETBCA) will host its Second Annual Community Luncheon on Saturday, ,June 9, 2007, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The event will be held at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church -Life Center, 2511 East Columbus Drive. The organization's Chairperson for this year's luncheon is Ms. Norene Copeland Miller, with Dr. Judy Genshaft, President of the. University of South Florida, serving as Honorary Chair. Former State Senator Lesley. "Les" Miller is also lending his support. The theme for this year's event is ''The Health of East Tampa: Mind, Body and Spirit." In keeping with ETBCA's commitment to community excellence, a segment of the program will honor the work of two East Tampa residents, Ms. Michelle Patty and Clarence Fort. "Both are heavily involved in community efforts, and have done much to enhance the quality of life for the residents of East Tampa," said Ms. Betty P. Wiggins, East Tampa Business and Civic Association's CEO. CLARENCE FORT ... Luncheon Honoree Ms. Patty is the owner of Michelle Patty's Referral Services, a business that assists community residents who require specialized services. Fort is a retired deputy with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department and was the first African-American driver for the Greyhound Bus CompaRy. The speaker for the luncheon is Dr. Angela Massey, of F AMU's College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Similar to last year's inaugural event, Mayor Pam Iorio and other local public officials are slated to appear. ETBCA's Board of Direct ors is deeply grateful for the enthusiastic support last year's luncheon received and looks forward to welcoming MS. MICHELLE PATIY ... Luncheon Honoree community residents, partners and friends at this year's event. Proceeds from the luncheon will be to further the organization's community development and revitalization projects. 1\) 0 0 """"' Incorporated in 1989 with a mission to improve living con-0 ditions and develop a healthy :a business and community eli-mate for area residents, East CJ) Tampa Business and Civic m Association, Inc.' is a 501(c)3 Z organiiation. Donations are tax m deductible. Tickets must t;" be purchased by Thurs-Ill day, May 24th. Tickets will not be. available at the rdoor. For more informs-tion and to purchase tick-Z ets, please call (813).248-., c:. Ill r-3977. ;. (i;' :l: m c m < m ..... c: m CJ) c ,.. z c


g FIRST MOUNT CARMEL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH N 4406 N. Z6th Street (813) Z36-Z3ZZ o5 MORTGAGE BURNING WORSHIP to the lord new .. morwlous things" ii: .. ,,,,,,,,_ -Psalm 98:1 u.. c a: u.. c z < c C/) w ::::) .... > a: w > w c w J: C/) :::::i a:l ::::) c. z i= w ...J ...J ::::) a:l ...:. w z i= z w C/) < c a: 0 ...J u.. !!tv. Kirk R. Bogen. PAstor THE REVEREND MCKINLEY Residml Bishop ofdw lltlt Episcopal District (Florida & d1t Baltallllls) Messmger Saturdau Mau 26, 2007 4:00p.m. TRUE LOVE M. B. CHURCH REV. W. T. CARPENTER Pastor 1908 N. 36th Street Tampa, FL, 33605 True Love will ce.lebra.te its 35th @Uhurch & May 22nd thru May 27, 2007 Theme: "The Church: Its Worship And Works" MATTHEW 28:16-20 MT. PLEASANT MIDDLE SCHOOL 1906 N. Rome Avenue* Tampa, FL, 33607 253-0053 At _Mt. Pleasant Middle School, our goal i s to develop the whole chdd. Mt. Pleasant has excellent teachers and provides a varied educational curriculum. Mt. Pleasant features: FREE Tuition Limited Bus Transportation A Varied Educational Curriculum *Athletic Program (Boys & Girls) Cbeerleading, Step Teams & Chorus Music Classes & A Band *Well Balanced Meals *Dress Code Parent Teacher Organizatioq Educational & Fun Field Trips Fully Equipped Computer Lab And Much More. Enr91l your child to4ay to .be a part of the movement towards educational excellence. Call the school. for more infonnation or to ... n;., .... LOCAL Solid Waste Plans To Build Drop Off Center In Black Community BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Of the 52 illegal dumping sites identified in the City of Tampa, 36 of them are in East Tampa. David McCary, Director of the city's Solid Waste. Department, said the reason the East Tampa sites are so dominate is because of their locations. "The illegal dumping sites in East Tampa are on dead end roads, side streets, or in areas that have signs that say no illegal dumping. Most. are in areas that are not well lit. McCary said the city, along with Environmental Officers are working to not make those sites attractive to illegal dumpers, and there have been arrests made. During a meeting last Tuesday with the East T a m p a Community Revitalization Partnership, McCary presented a proposal to con-struct a DAVID MCCARY Neighborhood Drop Off Center on a 22-acre wooded city lot on a dead end stretch of 22nd Street, just north of Sligh Avenue and behind a TECO Operations Center. In 2005, the ,City Council approved about $275,000 to build the drop off center with plans of building more in the future. "If you're a citizen, please report illegal dumpers through community involvement," said McCary. True Faith Inspirational Baptist Church 2526 W. Sligh Avenue, Tampa, FL 336H (one bloc k west of Armenia) "The problem is some areas are isolated and are perfect illegal dumping sites." McCary said he's pleased with the help of the Environmental Officers who have been patrolling the illegal dumping sites, and the East Tampa Partnership was very receptive of his proposal. McCary said the site will be staffed 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the summer, 7:30 a.m. to 5 :30 p m during the winter, and half-a-day on Sundays. East Tampa Partnership Chairman Sam Kinsey said illegal dumping has been a big concern for his group. 'To help keep East Tampa clean, we created a division with the Clean City Division exclusively for East Tampa. We've also hired 2 Environmental Detectives for East Tampa. Kinsey pointed out that people arrested for illegal dumping could face felony charges and their vehicies seized N o TIF

PROPHETESS W HARRIS And BISHOP R. HARRIS W orshipping At 2102 E. 115th Avenue Tampa, FL, 33612 Tuesday Prophetic Bible Study Encounter ... 7 p. m. Prayer Bible Study 7:30 p. m. ... 11 a. m. Worship For more information call (813) 632-9038 --, "' 19. Cftf.;. 5814 581 h Street Court (Palm Ri ver) I Tampa, FL, 3 3619 Phone : 626-3382 I J) You Are Cordially Invited To Attend Our ./ 7Tti '7 Tl(),__ Saturday; May 19, 2007 7 p.m. Come And Enjoy Worshipping With Many Singing Groups From Around The Tampa Bay Area DEA C O N PRINCE DRAYTON, Pres ident R EV C L Y D E D. THOMPS O N, Pasto r J THE TAMP A PHILHARMONIC GOSPEL CHOIR REUNION CONCERT DR B H I LL, DIRECTOR May 20 2007 5 p. m. At BEULAH BAPTIST INSTITUTIONA L CHURCH 1 006 W. Cypress Street* Tampa. FL REV. DR. JAY1ES FA YO RITE, Pastor "Come Celebrate With In This Ajiemoon OfSong And Praise" Ma s ter Of C eremoni e s rilE L : s 1 !FRS HO .\RD OF \BUNDAN r LIFE Clll fRCI I OF (i()J) I N CIIR I S r I n vites Yo u To Be Our G u es t At O u r Mi--_=m Sunday, May 20, 2007 4 p m ABUNDA N T LIFE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 4125 W N assau Street, Tampa, FL, 33607 ( 8 ] 3) 875-9077 Pirectic.ns: Su uth tu Luis Av'-"11\11: (Exit411), g u J Nunh ""Luis'" Nassuu Tbt' Church iA un t he Nnnhcall cumo:r ufL the Lortllwth cmointed I!U! t o gmicl tidings unto tim. mellk, he hath sent me to hinclup to prodai m t h e c u J t ives. unci the o 'Jming of' t he rison ru them that a,.,. h ound." I sa i a h 6 1 : I 'T1 .-0 :;z, i! fJ) m z :::! z m r I to c .m :::! z "C c to r u;_ :::z:: m c m < m c m fJ) c > z c 'T1 :;z, c


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LOCAL Young Artists Recognized During Festival Earlier this month, 112 ele mental)' school students par ticipated in the Hillsborough County Schools Fine Arts FestivaL The event was held at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and Mayor Pam Iorio was among those in attendance Roble s Elementary School students Ajani Liggins and Marcus Mosley demonstrated their talents as buddiQg photographers. Ajani displaye d a landscape photograph of the Hillsborough River near his home. Marcus was honored for his photograph of his vision of the school's hallways through the lens of his camera. Several elementary school artists were recognized during the Hillsborough County Schools Fine Arts Festival. Two of the program participants, shown with Mayor Pam Iorio, are left, Ajani Liggins, and Marcus Mosley on her right. Emancipation Day Celebration Planned The sth Annual Florida Emancipation Day Celebration will be held on Sunday, May 20th, at 4 p.m The event will take place at St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Bartholomew Banks, pastor of the church, is the keynote speaker. WTMP Radio Personality Randall C., is the Master of Ceremonies. Among those slated to participate in the celebration arc Carlton Burgess and the Grace World Outreach Center Choir, Sister Rosia Tatum, St .. John Progressive M. B. Church Youth Choir, Vision of Harmony, Tampa Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop; the St. John Progressive M. B Church Choir #3, and others. The community is i nvited to attend the celebration Mother Changes Her Mind About Giving Up Baby On Sunday, a woman dropped off her newborn baby to a Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Station under the Florida Safe Haven Law. The newborn, only 3 days old, was left at the station under Florida's Safe Haven Law that allows parents to The law requires that babies who are given up be put into the custody of a private adop tion agency within 48 hours. Under the law, a parent of a newborn may claim the baby until the time when a court enters a judgment terminating parental rights Yeakley said due to confi dentiality issues, they can't divulge the race or age of the mother. "This process is done for the protection of the child and the mother," said Yeakley. dro_p newborns off at a fire ,......-------------------------------. house or hospital without fear of recrimination. Officials said the mother returned to the station Tuesday, saying she wanted him back. Howevr, the new. borti: had -been taken to You Are Cordially Invited To "Women With Hat'tifudeJI!t Unhersity Community Hospital to be cared for. Although hospital officials said had not made a request to g'et her .baby back, Hillsborough ..Fire, Res-cue Yeakley said .. procedure is much more ?involved than that. : u AS far as custody is con: cerned, we took. the child to a in tum it to an adoption agency. j When they : received child, immediately initiate .. ;}"".<:-. :':), ;: .. ',. Hats WIU Judged -*Gifts To Winners Refreshments Served!! GRACE MARY M. B. CHURCH 3901 37th Street Observes ; TI ':0 '-::J :t> : < s: ':t> < co 1\J o o ....., ., r 0 ::0 z PASTOR1S liND ANNIVERSARY m ; r PASTOR T"-. J-. -A-nd---1 i OJ FIRST LADY MARY i C r REED l r Theme: "Elevating And Satisfying The Soul's Thirst For More!." EPHESIANS 5:6-17 FRIDAY MAY 18TH* 7 P.M.* FIRST LADY'S NIGHT Guest Speaker: Rev. Bartholomew Banks, Pastor, St. john Progressive M. B. Church SUNDAY MAY 20TH 10:55 A. M. REV. FRED GILBERT, Pastor, New Victory M. B. Church SUNDAY MAY 20TH 3:30 P M. BISHOP EDDIE NEWKIRK And St john Cathedral m !-I i z I i:E : ; 1,_ I ju; ,J: 1 m o m < 1 m l::c -<. I-I 1,_ I rn The Public Is Invited! I o l> z 0 UNITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 3111 Ybor Street TamPa. FL. 33605 ELDER H. H. HUNT. Pastor SundaY. APril 22. 2007 4 P. m. MT. CARMEL M. B. CHURCH Of Plant City REV. DONALD WHITE. Pasto Sundav. APril 29. 2007 4 P. m. NEW MACEDONIA M. B. CHURCH REV. PAUl BUSTER. Pastor SundaY. MaY 20. 2007 II a. m. Service Theme: The Church TrustiM ln God Alone. PSALM 21:1 Guest SPeaker: Min. Ronnie New Greater FrtendshiP M. B. Church. Rev. Madison Pastor Service. MaY 20. 2007 4 P. m. REV. WilliE B. ROBERTS And Conereeatton PINEY GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH. SAN ANTONIO ., ::0 0 )io G) m w >


,... 0 0 C\1 co ,... Middleton Senior To Play In Devil Rays High School All-Star Game One of the many great players on Middleton High's baseball team will be playing amongst the best in the area this weekend Tampa Catholic Athlete Gets Scholarship To Attend Howard University Q a: Tigers' outfielder Anthony Langston will be playing in the first ever Tampa Bay High School AllStar Classic sponsored by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. The senior stars from Pinellas and Hillsborough County will square off against each other in a nineinning game at Tropicana Field. The 17-year-old is the only member from the Tigers' district-title winning squad to make the team. "I'm extremely proud of him. I've been coaching him since he was four years old, and I've tried my best to lay down a foundation of hard -. work for him," said Harold Q z Langston, Anthony's < father. "He's continued to excel and move forward C when it comes to baseball, 0 w and I'm extremely happy for :) h" t-liD. Anthony Langston is w still weighing his options for > the future. He's received w Q w :I: 0 ::; m :) a. z iii _, _, :) m ..:. w z w 0 t ii 9 1&. several scholarship offers to play college baseball, and has even garnered interest from the major leagues. "With God's grace I'm gomg to be entered into the MLB draft," said Anthony Langston. "1 am aware that very few student athletes make it to that level, and my Plan B is to attend col-I .. Slater, the head Anthony Langston led the county in stolen bases and batting average. The 17-yearold was also third in on-base percentage. coach for Middleton's baseball team called Langston, "one of the most consistent and versatile players on the Tigers' baseball team." Langston finished the season with a .414 batting average with 24 hits and 58 appearances at bat this past season. The first Tampa Bay High School All-Star Classic will be held on Sunday, May 20th at 1:40 p.m. at Tropicana Field. Reporter I Writer Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921. He can alBo be reached at adavis@jlsentinel.com. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Barry Clark is a football coach at Jefferson High School. Not only did he have the privilege of coaching his son, K.J. Pierce, but also the late Cedric "CJ" Mills. Clark said he had coached Mills since 9th grade, and his loss was very painful. "That kid sowed strength as a 9th grader when he knocked an All-American player on his back. I think he would have been the best we've seen in this area in a long time." But Clark's son, K.J., is also quite an athlete. Before his son transferred to Tampa Catholic, recruiters from at least 10 schools had been checking him out. "But when he transferred, they kind of lost contact with him." As Pierce completed his senior season this year at Tampa Catholic, he hadn't received any scholarship offers. That's when Tyrone Keys of All Sports Community Service and his father stepped in. As a result, Pierce was able to get a 4-year scholarship to attend Howard University in Washington, D.C. Although he played outside linebacker and strong safety in high school, Pierce will be a strong safety at Howard. "I just wanted to leave Florida to play college ball," said Pierce. "I wanted to experience another area other than Tampa. "What impressed me the most about Howard University were all the Black 3rdAnnual Gerald Barnes Scholarship Golf Tournament The Beulah Family invites you to join us in this worthy eventl / Where does my money go? llteGerltcirne Golf Tournament Is a fundralslng event dnlgned to raise money for several programs. COiftip .Scholarthlp programs, Electronics Ubrary, Youth and teen programs, CompUter trarnln-and Summer lrmructional Camps area few eXImplel of where the money fllaed will be uled. :r:ennis Clu.b; 441! Northdale Blvd; Tampa, FL 33&24 : .: < Date: June Event Registr.ation at 7:0): a. m PU1ttinlltion1test begins at 7:15a.m. at 8:30 a. m. From left to right: Coach Barquin, Barry Clark, K. J. Pierce, and Shannon Clark. people there and in Washington, D.C." Pierce said he'll be study ing finance and his goal is to get his degree and play in the NFL one day, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers being his first choice. "Howard has a nationally ranked business program, and that really impressed me." Pierce said he'll get a chance to see his family when he comes to Florida with Howard when they play against Florida A&M University. Pierce credits his little league baseball coach, Coach Barquin, with teaching him sportsmanship, and his father with making him a good com petitor. Is Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday From 6:30 8:30 p. m. & Saturday Noon 4 p. m. $75 Cash or Money Order Only! At COPELAND PARK For Information, call Tracie at 546-1226 or Sonia at n0-4138 1111 bof oF'ofo Educational f'alr . . ACAdtmLe s .w.ceess_fpr alL stw.dtiA.tc;!* This sundaiy.liay 20th .. =a.. ....... ......... s ........... ...,.cy .c-p TUtitrlng Services Face Painting ....... .: ........ Altd111ucll 111W. .:


Woo.ds Has Second Laser Eye Surgery Tiger Woods was once so nearsighted he said he would be considered legally blind without glasses or contacts. He had Lasik surgery in October 1999 after the Ryder Cup, won the Disney Classic in his first tournament back and has done fairly well since. He realized this spring it was time to do it again. "My vision started slipping," Woods said after The Players Championship. "I was getting headaches from squinting all the time." He said he had laser surgery for the second time the Monday after the Masters. "Mine stayed the way it should for ... what is it, eight years now?" Woods said. "That's pretty good." Just as in 1999, Woods won his first tournament after eye surgery when hE:! captured the TIGER WOODS Wachovia Championship by two shots. But that's where the similarity ends. His victo ry at Disney in 1999 was the second of consecutive PGA Tour victories. Woods tied for 37th last week; his WIJrst finish since missing the cut at the U.S. Open last summer. Edwards Pledging $1 M To Fund Scholarships CLEVELAND --Browns wide receiver Braylon Edwards has pledged $1 million in college scholarships for students in the city 'who keep at least a 2.5 grade point average through high school. foundation is choosing 100 eighth-graders from the city's 58,000-student district for the program, which will include mentoring and tutoring. The students will also volunteer for 15 hours of community service each year and will not be allowed unexcused absences, the Browns said in a. statement. Edwards is schcauled to announce the program on Wednesday, along with the 100 students and Cleveland BRAYLON EDWARDS Mayor Frank Jackson, at Lincoln-West High School. The program follows Edwards' decision last year to donate $500,000 to the University of Michigan, where Edwards played from 2001-2004, to create a Sams Acquitted ._,.Of.DUI TOWSON, Md. Balti'more Ravens return specialist B.J. Sams was acquitted of-driving under the influence and negligent driving charges in district court Tuesday. Sains, who was arrested Oct. 3, was found gullty of lane violation, which a:$90 fine and' one point on 'and field sobriety t.ests his weren't captured probation. before on the. arresting troop- a er's'video .. ,. I .. prior",DUl charge. .., "I' t d d b < f J.udge :hatyh: was' .dr-ove while impaired,',' ;;'affe<:te(i ; t)y afack ofevi p11rp11ra said. "The burden Sam11 wasn't 'of proof never moves from .the state to thedefense." SPORTS Peterson Won't Need Surgery EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -Adrian Peterson has been cleared for takeoff. The Minnesota Vikings first-round draft pick will not need surgery to repair a collarbone that was broken twice last season, an injury that may have caused him to slip to the seventh pick in April's NFL draft. The Vikings said Wednesday that the injury was healing fine on its own and they will not have to insert a protective plate to prevent further injury, a pro cedure that would have kept the former Oklahoma running back out of action for three to six months. The team said Peterson will be ready for contact drills when training camp opens. "We felt the fracture was well on its way," team physi cian Dr. Joel Boyd said. 'We thought it would be best to let it heal in a natural way." .Johnson Will Meet With Goodell CHICAGO --Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tank Johnson is scheduled to discuss his off-field problems with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a meeting Wednesday. The meeting in New York would come three days after Johnson was released from the Cook County Jail after serving 60 days of, a 120-day sentence for violating proba t.ion on weapons charges Johnson's future is uncer tain until Goodell. makes a ruling. The Bears are holding a mandatory starting. 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MR. MACK JONES Homegoing services for Mr. Mack Jones who God called home on Sunday, May 13 2007, will be held on Saturday, May 19 2007, at 3 p. m. at the Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 North 40th Street in Tampa, with Elder Frank 0. Gray, officiating. Interment will follow. Mack was born March 26, 1941, in Hollandale, Mi ssissippi to the late Albert and Annie Jones. He was the sixth of nine children born to this union. Mac k attended elementary s chool in Mississippi and continued his education in Florida until he had an opportunity to work in an upholstery shop as an apprentice. From this opportunity was born a business called: Mac's Boat Tops. He worked at the business diligently until he became too ill. Before he retired, three brothers, two brothers-in}aw, _. 1\) 0 0 -...J 'T1 r 0 JJ 0 )> (/) m z :::l z m r I tD C r rm :::l z "tJ c tD c (/) ::I: m 0 m < m ::c -< -4 c m CIT 0 )> z 0 'T1 ::c 0


c a: LL c z c:r: c C/) w ::::> r-> a: w > w c w :I: C/) ::i m ::::> D. z ffi ..J ..J ::::> m I ..J .w z i= z w C/) c:r: c a: 0 ..J I.L J FUNERALS -.---MR. WILLIE JAMES GAINES A homegoing service for Mr. Willie James Gaines of 508 E. Lake Avenue, will be held at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel at 11 a. m. on Saturday, May 19, 2007, with Dr. Doris E. Copeland, officiating. A private interment will follow the service. Mr. Gaines passed on May 9, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital. Preceding him in death was Lorene Gaines. He was born on May 5, 1935, in Tailahassee, to Savannah Jones and Rev. Arthur Gaines. He relocated to Tampa, where he met and married Juanita Jauden. They had two children. Left to mourn his passing are: son, Horace (Ana) Gaines; stepdaughter, Lashonda (Steve) Gaines; grandchildren, Alvon Devette (Kevin) Hart, Dwight (Shavone) Gaines, Aicia (Reggie) Gaines, Kenneth Gaines, Steven McCalla, Jr., Horace Gaines, Jr., Juanita Gaines and Nakeeria McCalla; great grandchildren, Prosha Mu,ngin, Donecia Barrows, Demetricus Smith, Nayanna Calloway, Raven Watson and Quanaria Gaines; brother, Joseph (Martha) Stewart; uncle, Josh Davis; foster sisters, Annie Brown, Malinda (Montua) Calloway, Essie Mae Crombie, Doretha (Leonard) Barnes, Sallie Davis and Samuel Davis; a !tost of other nieces nephews, cousins and friends, including, Richard, James, Henry, Martha, Sam, Jimmy; and many other sorrowing relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, on Friday, May 18, 2007, from 6-8 p. m. A MORNING GLORY SERVICE. Mr. Harold Jones. Owner. MR. DAVID ROBIN HAYES A memorial service for Mr. David Robin Hayes was held on last evening, Thursday, May 17, 2007, from 6-8 p.m. at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, with a local minister, officiating. Interment will be today in Florida Veterans Cemetery, Bushnell. Mr. Hayes passed away on May 13, 2007. David Robin Hayes, a devoted husband and loving father, was born to ArthurMae Hayes and Homer Hayes, Jr. on October 15, 1955, in Houston, TX. He was joined in holy matrimony to Hilaria Jane Roney on February 14, 1980. He proudly raised 4 loving children, 3 sons and 1 daughter; Jarvis (Kenisha), Andellon (Eboni), Anthony and Melissa. He also shared his life with his brothers and sisters; Rodney, Larry, Lloyd, Raymond (deceased), Lawrence, Michael (deceased), .Melody, Debra (deceased), Janice and Tammy. A skilled tradesman b y profession, David had a true love for "fine arts" to include music, painting, and the performing arts -he was a true "renaissance man." He proudly served in the United States Navy for 3 years. He was also a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He also leaves to cherish his fond memories: 2 grandchildren, Kylah and Julien; and a host of aunts uncles, nephews, in-laws and loving friends. A MORNING GLORY SERVICE. Mr. Harold Jones. Owner. has provided the highest standard in funeral services for over 70 years ,: Ray WiUiams Funeral Home ,, -Rhodes & Northern; Owners :"J MR. ROBERT WATERS A homegoing celebration will he held for Mr. Robert Waters on Saturday May 19, 2007, at 2 p. m. at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Ave., with Elder Robert A. Sturgis, Pastor of Holy Expressions Church of God in Christ, officiating. A private interment will follow the service. Mr. Waters was known as an independent disc jockey for 30 years throughout the State of Florida. He mentored new DJs. He often hosted events in the neighborhood for children during the summer. He drove semi trucks. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with family. He was a mason out of High Springs. He was preceded in death by his father, Mr. George Waters, Sr. Left behind to cherish his fond memories are: his devoted wife, Yvonne Waters; loving mother, Rosa L. Waters; 4 children, Christopher Brown (Nenyia), Cynthia Harold, Robert Waters, Jr., and Gwendolyn Waters; 3 s i sters, Delta Spencer (Lucion), Georgia Clemons (Will), and Annabell Carter (Atterso'n); brother, George Waters, Jr.; grandchildren, Champagne, Christopher, Jr. LeAntonae, Diamond, Hasuni, Shai, Cededric and Chyna; nieces and nephews, Richard, Charla, Alfie, Ylanda, De'Ale, Rozaundra, Kinya, Anthony, Kenyatta, and Janae; special friends, Joe Black, Tony Jacobs, Larry Peace, Floyd Joy, Randy Miller, Rock It Rod, Darrell Underwood, Sir Jamalot, Shawn Brown, Luke Campbell; and other D.J.s in the Tampa Bay Area; along with a host of sorrowing relatives and friends. Visitation will be held at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, 5100 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, on Friday, May 18, 2007, from 6 8 p. m. A MORNING GLORY SERVICE. Mr. Harold Jones, Owner local news education religion health ,. sports __ family entertainment. .... 301 N. Howard Avenue Tdr:npa, .FL 33606 ," -Ph: in the Florida Sentinel 813-248-1921 > Fax: (813) 251-4912 Email ; raywms@ij.net .: .. < -. -. .. ----MR. AARON DENSON Mr. Aaron Denson of 2433 N. Ramona Circle, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2007. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 19, 2007, at 2 p. m. at Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church, 1225 N. Nebraska Avenue, Reverend Willie J. Williams, pastor, with Reverend Jerome Griffin, Pastor of Evening Star Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Denson was a native of A'>hland, Georgia, and a resident of Tampa for 48 years. He was a member of Evening Star Tabernacle M. B. Church and was employed by National Gypsum. He was preceded in death by: his grandparents, Gennie and Beatrice Denson; sister, Brenda McKay; and his children' s mother, Vanessa Denson. He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving and devoted wife, Kimberly A. Denson; children, Aaron Denson, Jr., Yolanda Denson, Rolanda Denson and Christopher Denson; stepchildren, Carl Porter, Jr. and Darryn Johnson, Jr.; grandchildren, Shantireia Denson, James Jerome Denson, Ariana Benders, Xavier Denson, lyanna Benders, Jodeja Lowe and Jada Reeves; mother, Carrie Denson; sisters, Irene Douglas (Toney), Emma Simmons (Bobby), and Sarah Denson; b .rothers, James Denson and Collis Denson; mother-in-law, Cynthia Gray; sisters-in-law, Cheryl Gray and Valeria Williams (Lorenzo); brother-in-law1 Michael Gray; nieces, Alexia, Vennica, Kimberly, LaTasha, Brandi, Lakesha, Tameka, Ebony, Trinese, LaChaun, Tierra and Ebony; nephews, Ronnie, Jr., Anthony, Jr., Antonio, Bosie, Ill, Bryan, Aaron, Collis, Jr., James, Jr., Braelen and Mario; uncles, Gennie Denson (Genieva), Leon Denson and Clark Denson; aunts, Helen Denson, Louise Grady, Mary Banks, Elizabeth Hunt, Lula Mae Gowins (Clarence), Lela Mae Taylor (Oscar) and Ola Mae Walker; close friends, Donald Caldwell, Ronald. Black, Julio Whitaker, Floyd Rivers, Melvin Monroe, Joseph Robinson, Gregory. Currington and M. Walker;. and a host of other relatives and friends. The remains will' repose after 5 p.m. today; May 18, 2007, at Ray WUiiants Funeral Home, 301 N .. Howard Avenue, and the fam, ily will recelv'e friends from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the chapel. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS. FUNERAL .. noME, Rhodes & Northern,,. Owners. MS. ARTHUR FLEMING Homegoing services for Mr. Arthur Fleming who passed away Sunday, May 13, 2007, will be held Saturday, May 19, 2007, at 11 a. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Reverend Joseph Reed, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Fleming was born in Tallahassee, on January 28, 1936, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel (Viola) Fleming, Sr. He began his education at .Johnson Branch Elementary School in Leon County befor2 moving to Tampa where he continued his education at Dunbar Elementary School, Carver Junior High School and graduated from Middleton Senior High School in 1956. Mr. Fleming earned his undergraduate degree in Agriculture at Prairie View College, Prairie View. Texas, and furthered his education at the University of Tampa, where he earned a Master of Science Degree in elementary education. He was employed by the School District of Hillsborough County for 29 years before retiring in 1991. After retiring from Dunbar Elementary School, Mr. Fleming returned to the School District as a teacher in the Adult Education Program, where he worked for approximately eleven (11) years before retiring in 2004. Mr. Fleming leaves to cherish fond memories: his sister, Carlee Hayes; brother, Nathaniel Fleming, Jr. and wife, Delois;, nephews, Bernard Bostick, Michael Hayes, Steven Styles and Christopher Fleming; niece, Valarie Valdes; great niece, Angelina v aldes; great nephew, Quinton Hayes; special friend, Gloridine McNair; cousin, James Copelandand wife, Pauline; Nathaniel Hornsby and Oscar French; former coworker, Rhumell Smith; neighbor, Tanya Starks; and a host of 9ther sorrowing relatives and friends. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, May 18, 2007, at Ray Williams Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL Rhodes & Northern, Owners. ,_.-. .. ..., ..... Sup'pott The}/' -4, Florida .' .. :Sentinel Advertisers


. ) MRS. ESSIE MAE ROBINSON AMOS Mrs. Essie Mae Robinson Amos of 3927 West Palmetto Street, departed this life on Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at the blessed age of 91. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 19, 2007, at 2 p. m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, with Pastor Fred Gilbert, officiating. Interment will follow in the Rest Have,n Memorial Park Cemetery. Born June 16, 1915, to the late Eddie and Frances Robin!ton of Cairo, GA, Mrs. Amos was a resident -of Tampa, for over 57 years. She was a member of Mt. Tabor M. B. Church and a retired employee of the School District of Hillsborough County's food preparation department, and having worked her entire career at Robinson High School. Mrs. Essie Amos was preceded in death by: her loving husband, Mr. Johnnie Lee Amos; two brothers. Mr. Isaiah Robinson and Mr. Floze Robinson; and one sister, Miss l.essie Robinson. She leaves to cherish her memories: devoted cousins and Mrs. Ida Edwards and M-rs. Geneva (Charles) Clark of Tampa; special cousins, Mrs. Thelma Davis and Mrs. Queen Stillman, both of Miami; and a host of other sorrowing cousins, nieces and nephews of Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Ft. Myers, Camila, GA, Augusta, GA, and Moultrie, GA; a stepson, Mr. Edward (Joanne) Amos; two step grandsons and one step granddaughter, all of Tampa; and a host of friends and neighbors of Lincoln Gardens Community. The remains will repose after 5 p. m., Friday, May 18, 2007, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, .301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MR. WILLIE WALTER SHAW Mr. Willie Walter Shaw of 4810 East Curtis Street, passed away Friday, May 11, 2007. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 19, 2007, at 11 a m. at St. John Cathedral, 3401 East 25th Avenue, with Bishop Eddie Newkirk, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. Mr. Shaw was a native of Edison, Georgia, and a resident of Tampa for over 50 years. He was educated by the public schools of Georgia and was baptized at Eden Baptist Church, Edison, GA. Mr. Shaw retired from Costantino Construction Company where he was employed for over 25 years. He leaves to cherish his memory: his wife of 34 years, Lctiti!l Shaw; mother. Missour Jacobs; eight dren, Mary (Rickey) Escalante, Walter Lee Shaw, Benjamin (Misty) Shaw, Nicole (Ronnie) Davis, Lashanki Shaw, Carla (Tallie, III) Gainer, Shawn (Bridgettc) Shaw and Sherrod Shaw; his grandchildren, Carlos Escalante, Eric (April) Escalante, Latoya Parks, Marilyn, Tabera, Lillian "Peaches" and Tamera Shaw, Alana, Alnbcr and Cory Shaw, Kendall, Kristopher, Kierstcn and Kasey Davis, Ne'talia, Tallie IV, Destin and Sara Gainer; great grandl:hildren, Judea, Brittanna, Sunsare and Carlos Escalante, Jr., Vashaun Gunn and Maurice Collins; sisters, Martha Donnell, Rosie (Nat) Walker, .Jessie Daniels Rosetta Jacobs; sisters-in-law, Jackie (Patrick) Creal, Deloris (Michael) Hilliard, Mitty Jacobs and Elaine Jacobs; brothers-in-law, Hiawatha Davis, Jr., Jerry (Phyllis) Davis, Barry Davis, George (Barbara) Davis; close family friends, Florence and Tallie Gainer, Jr., Andrew and Danielle Blaxton, Yvonne Gates, Debbie Simmons and Dorothy Brown; and a host of sorrowing cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and neigh-. bors. to mourn his passing. The remains will repose after 5 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2007, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. Subscribe Today! MR. ROBERT ROOSEVELT DIXON, JR. Homegoing services for Mr. Robert Roosevelt Dixon, Jr., who passed away on May 8, 2007, will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2007, at 11 a. m. at First Baptist Church Of College Hill, 3838 29th Street, Rev. Abraham Brown. pastor. Interment will Mr. Robert Roosevelt Dixon, Jr., affectionately known as "Roe" was a native of Plant City. He was born on July 1, 1942. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church Of College Hill, Rev. Abe Brown, was his Pastor. Mr. Dixon was preceded in death by: his father, mother, grandmother, step daughter and step granddaughter .. He leaves to cherish his memory: h_is wife, Ruby N. Nixon; step daughter, Althein I. Nickloson (Karlton); 2 sons, Robert R. Dixon, III (Cookie), and Teddv B. Dixon; 19 7 great grandchildren, a host of sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws, othct relatives and friends, too numerous to name. The remains will repose ftom 5-8 p. m. today, May 18, 2007, at Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 34th Street. Family and friends will .assemble at the church at 12:45 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Mr. T. Singleton, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer (Jackson Funeral Home). ALFRED C. WILLIAMS Homegoing services for Mr. Alfred C. Williams, Sr., a.k.a., A. C., who entered his eternal rest on Saturday, May 12, 2007, will be held Saturday, May 19, 2007, at 1 p. m. at Greater Friendship M. B. Church, 4413 N. 35th Street, Rev. Madison Murray, pastor, Rev. Felix Walters officiating. Interment wili follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Williams was preceded in death by: his parents, Thomas and Nancy (Parsons) Williams; siblings, Thomas, Shirley and Wanda Williams; .and son, Gregory K. Williams. He leaves to cherish precious memories: devoted wife of 49 years, Doris C. Williams; sons, Alfred C. Williams, Jr., Darryl K. Williams and Reginald B. Williams (Regina); sister, Peggy Mitchell (Ozzie) Joliet, IL; daughter-in-law; Charlotte Pelt; sisters-in-law Bernice Mitchell (Leroy) and family, Gracie Anglin and ALFRED C. WILLIAMS family, and Mary Lundy (Orlando) and family; grandchildren, Jamal Williams, Minyon Williams, Serena Williams, Felnicia WilliamsMosley (Willie), Sharrany Williams of Germany, Shawanna Leggett (Derrik), Nicole Luke, Connie Luke, Dante Williams of Dallas, TX, Dionne Williams, Dallas, TX, Alnicia Williams, Deja Williams of Plant City, FL, Reginald B. Williams, II, Taylor Williams, Jakobe Williams and Javon Johnson; great grands, Grace, Isayah, Jamaal and Zaniyah; nieces and nephews, Earl Singleton (Persylvia), Edwina Lee (Jonas), V. Shawn Daniels (Fredricka), Atlanta, GA, JoAnn Davis (Greg), Dedra Taylor, Savannah, GA, and Clifford Daniels; cousins, Ira Lee Sullivan and family, Erma Anthony and family, New Jersey, Mattie, Betty and Releigh Parsons and family, Tifton, GA, Rufus Parsons and family, West Palm Beach, Elnora Parsons and family, West Palm Beach, Mildred Curtis and family, Olympia Malone and family, George Lamar (Uiise), Alpharetta, GA, the Coleman family of Tampa, the Mitchell family of Tampa, the William,s family of Savannah, GA,'the Mack and Anderson families of Cincinnati, OH. and the Anderson family of Tampa; devoted friends, Raymond Dix, Henry Dickson (Florine), and the Hough family; the Don Thompson, class of 1956; and a host of other family and friends, too numerous to name. The remains will repose from 4-8 p. m. today, May 18, 2007, at New Mt. Silla M. B. Church, 5702 32nd Avenue, and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. The funeral cortege will arrange from 4412 41st Street at 12:15 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Mr. T. Singleton, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer (Jackson Funeral Home). MR. HENRY ARNELL WESTON, III Funeral services for Mr. Henry Arnell Weston, III, affectionately known as, "Tiny, Buster and Mann," of 4855 South Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, who passed away there on Tuesday, May 8, 2007, will be held Saturday, May 19, 2007, aCll a. m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, with Pastor Timothy Kemp, officiating. Interment will follow in Orange Hill Cemetery. Mr. Weston's father, Mr. Henry Weston, Jr., preceded him in death. He leaves to cherish fond and loving memories of him: his mother, Rose West of Tampa; brother, Darry Kijon \\'est of Orlando; 5 aunts, Dorothy Rowden of Tampa, Ida Jackson of Paramount, CA, Genieve Ford of Saginaw, Ml, Pearleen Jackson of Shreveport, LA, and Rosie V. Jones of Houston, TX; 3 uncles, Alfred (EIIamae) Ford of Houston, TX, Jack (Cora) Ford of Dallas, TX, and Willie James Ford of Shreveport, LA; a host of cousins who include, special cousins, Charlotte Jackson, Gloria Martin, Howard Martin, Charmia Jackson of Tampa, and Gurnell \Vashington of Paramount, CA; godmother, Grace Willingham of Downey, CA; special friends (like aunts), Elouise Brown, Diane Hart and Darlene Brown of Tampa; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends in Tampa and Orlando. Mr. Weston was born in Lynwood (Los Angeles County), California on October 28, 1973 He was educated in private schools in Los Angeles County and the public schools of Hillsborough County, attending Adams Junior High School and Chamberlain Senior High School. He resided in Tampa from 1987-2002, at which time he relocated to Orlando, where he resided until his demise. He was an entrepreneur. 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c a: LL c z < c (/) w ;::) .... > IN MEMORIAM DARIUS And SANDRA May19, 2005 Missing you so much! Love always, Flap. IN MEMORIAM MRS. ODESSA E. KING 7/11/22-5/18/97 ffi Remembering you in a spe> cial way today. You were so W precious to us. C Love, your family and W friends. :::1: (/) :::i CD ;::) a.. z tu ...J ...J ;::) CD I ...J w z i= z w (/) < c a: 0 ...J LL N w .r ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAM JAMESYOUNG 5//1954 -4/14/2oo6 "Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things, Love never fails." I Corinthians 13:7-8. James, our life together was truly a love story. On May 19, 2007, we would have celebrated 53 yeas of marriage. Through our union, we were blessed with five children, nine grandc,hildren, and six. great grandchildren. Our love was strong and it brought us through. God needed you to tow the Hne as well, so He called you on home. In memory of thllove Love you always: your wife, Rena; children, srandchildren and sreat srandchil-..::..... 'I ::.; .. MEMORIAMS I J CORINE BORDEN-HARDY May 18, 1943 -June 16, 1993 Our favorite memories of you: caring words, thoughtful acts and together times. In the years that have passed, we often find longlost memories will slip into our minds. Then our loved one doesn't seem so far away. We think of touching stories, things we did together and things you did for others. These are our family memories. These happy times keep you close in our hearts. Missing you and never stop thinking of you. Love, Barry, Jean and family. IN LOVING MEMORY OF CARLOSRENETO CUMMINGS 7/2/86-5/18/95 You never said I'm leaving, you never said goodbye, you were gone before we knew it and only God knows why. A million times we've missed you, a million times we've cried, if love could have kept you here, you never would have died. You will be forever loved and missed, but never forgotten. Love: grandmother, Vivian Guzman Norton; grandfather, Melvin Norton, Sr.; parents, Andrea and Darryl Cummings; sisters, Evita Mitchell (Tarus), and Kalvina Cummings; brother, Darryl Cummings, Jr.; aunts, uncles, cousins and A MEMORIAL J. B., Little Farmer, Deke, Jim, Jimmy, Bro' Green and Daddy -your memory will live forever in the hearts of those who knew and loved you. Our lives have moved on but there hasn't been a day that we wouldn't say you are still loved. We miss you Your wife, Dot, and friends. J.B.GREEN May23, 2004 WHO REMEMBERS CARLOS RENETO CUMMINGS? JULY 2,1986 -MAY 18, 1995 Tragically on this date, May 18, 2007, we can't believe 12 years have come to pass .. Not a day goes by that Carlos is not in our thoughts. Carlos, our son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, godchild and friend, your spirit lives forever in our hearts! On May 18, 1995, Carlos was killed in a hit and run accident on the corner of Chelsea and 39th Street. Today, this case is unsolved! You are deeply missed by: parents, Darryl, Sr. and Andrea; siblings, Darryl, Jr. and Kalvina Cummings, and Evita Cummings Mitchell; grandparents, Melvin and Vivian Guzman Norton; godmother, Janice Cochran; additional family members, brother-in-law, Tarus, Sr.; nephew, Tarus, Jr.; andnieee, Kharisma Mitchell. 5002 N. 40th Street, Tampa, Fl-.-3361 (813) 626-8600 "WE SERVE TO SERVE YOU AGAIN" \: w-l) -"( .. Wayne L. BrifJlt -Manager, Ucensed Funeral Director .f' 3000 N. 29rh Sr. .Tampa, FL33605 ToU Phone: 813-2-4U'I25 Pax: 8i3-247-l911 ', tiN NNfls fo.r.: 0vn-5Q


MEMORIAMS/ CARDS OF THANKS -==LOCAL== BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM LARRIE JACKSON 5/17/1977-8/24/2002 God gave you to us for a little while. You are now in His care. We miss you, Larrie, our son and brother. Mom (Linda); dads (Larry, Sr. and Michael); your sisters, Andrea, Demetria, Carla, Cierra, Ariel, Laura, Destiny and Ashley; and grandmothers, Bernice and Mary. WORLD'S GREATEST MOM MARILYN SMITH Just because we love you! You can't ever be replaced. Love, Ebony and family, (Ms. Grant Park). IN MEMORIAM PASTOR NETTIE P. VIUERE You were a devoted pastor, mother and frien'd, You made a difference in so many lives. You are sadly missed and will never be forgotten. The love you left on this earth wDl never die. We love you, Motl\er. Love, )'0111', children, family and friend.. HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY SUSIE MAE HILLMAN I will always love you momma. Calvin, Lorraine and family. IN MEMORIAM NANNIE M. JONES Although you are not here with us. today, you will always be with us in spirit. It seems like only yesterday that you and I were laughing, holding hands and talking. But who would of thought that you would be gone the next day. God knows best, He is in charge. We missed you on Mother's Day, the tears swell in our eyes knowing that we can't kiss you and wish you a happy Mother's Day. We miss you and love you. Siblings and family. IN MEMORIAM OLIVER 'OJ' WILLIAMS OJ, you were taken from us on May 16, :zoo6, but you are still in our hearts. We love you and we miss you dearly, Your mother, brother, family and friends. CARD OF THANKS MRS. DORIS C. ROBERTS Mrs. Doris C. Roberts completed her life path on April 24, 2007, and the family acknowledges with grateful hearts the many expressions of love and kindness shown to them during this time. Your many prayers, visits, cards, calls, food, gifts, flower.<; and thoughts have helped to make our burden lighter and renewed our spirits. It is only because of family, friends and church family that her homegoing was made a joyous and prayerful one. We thank you and we thank God for you. May He ever richly bless and keep eachofyou. A special thanks to: LifePath Hospice, Kossondra, Magaly and Leonie Thelmes, for their faithful service. Frbm all of her children: Calvin Roberts, David Roberts, Evelyn King, Rudean Crawley, Bobbie Clark, Patricia Roberts, Larry Wright, Shelia Roberts and their family. CARD OF THANKS DEACON JOE NATHAN GREEN The family of the late Deacon Joe Nathan Green would like to express their appreciation for the words of encouragement, prayers, and acts of kindness shown to the family during our bereavement. Special thanks to: Dr. Patrick E. Vincent, Pastor, Elder Walter Niles, Sr., eulogist, Mt. Calvary SDA Church, Elder Wallace Battle, Progress Village SDA Church, Tampa, and Rev. T. D. Leonard, Pastor of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church. To the Mt. Calvary SDA Church family, the Kindred Hospital -Central Tampa, and the Ray Williams Funeral Home Staff, Rhodes & Northern. May God bless each of you. CARD OF THANKS The family of the late Jasper Harris would like to express our love and appreciation for the many acts of kindness shown during the passing of our loved one. Thank you for your prayers and many, many acts of kindness such as food, cards, flowers, and other acts oflove. Thank you very much. The Harris-Hudson family. JASPER 'MOSE' HARRIS LOVING YOU REMEMBERING YOU. In loving memory of a magnificent man who is truly missed and was and still is treasured and loved. Our love and thoughts 11re with you. Love you: wife, Betty; sons, daughters and grandchildren. EDDIE DENSON ,, 1940-2006 Graveside Service Planned In Lawsuit Case JOHN D. HARDEN, JR. ... Graveside Service Planned A graveside service will be held for Mr. John D. Harden, Jr., on Saturday at 10 a.m., at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery Earlier this week, family of Mr. Harden, represented by St. Petersburg Attorney Tom Carey, filed a lawsuit to obtain the man' s body It had been held at a St. Petersburg business after .John Harmon, Funeral Director of Harmon's Funeral Home, allegedly refused to release because of an unpaid balance on the funeral. However, Mr. Harden's sister, Ms. LaWana Williams, told the Sentinel that the body has been released and that Harmon' s Funeral Home is handling the service Mr. Harden died on March 1 sthabout a month before his 44t birthday. A funeral service was held on March 16th. Family Needs Help With Burial Of Sickle Cell Patient MS. RHODISHA GAMBRELL The family of a 31-year-old Sickle Cell Anemia patient who died after a brief illness needs donations for the burial. The funeral service for Ms. Rhodisha Gambrell was held two weeks ago. Her body has been stored at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel since that time. Howe,er, Harold Jones, owner of Morning Glory said it is agaiitst the law to holding the body once the service has been held. Jones said the c:Ost of the funeral has been satisfied. Ms. Rhodisha Gambrell was the mother of a son, Rodale, 14, and daughter, Phoenix, 11. Earl Silas, of the City of Tampa, is among community members attempting to help the family "We are tcying to get buried by this weekend Anyone wishing to itiake a donation can contact Silas at (813) 274-5616, qr (813) 309-3081. Checks should be mnde payable to Rest Ha,en Memorial Park JJ 0 )> < 'T1 r-0 l:J 0 > (/) m z :::! z m r-1 III c:: r rm :::! z "'0 c:: III c (/) ::::t m 0 m < m ::D < -t c:: m (/) 0 > z 0 'T1 l:J -0 "'0 m N .... >


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Former Mayor Andrew Young, a li eutenant of her father's who has remained close to the f a mil y, said King was going to her brother Dexter's home when she collapsed in his doorway Her death came less than a year and a half after her mother, Coretta Scott King, in January 2006 after battling ovarian cancer and the effects of a stroke. Her staff prompted her daughter to work with the American Heart Association to raise awareness about strokes, especially among Blacks. Yolanda King, who lived in California, was an actress, r a n a production company, and Wrongfully Convicted Man $5M HARTFORD, Conn. The Connecticut legislatur e voted unani mously to give $5 million to a man impris-JAMES oned for more TILLMAN than 18 years for a rape he didn't commit. Lawmakers gave James Tillman a standing ovation after Wednesday's vote. They said they hope the money will let him live the rest of his life in relative comfort. The bill now heads to Gov. Jodi Rell, who has said it will be an honor to sign it. Tillman was 26 when h e was a rrest ed. He was sen t ence d t o 45 y ears in p r i son after being convicted of raping and beating a woman in Hartford in 1988. The victim identifie d him, but Tillman was exonerated last summe r after DNA t ests show e d h e could not hav e bee n th e attacker. Pollee Investigating Second Inmate Death In Month MI A MI -For the second time in less than a month, Miami-Dade police are investi gating the d eath of an inmate at Miami-D ade County's Metro West Detention Center, Local 10 learned Wednesday. Eugene Smith, 25, died April 1 at the Metro West Detention Center while await ing trial on first-degree murder charges. Although the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department, which maintains the f a cility, has not commente d on the circumstances surrounding Smith's death, he died in a similar special-care cell in the same wing as another inmate who died two weeks later, Local10's Rad Berky reported. Redolfo Ramos, 41, was arrested on kidnapping and robbery charges in February 2006 and was awaiting his trial. Last an attorney for his family showed pho :tographs and videotape of Ramos in a coma before he died April14. H e suffered from diabetes and s a r coido s is, an inflammation that produces tiny lumps of cells in various organs in the body EUGENE and is treat-SMITH ed with steroids, but Ramos's family said he didn't receiv e proper treatment while h e was at Metro West. "He used to call m e and s ay, 'Can you please call over here, you know, tell them to do something, take care of me, give me my medication?' They weren't even giving him his medication," said Ramos' niece, Yeisleny Nodarfe. Attorney Lynn Overmann said Ramos wasn't transferred to a hospital until he was found unconscious in his cell and his family said at that point, he was lying in his own feces. Miami-Dade police said they are awaiting autopsy reports to be in both deaths. appeared in numerous films, including "Ghosts of Mississippi." She played Rosa Parks in the 1978 miniseries King." "Yolanda was lovely She wore the mantle of princess, and she wore it with charm," said Rev. Joseph Lowery, one of her father's close aides in the Civil Rights movement. He a.dded she was "thoroughly committed to the movement and had her own means of expressing that commitment through drama." Yolanda is survived by her sister, Rev. Bernice A. King; two brothers, Martin Luther King, III, Dexter Scott King; and a n extended f a mily NU UPSILON ZETA CHAPTER ot: zETA PHI BETA SORORITY Presents Their 2001 einderella S Prince eharming eontestants He is the son of Myrick and Caron McRae. He is a 3rd grader at Mitchell Elementary and his hobbies include football, baseball, basketball and video games. His future goal is to be a pro football player with hrs personal philosophy of "I love to experience life and what it offers. He is the son of Danita Powell. He is a 4th grader at Clair Mel Elementary. He is a member of the Warriors Football Club and his hobbies include football, basketball, reading and video games. His future goal is to play professional football. He is the son of Dan ita Powell. He is a 5th grader at Clair Mel Elementary. He is a member of the Warriors Football Club, Bobcats Flag Football, and the c hess duo. His hobbies include football, chess, reading and playing video games. His future goal is to play professional football. His personal philosophy is "To bethe best I can be." He is the son Myric and Caron McRae. He is a 3rd grader at Mitchell Elementary and his hobbies include football, baseball, reading, singing and video games. His future goal is to be a robotic engineer with his personal philosophy of "I want to b e a success in everything I do." He is the son of Alysia McClendon. He is a 1st grader. at Muller E l e m e ntary. He is a member of Hope of Shiloh Community Church, New Gen e ration Choir and North Seminol e Uttle league Baseball. His hobbies include football and baseball. His future goal is to become a professional baseball player and to go to college His personal philosophy is "To treat othe rs how want to be She is the daughter of Symetrice Holloway She is a 2nd grader at Twin lakes Elementary. She is a member of the P .A.l where she plays soccer, cheerleading and step. Her hobbies include shopping, dancing, riding horses swimming, skating and bowling She plans .on attending beauty school and pursuing a career as a hairdresser and fashion desi!]ner Her personal philosophy rs Practice makes perfect. She is the daughter of Maya Smith and Bruce Codd, Jr. She is a 1st grader of Village of Excellence Academy and her hobbies include reading, playing video games, swimming and soccer Her future goal is to be a OJ and her personal philosophy is "To be nice to everybody. She is the daughter of Melany Foster. She is a 3rd grader at Miles Elementary. Her hobbies include reading, writing, playing music, jump rope, exercising and singing. Her future goal is to graduate school, teach and sing. She is a 3 grad e r at Walton Academy. She is a member of Hope of Shiloh Community Church where she serves on the praise dance team and youth choir, NCNC; and the Boys & Girls Club, where she is on the step team. Her hobbies include singing, stepping dancing and reading. H future goal is to graduate from school a nd focus on liecoming a gospel singer and judg e. H e r per s onal philosophy is "Don' t give up and know that God can help you no matter what the problem is." She is the daughter of Diamond Sumes She attends College Hill COGIC D evelopment. She is a m embe r of the YMC A and Holsey T emple CME Church. Her hobbies include dancing, cheering and singing. Her future goal is to be a doctor so she can have a lot cars Her oersonal Phiii)SO>PhY is 'a It's all This Event Will Also Recognize MARY ALICE DORSETT JOVANNA CANTY She Is the 2007 Blue Light She Is the 2007 Thelma Louise Of Distinction Award Stokes Craig Scholarship The Young Persons Will Be Competing On May 19,2007 7 P.M. At Ragan Park. The Co Chairs For The Event Are Recipient Recipient


CRiME.NEWS Teen Found Guilty In 'Subway' Shooting On Thursday after a little more than a day of deliberations, a jury unanimously found Phillip Austin, Jr. guilty on all charges State Attorney's Office spokesperson Pam Bondi said Austin will receive life in prison without the possi bility of parole once the judge has finished listening to comments from family members of the victims and Austin's family members. Austin was on trial for the December 2004 shooting at a Subway Restaurant shop that left Danielle Miller dead and a second employee, Dorothy Hayes, wounded. Attorney Grady Irvin confers with his client, Phillip Austin, Jr. during the trial Wednesday morning. On Wednesday, prosecutors and defense attorneys rested their cases. Austin had been identified as the lone shooter during the robbery, although an accomplice also brandished a handgun during the crime. Austin's accomplices, Marquis Alexander and Darrell Doby, accepted plea bargains. Alexander was sentenced to 35 years with 10 years of probation, and Doby received 5 years and 11 months, followed by 3 years of probation. Doby was identified as the getaway driver. .._].'he trio got less than $100 During testmtdny on Tuesday, Alexander testified he asked Austin why he shot Miller: Austin!s Uncle Sandy Says ---. 3, 8, 9 "You can tell whether a man is clever 12, 15, 19, by his answers. 22, 25, 31, You can tell whether a man is wise 35, as; 41 b his uestions." response was Miller was taking too long to open the register. As Judge William Fuente listened to Prosecutor Douglas Covington. and Austin's attorney, Grady Irvin present their cases, Austin sat at the defense tahle, occasionally glancing toward his father, Phillip Austin, Sr., who was sitting nearby in the courtroom with other family members. A jury consisting of 4 Blacks and 9 whites listened to the testimony of two detectives and viewed evidence from the incident. A detective testified they were able to identify the suspects after a surveillance photo of the offense appeared in the Florida Sentinel Bulletin. A woman saw the photo and identified one of the_ suspects' as Marquis Alexander. When detectives interviewed Alexander, he later confessed to his part and identified Austin and Doby as the other suspects. Alexander also identified cHOICE BAIL BONDS ..... Let U.v Be. Ytmr And L{Lst Free services Offered To Clients Job Refl'erra1S Referrals For Re-eStablishing Convicted ,: Felons Voting (813.) _-'. :. 5005 Martin Luther King Jr. BI\'d. ('I biock cast or 50111 street> LET FREEDOM : : RING :, -:':::.,.:AMOS : .: :. : ::jiAIL_BONDS SERVICE OPEN 24 'hrs :;l:,.:..,, .. ::. E. Waters _Tamp_a, fL 33604: (813) 493&7 !I' : '' Austin as the shooter and Doby as the getaway driver. State Atty. Covington said Doby also identified Austin by his clothing as the shooter after he was shown surveillance footage of what occurred inside the shop. When Covington tried to enter into evidence a phone conversation Austin had with his father and other relatives a week ago, Atty. Irvin objected and Judge Fuente decided jurors wouldn't listen to the record ing at that point of the triaL Both attorneys made clos ing arguments Thursday and the jury began deliberations. Prosecutors did not request the death penalty because they felt it wouldn't hold up under appeaL At the time of the offense, Austin was 17, Alexander, 15, and Doby, 18. Bank Robbery Suspect Identified The Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office has issued a warrant. for the arrest of Dwight Steven James. DWIGHT JAMES James, 44, is ... suspected suspected of bank robber robbing the SunTrust Bank, 13502 North Florida Avenue on Monday, May 14th. A<'cording to the report at 12:12 p.m., a man entered the bank and handed a note .to the teller demanding money. After getting the money, the suspect fled Through surveillance fo{)tage, that suspect was later identified as ,James. Anyone with information as to whereabouts of is urged to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office at (813) Detectives Search For Credit Card Thief This is a surveillance photo of the woman suspected of using stolen credit cards along with at least 3 men being sought for questioning in the incident. Tampa Police Robbery Detectives are trying to iden tify a woman and three male friends who went on a shop ping spree with stolen credit cards. Tampa Police said the home of an 85-year-old woman was burglarized on May 6th and credit cards and property were taken valued at $2,500. Investigators discovered later the stolen credit cards had been used at a Target Store in Pinellas Park. Police said the three men accompanying the woman are wanted for questioning. The woman is described as a Black female, 30 to 40 years old, weighing between 140 and 170 pounds and was last seen wearing a multicolored blouse and white pants. Suspects Arrested In Apartment Shooting Tampa Police have arrested two teenagers, accusing them of firing into a group of people hanging around an apartment complex. Police said on Tuesday, Aaron Sims, 18, and Devin Paschall, 17, were charged wit.h three counts of felony aggravated assault and one felony count of shooting intr a building. According to the rep0r Marvin Baity, 17. Jermaine Smith, 23, and Deontae Brown, 17, were hanging out in the Palm Grove Apartments when they were approached by what they described as "tons of' Black male subjects wanting to fight. A fight began when Sims and Paschall allegedly pulled out guns and fired at them. Baity, Smith, and Brown fled to the nearby apartment of a 25-year-old woman and her 3-year-old AARON SIMS DEVIN PASCHALL T .roman and her son side their apartment when the gunfire erupted and a stray bullet enter.ed their apartment, lodging in a wall in the room they were occupying. No one was injured. 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B Organization Has. History Of Helping Youths Realize Dreams BY ANTI ONE DAVIS Sentinel Staff Writer James Evans started the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope in 1996 eager t o help underprivileged Hillsborough County students excel in their academi c achievement. Since then, the local non-profit organization has expanded to 17 schools in the county, and has a college-entry rate of 95 percent. "This organization was started on a shoestring budget, and it has now become one of the most respected and increasingly needM ed services in the community today," said Evans, the Academy's President I Founder. I truly believe that b y working together we can make a difference in the lives of the young people in this community. The students here are proving that you can overcome obstacles, as well become productive people in the community Roughly 90 students annually participate in the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope's Leadership Through Education Program. Evans is hoping that the upcoming Harvest of Hope Charity Awards Banquet will help the organization continue serving the community. "Funding for the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope has come up short over past few years as the government grants and contributions have been cut back JAMES EVANS Founder I President Tampa Bay Academy of Hope, Inc. and stretched very thin," Evans said. "However, the need for keeping kids in school, raising their self-esteem, keeping them from gangs, drugs and alcohol and helping them with their aca demic achievement could not be greater. The Tampa Bay Academy of Hope is looking to raise $300,000 at their annual event. The Harvest for Hope Charity Awards Banquet and Fundraiser will be held on June 16th at the A La Carte Pavilion located at 4050 Dana Shores Drive For more information, please call the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope at (813) 277-0464, or go to www.tampabayharvestofhope.com. Bluford Battle Of The Books -.MiddleschoOl Liberty Middle School recently held their Bluford Battle of the Books Competition The Bluford series has inspired African American and H ispanic students to read more because the books characters are based on students their age and of their heritage. The students competed for a variety of prizes. (Photos by Jerry Brunson) Faculty members participating in the Battle of the Books: Darlene Meginnis, Melissa Perrotta, Beth BurnS; and :aeather Rhine. Salter, Mani, r Auuuce, .l!f.llts. oltl .. Clara Addison, Michelle Romero and A8JilleYDicJ(ens.'--(, .. ... .r ...... 'll", ": This group of students are: Ashley Knight, Sherita Miller, Juan Terry, Mohammad Hasan, Madelie Colas, Shailyn Figuero, Celestine Davis and Alexandria Gay. : These students' are. Stephani e Ra.mos, Brandon Perkins, (::bani Orta,.Osaira NancyReyes: ; Dakelia McKamey an.d -Stl-phanie Rivera. 0, ':. 1 -1 I .,_1( ;.'"-' :, '' ': 1 ;;;,


c.o 0 0 N _, BIRTHDAY GREETING co ,... > <( :2 > <( Happy Birthday c a: u.. ERJAAM T. HAYES Happy 24th birthday today ( May 18th) to Erjaam T. Hayes. Birthday wishes are from his family: (L-R} Eric, Kasmyene, honoree (Erjaam), mom (Gwen), dad (James), nephew, Kameron and sister, Karen. > <( c iX LL. c z <( > <( c CJ) w ;:::) > a: w > w c w :I: CJ) :J m ;:::) D. z w ...J ...J ;::) m ...=. w z z w en a: 0 ..J IL Birthday wish e s are being sent out to the #1 mom and grandma, Ms. Doraine Smith, b.k.a., Yvette, whose big day is Monday, May 21st. But she will be celebrating with family and friends at he:r #1 spot, the Double Decker on Sunday, May 20th at 6 p. m. until. So, see you Sunday. Happy birthday, Ma. We love you. Chinecqua, Shawanda, Wayne, Ronald, Shanna, Walter, James, Denesha, Tony, Darrielle, Equanda, Tonio, Lil Jermaine, JaKayla, Jakyla, Lil Ronald, J'Ron, lmani, Roniece, Reniyia and the newest member of the bunch, D. J., b.k.a, Lil Knott. Happy Birthday GANGSTAD (Derek) Love Ta'Niyah and Tequill;l. : 813.930.2988 Fax: u.a. ;;;t.IV Web: http:/ /www.ttmacad e my.org FREEl FRE-El FREEl' FREEl FREEl FREEl FREE! FREEl SUMMER VPK PROGRAM For The Four-Years, Of Age Preschooler BEING OFFERED BY Ill .,.., : :. Pre-K, Inc. .: : ... : ; N. Rome ., rampa, Florida 33604 \" yO ,J .; H'a v e Leamlnd During summer While Participating In A Free >. ,., t ," PROGRAM .. .. u f II \..\ r o 1 I ,. t w ,, Pleae Celf(813) .. For More Information e .. '$> ;... ... ..J ""', ... :, .. .... ; .(. .. 'Rod' What They Do? WHO? Message: The G-Code Violators with Disordered Dreams. Rod how can fate have brought you all together when you're not the one with the charge? It was never the storm that I went through it's how I came out. Sixteen years in pocket and man ended up with the change. "Man doesn't make m e ," not when it's built off a lie. Eve n when the y fall still stand tall. You see failure is not an option in corporate America, it should have been her.; : :. Happy belated birthday to the Gaineys. Oh yeah, it's funny how the trap a full-time shelter for the mice and the homeless recovery. My peace I give unto you and yours. Please live happily 'eve r after -rite lmiovator." TEE AndLILTEE Happy birthday Lil Tee. BRIDGETT AndLILTEE From, daddy, grandma, Pepper, Pop, Sed and the famil y Love you! T and MS. SEXY MS. S EXY And 'T' The o ld er, the b etter ... "Snappe r baby. Happy birthday t o Tampa's fin est. It's Our Daddy's Birthday! CHAUNIS1Y, TA'NIYAH And JAJUAN Happy birthday to daddy, Roderick, who will turn a year older on. May 23. Love, Chaunisty, Ta'Niyah and JaJuan. ;..; TA'NIYAH And DADDY ROD He's in. the air, he ain't coming down! why? It's my daddy's birthday. I love you! Love Ta'NiYah. "l. 1


ALL ABOUT YOU! Happy Birthday, 5-17-07 EDDIE And MARY RICHARDSON Eddie Richardson, on this day you were born The Lord set in motion a loving man and a wonderful husba nd Your wife, Mary Richardson. SHANECIA HARVEY Miss Shanecia Harvey celebrated her 18th birthday on May 16th. She is a 2007 graduate of Howard W. Blake High School. She is an active member of St. Luke M. B. Church in Plant City, where Elder Larry Sykes serves as Pastor. Upon completion of her graduation, Shanecia plans to attend Florida State University to pursue her Bachelor's degree in nursing. She is the daughter of Elder Larry (Adriane) Sykes and Michael Harvey. She plans to enjoy her b i g day with family and Happy Birthday Dad TAV ARIA, TORIK, TASHA And CARLOS When you hear the Chevy coming, all scrubs get to running, but most of all it's just our daddy stunning. Happy birthday. Get Out Your Metro PCS THE FIRST LADY And CARLOS Ilappy birthday Bae! Now to all of you that got beef, then we came to eat and with a lil patron and smoke, it's on, and you can sweat the candid paint, ain't it right, ain't it nice. Yeah! You can bet that! Happy birthday, Carlos. I love you. Look Who's Tumlng 3? "TT r 0 lJ c l> en m z -t z m r:m c: r r fca Pa u 1 .friends. Shanecia truly believes that through Christ all things are possi ble !!I z 'lJ c: m r 1' From Nassau, Bahamas May 18, 2007 at 7:30p.m. .---:-B-ru-n-ch:-May 19-:2007 at :10a.m. 2121 S."781:h Street Morning Worship: May20, 11a.m. Tarnpa, FL 33619 Evening Worship: May 20, 6:30p.m. (813) 620-3121 '. : : .... .. -: www.elbetheltab.o 31105 t:. t:llkoll Tampa. FI .:UtiiO-(HIJ) 231>-JC,J 1 .SUMMER CAMP May 29-August 2007 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Ages 5-ll Years .... ....... ARTS & CQ.AFTS, ACADEMICS, BIBLE STUDY, COOKING, DANCE, FIELD TRIPS; FINANCIAL LITERACY, MUSIC, SIGN LANGUAGE, SINGING AND STEPPING I I : .: \. :_ : .:.. SAT, A v I : 'f .. 11.J:,: : I :,,' .' _;, "' .. I :,.:: KE'ARRIA and KE'RONESH,A Happy birthday to Ke'Ronesha, who will be 8 years old on May 19, and Ke' Arria will turn 6 years old on May 29. They will celebrate the big day with their broth. ers, Darius and Ty; mom, Tomieka; dad, Keron; and sisters, Jada and Shi. 'DESTINY BALL' Birthday wishes go out to "Miss Desi.'' She is the daughter of proud parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (DeeDee) Ball. Desi will be celebrating with a party with class mate::; at King's Kids Acad emy today The follow ing day she's at Sea World with family and friends. fiom your' .. ;'ters, cousins,: uncle, Her.b; a:unties, -Erica__ and godma: Michelle Peterson We- (' ll' .. Ci5 % m c m < m :g. -< -t c: m en c l> -< l> z c "'ri :::D 6 l> --< love you ->''. i ; :. : ; ) ,. z. ..: >":: -! DENISE ADd .. ,... ; .J DERRICK :_ .. :._ :: ... < ;. 0: -: : t. --sii rt .. The -: .,. .; .. .. .., us and we are' still i ortd8txDtme : :..: \ strong Always -and forever : : 1 -:..... \ !. g .. ; IloveyouDemqktCaeat.",. : ... :m1 .- I, ..,, ',_ ..


..... 0 0 C"'l ALL ABOUT YOU! a5 ,... > " < c U) w ::::: 1-> a: w > w c w ::J: U) :::::; ID ::::: a. z ffi ::::: ID ..!. w z z w U) a: 0 1&. REV. NATHANIEL WVE And FIRST LADY JULIA WVE The Rev. Nathaniel W. Love of Valrico was installed as the new Senior Pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church o f Seffner, at 3 p.m. on April29, 2007 First Lady Julia was welcom e d i n with love and als o given the right hand o f fe llow s hip. Many fami ly m embers and frien d s w ere present alon g with former churc h family, Friendship M B Church o f C arver Cit y t o extend Go d's blessings. .RE-BIRTH ACADEMY SUMMER PROGRAM Jun e 4th t h roug h Augu s t 10th ,I! Mond a y through F r i d a y 8 a.m.-6 p m For Students Age 5 -11 8th Grade Graduate DERECIA TIMMONS Congratulations to Derecia Timmons. She graduated on May 17th from Academy Prep Center of Tampa. CARLTON EVERE1T, JR. CARLTON EVEREIT, JR. Now Derecia graduated with high honors as valedictorian She was also crowned prom queen on May 11th. And Mom, SONIA At 16 Months Congratulations is going ouf to Carlton Levi Everett, Jr., who graduated on May 17, 2007 from Bowers and Whitley Career School. He is taking his education a step up to the U.S. Army in July for 4 years. He is the very proud and only son of Sonia Thomas and Carlton Levi Everett, Sr. Reci received a 4-year merit scholarship to attend Academy of Holy Names. We are so proud of all of your accomplishments, keep up the good work baby. Also, has four sisters, GeraAlexus Harrell, Precious Harrell, Inajya Harrington and Ciara Young We a ll love you and are very proud of you and going to miss you. May God bless and watch over you. Love alw ays, your mommy, Kelly; dad, Derrick; grand parents, Cookie, Arrie and Helen; brothers, Gerald and Jared; and the rest of the family and friend!>. Subscribe Today 1111'S ICIIEIY Pa[[ A BEKACURRICULUM A Cbriltlan Based Cuniculum lnducliJII: INFANT CARE & PRE-SCHOOL 6:30AM-6:00PM Mathematics Scienc:e Reading History Arts and Crafts Small Classes Degreed Teachen Tnlned Specialists in: Computers, Dance, Karate, Golf, Chess & Sign Language Before and After School Care One Stop for Parents with infants through 5th Grade Loving Child Care by Trained Professionals Breakfast & Lunch Program We accep t School Readiness & Florida P .R.I.D.E :FilEE ."'IJHHEil :PilOGilA.:H SUMMER SCIENCE & ART PROGRAM Ages 5-12 ,' Only $110.00 for the entire summe r (All e ducational ,,, :... .,,.,,: ""'-Home of 34th Street Church of GOd '": : '" "-f' 3000 Tampa, .,"''_ :.\ y, r7;t .... ..,, ; / ...... ; ._;: ... ; ,,, ':. .' :. :. f .. ..... .. .. ; ._. l Dr. Thomas F o und e r ________ .._.,....11!11111' _____ ..... ... \


ALL ABOUT YOU! The Whitehead Boyz Standing: AMP And OBIE, I Kneeling: THEO And OBIE, Enough To Feed The Whole Town Standing: AMP And OBIE, II Sitting: OBIE, I, And THEO 11, OBIE, I, THEO And AMP ihc 'pctl>etraiors and cnemieH come to cat our flesh, stumble _and fpll. Yeah ... y'all already know it's \VhiteJiead Boyz flipping another year!!! -Pa.rty at Ragan Sat.uri.lny, Mriy 19th from 1 p. : F.rfcnda nn.cl_ f11mily welcome. All bottom ft'edcrs : : kick rocks. -. . };< yoli. Peaches and Tiki. > I MIKE-MIKE Michael Eugene Williams graduates VPK from Gabrielle's Glenn Preschool tonight, Ma y 18 He will enter kindergarten in August. We love you, Michael. Happy Anniversary TYRONE And MICHELLE liARRIS Being exceptional is a blessing I want e v e r yone to know. An exceptional lady, you are my life, I'd be a fool to let you go. Happy 5th anniversary Baby, 5 6 and 1 year married 5-20. I love you and miss you. From, your husband, Big T. Y., a k .a., Sincere Drack. To Be Married DELORES HICKS And RONALD BELL Brenda Hicks proudly announces the approaching marriage of her daughter,. Delores Hicks to Ronald Bell, son of Ms. Laquita Anderson and Andrew Bell. The couple will joined togctht'r as one on May 26; 2007. Happy 11th Anniversary 5-17-07 EDDIE And MARY RICHARDSON We came together and now we know exactly what our hearts were created for. To hold the love we have for each other. Today and ever more. Your wife, Mary. Best Wishes .JELLISHA COLLINS B est wish e s to my daughte r, Jellisha Collins. Lov e July, Andrew, grandma, Jesenia, Sheila, Sobeiby, Sean and family. I New Early Morning Wo;J "At The Break of 7:45A.M. Starting January 7 '---Children & Youth Bible Studv Wednesda 7 8:30 p.m. Slllurdu .. Pmv Service & Bible S1udr 10 -Youth Bible lnitrtute 12. 4 p.m. SundiiJ School 9:30 li.m. Morning Wonhlp 11 Lm. Pruer Service Wednuda 7 p.m. StudJ of 1M Bible Wednudu 7:30 :30 p.m. ,.._,, PraiM & WonhJP Service Wednd 1:30. t p.m. T-.Nitlhl .. Frldar before u. 2nd Sundu 7 n p.m. 3708 E. leko AYOnuo Tempe F l 33610 (8131 628.{)752 W"b"'" WWV tm,,tth (J) m z :::! z m r-1 m c: rr.m :::! z "'0 c: m c (J) ::::t m c m < m ::c < -4 c: m (J)_ c )> < > z c 'T1 ::c 6 > <


a: u.. > <( c RICARDO 'RICO' COPELAND fE Ricardo "Rico" Copeland will be graduating from G i bbs c High Business Economics Technology Academy on May 21, z 2007 <( > <( c en w 1-> a: w > w c w ::r: en :::l m D.. z tu ..J ..J m ..!! w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ..J u. Rico is a member of the Future Business Leaders of America, inducted in the National Honor Roll, and has won several scholarships and awards. His GPA is 3 7 Rico will be attending Florida A&M University. His proud parents are: Rick and Melida Copeland; broth er, Cornelius; proud grandparents, Charlie and Mattie White and James and Bettye Copeland. RONALD G. HOLTON, JR. kindergarten graduate RONALD G HOLTON, JR. Durant High School Graduate It seems like only yesterday you were preparing for the first day of school. Now, you're preparing to go off into the world. You're moving so quickly, graduating today and leaving for basic training as aU. S. Marine on May 25th. We're so very proud of you and we love you much, Auntie Iris, and your entire family. We're telling your stories and celebrating our community. E-mail the editor, Gwen Hayea at ghayea@flaentlnel.com Class Of 2007' DEVINN SAMIR ADAMS The family of Devinn Samir Adams would like to extend congratulations on his graduation. Devinn will be celebrating on May 19th with a party with family and friends at the Comfort Inn Hotel. Devinn will be graduating with his senior cla s s on May 22nd at 8 p. m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Angela Gaudette and stepfather, Wayne Gaudette are the proud parents. We love you Middleton Grad RAM ONE SCOIT Congratulations to Ramone Scott, class of "2007" Middleton High School. We are proud of you. Love, your family and friends. 18131248 .. I Happy Mother's Day I CHAMEIKA, JASMINE, MARTERRENCE, JR., AND ERNEST, JR. Shining Like I'm Supposed To MRS. ERICA, MRS. LEE TO YOU Happy Mother's Day wishes are going to the World's Greatest: Mother, Stepmom, daughter, granddaughter, sister, cousin, niece, auntie, and let me remind you, she's Clayton's wifey. Happy Mother's Day, Mrs. Lee! She's Taking Over YVETTE Happy Mother's Day to the world's greatest mother and grandmother who is loved by many. Love, your kids and grandkids. New Beginnings M. B. Church 3101 E. Lake Ave Tampa, FL 33610 : (813} 503-9843 Rl:V. DAVID P. CARSON PASTOR FIRST LADY MARY CARSON Sunday School 9:30 A. M. 11 A. M. Morning Worship Tuesday 7 P. M. rayer Meeting & Bible Study


. A .LL ABOUT YOU! JJ 0 )> I It's Our Time To Shine I -< Special Congratulations BRANDON SHOATS At9 Months BRANDON SHOATS At2Years BRANDON SHOATS 1st Grade A special congratulation goes out to my son, Brandon Shoats, on his graduation day. Brandon, you've made many accomplishments in life and in school. I've always taught you that your education holds the key to your future. Son, I'm so proud of you and may all of your dreams be fulfilled. Love you always, your mom, Bunny, your brothe r, Christopher Shoats, and grandparents, Frank and Denese James, and Raymond and Ollie Mae Shoats. Nobody Wants To See Us Together I'm Taking Over I, Mrs. Addison would like to send a birthday shout out to my husband, Mr. Timothy Addison. Tim, although you are not here so we can celebrate your special day together, I want you to know that I love you dearly and wish you the best. We know that the love we share together is true love. We've been through a lot over the years, that's what made the love we have for one another so real. For those of you that are confused, touch your nose and keep wondering because no matter what you think or say, this is official. So, all you sideline chicks move on because wifey is taking over!! Happy birthday, Baby. Love your wife, Mrs. DeeDee and kids! R.I.P. Timberland. ............ !!!" May 19 Tiine: 11a.m. 2 p.m Place: Broach Tampa _. 6400 St. > FL 33610 RS:\IP: 1 -12th Where.Studei)tl Aie Motivated to ..... Hap_py 10th AnniVersary KIM, EBONY, LEE LEE And SHAKENA Come party with Kim, Ebony, Lee Lee, Shakena, Carly, Lex, Tootie and Drena at the Prince Hall, May 19, 2007 at 7 p m Be there! We Did ltl LEE LEE And KIM Congrats to me and my sister. Wesley Chapel High School Graduate ALYSSA M. LUCAS Congratulations SHAKENAAnd KIM We're stunning and we're going to stunt all year. So get your money up. I Best Wishes I ALYSSA LUCAS .Learn academl, c program that .. r bulle( confidence and achieve success ... ': -: Congratulations ''to' \. .. REGINALD and Alyssa Lucas, who will be B t .: among the 2007 g;r,Nl,wl.ting W.1 es .:,. sa. J h DEBRA REEVES -elas fW 1 Ch 1 H' h rom your s1ster, a1s a ., r 0 ::1:1 c )> en m z -1 z m r I III c: r r z 'll c: III r en ::::t m c m < m ::1:1 -< -of c: m en c )> -< )> z c ., JJ c )> -< : ... _".'_ 8 0 es ey ape g ....... ter 'nal grand .. : .. School on Saturday;._ }14:ay,," a &l).mversary. "' 26, 2007 'at 3 m. at the .. .-, -' .. -. school Utat athh!tlc swimming pool,: tennis courts, From Brandon John uS F S D DaVis and Luc1ous .,.. .. un orne. Willi .. -. -Eric. anc;l th.e \ ... Alyssa .. is the daughter of : --:. : : :. Reeves and fam1 i Shenna L d ... We. proud'.-. ucas an and 1 e yo II ly. Harold SCott,' m. ov ( :. Qi .i .. :; -\ boating actlvttles ar)d morel "' and a beaUtlful140 i9r.lakeslde Th-=:a"'


,...._ 0 0 C'\1 CX) .... e a: c z <( c en w ::J t-> a: w > w c w l: en ::J m ::J Q. z t= w ..J ..J ::J m w z t= z w en a: 0 ..J m cb' w CJ. -. CHURCH DIRECTORY ALLEN TEMPLE AME CHURCH First Missionarr Ba11tist Church TeiiiDie Crest Church Of Christ Of Highland Pines GREATER FRIENDSHIP M. &. CHURCH 4413 35th St :.1101 lowe St. :-: .... J COOK, PASTOR Wonhip Adivties: Early Wonhip 7:45 A. H. Sunday School 9:30 A.H. Homing Worship 11 A.H. Bible Study 6:45 P.H. Tuesday College Hill Church Of God In Christ 6414 N. 30th St. : Elder Charles Davis, Pastor Sunday School 9:30 A.H. Horning Wonhip 11 A.M. Y.P.W.W. Worship-6 P.H. Evening Worship 7 P .H. Tues. & FrL Service 7 P.H. 4711 21st Ave. REV. CLEVELAND LANE, Pastor Prayer Meeting & Bible Study Wednesday 7 P. M. Sunday School 9:30 A. M. Morning Worship 10:55 A. M. Church Van (813) 627.03338 New FriendshiP M.B.Church 3107 E. lake Ave. 248-4127 Rev. H. L. Daniels, Pastor Weekly Activities Sill daY School 1 :30 A.M. Morning Bible Class Wednesday Prayer Meennu Bible SbldY 10:45 A.M. 4 : 30P M 5P.M. 7P.M. 7:30P. M Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 5920 Robert Toole Road Riverview, FL 33569 l Cnmcr nf Hny. 301 And lllnnmingclall "'c.) "The Church Whose Doors Are Always Open" Invite You To Attend Our Services : REV. RONALD FORTUNE Pastor Wedn es day Night Prayer Service An d Bible Study 6:30P.M. Church School Service 9:30A.M Worship Service llA.M. "Bless The Lmri Oh My Soul And All That Is Within Me "Pra ise The Lord's Holy Name .BROWN MEMORifiL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST 2313 E. 27th AVE. (813) 248-5690 (813) 241-6902 WEEifL'I WORSHIP SCHEOVLE SUIIciQ SCIIOOI. .... 9:30 A.M. : SUIICiaw. Mor11i,.. Wonllill : ::; : .,;.11 A.M. slaiMi. b.tlill woiall111 .. .... 7:30P.M. 1 = IIOnli ... -PraV.r .. j (tuesdr .... 9 A.M. ,...,......NI811tWonlllll .. ., P.M. IISHOP MATTHEW WUW4S PASTOR .:-"' .Www.brownmemotia lco glc.o!Jt i4 Churcll'Whem The love Of' God Flows '. And The Ghost I s In Full Control. .. JOHN DOUGLAS, Evangelist Church School Sunday 9:30a.m. Sun. Hom. Bible Study 9:30A.M. Morning Worship* Sunday 10:55 > L IlL REV. H. HURRAY, Pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Horning Worship-11 a.m. Evening Worship -5 p.m. Sun. Hom. Worship -10:30 A.M. MidW eek Service Wedn.,day 7 p.m. Sun. Evening Worship 6:30 P M Meeting, Dible Study) Prayer Meeting Tuesday 7:30 p m Hid Week Bible Study Wed -7:30 P.M. E one Welcome ELDER THOMAS J. REED, Pastor Early Homing Worship 8 a.m. Sunday School 9-.30 a.m. Homing Worship 10:50 a.m. Bible Study, Wed. 7:30 p.m. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED Pueor/Teacher Adult/O!IIdNn Worship Times 7:30 A .M. & 10:55 A .M. 4:i!:!iJJiij.]IJ SUftdu :45 A.M. -Adult I YOAMI/ CHidNI 'l'uesdu n A.M. Adult Wednadu 7 P M Yoliltl/ OllldiWI 7'.30 P.M. Adult Fridlltl Noon USF CIIIIPUS A Satdh Campus For Faith Blblll lnstltutll "Growl1111 The Church For Global Chen .. (Ads 1:8, Aam. 1 :8, 1 Thu. 1:81 fiRST UP1'1$T CHURCH Of COLLIGI HILL 3838 North 29th Stre8t, l!II"Pa (813) 248-6600 Ewty \llonhlp 8 a.m. Sunde School. 1'...45 l.m. Homlna WonHp -10l45 a.m. For TnniPOitlllon Call SISTER BARBARA MCGILL .. 621-1155 Tulsdu Pr..-Slrvlcl 6:30 p.m. Blbll Sludy 7'.30 p.m. 8roCh.tiOOd 1st SIIUidu Mltrons 10 1.111. 1st llld ltd Sllurdus 111111 our w.bllt or E-H1ll us: www.fbcdl.org lnhlotbclch.org M.B. CHURCH, INC. 5706 N 237 Early Homing Worship 8 a .m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Homing Worship 11 a .m. Wedntidn Evening Prelltlr Meeting & Bible Class 7 p.m. Mount Olive Afric a n M e thodist E pi s cop a l Churc h 1 7 4 7 L.lsilllc Slrcet Tillllpil. FL .B07 XD-254-5045 "The Churc h With A Vision" MRS. ROIII-:RlA T. GIVIN...;. Fir..t Lady 9:30 A. M. Churc h S c hool 7:45A.M. Worship (Firs t Sunday Only) 11:00 A. M. Worship Bible Study Wednesda -7 P. M. Visitors Are Welcome! "li1 J..imw CluiJ .-11/(1 li1 J/r ,k, ('!trill J..iuw11 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF LINCOLN GARDENS 4025 W. Palmtto St. 8711 Pastor Sunday School-9:30 A.H. Homing Wonhip -11 A.H. Prayer Service & Sible StudY Wednesday 7:30 P.H. PEOPLE FOil CHIIIST MINISTIIIES Thonolosassa. Florida DR THO!\ lAS L. Ill l'astur One Clunr-lt 7iro / .umliuu. 1 ;\lain Lm :atin n lOS II :\I a i n St rt t Sunday &h< i nl 'J:;.\0 a 111. lllnming Wnr.;hip II a 111. nibl c Study ( Wcdnl 'l'day) 71l 111. Hurricane <>ym 37 1 5 7 th ,\\'.,1111< Mnn1ing \hmn a 'J u. m. FnrTr.lllspur1atin n Call (liB) 9!16-')511 The New Palm River COGIC, Inc. 1304 S, 58th Street, Tampa, FL 33619 Elder Willie L. Fowler Jr., Pastor "The Church Where. Everybody Is Somebody" Early Morning Worship 8 9:30A.M Sunday School-------:30 A.M. 11:15 A.M. Horning Svvice ............................... 11:30 A.M. Bibl e .Band ........... ................ 7 P .M. Frid ay -YPWW .... ; .; .. .-..... : .............. ....... 7-8 P.M. Frid ay Pastorial Teaching .. ... ........ ,. ... S-9 P.M. Ducon David C. Jolden, Deacon Chai-,_n Church (813)621-6764 Horne (813)654-1950 Fu: (813) Temporarily WorshiJlJling At Grand Suites Hotel 11310 N. 30th Street P alm Ballrooms 1 & 2 Service Times Sunday Sc hool -9 A.M. Morning Worship 10:30 A.M.


CHURCH DIRECTORY Abundant l-ife (huh Of God In (hrift 4125 Nassau St. Ill. Tampa, FL 33067 (813) 875-9077 KAREN BARNES, PA5TOR OF OPERATIONS Our Weekly Order Of Service Sundu School 9:30 AM Homing Worship 11:00 AM Intercessory Prayer Monday Friday 6:00 A M Bib l e Institute Wednesday z:30 P M Corporate Prayer Every 1st & 3rd Friday 8:00P.M. I hove come !hat they might have LIFE more ABUNDANT-lY St. John 10 :10 Come & Hear God's Word With God's People AI ST. LUKE A.M.E. CHURCH Tampa, Fl33605 2709 N. 25th Sl (a! 17lh Ave. ) 248-6753 REV. RONALD 0 MIZER Pastor Office Hours M-F 10am 2pm Sundays 7:45 a.m. Early Morning Worship 9 a.m. Breakfast Served 9:45 a.m. Church School 11 a.m. Morning Worship Wednesdays 12 p.m. Noon Day Prayer Meeting 7 p .m. Prayer And Bible Study Share Box Program Available HOLY OUTREACH FOR CHIRST HOUSE OF PRAYER ASSEMBLY, INC. 2818 E. Osborne Avenue, Tampa, (813) 238 DR. A. F. NELSON-VICKERS, Pastor & Founder cHANGE vouR LtFEi' Order Of Service: Sunday School 10 a.m. SUnday Morning Worship a.m. Tuesday Night 7:30 p .m. Bible Study 2nd Wednesday Night 7:30 p.m. Substance Abuse Ministry 3rd Wednesday Night 7:30 pm. Singles Ministry 4th Wednesday Night 7:30 p m Marriage Ministry ThursdaY N i ght 7:30 p.m. Wonhlp Services DR. A F NELSO. N -VICKERS Friday Night 7 : 30 P .M. Youth Service Pastor & Founder Saturday Morning 11a.m. Sabbath Service -MOUNT PLEASANT M.B. CHURCH : 2002 N. Rome Avenue (Corner of Rome Ave. and Spruce St.) -P.O. Box 4724 Tampa Dr C. T. Kirkland, Pastor Tel: (813) 253-5714 Fax (813) 254-1441 Email: MtPieasantMB@aol.com ?Itt. 7eaHt "' 1.;.. EAALY MORNING WORSHIP AT 'SU .. DAY SCHoOL 9:30A.M MORNING WORSHIP 11 A. M. .., .;:._ "'1ST $0M'DAYs : .. :. :'!. : 5 PM fllmiiY Series Hour (B.T.U.) .. : ... :--j l fM.o'Gen...aUJible siucfv P.M: .. vciVttfslble StudY .... : "' l- l -:_ t oi. f/ A ,t' r. i -.. TAPE MINISTRY I Order On Line At Web Site Or Call Church .. WEB SITE: St. Mary M. B. Churcl\ 3Sll () W. L a urel Stree t X 13-X72-6254 WALLACE Z. 1!0\V E U S Sunday School-9:30A.M. Sunday Morning Worship li:OOA.M. Wednesday Ni ght: Praye r Meeting7:()() P.M. Bihle Study S :(HI P M Thursday Noon Day Praye r Noon to 1 :00 P.M. & Evangelist Eric W Doss Come Share Jesus With Us! Worshi p & Stu dy Sunday 8 A M Early Worship. 9 45 AM Bible School 10 45a 2nd M orn1ng W orsh1p 5 p E v emng Worship Wednesday 7p Bible Study (all ages) Tel 813-985-5578 2511 E. COLUMBUS DR. (813) 248 8101 OR (813) 247-3899 :\. REV. WALTER J. WILLIAMS 1 Paator Laura Street Church of Christ Sl.a-u: 1flitl. 'UJ IACKSON HEIGHTS CHURCH OF CHRIST 1310 East Laura Street MINISTER JAMES T. SUTTLE, SR. Plant City, FL 33566 (813) 752-2858 ORDER OF SERVICES William Kerrison, Minister sunday SUIIdBV Sunday School For All Ages 8 :30 a.m Morning Bible Study ................. 9 :45 A.M. Morning \1/onhip Service 9:45 a m Morning Worship Worship ........... 11 A.M. Evening Worsh i p Service 5:00 p m Evening Bible Study ......... ; ..... ........ 5 P.M. Wednesday Evening Worshi p .. ........................... 6 P .M. Bible Oasses For All Ages 7 : 00 p.m Wednesclav Morning Bible StudY ..................... 10 A.M. 3817 E. Undell Ave Tampa FL 33610 (813) &64 ihchurchofchrist@aol .com Evening Bible StudY ....................... .7 P.M. St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday Worship Services 7:45A.M & 11 A M Church School 9 :30A. M each Sunday "'""" Bible Study 7 P .M. \ Ylliif / each Wednesday 5202 86th St. Tampa 677-2411 Take Progress Blvd to S 85th St., turn North go to Ash Ave. turn E follow the curve to the left (S. 86th St.) and the church Is on the right. join Us Sundays At 11 A.M. 813-980-2483 First Baptist Church of West Tampa, Inc. 1302 :\'. Willo\\ Arenue, Tampa, FL 33607 Sunday School ............ ........ 9 :30 A.M. Morning Worship .... ......... .10:45 A.M. Prayer Service, Tuesday ........ 7:00 P.M. Bible Study, Tuesday ............. 7:30 P.M. Please .Join lls For Our New !\lid-Week Worship Service Every Wednesday At Noon REV. RAYFORD HARPER Pastor Early Morning Worship 7:55A. M. I Can Do All Things Through Christ Which S treng theneth Me. Sunday Morning Worship. 9:30 A.M ..._ __ __________ ....;. ___ P_h_il ..: ip.:.p_ia_n_s Morning Worship 10:55 A. M. Wed., Family Night 7 P.M. Dea. John C. Lovett; Chairman Board Of Deacons 29th Street Church Of Christ 3310 N. 29th St. (813) 242-4572 Bible School-9:15 A.M. Momlre -10:30 A.M. Evening Bible Oass 5 P.M. Evening Worship 6 P.M. Convnunb Bible a.s. Wednesde, 10A.M. JESUS PEOPLE FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH TAMPA, FLORIDA 4802 GUNN HIGHWAY CARROLLWOOD (IN THE TOWNE CENTER SHOPPING CENTER) Sunday Worship ,a .... ,,a, First Fruit 7:30 A. M. Homing Celebl'lltlon 11 A. M. BIBLE STUDY Thursday At 7:30 P. M. ..... 00 0 0 ....... ., r-0 :::D c l> (J) m z ::! z m r-1 m c: r rm ::! z c: m c (J) :I: m c m < m :::D < --4 c: m (J) c )> z c ., :::D c


SOCIAL NEWS 0 0 N aS == >-"' News From Progress Village a: u.. BY IRADEAN LONDON BIGGS May Birthdays Happy birthday to: Leslie Pope, Vivian Moore, Joni Chandra Wilson, Serena Brady, Carol Graham, Walter Anderson, John Johnson, Harold Parker, Bessie M. Rainey, Lena Watkins and T'Nysha Rogers. Happy belated birthday to: Mrs. Sarah Savage, what a lucky lady, who celebrated her birthday and Mother's day on the same day. This wish comes from family and friends. Happy birthday to Kevin Anderson, III, who will be celebrating birthday #12 on May 22, 2007. Kevin is a student at Oak G:r;ove. Sick List Sending prayers to all the 0 sick and shut ins: Lillia'n C Harris, Betty Anderson, U.. Carrie Sheffield, Lillie Mae 0 Harris, Clara Roberson, Sarah Williams, Linda Parker-Lee (St. Joseph's), .... Arlean Evans (TGH Rehab), Clinton and W Shirley M. Coles, Audrey j: Watkins, Mr. and Mrs. w > w Q w :::t: UJ :J m ;:) a. z l1i ...1 ...1 ;:) m ..J w z i= z w UJ t a: 0 ...1 u.. James Barr, Lelia FelderMoss, Dorothy York (Excell Nursing Home), Alethia King and Margaret Morgan, to name a few. Get well wishes are sent to one of our own, Rev. A. B. Brown, who is confined at St. Joseph's Hospital. The Florida Sentinel garig misses you and wishes you a speedy recovery. Sympathy The entire Progress Village community expresses their heartfelt sympathy to the Johnson, Washington, Brown, Jones, Hires and Drayton families, in the loss of their loved ones. Deepest sympathy is sent to the family of Rev. Joseph Washington. Community Health Fair Attention all East Tampa residents. A Community Health Fair will take place on May 19, 2007 (Saturday) from 9 a. m. -2 p. m. This FREE event will feature: Health screening, counseling, refer-rals, food, door prizes and more. Some agencies represented are: Moffitt Cancer, American Heart Association, Aging Services, United Healthcare, Florida Blood Service, AmeriGroup, Staywell, Consumer Counseling Credit Service, and J. Byrd, Jr. Alzheimer's Research Institute. The health fair is at Progress Village Recreation Center, 8802 Allamanda Avenue, Tampa. For questions, contact Joyce Mosley at (813) 494-1511. Congratulations! The following students are graduating from college: Winston London, Jr. (Oakwood), Ronnie Ulmer (USF) and Kimberly Parker (FAMU). The following students are high school graduates: J enelle .Anita Daniels, Aubrey Elij11h Hadley, Ashley Washington, Tony "Busta" Parker and Starlett Hill. Newlyweds Antonio Simon and Brandi Jeffrey tied the knot on Saturday, May 12th. Congratulations and much success from your family and friends! Homegoing Celebration Ms. Loleeta Ruth "Leeky" Brown was laid to rest on Saturday, May 12, 2007. There were several family and friends in attendance for the homegoing celebration for "Leeky", as she was affectionately known. The celebration was held at First Baptist Church of Progress Village, where Pastor Samuel Maxwell, is pastor/teacher. Rev. Fredrick Sanders was the eulogist. The interment for "Leeky" was held at Rest Haven Park Cemetery. We love you "Leeky," but God loves you more. Rest in peace, "Leeky." F. Y. I. Remember our servicemen and women who put their lives on the line daily for us. Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) 671-3614, Family Deli, (813) 671-1541 or H. 0. P., (813) 238-5221. Call your news into Iradean LondonBiggs at (813) 677-6071. Be blessed! 3602 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 241-2301 or 247-3719 Keys Made 69 and Up ... ... Latex Flat White Paint' .......... $5.99gal. Oil Outside White Paint ........ $11.99 gal. Roller Pan Set ......................... $2.49 ea. 3 .. Brushes ................................. 99 ea. SALE PRICES COOD LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!! Enter for a Chance to Win a Chevy HHR! _For more information and directions to the stores please call 1Metro m Q ... w '. BRADE NTON C LAKELAND Street West. .3137 us Hwy 98 N Next to Woogie Next to Be ails Outlet <.,. -. .. SARASOTA 1989 West Lumsden Road _. and Providence 1158 N. Washington Blvd. CLEARWATER c 1674 s : Mi$sourf'Ave. O _ffloe Depot ST. PETERSBURG 3100 22nd Ave: North Next to JB Carpets TAMPA 2907 North Dale Mabry Hwy. Kmart Shopping Plaza TAMPA 1251 E. Fowler Ave. Next to JB Carpets Phone ,;oe elzPirld voty by etore. ciiteh rlllllrlelont \lloit webolle or etore for lnfcm>ntlon on epecllc 11111110 md oondlliont of ...k.: loc:d ;;_ Wlilmy NationWide long diet....,e to 4S oonfl;r.JOut tto:Ceo, Rot eo. NVI chmge. T(l)( md f-not ln

SCHOOL COLUMN THE HI UE AT HOWARD W. BLAKE HIGH SCHOOL {j <,,ijj, CLARENCE'BG'JONES Wha't's real Jackets? Welcome to the final edition of the Hive at Howard W. Blake, with senior Clarence Jones. This is your senior class of 2007 edition news headquarters, and the buzz at H.W.B. Now, let's see what's been happening behind the walls of the Hive. 2007 Graduation Buzz The senior class of H W.B. will hold com .mencement exercise at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Center on May 22, 2006, at 12 noon. The public is asked to use the parking entrance off of Martin Luther King Blvd. The summer graduation commencement exercises will be held June 29, 2007, at 3 p m. also at the Florida St'ate Fairgrounds' Expo Center. The summer program for graduates is May 30 -June 28, at selected school sites. Sports Buzz Congratulations Marissa McElveen for competing in the State Track Meet last Friday and becoming a finalist for the Triple Jump in two years. Congratulations Marissa, continue to strive for the best. The Theo Bell Memorial Award Ceremony was held last Friday in the VESPA room. The Theo Bell Memorial is recogniz ing athletes of excellence. Class of 2007 Buzz H.W B., class of 2007 African Americans graduates are proud to be "Yellow Jackets:" Taniesha Allen, Theo Anderson, Ashley Arnold, Arielle Atkins, Stanford Austin, Lonnie Bell, Shanay Bentley, Terri Berry, James Borders, Monique Brewers, Brittany Brown, Chantell Brown Ketrenda Brown, Rashea Brown, Shanique Brown, Zatavia Brown, Jacket Buzz. Antonio Brunson, Ericka Attention students, faculty Burnett (School Class and alumni, the public help is President), Aisha Campbell, needed for the building of the Devada Carlton, Candace "Yellow Jacket" Sculpture pro-Carswell, Marquita Charles, ject, which is under construe-Latestia Clarke, Contessa tion. If you would like to lend a Cleveland, Rashad Cochran, helping hand please stop by Arthur Crawford, Philicia D413 and meet Mrs. Kirk. For Darns, Jasmine Davis (Seni or more info, call (813) 272-3422, Class President), Ryan Davis, ext 661. Vanita Davis, Jonathan Congratulations Phili.cia Dennard, Lance Diggs, Darns for being the first recipi-Dominica cnt of _Elhs, She cele-Eiians, brated with family and friends Fields, Keonna Frazier, at the news center last Bryant Freeman, Willontae Wednesday. Congratulations, Ge.ntle, Andrew Gordon, Ms. Darns keep striving for Briana Graham, excellence. Gray, Hazel Green, Jasmme Green, Rayleen Green, Performmg Arts Buzz Ashley Greene, Tyrone H W B. of the Arts presented Grimes, Brittany Hall, their final Band Concert last Quinton Hall, Davis Harris, Tuesday in the Hive, with great Shanecia Harvey, Marcus performances by the H W.B. Hayes, Teaira-Marque Wjnd Ensemble and Symphonic Haynes, William Henry, Ryan Hill, Anna Bands, and guest soloist Tom Hollingshed, Dennard Brantley, Professor of Trombone at U.S.F The 2007-House, Maria Hudson, Dana 2008 Wind and Hughes (Class Valedictorian), Alicia Jackson, Brittany Bands are accepting Jackson, Jackson, applications for Cayliff James, Brittney year. Johnson, Jeffery Johnson, more contact-David Tanisha Johnson, Clarence Jones Micah Lanier :, .. Latortue, Imanl La grande, Bernard Lewis, Arts JS acceptmg al>phcatJons Mequisi Logan, Tiawanda for the 20q7 2008 magne t pro-Lynch, Chantae. Martin, grams. if you have an Chantel, Jermain Martin, in or Danielle Macias, Natalia-. Maynard, Brittnay ar.e: t o JQln,'Blake MeCarthon, Johnny McCuller, Tyreke ..... Geoffrey. ;'. info, .Eugenia Miller, Denise' Mob.le_y.; -.. : : "t? ,. ..... < 3: l> -< ..... co 1\) 0 0 ...... ., r 0 t/). m z -f z m r;r:D c r r !!I z 'tl c: r:D r Cii :t. m c m < m :::D < -f c: m CJ) < z c ., ::D <


0 0 N === SCHOOL COLUMN == LOCAL cO ,... > <( :E > <( c a: LL > < c a: LL c z < > < c UJ w ::t r > a: w > w c w :X: UJ :::::i m ::t D. z ...J ...J ::t m ..!I w z j:: z w UJ < 0 a: 0 ...J LL Tampa Tech Titans' Territory BY ANGEL NEAL Final Column First I would like to say thanks to the Sentinel for giving me the opportunity to be a part of the staff as a high school writer. Well Titans, four years have gone by so fast, and boy was it a long journey. High school for me was full of good times and times when I just didn't want to get out of bed. I've had my share of drama, pain, and stress, and I _learned a lot. High school is a right of pas sage. But I know everything happens for a reason and I am blessed to have made it this far. I will be graduating along with other Class of 2007 graduates from Tampa Bay Tech on May 24, 2007 at the Florida State Fairgrounds at 7 p. m. My advice to the senior class of 2007, is to never give up on your dreams, don't let nothing stand in your way of success. My future plans include attending North Carolina Central University to major in mass communications with a concentration in print journalism. Hopefully one day you will be reading more of my work. Until then, stay blessed and it has been my pleasure bringing you Titan Territory! Shoutouts: my big bro Doug, and to all the people who helped me survive high school: Miche D. Trigg, Britney, Jerrany, Jarvis, Greg, Jarett, Ayanna, Jerlisa, Paulethia, Marissa, Keyosha, Viva, Michele, Mike, my family, Rollend, Nae and my high school teachers. My advice to the Class of 2008: "Be the best person that you can be, succeed for you, don't ever let anyone tell you your dreams aren't possible." Seafood Lovers Delight Held At Open Air Market On May 12th, the true seafood lovers were at the Open Air Market on 29th Street for a Seafood Bash sponsored by Ja'Coby Fine Dining And Seafood. More than 60 people stopped by to enjoy crabs, fish, shrimp, and other types of seafood pre-pared exclusively by Ja'Coby. Ja'Coby Hughes can't wait to get started on the treats lining table behind him. Zorita Walters posed for this photo during the seafood fest. In this photo are Ebony Hampton, Ja'Coby, and Bresha Butler. BBAIDO DOD& I MSRP: $26,685 Less $3500 Cash/Trade'Equity Less $5000 Rebate l-ess $500 Bureau Rebate


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ENTERTAINMENT 'TI ::0 c )> More Rejection For Michael's Would-Be Baby Mama LOS ANGELES --The self-proclaimed mother of Michael Jackson's children is down, but not entirely out. A Los Angeles judge Wednesday rejected Nona Paris Lola Jackson's latest bid to insert herself into the custody arrangement between Jackson and ex wife Debbie Rowe. But the judge did not dis miss the woman, giving her until Aug 1 to get her legal act together, and letting her try again, per a local wire report. Attorneys for Michael Jackson and Rowe did not return calls for comment. Michael Jackson's rep previously branded Nona Jackson's case "ludicrous." The Jackson known as Nona is seeking ... Well, she's seeking quite a bit, including Neverland Ranch, child support and shared custody of Michael Jackson's th.ree children, Prince, 10, Paris, 9, and Prince II, better known as the balcony-dangled Blanket, 5. Rowe, who was married to Michael Jackson from 1996 +;o 1999, is regarded by the world, save Nona Jackson's corner of it, to be the birth mother of the two oldest dren; the parentage of Blanket has never been pre -crst!ly-'tletermined, or at. least. announced. Nona Jackson, a "black MICHAEL JACKSON Jew born in Britain," per her own court papers, launched her challenge last October. She claimed that she and Michael Jackson were a "sexually active couple," and that as a result of all that activity she had given birth to the singer's brood. The woman's first bid to alter the Michael JacksonRowe custody deal was rejected last November, and for the same reason it was rejected Wednesday: because she didn't follow the rules. Per the judge, Nona Jackson hasn't shown the court that she's properly noti fied Michael Jackson and Rowe of her filing. Also, there's the matter of her motherhood claim: She hasn't proved that, either. Then as now, the London based Nona Jackson attended the court hearing via speakerphone. More Drama With DisneY's 'Frog Princess' As previously reported, Disney has received a num-. her of complaints regarding alleged racial and ethnic insensitivities that popped up in its original announcement of the film, "The Princess and the Frog," which is due to be released in 2009. All hell broke loose whE:n a character list ,appeared on Wikipedia showing lead character Maddy (now named Tiana) -Disney's first African American princess -worked as a chambermaid. Also, her love interest was listed as a "European_prince," might be regarded as a slur while the. movie's villain is a on the French, so it was black voodoo priest whose changed to "The Princess and last' name is Duvalier. Some the Frog." The character have com.plained that his name Maddy was changed to name is. a refe.rence to Tiana because Maddy Haitian dictators Francois reportedly sounded too much "Papa Doc" Duvalier and like commo.n slave names his son, Jean7Claude "Baby. "Mammy" or "Addy." And Doc".Duvalier. ., she will no longer be seen as Hill has more details a chambermaid working for a regar4ing the complaints of rich white spoiled Southern racial jnsensitivity, and chahges Disney_'has made. to itead Hill's entire take on address ; D.isney's damage cop.trol" Accordmg to Hill, the. o rtglbehind "The Princess a1i.d the nal title, "The Frog Princess, Frog. Taboo Of The Black Eyed Peas Hit With Drug Charges TABOO Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas was charged with possession of marijuana while driving, and pos session of 28.5 grams or Jess of marijuana during a hearing 5/10 in Los Angeles. The rapper, whose real name is Jaime Luis Gomez, was arrested in March following a minor traffic accident in the City of Industry, near Los Angeles. Police found him in possession of a small amount of marijuana. The 31-year-old faces a maximum $200 fine for the two misdemeanor drug charges, and no jail time. His arraignment is set for May 25. Subscribe Today! Bulle f \. 'll.t ... '(The \lt'Jice Our Commwzitv Speaking for Itself' 813) 248-1921 Nephu Says R Kelly/Usher Did Not Steal 'Same Girl' Responding to an Internet rumor, the R&B group Nephu says that R Kelly and Usher's current single, "Same Girl," is actually the same song they recorded over a year ago, but it was not stolen by the superstars as has been reported. "That is factually incorrect," says R&B group Nephu's attorney, Leron Rogers in a letter addressed to MediaTakeOut.com, the gossip Website that recently published the article, "Busted: R Kelly and Usher stole their new song 'Same Girl."' The article alleges that Atlanta-based Nephu was the original owner of the song and that it was used without permission by Ursh and Kells. However, a lawyer for Nephu says the group recorded the song over a year ago, but their record label decided not to keep the song for their album. Later, the song's owners (the producer and writer) sold it to R Kelly. "Nephu has never alleged USHER, R. KELLY AndNEPHU that neither R Kelly nor Usher stole the song 'Same Girl.' This site has once again, printed grossly factually incorrect information," said Nephu's attorney, Leron Rogers, in the letter. Rogers demanded an immediate correction and requested that the article be removed from the Web site. Meanwhile, Nephu's new single, "Weather Man" feat. DJ Junk, is due for release this week. Preview the song at www myspace.com/nephumusic. Lauryn Hill To Play Two Call Shows In June Lauryn Hill will make one of her patented once-in-ablue-moon appearances next month in California for two shows in June. 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l-_=---_ --=-ALL MY CHILDREN: Greenlee told Ryan that she still loves him, but his reply was that he loves Annie After G reen lee and Ryan signed the divorce papers, he and Annie were legally wed in the Bahamas. When Greenlee pulled rank at Fusion and said she's the majority shareholder, Zach countered by giving Kendall the Cambias shares. Coming: Sean fears his past with Ava could hurt h i s future with Colby. by warnin g Sonny that Alcazar is planning to leave the country, and Sonny then ordered Jason to kill A lcazar once Skye is reunited with her daughter. Comin g : Spinelli isn't off the hook yet. AS THE WORLD TURNS: When Meg and Paul pulled out of her scheme to destroy Craig, Lucinda stole drugs from Bob' s office and spiked Craig s drink. Meg helped revive an unconsciou s Craig and informed Lucinda she's holding on to the evidence against her. Jack allowed Carly to see the children Comin g: Cleo seizes the chance to make inroads with Will and Gwen. GUIDING LIGHT: Under Tammy' s ghostly in fluence, Cassie a ltered the database to show Rick as the father of Beth s daughter. Seeing Cassi e upset, Reva fanned the flames by apologizing to her for havin g slept with Josh. Cassie wanted nothing to do with Josh's excuses and fled. Marina arrested Cyrus, who was found not guilty after his kis s with Marina came to light in the courtroom. Coming : Could Gus really be a deadbeat dad? BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Intent on making sure Brooke didn't contact the police, Stephanie first choked her, then deceived Brooke into going to the cabin at Big Bear, where Stephanie locked her up. After Stephanie menaced her with a shotgun, Brooke finally got through to her and was allowed to call Ridge who returned home from Paris. Coming: Ridge makes a life-altering decision. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Antonio was inconsolable when Jessica admitted that she loves Nash and they had been intimate, confron ting Nash and accusing Cristian of betraying him. Miles set up an attack on Marty in order to rescue her and look like a hero, but instead only heightened John's suspicion of h i m Coming: Closing in on a suspect. DAYS OF OUR LIVES: After Celeste performed a black magic ritual and stated that EJ is the father of Sami's baby, he chloroformed Sami and brought her to Tony. However, when Tony wanted the fetus as well as the stem cells, EJ refused to let him touch Sami. Shawn, Philip and Belle were rescued from the boat but Clai re had disappeared. Coming: Clinging to hope that Clai re will be found alive PASSIONS: Miguel was released from pri son but couldn't understand why Kay is continuing to stay with Fox. Whitney and Theresa went to the gay bar and were about to see Chad and Vincent kiss Julian got a strang e message regarding the DNA of his son In the pri son infirmary Luis and Fancy began to make love for the first time, until Sheridan saw them on the monitor and put a q uick end to their tryst. Coming: Chad's world i s about to crumble. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Jerry arranged to have Emily framed for espionage should anything happen to him. Despite the danger, an angry Nikolas was bent on st J who had another scheme in mind. took a bi risk YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Jack sold NVP back to Victor to avoi d a conflict of interest. Just as Phyll i s feare d, Nikki who i s now running NVP, refused to allow her to work there Victor left for Sri Lanka in search of his missing son, Victor Jr. Gloria managed to get a marriage proposal from William, then received a court order to ive a DNA sam Comin : JT wants Victoria for himself IF YOUR BIRTHDAY IS THIS WEEK ... Family .and friends will push for dramatic home changes. A recent phase of limited decision or delayed action is ending. Expect loved ones to ask for sudden family revisions, new financial guidelines or complex social celebrations. Some Geminis will also experience a passionate overture from a romantic partner or potential/over. TAURUS (April 21-May 20). Friends and close colleagues will offer valuable advice conc erning social involvement o r emotional pol i tics Private romantic attractions may be an under l y ing influ ence Avoid bold public comm ents, if possible : d i scr etion and loy a l ty are strong concerns. Remain focused on already revealed infor mation and all will be well GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Co workers are helpful w ith complex procedures or faulty instructions. Accept all new suggestions ar,d present a cheertul public att i tude This is a strong time for revising difficult projects or building added trust between colleag ues Do, however study financial documents and vital paperwork f or contin uing errors CANCER (June 22-July 22). For. many Canc eria n s quiet .flirta tions will briefly i ntensify Someone close may wish to sel a fast e r pace in a key rel a tionshi p If s o expect dramati c outburst s and minor moment s of c onfront a tion N e w friends an d potentia l lov ers resolve lingering issues of isolation or self-doubt. Go slow LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). A family member or long -ter m friend may subtle career advice Powe r struggles with authority figures or stalled job promotions may be underlying conc erns Advo ca te creative thinking and fresh beginnings; loved ones need to explore unique workplace options or revised daily assignments VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Group celebrations and p l an n ed social events provide unique social distractions F or many Virgos, several we eks of low confidence and inward thought will fade. Remain ded i cated to improved energy patterns and foster new friendships; you won't be disappointed. LIBRA (Sept. 2 _3-0ct. 23). Potential lovers will offersublle indica tions of their long term goals. Distant travel, family expansion or lofty career ambitions m a y all be on tha agenda. New relationships will strongly benefit from honest discussion : use this time to com pare ideas and objectiv es. Meaningful breakthroughs are available. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22). Romantic confidence is returning. Some Scgrpios, especially those bom prior to 1984, will explore controversjal relationships or return to past lovers Both are positive but may poorly defined for the next nine weeks. Carefully consider all emotional promises, home changes or time commit TOP VIDEO RENTALS 1 Night at the Museum 2 Deja Vu 3. The Queen 4 Smokin' Aces 5. The Last King of Scotland 6. Freedom Writers 7. The Good Shepherd 8. The Pursuit of Happyness 9. Notes on a Scandal 10. Code Name : The Cleaner TOP POP SINGLES 1 Makes Me Wonder, MaroonS, A&M/Octone 2. 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CHERYL K. THOMAS Hillsborough County Judge "'' '""'.__, ...... upation: Legal Employer: 13th Judicial Circuit hy This Career: I developed an interest in the legal profession at an arty age. I enjoy the intellectual lenges in the study of law as well the opportunity to interact with the blic Taken To Prepare: Maintain a igh grade point average throughout school and develop reading comprehension skills. ies That Work For You: Plan a career track during law ool. Seek out job opportunities that will provide a broad n>,'1'Ja.:n;; of legal knowledge and training About Career Field: Develop strong legal skills and trial experience in various areas of the law. ucation: Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Juris '",.,,,,. ,L, ...... .... r. Continuing legal and judicial education. 1>"''' .::vt ..... Curricular: Memberships in various professional JARVIS EL-AMIN Residential Security Speciali .st EMPLOYER: ADP Security/Enhancement Enterprises, LLC JOB TITLE: Licensed Residential Security Consultant SALARY RANG E: $150,000 to $200,000 annually WHY THIS CAREER: Because it offers freedom and allows you to pro vide a great service to new home owners You get a c hance to m ee t some v e ry int e r e sting p e ople. S T E PS TAKEN TO PREPARE: C oll e g e cour se on m a rk e ting, attending seminars of successful motivational speakers, read ing books about sales and marketing from a practical stand-point, and having g ood peopl e s kills. I STRATEGIES THAT WORK FOR YOU: Alw a y s involved in I n e tworking, a tt e ndin g c ommunity/ soc i a l events, k ee ping your "';. n a me a nd fac e in th e medi a in a pos itiv e w ay. ADVICE ABOUT CAREER FIELD : Learn good verbal and written communication skills. As a career, sales offers unlimited fin a nci a l opportuniti es t?a s e d on your e ffort. L ea rn the s uc c ess ful t e chniqu es o f sa l es m a n s hip MRS. JOYCE MILES Hillsborough County School Principal County Public This Career: As a young gir l I was so spired by my fourth grade teacher, Ms. Daniels Not only was she young and beauti she introduced us to a world of learning. l ti M:SteJ)S Taken To Prepare: Began career as a assroom teacher. Got Master s i n Ed adership. Worked as an Admi ni strative Resource Teacher a n d Assistant Pr i nc i pal for 3 yea r s a t West Tampa Elementary School. I now serve as the instructional l eader at Oak Park Elementary where I have been the principal for the past 6 years That Work For You: Believe that all children can learn ; sur und yourself w ith people that believe i n the ch i ldren ; let the students rents know that you care; constantly st r ess the i mportance of "'"""'v"'" visible; and express to parents how i mportant th e i r role i s in the liv e s ir children. About Career Field: If we r ea ll y don't want to leave any of ou ldren behind we must have qualif i ed individuals who are willing diligently to move them forward. I received my Bachelor of Science i n Education from .... I Univ e rsity and my Masters fr om Nova Southeastern Uni vers i ty i n al Leadersh ip. Curricular: So l ving Sudoku Puzz l es, read ing Mysteries and sh g for m i n i a t ure teapots ZENOBIA BOWEN Podiatrist i j EMPLOYER: Access Foot C ar e SALARY RANGE: $90,000 to $ 1 mil'' lion+ WHY THIS CAREER: I ve always nted to b e a doctor. I was unsure which fie ld to choos e until I had me foot p a in and went to s ee a ,,,,,, ,r,,.,.,,atrist. He explained the field to me, and I was hooked. TEPS TAKEN TO PREPARE: ompleted college, and regularly,attend P re-Med M e ummer Pro g r a m s while i n coll e ge. Befor e g r a du a ting se v e ral r es p ec t able s chool s with a coll e g e of podiatry E ABOUT CAREER FIELD: Find a mentor, someone in '. e medical field that you are inte r ested in. l've been making with doctors since I was 14. DUCATION : G r a duat e d from H a mpton Univ e r s ity with lor' s in B iology I Pr e M e d in 1995 Gra du a t e d with nrTnr::;JTQ of Podiatry from th e N e w York C oll e g e of Podi a tric : IIHI111le CJICirle in 1999. ro'""'""'RRICULAR: Run s f r e e podiatry c l ini c in Tampa, ', a nd a m e mb er o f t he Red C r oss. I Spotlight On Careers Careers Careers


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---LOCAL COLUMN Happy Birthday -May Celebrants Happy birthday to you! Alphonso C. Murphy, Jr. and Zaron Wright on today, May18; Patrice Hill and Glenda Washington on May 19, Pauline Rhymes on May 20, Dontavius Bush on May 23, Sarah Lang and Harrietta M. Graveley on May 24. Spring Graduation Accolades and congratulations to recently crowned Prom King, Alphonso C. Murphy, Jr., whose birthday is today, and will participate in Commencement Exercises from Bishop-Eton Private School on May 25, 2007. Alphonso is the son of ;-Is. Terri Miller and Mr. Alphonso Murphy, Sr. Onward nne! upward Alphonso! Presidential Honorees ross.silvers@tampagov .net. Awards Banquet Gamma Eta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity in conjunction with The Crescent Foundation, Inc. will host its Scholarship & Awards Banquet at 2:00 p.m. on May 27, 2007. It will be held at The Rusty Pelican, 2425 N. Rocky Point Drive. For tickets and/or more information, please contact Bro. Jermaine Hankerson, Presiden t, @ (813) 335-1914 To learn more, visit their website @ phibetasigmatampa.org They Heard The Word Saint Luke A.l\LE. Church, :2109 North 25th Street, held a nvival from May 9-11, 2007. The Reverend Dwayne Gaddis, Pastor of l\H. Zion A.M.E. Church, in Port Tampa, was the dynamic messenger. His topics includ-The National Bar Associa:tion's 27th Annual ed: "You Are ExpeCted To Mid-Year Conference was Win", "When In A Rut, Dig Some Ditches", and "Just held May 9-13, 2007 at The Stand". Westin Diplomat Resort and Rev. Willie Cook, Pastor 'cifAllen Temple AME Church, Florida. The theme was: and Rev. James C. Givins, Pastor of Mt. Olive AME "Carrying The Torch Church as well as their Leading By Example". The Heman Marion Sweatt respective choirs also particiAwards Luncheon took place pated in the praise and woron May llth. Two local attor-ship experience. Mrs. Bessie Mizer is WMS Consultant. neys were recognized as Presidential Honorees. Congratulations Harley Scott Herman, Esquire and Delano Stewart, Es_quire. for-receiving top honors. Additional individuals who Reverends Rebecca Kearney and Patricia Langston-Crusoe are Associate Ministers. The Reverend Ronald D. Mizer is Senior Pastor. Reverend Theodore Andrews is were also recognized: Attorney Y. Presiding Elder of the Tampa Howard of Miami and District of the AME Church; Judge Edward Rodgers of Dr. Dorothy Jackson Riviera Beach. Young is Episcopal H t ff t T Supervisor of Missions and a s o o ampa 1?. own: Att D 1 St t> B1shop McKmley Young IS orney e ano ewar and Attorney Harley Scott. Resident of. the H f l f t f Eleventh Episcopal D1stnct. erman or a 1 e 1me o accomplishments as crusaders for justice in the Tampa Bay area. Thinking Of You You are not forgotten. Sending up daily timber for Awards Luncheon you! Please get well soon. The Mayor's Alliance For,. : Gladys Allen, Kristine Persons With Disabilities will Andreas, Eleanor Beauford, Eloise Bell, Susie Berry, Florence Blair, Susie Boston, Nettie Brown, Mattie Bull, Lee Cowart, Gwendolyn Dottin, Rosa Duhart, Arlene Evans, Patricia Evans, Benny Favors, Rosa Fowler, Johnny Freeman, Donnie Gardner, Marie Gibson, Dr. Thelma Benton-Goodman, Magnolia Mittie Hayes, Mary Humphrey, Dorsey Hunter. John Ingraham, Willie Jackson, Betty Johnson, Edna Johnson, Claudette Jones, David & Eddie Lee Jones, Rosie King, Purliston Kirksey, Jewel Kirtz, Mercedes McNair, Katie Mack, Mikolean Martin, Alexander & Rosezella Mickens, Ozellvendella Moore, Louise Morris, Betty Norman Orlando, Benjamin Pittman, Thelma Ricks, Marie Sheehy, Henry Smith, Sr., Margaret Thomas, Robert Thomas Ft. Lauderdale, Nettie Tribune, Veronne Turner, Elizabeth Tyler, Jennie Webb, Andrew Whigham, Otis Wiggins, Betty Williams, Theona Williams, Mrs. Curtiss W. Wilson, Archia Mae Wright. Scripture For The Week: "Finally, brethren, whatso ever things are true, whatso ever things are honest, what soever things are just, what soever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things." Philippians 4:8 Thought For The Week: "It is so important that we thanll those who help us." Dr. Dorothy Height. This column welcomes and encourages your input. Please submit any news of interest that you would like to appear here. Contact Frankcene Favors-Daniels by phone @ (S13) 843-3258, or by e-mail @ tellittampabay@aol.com. 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. LOCAL Fitness Center Ovvner Teaches Importance Of Control BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Cregory Boatwright became a fitness instructor after suffering a back injury. "I was playing college foot ball, and after the injury, I had to stay in shape. I always enjoyed working out, and when I walked into a gym in 1985, I got hooked and knew that's what I wanted to do. Boatwright said when it comes to fitness, the part that's taken for granted is prevention. "We complain about aches, pains and diseases without realizing being fit will prevent most of that. Jus t taking better care of your hody will prevent a lot of the suf fering "In today' s society there's more of a need for fitness. This country has the most overweight people in the w orld Boatwright teaches h ealth and fitness at Springfield College as well as owning his own cente r O p t i mal Health And Fitness on Busch Bou l evard. think you: have t o spend hours getting fit. That's not true. It' s all about time management and allowing a professional to guid e you. "You have to sto p m aking promises you don't intend on k eeping, We t end to take fitness for granted until we're forced to get in shape. As you g e t older, you lo s e m us cl e mass and bone density. T h e b enefits of being fit are unlim ited." Boatwright gives p e opl e an overall wellness assessment. He said he believes in a b a l anced approached to eating instead of dieting. "I think the wor d die t s cares a lot o f people. Just balance what you eat and exercise. Binging is the worst thing anyone can do Boatwright has thr e e trainers working a t his center and he a l s o does home fitness wher e h e comes out to your home for more of a one-on one session. "In June, I'll be starting a Zu m b a dance class with one of m y trainers. I hav e a train e r with e'xpeJ;tise .in t h e area oT'tfoxing fitne s s and one that's into martial arts fitness. w e try t o co vef'a W the bases. ,. .t: yo u get right down to it; it's,all really 'menta l. Itts just hard for some peo-CREGORY BOATWRIGHT OPTIMAL FITNESS CENTER p l e to s t a y f o cused. When you start getting fit, you'll notice the little things that used to bothe r you don't anymore. Boatwright said even more i mportan t is the n eed to teach our children physi cal fitness. "Par ents don' t teach t heir kids how to eat healthy and the schools also need to prepare healthier m eals for them. The school s are starting to realize that and have nutrition specialist in their kitchens. We just need to get the parents to come aboard." Forecaster Named To Weekday Position At Local News Station A well-known weekend forecaster for WFLATV has recently been named to their weekday morning team. Jennifer Hill will now serve as the local television station' s new daily meteorologist. She will fill the posi tion once occupied by popular forec aster John Winter who took his own life in Apri l. Hill has openly stated that she wishes the circumstances of her receiving the position were different, considering the tragic events. "Jennifer would be the first to t e ll you that she'd wished things had worked out differently. However, she is comfortable and accustomed to working with the morning anchors, and has worked extremely hard at her previous po sitio n said News Director Don North in a memo Hill received her Earth Sciences and Geography Degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and also receiv e d her Broadcast Meteorology Degree from Mississ ippi Sta t e Unive rsity. JENNIFER HILL Before coming to Tampa in 2002, Hill worked as an anchor in Bend, Oregon, then a forecaster in Asheville, North C a r o l ina. Hill has worked as WFLA's weekend meteorologist for five years, and is the first African-American female to fill the weekday-forecasting job at the station. Reporter I Writer Antione Davis can be reached at (813) 248-1921, or at adaui s@jls e ntinel com S5UI 22112111 lVI. 1111.1, Fl33805 (8131 241 '111-. ... twe1n of 111111mw tllll ,.... Wllat wtn,..... ,....,. ortHn ... ftlnJI now ror ummer programs at tlie YMCA and they'll enjor action-' packed days filled with run acUvltlts. Highlyt rAined starr create a friendl y atmoophere focusing o n character development teDmworlc, weliMss a n d run. For d etail. call the branc h nearo; t )'OU or visit www.tampaymca.ori tod ay! ..... 00 1\) 0 0 "".J "TT r 0 :xJ 0 m z :::! z m r I llJ c: r r m ---4 z ., c: llJ r c;; :t m c m < m :xJ -< ---4 c: m 0 c > z c "TT :!! c > <


,.... 0 0 N LOCAL ai .... The Father Of All D.Js Passes Away c a: LL. BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Beginning in the late 1960s, disc jockeys were known by catch names. They weren't the faceless voices you hear when you go to clubs these days They were right out front, and were as popular as the music they played. Perhaps the most popular and innovative disc jockeys to ever sit behind a turntable was Robert "Boneshaker" Waters. Waters passed away two weeks ago from medical complications due to his diabetes He was 50 years old Boneshaker was perhaps the father of all DJs, and every successful DJ today owes his place behind the turntables to this man. C "Boneshaker gained his Z name from. the music he < ROBERT "BONESHAKER" WATERS > played," said Leon Jones. ( "He would make your U) bones shake and you had to get up and dance when he t-was spinning the records." One of Boneshaker's four W children, Chris Brown, said Gi he gained know ledge of his c father's popularity from all the people he helped U) throughout the years. and I know he played at virtually every club in Tampa. What a lot of people didn't know about him was what he did away from the club. He was a Mason, drove trucks, and started his own DJ pro duction company. "He was a very busy man. back to Florida, and everyone always wanted him to work." Brown said other disc jockeys his father helped through the years told him about all the special events Waters did for the children and for close friends ::i "I knew he was a disc jock ey for more than 27 years, Q. He traveled a lot from Tallahassee to Georgia and A lot of the clubs that Waters made famous aren't around anymore Places like Big Joe's, the Blue Diamond, z D AY! the Original Lounge, ...J ...J ::l m ...:.. w z i= z w (/) a: 0 ...J LL. ... I Did and Got Big Money and You Can Too! the New Lounge, Barcelona Make Money and Get A Business and Get Richer' Club, Zanzi Bar, Hyde Park's Shack, Gay Pappa Miles, Call me, JET SET HUDSON, I Will Refer You To The Right Person! Get it Right. Fame and Fortune is in Your House and Prop erty Sell It Today Right Away! Psychedelic Shack, the Hideaway Lounge, and a few others gained their fame due to this Central Park raised man. Services for Boneshaker will begin at 2 p. m. Saturday at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel on Nebraska Avenue. Because Waters had no insurance at the time of his death, family members would appreciate any assistance in helping them cover funeral expenses. Donations may be left at the funeral home in his name. Support T h e F l orida Sentinel Advertisers Promoter Wants To Reverse Music Trends In Tampa ANTHONY "BIG AMP" PARKER Anthony "Big Amp" Parker has traveled to virtually e very music mecca in the country. He's spent a lot of time in Atlanta and Tampa, but feels drawn to. Tampa because of the amount of talent here. Big Amp is CEO of Earthwake Entertainment and Promotions, and along with C. Wakely, Big Cee Jay, and J-Holla, is trying to get a message out to any one involved in music. "We want to assist other companies by first seeing what their needs are and then by developing a game plan structured directly for those needs. Once the game plan ,has been drawn, then we move on to help the company with the follow through." Among Big Amp's clients are artist Blood Raw, Tight Work Records, Kim Ellis, and Drak Boy Records. "I have others, but they are still in the development stages. Just keep yo _ur eyes open for them. "With Blood Raw, we do everything for him. All he has to do is be the artist. W e run his label, C. Wakely is in charge of his management, and Big Cee Jay is in charge of his promotions All he has to do is rap." Big Amp and Earthwake recently sat down with L.A Reid, and said the meeting was a milestone in his career "We need to reverse the trend in Tampa of not following through on records. The industry is laughing at us and others are capitalizing on things Tampa is known for. "The people that are in position to make moves have to spread the knowledge and accept responsibility as a whole and that includes myself as well. Unlike others, I do answer my phone and I want people to know this publication (the Florida Sentinel) is a .valuable resource for the entire area." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (818) 248-0724, or emailed at leon@flsentinel .co m. Suhscrihl' l'oday! uThe Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself'


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,.... 0 0 C\1 ... -.. __ .LOCAl CX) ,... :tE > <( c a: u. c a: u. c z c( > en W ::: ... fl: w > w c w l: en m ::: a. z ..J ..J ::: m ...:. w z ;:: z w en ii: 0 ..J IL Cathedral Of Faith Inc. Honors 15 Graduate Ambassadors From left to right in front: Sabrina Bexley, Brittany Bexley, Chelse Andrews, Demetria Wright, Ashley Tookes and Jaclyn Robinson. Standing, Edward McBride, Raymond Thompson and Herbert Stubbins. Not shown, Briana Campbell, Kejeannae Frazier, Derricka Hicks, Ronald WJ.lliams, Jr., Hosea Daniels, III, and Jennain Martin. On Sunday, May 20th, the aisles of the Cathedral of Faith Church will be filled with a broad array of graduation regalia that will be worn by 15 graduates of the Hillsborough County School System. The pomp and cir cumstance of "Lift High The Lord Our Banner" will be played as these graduates from Blake, Chamberlain, Hillsborough, King, East Bay and Riverview high schools enter the sanctuary for their Baccalaureate Services. For several years riow, Baccalaureate Services at the Cathedral of Faith Church bas been a significant and historic occasion for Bishop J. H. Bowell and Co-Pastor Marzetta Bowell-and their congregation The Bishop recalls the days when a religious service, or baccalaureate, was a mandatory part of the high school graduation activities, but realizes that these services are not. so popular because of a need to "avoid any notion that religion is being promoted in public schools." Baccalaureate Services for the Cathedral is a time when they celebrate academics and scholarships as well as the spiritual maturity and aptitude of these "graduate ambassadors." Services last year were for 13 of their youth. This year they will honor 15 young men and women who have struggled and often endured times of tribulations and peer pressure, but have kept their eyes on worthy ambitions. The 2007 senior class of Cathedral of Faith consists of Chelse Andrews, Sabrina Bexley, Brittany Bexley, Briana Campbell, Kajeannae Frazier, Derricka Hicks, Edward McBride, Jaclyn Robinson, Herbert Stubbins, Jr., Raymond Thompson, Ashley Tookes and Demetria Wright. There are 3 seniors from the community that will also be honored: Ronald D. Williams, Jr., Hosea L. Daniels, m, and Jermain Martin. This year's Baccalaureate Services will occur on Sunday, May 20th at 6:30 PM at the Cathedral of Faith Church, which is located at 6304 North 30th Street, Tampa. Dr. Maxine J. Waddell of Atlanta, Georgia will deliver the Baccalaureate sermon. Other participants will include Dr. Gwendolyn Stephenson, President of Hillsborough Community College and Mrs. Doretha Edgecomb of the Hillsb orough County School Board. In addition to gifts from the Cathedral of Faith Youth Ministry, there will be 3 scholarships that will be awarded. Along with the 501 E. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 1225 Marjorie J. Henry fii!i!iAi1 11 FL 33602 Scholarship that will be pre_, sented by Anthony will be the w #: (813) 223-3900 Bishop's Scholarship and n.e bidul or 1o deciololuad lboukl 1101 be booed oolety upon advertisements. &erore the 2 00 7 Graduate it l'---you-a...._ "'_'_a __ ,...._......,_"'11_-_111_ '01111111 __ aa_....,.._,_-_qua_u_rr .. .... _.__-.J Scholars hip. Tampa Area Obama Supporters Name Committee Chairs The Tampa Bay Area 0-Train, local grassroots support ers of presidentia l candidate Sen. Barack Obama, has announced its slate of committee chairs, said 0-Train Co-Chair Juan Capin, who was also named Director of Organizational Planning by the Obama cam paign. "We have an impressive group of volunteers, and their campaign credentials speak for themselves," said Capin, a Tampa real estate broker and campaign veteran. Spearhead i ng fundrais ing for West C entral Florida is Frank Sanchez. Sanchez, CEO of R enaissance Steel in T ampa, was selected to Obama's National Advisory Committee. Sanchez, appointed by President Clinton as U S. Assistant Secretary of Transportation, has extensive experience in international aviation and Latin American trade. Co -chairing the 0-Train with Capin is Dr. Aaron Smith, who recently retired from USF's School of Social Work. Smith was a consultant to Hillary Rodham Clinton's National Health Care Forum. Other committee chairs include Anita Henriquez, personhl assistant to Frank Sanchez, who will lead the Finance Committee Yvonne "Yolie" Capin is in charge of the 0 -Train Events Committee. Yolie Capin served as chair for "Women for Kerry" and was co-chair of the Rod Smith Steering Committee. Heading up Media is Marie Weston, former campaign manager for State Rep. Betty Reed. Net-roots and Rapid Respond be chaired by Megan Foster. Foster is a member of the Hillsborough County Democratic Executive Committee (HCDEC), and a member of the Executive Stee,ring Committee of Democracy For America (DF A). She also volunteere d on the Rod Smith campaign. Grassroots will b e l e d by Charlie Burr, Don Evans and Vivian Warren. Nationally renowned civil rights attorney Burr's career spans back to the early 1960s in Selma, Alabama. Retire d Hillsborough County Judge Evans served for 10 years at the helm of Hillsborough County's new drug court, an alternative to jail or prison began in the early 1990s for SEN. BARACK OBAMA people who might benefit from treatment for substance addiction. Warren is a grassroots exp ert and has been invol ve d in many campaigns including Women For K e rry, and has served as Campa ign Manager for Ros e Ferlita. Volunteer chair is Martha Williams w ho has served as campaign manager for Betty. Reed. Gena Keebler will act as Visibility chair Keebler has volunt eered on the Kerry-Edwards campaign and is active in the "Move On" PAC. The Voter Registration chair is Tom Squires. Squires is a lon g time member of the HCDEC. The Neighborhood and Walks Committees will be headed by Patrick Cannon, a lifelong community organizer, and Shelia Reed Palmore, respectively Palmore, a former Central Park resident and volunte e r resident manager, receiv e d the outstanding community service award from Mayor Sandy Freedman. Palmore has volunteered on several campaigns including the late Sylvia Kimball, a former Hillsborough County Commiss'ioner; former State Senator Jim Hargrett, and Phyllis Busansky, former Hillsborough County Commi ssi oner. Shane Ali will c hair the Youth Vot e Committ ee His first campaign wus KerryEdwards where he was. actively involve d in visibility, vot e r r e gistration and "Ge t Out The Vote." Telephone and signs will be chaired by both Jim Donelon and Nysha. Seale. Donelon's political involvement goes b11ck to the 1950s. Seale has practiced grassroots politics since Mario Cuomo ran for governor in N ew York-:---And finally, Shawna Vercher will chair the Executive and Business Owners 'for Obama Committee. Vercher was a business liaison with the state legislature


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c ii: LL c z < c 0 w ;:::) .... w > w c w :1: 0 ::i ID ;:::) a.. z ti .... ..I :;) ID .!I w z w 0 a: 0 .... u. .... .. W r (!l .!( -A: .. LOCAL New High School To Host Open House BY ffiiSB. HOLTON Sentinel Staff Writer On Saturday, May 19th, Alvaro Blanco, the Director of Broach Tampa High School will host an Open House. The event. will take place at the school's location, 6400 E Chelsea Street, from 11 a m. until 2 p.m. Blanco said the school will cater to students in grades 9th through the 12th and specialize in working with students with learning difficulties It is designed to provide a personalized acad emic program, have state-ofthe-art equipment, athletic facilities that include an Olympic sized swimming pool, tennis courts, baseball fields, handball courts, and other outdoor activities. It is located on 140 acres. Blanco said, "We provide a tolerant, stimulating, fam ily-like environment where students are supported and encouraged to achieve their fullest potential emotionally, academically, and socially." Its guiding principles include: students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches and activities to support learning; students learn best when actively engaged in the learning process; each student is a valued individ ual; students are encouraged to make appropriate decisions through a supportive and challenging learning environment; exposure to cultural diversity increases a student's understanding of different people and cultures; teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility for enhancing the school's mission, and others. The school plans to introduce a _sports program, develop formalized physical education program, and offer art, drama, music and other curriculum, Blanco said. Blanco said the entire family is invited to visit the school during the Open House. Anyone wishing to obtain additional information can call (813) 849-0305. Refreshments will be served You May Qualify For A Power Wheelchair Many people with debilitating diseases do not know they can qualify for a power wheelchair to assist them in their mobility around the home. The Miracle On Wheels program is meant to develop public awareness that there are assistance options that allow seniors and the permanently disabled to remain independent in their own homes. Arthritis affects more than 45 million Americans, with more than half of the population over the age of 65 suf fering from some form ofthe disease. Diabetes affects over 20 million more Americans. And 700,000 Americans have a stroke every year. If you suffer from one of these, or any other condition that severely limits your mobility, Miracle on Wheels may be able to provide a power wheelchair before you fall and break a hip that totally disables you, and before you or your family choose to move you to a nursing home or get expen sive in-home care. Please call (1-866) 200-6924 toll free or visit our website at' www.durablemedical.com to see if you can qualify for a power wheelchair. Walton Academy for the Performing Arts An A Public Charter School of Hillsborough County Walton Academy Makes A Difference .. Intensive Academic Curriculum Music, Dance, and Drama Small Cia-Sizes-Student Teacher Ratio 18:1- Degreed, Certified Teachers and Profe-lonala Computer Skills and Technology After School Enrichment Program .::. 4817 N. FlOrida 'Avenue Tampa, FL 33803 .. (813) 231-9272 Surnrner Arts Program June 4th -July 27th 7:30 am -5:30pm Ages 5-12 Program Includes: Morning academics, computer skills, music, dance, drama, arts & crafts, lunch, snacks, weekly Ubrafi & field trips (813) 231-9271 FAX "_ -Employment Opportunities Available 'GLAMOROUS' (CARLY COBBERT) I did it! I have accomplished a goal that some may never do, and being a mom didn't stop me!!! I will be celebrating May 19th at the Prince Hall. Middleton Class of 1967 Reunion Meeting The Middleton Class of 1967 will meet on Saturday, May 19th, 11 a.m. at-the Jackson Heights Community Center, 3210 E. Lake Avenue. All classmates are invited to attend and bring completed registrations for the 40-Year Class Reunion, scheduled for September 6-9, 2007. The June lOth deadline is fast approaching and ban-. quet seating is nearing capacity. Don't wait too late to get "'N-BOARD". For inore information, please call Cheryl Williams Collins (813) 833-8709 or Sharon Niblack (813) 2312720 :-.. .: Blake ClasS Of 1 Meeting The Blake Class of 1968 will meet ori Saturday, May 19th, 1 p. m. at the Hillsborough County Public School's Oftiee of Supplier Diversity, 4901 E. Dr. Martin King, Jr. Blvd All classmates are asked to attend. to plan for the class reuni,on. ,_ : :' For more information, pleased call Alvba Holmes (813) s85-2386, or GeorgiaMoye(813) 253-()964. "'


Polk County ews Family And Friends Day At New derusalem The New Jerusalem M. B. Church with Pastor J. L. Downing of Lakeland, enjoyed a glorious time in the name ofthe Lord, as they celebrated Family and Friends Day on April 22, 2007. The atmosphere was charged with the Holy Ghost and spirit-filled power as the Mistress of Ceremony, Evangelist Margaret Fleming started the morning off at 7:45 a. m. The choirs sang melodious music followed by a devotion led by Deacon Keith Haygood. The invocation was enhanced as the man of God, Pastor, and Rev. Stanley Jones of Lakeland, prayed. All said the Doxology. The Responsive Reading was by Rev. Willie Spencer, followed by the Welcome and Occasion by Sis. Diane Lewis. Then the part that all played a part in, the offering, which was conducted by the following: Dea. Andre McGriff and Sis. Regina McGriff, Sis. Trellis Haygood and Sis. Gracie Wimberly. Then all were graced with. the presence of a truly endowed, anointed man of God from The Miracle Church of God in Christ, all the way frpm Aliquippa, PA. The capable Elder Laneer Fisher blessed our souls with a word from heaven. His lovely wife introduced Standlngi .'co-Chair ; Sis. Dorothy,'; Spencer. and. Jones. ."[;.J. him, Elder Sharon Fisher. Last but not least, Dr. Bernice Evans brought Words of Appreciation, followed by Remarks and Reflections by Dr. J. L. Downing, Sr., Pastor. The 11 a. m. service was just as dynamic as the earlier service, with Elder Sharon Fisher, as the Mistress of Ceremony and their praise team the MCOGIC, ushering us into another hour of praise and worship. Elder Patrick McGensis read the Scripture and Invocation by Rev. James Pittman. The Responsive Reading was by Pastor Downing. The New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir charged up the atmosphere with songs of praise. The Welcome and Occasion was by Sis. Veronica Williams. The Offering was conducted by Sis. Lessie Pittman, Sis. Alberta Joseph, Sis. Barbara Davis and Sis. Ernestine Willis. Next was the anointed woman of God, Elder Love Akins, who elevated everyone as she brought a word from God. The evening ended with Words of Thanks from the chairpersons, Sis. Dorothy J. Spencer ,and Sis. Barbara Jones. came from Pastor Downing and the Benediction was given by Elder Laneer Fisher. Ms. Stacie Wllllams, President, Courtesy Guild at New Jerusalem M. B. Churc:h. (L-R) Guest offertory commlttee1 Sisters Emestlne Wlllis, Barbara Pollte-:Qavls (Usher, New Jerusalem M. B. Chureh), Alberta Chanc:ey-Joseph and Lessle Pittman. .... co 1\J 0 0 """' ., r 0 ::c 0 l> (/) m z :::! z m r:m c: r r m :::! z "tJ c: aJ r en :t: m c m < m ::c -< -1 c: m (/) 0 l> z 0 ., ::c 6 G') m ... ... 0


0 a: u.. c z c w :I: U) ::i m ::) Q. z Iii ..J ..J ::) m .!I w z i= z w U) i3 ii 0 ..J u.. POLK COUNTY NEWS Gabbing \Nith Gloria 1225 .N. Lincoln Avenue Lakeland, Fl 33805-4259 (863) 688-2095 A Celebration Of Life For A Very Special Lady Noted church woman, Mrs. Deansy Mae Bolden, who served faithfully for many years at New Mt. Zion M. B. Chmch was funeralized on May 5, 2007 from New Mt Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Lakeland. She was the faithful wife of the late moderator, Rev. Calvin Henry Bolden, former Pastor at New Mt. Zion M. B. Church. Mother Bolden's love for children encouraged her to organize the New Mt. Zion Youth Choir in 1954. She had organized the Willing Workers (Youth Organization), whose sole purpose was to meet monthly and raised monies for the church. Many missions she served on were local, congressional, dis trict and state. The Minister's Wives Ministry was among her legacy. She was the Directress of Congress Number 4, the Mount Pilgrim District Association, and the Assistant Directress on the State Level. She will surely be missed. Dr. J. S. Hardie, Pastor at New !\ft Zion M. B. Church ushered Mrs. Bolden into the Kingdom of Heaven. Her love for youths was shown on the obituary, as those who were directed by Mrs. Bolden in the early years. Prayers were given by Bishop William Sheals of Atlanta, GA and a former Lakelander, Rev. H. B. Fax. (863) 687 3409 Daniels, Rev. Albert Phillips who was the Guest Soloist and well-known Organist from Tampa, Bro. Shawn Brown, Sis. Sylvia Leonard of Tampa, Bro. John Ware and Min. Ira Lightsy were among the mourners; minister's wives, Sis. Mildred Jackson, District Worker Doris Copeland. Mother Bolden leaves a lasting memory with: a son, Charles (Cheryl) Bolden, Locust Grove, GA; adopted daughter, Brenda Grimsley; son-in-law, John W. Jackson (Ava) of Miami; grand and great grands, in-laws, nieces, nephews and the entire New Mt. Zion M. B. Church family, will miss her dearly. A daughter, Vera Mae Bolden Jackson, preceded her in death in 1999. MO. DEANSY M. BOLDEN A Time To Be Born: June 18, 1919 A Time To Rest: April 27, 2007 Get Well Wishes Get well wishes are extended to the following friends and Sentinel readers: Mr. J. T. McCreary, New Bethel AME; Mr. Leon McDouglas, Pilgrim Rest F. W. Baptist; Mrs. Jeanette Davis, Sixth Street Church of Christ; Mrs. Wilhelmina Simmons, Greater St. Paul; and Barbara Seabron, Greater St. Paul. Anniversary Celebrants Happy May anniversary to THE LAW FIRM OF the following couples from New Jerusalem M. B. Church: Bro. Robert and Mrs. Bessie Mincy, Bro. Kayron and Mrs. Laticia Brown, Sr., and Deacon Benito and Mrs. Juanita Smith. Lakeland Icon Passes On Sunday evening, May 6, 2007, a 77 years, aged wise woman with an lith grade education died. Christine Oner Simmons' passion and purpose was that of service to humanity. She honored and cherished the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and established the first Dr. King parade and activities with her Boy Scout Troop which grew in size and community involvement for 26 years. Later, this school crossing guard would successfully have a street named in Dr. King's honor, as well as make a bid for City Commission, although unsuccessfully. What courage and motivation! Organizing the Dr. King parade and activities with her troop became her oxygen, which was later cut off. Homegoing celebration will be Saturday, May 19, 2007, 11:00 a. m., New Jerusalem MB Church. NOTE: All generous amounts are appreciated. Send your contributions to: Coney Brothers Funeral Home, Attention: Sonji Coney, P. 0. Box 8023, Lakeland, FL 338028023. Checks made payable to Coney Brothers Funeral Home, memo... Christine Oner Simmons Memorial Fund. Should you have any questions, you may contact Sonji Coney on her mobile number: (863) 398-1011 or Doris Moore Bailey at (863) 816-8624. Gloria's Things & Other Things God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars. ?rhe.fi'rm continues to .in theareas of: .. .r Personal Injury. & WrongfulDeath. : Labor & 's :Compensation .. :. .Dependency .. ., ; -. .. -' Family .Law .Criminal Law of:a lawyer is impor.tant decision that soleiy uppn advertisements .. Before you dectde, ask us to !lend you free written information \., .,., .. aboilt our qualifications ,.>;. '" 't.: SHAW-NUF TALK By Cynthia Zorn-shaw Mother's Day 2007: On a day when some Mothers desire to be treated to eating out, Ollie Mae Smart (affectionately know'n as Mother Smart) of Lakeland, prefers to do her own cooking and have all of her biological (and other) children eat and visit with her at her home. "I never have liked eating out on Mother's Day and I don't think I ever will, as long as God gives me my health and strength," stated Mother Smart. The Mother's Day dinner spread included an array of macaroni and cheese, candied yams, black-eyed peas, steamed squash, yellow rice, potato salad, seafood linguini, smoked turkey, collard greens, cornbread, dressing, cranberry sauce, smothered steak with mushroom gravy, red velvet cake and pineapple cake. On the guest list were Mother Smart's three sisters: Georgia Mae Harris and husband, Walter, Mabel Jean Seadon and husband, J. T., Rubystein Rice and husband, Robert; her brother, T. J. Townsend; some of her children and grandchildren: Charles and Rosa Lee McCrae, Reverend Lewis ldleburg and his wife, Tricia ldleburg, Neisha ldleburg; Latoshia ldleburg, J:oshua Idleburg, Telsa Idleburg, Kathy Ann Idleburg, Jerry Townsend, Thador Idleburg, Mr. Nassau (New York), Calvin Smart, Terrell Smart and a host of other grandchildren, great-grandchildren and 'other' children, which included yours truly and husband, Michael Shaw. Condolence Extended: Talk extends heartfelt condolences to LaMonica Shaw and Jamaal Terry, parents of the Educate And Embrace Homeownership: .FREE Homebuyer Information Fair to be held on Saturday, May 19, 2007. This exciting event will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Medulla Community. Center, 1049 Parker Road in Lakeland. Information available to prospective homebuyers will include: Financing, First Time Homebuyer Programs, Appraisals, Home Inspections, Property Taxes, Homeowners Insurance, Title Companies and Closings. The purpose of this fair is to empower with education and increase knowledge of the home buying process. For further information, please contact Sharon L. Moore, Realtor at (863) 255-6029 or (863) 646-5462. Housing Assistance: The Lakeland Housing Authority opened its Public Housing waiting list for three (3) and four (4) bedroom apartments on Monday, May 14, 2007. Walk-in applica tlons will be accepted Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The waiting list will close on Thursday, May 31, 2007 at 4:00 p;m. Persons who are interested can complete an application at 430 Hartsell Avenue, Lakeland, Florida. The Lakeland. Housing Authority offers affordable housing and encourages elder ly, disabled and working families to apply for its spacious apartments. For further information call (863) 687-2911 Ext. 217. Soul Food: "Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she.shall praised." Proverbs 31:30. late Master Jordan Bernard Who's That Under Terry .A graveside service That Pink Hat?: was held for Master Jordan Among the new social on May 5, 2007 at Oak Hill buzz.ers within the City o.f Cemetery in Lakeland. Final Lakeland are a group of ladies arrangements were entrusted known as The Pink Hat to Coney Funeral Home. Consortium; They recently Some of the family members strutted their beautiful pink who attended the service were: hats at the Girls Incorporated I Tracy Shaw, maternal grand-of Lakeland's She, Knows mother; Mr. and Mrs. Where She Is Going Awards Charles Terry, paternal Luncheon. Who are they, you grandparents; John Shaw, ask? Find out soon, courtesy great-grandfather; uncles, ofShaw-Nuf Talk. :. 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Classifieds TAMPA WATER ._.,_ .... ... Tampa Bay Water A Regional Water Supply Authority (Tampa Bay Water), is requesting written sealed bids from vendors who are Able to provide Janitorial Services Contract No : 2008-002 according to Tampa Bay Water's specifications : Written sealed bids must be supplied on forms provided by Tampa Bay Water and bids will be received until 2:45p. m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at Tampa Bay Water s Clearwater Office located at 2575 Enterprise Road Clearwater, FL. 33763, at which time the sealed bids will be opened. Bid packages may be obtained at Tampa Bay Water s off1ce located at 2575 Enterpr i se Road, Clearwater FL 33763 or by contacting our Records Department at 727-796 2355 or fax request to 727-724-8413 and include a contact name, company, address, telephone and fax number A Pre-Bid Confe r ence will be held at 9 :30 a m on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at Tampa Bay Water's Clearwater Office located at 2575 Enterprise Road Clearwater FL. 33763 Attendance at this Pre-Bid Conference is mandatory and all prospective BIDDERS are required to attend Bid Securi ty in the amount of two and one-half percent (2.5%) of the Proposed Total Contract Price must accompany each Proposal in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders TAMPA Tampa Bay Water A Regional Water Supply Authority (Tampa BAY@ Bay Water) is requesting written sealed bids from vendors who are able to provide Reservoir Land Management Services, Contract No.: 2008-003, according to Tampa Bay Water's specifications: Written sealed bids must be supplied on forms provided by Tampa Bay Water and bids will be received until 3:00 p m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at Tampa Bay Water's Clearwater Office located at 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater FL. 33763 at which time the sealed bids will be opened Bid packages may be obtained at Tampa Bay Water's office located at 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater, FL 33763 or by contact i ng our Records Department at727-796-2355 or fax request to and include a contact name, cqmpany, address, telephone and fax number A Pre-Bid Conference will be held at10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2007 at Tampa Bay Water's C W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir located at 17615 Boyette Road, Lithia, Fl 33547 Attendance at this Pre-Bid Conference Is mandatory and all prospective BIDDERS are required to attend. Bid Security in the amount of two and one-half percent (2.5%) of the Proposed Total Contract Price must accompany each Proposal in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders Tampa Bay Water, A Regional Water Supply Authority (Tampa Bay Water), is requesting written sealed bids from vendors are able to provide Utility Locate Services, Contract No.: according to Tampa Bay Water's specifications : Written sealed bids must be supplied on forms provided by Tampa Water and bids will be received until 2:30p.m. on Tuesday, June12, 2007 at our Clearwater office located at 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater, FL. 33763, at which Jime the sealed bids will be opened Bid packages may be obtained at Tampa Bay Water's office located at 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater, Fl 33763 or by contacting our Records Department at 727-796-2355 or fax request to 727-724-8413 and include a contact name, company, address, telephone and fax number. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at TAMPA BAY WATER's Regional Operations Center located at 8865 Pump Station Road, Land 0' Lakes, FL 34639. Attendance at this Pre-Bid Conference Is mandatory and all prospective BIDDERS are required to attend. Bid SeCurity in the amount of two and one-half percent (2.6%) of the Proposed Total Contract Price must accompany each Proposal in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. FOR ALL YOUR CLASSIFIED NEEDS ..... CALL LaVORA @ (813) 248 FAX YOUR ADS 2417 TO: (813) 248-9218 Or Email ledwanta.,.aentlnel.com FOR CONVENIENCE WE ACCEPT V ISA, MASTERCARD', AMERICAN EXPRESS AND DEBIT CARD PAYMENT VIA PHONE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY AVIATION AUTHORITY INVITATION TO BID Sealed b i ds will be rece i ved from bidders by the Author i ty i n the Serv ice Building front office located on the second level/red side Tampa International Airport for the project listed below, unt i l 2 :30 p m., June 13, 2007, at which time all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Service Building, Lobby Conference Room B second level/red side : A i rport Name : HCAA Project Number : FAA AlP Number : FOOT FM Number: Project Title : Tampa lntemational Airport 7010 07 3-12-0078-48-2007 407524-1-(06) Taxiway V Extension from V-6 To Runway 18R A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held in the Authority boardroom located in the Landside Terminal Building, third level/blue side on May 30, 2007 at 10 :30 a m For more information regarding the bidding of this project, please access the Authority's website at www tampaairport.com ; Quick Links,Airport Business,lnvitationTo Bid HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PUBLIC NOTICE APPLICANTS FOR SPECIAL MAGISTRATES APPRAISER SPECIAL MAGISTRATES ATTORNEY SPECIAL MAGISTRATES OPPORTUNITIES now exist for appraisers and attorneys who meet the following criteria to serve as APPRAISER SPECIAL MAGISTRATES OR ATTORNEY SPECIAL MAGISTRATES for the 2007 VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD 1. No Special Magistrate may be an appointed or elected official. 2 No Special Magistrate may be an employee ofHillsborough County 3 An Appraiser Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding the valuation of tangible personal property must be a designated member of a nationally recognized appraisers' organization and have not less than five (5) years experience in tangible personal property valuation. An Appraiser Special Magistrate appointed to hear issues regarding valuation of real estate must be a state certified or licensed Florida Real Estate Appraiser pursuant to Chapter 475, Florida Statutes, and have not less than five (5) years experience in real property valuation. 4. It is preferred that at least two (2) Appraiser Special Magistrates ave experience in the valuation of tangible personal property. 5 An Attorney Special Magistrate must be a of The Florida Bar with no less than ftve (5) years experience in the area of ad valorem taxation. 6 No Special Magistrate may represent a taxpayer before the Board in any tax year during which he or she serves as a Special Magistrate. 7 Appraiser and Attorney Special Magistrates will be paid at the rate of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per hour. Special Magistrates may be required to conduct morning, afternoon, and/or evening sessions ncluding Saturdays Qualified Individuals wishing to serve may file an application stating their qualifications on or before 5:00 p.m., Monday, June 25, 2007, to : Value Adjuatment Board., County Center, 12th Floor P. 0. Box 1110 Tampa, FL 33801 Phooe: (813) 278-8100, ext. 4354 are av'alla_ ble on 12th floor of the County Center, 60 1 INVITATION TO BID Sealed Bids for the furnishing of the following will be received by tha Director of Purchasing, City of Tampa in h i s office unt i l 3:00PM ON 5/31/07 DRIVESHAFT AND PTO REPAIRS then and thereafter to be publicly opened and read. Bid documents are available at the Purchasing Department (Phone No. 8131274-8351). Dated: 5/18/07 Gregory K. Spearman CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, FL 306 E. Jackson Street Tampa, FL33602 INVITATION TO BID Pursuant to Chapter 69-1119, Special Acts, Laws of Florida, sealed Bids will be received by the Director of Purchasing, C ity of Tampa i n h i s office until : 2:30 PM ON 5/31/07 AUTOMOTIVE PAINTS & ACCESSORIES 2:30PM ON 6/11107 ARTICULATING WHEEL PRE-BID MEETING TO BE HELD AT 9:30 AM ON 5130/07 then and thereafter to be publicly opened and read. Bid documents are available at the Purchasing Department (Phone No 8131274-8351 ) It is hereby made a part of this Invitation for Bid that the submission of any Bid in response to this advertised request shall constitute a Bid made under the same conditions for the same contract price and for the same effective period as this Bid to all public entities in Hillaborough County Dated: 6111107 Gregory K. Speannan, CPPO Director of Purchasing City of Tampa, FL 306 E. Jackson Street Tampa, FL 33602 AVON To Buy Or Earn, Very Small Investment. With More Options To Earn More : Money. (813) 832-4282 : Deshongg@verlzon.net I FREE Rent I Looking 4 Live In Person To Run Home Daycare Must Have 30 Hours Day Care, 5 Hour literacy, CPR-first Aide For Children .. \ If Interested Call (813) 476-9522 Ask ForTe 'TI r-0 ;:a 0 l> en m z ::j z m r-m c: r rm -1 z -a c: m I a; ::t m c m -4 c: m c ?< l> z C .. ., ::0 6 -< E Blvd., Tampa, FL. 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Tampa, FL33621J Call813-974-5390 for ADA accommodations ASSISTAl"iT DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR. WUSF-TV Public Brondcasllng. This position se"es as a Major Gifts Officer for WUSF Public Broadcasting and is responsible for planning and implementing the cultivalion and solicitation of major a nd planned gifts to WUSF and who have interest in the future of WU S F and the commun i ties it se"es. This position is also r espo1Lible for s e c uring leade rs hip-level annual gifl and the cultiva ti on sol i c itati on a n d s tew ardsh ip o f planned g i ving prospects The Major Gifts Offtcer will meet or exceed annual fundra i sing go als developed. REQUIRE S: bachelor s degr e e in Liberal arts or business and five years experience in fundraising or Master's deg r ee preferablY. an l\.-IBA or Marketing major and three years experience. Criminal Backgroun'd Check. PREFER CFRE Certification. Pay commensurate with experience. Open until Filled To Apply : Reference I WUSF07-06. 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Now Accepting For: .., ... : 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartme nts Controlled Access, Library And Community Room With Activities Beautiful Landscaped Community Special Accessibility For Hearing and Sight Impaired Well Serve d By Public Transportation _. ., :. Income Restricted .. I I \ 1 Leasing Office @ 202 E. Street The Oaks at Rlvei'VIew 1 & 2 Bedrooms Availab l e University Area Low Security Deposits Call 813-600-5090 WVVW. REALPROPERTYWORX .COM Rivertree Landing Apts. 813-983-8362 One & Two Bedrooms Available Some With River View $399.00 Move in Spec ial Se Habla Espanol 8431 N. 39th Street 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath Upstairs Apartment Central Heat & Air $650 00/Rent $350.00/ Deposit (813) 299-5669 1616 E. ldell Street Apartment B 2 Bedrooms/1 Bath $675.00/Rent $400. 00/Deposit Call (813) 885-5226 Or (813) 335-0076 USF Area Studios $425 00/Monthly Lofts $505.00/Monthly Immediate Occupancy CALL 813-977-3401 lf-No/IN.REALPROPERTY'M)RX. 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: Congratulations Class Of 2007 ,... :2: >= <( c a: u.. c a: LL c z <( c en w :::J 1-> a: w > w c w l: en :J m :::J Q. z j:: w ...J ...J :::J m ...J w z j:: z w en c( c a: 0 ...J u. ALONSO HIGH SCHOOL ILIA CRAWFORD Age: 18 Parents: Linda Mungin and Kenneth Crawford. GPA: 3.9 Church: New Hope Missionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: National Honor Society, Science Honors Club, and "Who's Who Among American High School Students." Activities: Track and Field Team; P.E.E.P.S. (Peers Empowering and Encouraging Peers); Student Government Treasurer ; Yearbook Advertising Editor; and DECA Fashion. College: Clark-Atlanta University. Future Plans: To major in Business Administration and Minor in Marketing. DANIELLE E. EVANS Age: 18 Parents: yvette' and Wendell:_ Evans. GPA:4.79 Awards and Honors: Key Scholar; Talented 20; and High Honor Roll. -Activities: ,varsity '-Flag Football; Vice President of Ladies and Gents; National Honor Society; and Beta Club. Q College: University of Central Florida. w 'future 'Plans: To become a: a.; MORGHAN HAYES Age: 18 Parents: Wanda HayesRiddick and Frank Riddick. GPA: 4.7 Church: Living Faith Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Honors Student; A Team; and Honor Grad. Activities: President of Junior Civitans; member of National Honor Society; and Leader of Peers Encouraging and Empowering Peers (P.E.E.P.S.). College: Florida State University Future Plans: To major in Public Relations. KELSEY M. HOWELL "T!te. man who graduates today : and stops rtl IJ... t learning tomorrow is day after ""'" GLORIA LONGIN Age: 17 Parents: Jestin and Suse Long in. Or Class Ranking: 5.0, 46 Church: Tampa First Church Of The Nazarene. Awards and Honors: George Edgecomb Bar Association Scholarship; Bank of America Student Leader Award; and Hillsborough Education Foundation Mentorship Scholarship. Activities: Health Occupations Students of America, (HOSA), President; Teen Trendsetters Reading Mentors (TTRM) President: National Honor Society (NHS) member; National Beta Club member; and Science Honors Club member. \ College: University of Florida. Future Plans: To major in Pre Medicine/Dermatology. ARMWOOD HIGH SCHOOL BRIANA R. BELL Age: 17 Parent: Verdell Bell. GPA: 5.09 Church: New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. -Awards and Honors: Academic Letter; High Honor &rnml!ml!J!m Roll; National English 'Merit DANIELLE S. WEAVER-ROGERS Award; Outstanding Student of America; Florida Scholars Award; "Talented Twenty"; and Honor Court. Activities: Varsity Captain of the Girls Flag Football Team; Senior Class Historian Executive Board Officer of Distributive Education Clubs of America; National Honor Society; and Upward Bound. College: University of Florida. Future Plans: To become a Pharmacist; start my own phar maceutical establishment; and start my own charity. r; Scholars Award; Academic Letter; and Honor Court. Activities: National Honor So ciety; Distributive Educational Clubs of America (DECA); Trailblazers; Interact Service Club; and. Flag Football. College: University of Florida. ASIA GOODMAN Age: 18 Parents: Michelle Goodman and Cecil Goodman. GPA: 4.7 Awards and Honors: Academic Letter; MVP Lady Hawks Varsity Basketball Team; 1st Team All County Volleyball; 2nd Team All County Basketball; and Awarded Most Athletic Girl at Armwood High School this year. Activities: Basketball, Letter 4 years; Volleyball, Lettered 4 years; Track, Lettered 4 years; Interact Club; and National : Honor ______ ,.,...,, _. College: U niversity of Central Florida. Future Plans: I plan to become an Obstetrician. ERNIESHA MASON


Part i cipant ; Florida Academic c BLAKE HIGH SCHOOL CRYSTAL L. SANDERS Parents: Alice S Newton and the late Melody Sanders GPA: 2.6 Church: Peace Missionary Baptist Church Activities: Basketball and Track College: To attend Hillsborough Community College Ybor Campus CHAQUANDA WADE Age: 18 Parents: Nadine Jones and Christopher Wade. GPA Or Class Ranking: 5 3, "*8'1 st bf -Awards and Ho_oors: Academic cetter; Vice PJincipal: Jacqueline K Haynes Graduates: 427 Valedictorians Magnet: Brett Alan Gardner Traditional: Dana Yvette Hughes Salutatorians Magnet: Sarah Elizabeth Sullivan Jessica N. R. Peoples Class President: Jasm i ne N. Davis TANIESHA ALLEN Age:17 Parent: Ms. Marcia Hill GPA: 4.0 Awards and Honors: Principal's Honor Roll and HASSE (Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators) Honoree. Activities: DECA member. College: Johnson & Wales University. Future Plans: Culinary Arts. President of Senior Class; National English Merit Award ; "Who's Who Among American Students;" Honor Court ; and Florida Scholars SHANIQUA BROWN Award. Activities: Varsity Flag Age: 17 Football; National Honor Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Society; On the Executive Consuela and Reginald Rice; Board of DECA (Fashioa);__ and arid James Brown. Homecoming Court. GPA: 4.27 College: University of Florida Church: New Smyrna Future Plans: To become a Cathedral Pharmacist. -Awards and Honors: African American Achievers Honoree and u Who 's Who Among "When you feel dis -:') ;''-' American High School [ico.uraged or t! @ Activ1t1es: Cross Country; as IS bou.nd and Field; for Jjhappen sometimesJ L Semor Class; and Presrdent of il Youth Department of my the million s @ church. f.!: if 1 th -College: Univer13ity of South w o peop em e wor Mi Florida. I who have not had your'''' Future Plans: I plan to major In Sports Medicine. JehanSacfut oward McKnight Certified Public Accoutant fl.,.,.,., ...... 1938, E. Hlllsborouih Ave. (813) 237-4498 Fax (813) LEANEISHA EVANS Age:18 Parents: Phaedra Walden and Antonio Riley GPA Or Class Ranking: 3 .85, 16/206 Church: Peace Restoration Ministries Awards and Honors: Principal' s Honor Roll. and Talented Twenty Recipient. Activities: DECA member; Talent Show Stage Manager; and 4th Place Winner at DECCA District Competition College: Undecided Future Plans: Pediatric Surgeon. SHANECIA HARVEY Age: 18 Parents: Elder Larry and Adriane Sykes; and Michael Harvey. GPA:3.8 Church: St. Luke M B Church, Plant City. Awards and Honors: F lorid a Medallion for Bright Futures Scholarship. Activities: Program/Drama. Magnet College: Florida State University. Future Plans: To major in Pre Nursing to become a Nurse Valedictorian DANA Y. HUGHES Scho l ars Award; Sen i o r Class Age: 18 )> Valed ic torian. Parents: Activities: Senior Class Vice GPA: 3 3 S: President; National Honor Church: Without Walls Society; Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society; Church of God of Prophecy Florida State Youth Mission Team ; and Forest Hills Church of God of Prophecy Dance Team. College: Florida International University Future Plans: To major i n Mathematics Education and minor i n Secondary Education. CLARENCE JONES Parents: Veronica Green and Clarence Jones, Sr. GPA : 2 0 Church: St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: Most Schoof Spirit Award; S G. A. Senator; 2007 Alumni Board; and Runner-up Turn Around Student Of The Year. Activities: Florida Sentinel Bulletin Columnist and College: Hillsborough Community College as a Business Administr ation major. Future Plans: Music Production and Promot i on International. Awards and Honors: NAACP 5XJ ACT-SO Gold Meda l Winner, Fina li st ; Awarded Scho l ar for Tambay Bay Jazz Associat i on ; HASSE Nominee; and Honored by Uni ted Methodist Church for Major Performance Activities: Tampa Bay Conservatory Jazz Ensemb l e member ; Blake s Jazz Combo member ; Blake's Role Mode l of Excellence Active member; and Performing Pianist at various venues and events. College: Berklee College of Music Future Plans: To become a music director and an award winn ing pianist. TASHAWARD "T1 r-0 :::t1 c l> en m z :j z m r-1 aJ c: r-Age:18 Parent: Phyllis Ward :j GPA: 5 3 Z Awards and Honors: AP 't1 Macroeconomics; and C Showcase and Superior Rating a t Thespian Districts m Activities: Secretary of C National Honor Society; m Treasurer of Rho Kappa Socia l fii Studies Honor Society; mem-:::t1 ber of Thespian Honor Society; :; and Volunteering at the c: Performing Arts Center rn College: Hillsborough c Community College for two years and transferring to )> Syracuse University. z Future Plans: To become an C Architect and Interior Designer "T1 :::t1 c @. "The function of theffit i JASMYNE NEALY is not simply\*;[ -. WJtO teach bread Age: 17 : I Parents: Ellen Nealy and; iwn ing or to Mich ae l Morton GPA 3 57 for the public i Awards and Honors: High or. to be a cen-1 ; !. Honor Roll and HABSE I W; (Hillsborough All,iance of Black of polite society; itl School Educators) Honoree. I Activities: Varsity above all, to be the l Cheerleading Captain; Project I I Upward Bound; and Macy's of. that Thanksgiving Parade in New d I York Participant. I a ')ustment llVe and the Untverslty '.1' I Age: 18 -. Future Plans: To major In lknowledge of life ani Parents: P.a.frJtk arid Administration. I I Hughes adjustment whichl GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.8 : weighted GPA, 1/206 rms the se,cret of civi-Church: Forest Hilis Church Of l' \ God of Prophecy Awards and Honora: Tribune ; Hillsborough Alliance W. E B. Du Bots of Black School Educators


o Activities: Tampa Museum of Florida Scholars Award; Florida Future Plans: To go to med i ca l : Art, Junior Docent; Jack and Jill Meda ll ion Scholars Award; and school and become a doctor. of America, Inc. ; Community Hillsborough Alliance of Black Art Judge, Reflections School Educators Award .for := Program; Shannon Models with African AmericanAchievers a: u. PHOENIX RAINES Age: 18 Parents: Darryland and Michelle Raines. GPA: 4.0 Awards and Honors: Project LINK Principal's Award; National Sojourner's Truth Award ; Principal's Honor Roll; High Honor Roll; and "Who's Who Among American High School Students." Activities: National Honor Society; Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society; Tennis; and Assistant Fitness Director at the YMCA. College: Hampton University LL Future Plans: To major in c Business and minor in Z Computer Science. < c en w ::: ..... > a: w > w c w ::t: fJ) :J m ::J D. z ti JULECIA WEEKLEY ...J ...J Age: 17 ::J Parents: Helen Christian and Wayne Weekley w GPA Or Clas Ranking: 4 02, Z Ranked 15th !i Church: Chapel of Faith. w Activities: Member of Tampa en Bay Academy of Hope C Volunteer. College: University of Florida. o Future Plans. : To major in it Nursing/Pre-Medicine. "I have learned this at least by my experi ment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his Age: 18 AGLENDRIA D. WIGGINS Parents: Victoria BartonWiggins and the late Glenn Wiggins. 4.61 Church: Greater New Hope Anointed Ministries. Awards and Honors: "Who's Who Among American High School Scholars;" Tampa Tribune Scholars ; Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators; National Society of High School Scholars; and Girls of Pearls Scholars Activities: Project Upward Bound for Success; Sting Dance Team; Educational Talent Search Program; National Honor Society; Miss Teenage Tampa of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Contestant (Gamma Theta Omega); and Tampa Cot i llion Debutante Organization. College: Florida A & M University. Future Plans: To major in Biology and minor in African American Studies BLOOMINGDALE HIGH SCHOOL ldre am, and SHANNON CURRY, Ito live the life Q Ill I I Age imagines, he Captain Bruce Curry h and Mrs Casey Curry. wzt a GPA:s. 1 unexpected in common Church: Allen Temple AME Church. hours. 7 : :Awards and Honors: National Honor Society; Spanish...Honor Society; Published Author, ., ,... ,. .. Artist and lllustratQr; South Thoreau Eastern VIrginia Association for the Arts Award; and Center Place. Show, Brandon First Impressions Model Guild Activities: Reporter in the of Davis Island ; and currently Bloomingdale Chapter of FBLA. the female lead in the produc-College: University of South tion of ''Footloose," Flor i da B l oomingdale High School. Future Plans: To earn a College: Spelman College as Master s Degree in Business an Ethel Waddell Guthi Honors Administration. Scholar Future Plans: Double major in Fine Arts and Business Economics Hopes to go on to Yale and rece i ve her Master's Degree in Architecture BRANDEN DOBY Age: 17 Parents: Juani ta Doby and Kenneth Parker GPA: 5.1 Awards and Honors: 3rd Place in Word Processing at FBLA (Future Business Leaders of Am e rica) District Competition; Inducted into the National Technical Honor JOE-BARRY GARDNER Age: 18 Parents: Arthur Lee Gardner and Delaine Z. Gardner Church: Revealing Truth Ministries. Awards and Honors: Homecoming and Prom Court; L ineman of the Year; and H i llsborough County Football All Stars Activities: Student Government Association; Rho Kappa; National Honor Society; Varsity Football; and Re l ay 4 Life. College: University of Central JUSTINA GARDNER Age: 17 Parents: Isleen GardnerMurray Michael Murray and Jeffrey Ga r dner. GPA: 3 6 Church: St. Georges Episcopal ian Church Awards and Honors: Rho Kappa Activities: Chamber Orchestra; Spanish Honor Society; National Honor Society; and True Love Waits. College: University of Sout h Florida Future Plans: Fo rensi c Scient i st Ma r God RichlH 13less e class of 2007 ..... .. .. s \


JASMINE A. OLIVER Age: 17 Parents: Leonard and Belinda Oliver GPA: 5.3 Church: Allen Temple AME Church Awards and Honors: National Honor Society; All County Jazz Participant (Pianist); Key Scholar; National Referred Scholar; and CCE Johnston Legacy Scholar. Activities: Track and Field (Captain); Rajun' Bull Marching Band (Clarinet Section Leader); Jazz Band (Pianist); and YPD (President) at Allen Temple AME Church. College: South Carolina State University Future Plans: To obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Biology at SCSU; then go on to Medical School and obtain a doctorate in Pediatric Medicine. BRANDON HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Leslie Granich Graduates: 471 Valedictorian: Amber M. Eisenberg. Salutatorian: Eric S. Routen Class President: Amanda Berridge ENRIQUE BROOKS Age: 17 Parent: Marion Brooks GPA: 4.13 Church: Mt. Moriah Church. M. B. Awards and Honors: Honor Roll all 4 Nine-Weeks. Activities: Plays the drums at Mt. Moriah M. B. Church, (Plant City, FL); Writing and Producing Music; Working on Demo; and Gospel Choir at Brandon High. College: IADI (International Academy of Design and Technology; BFA for Recording Arts. Future Plans: Undecided LAUREN C. FRANKLIN Age: 18 Parents: Warren and Yvette Franklin GPA: 4.5 Church: From The Heart Church Ministries Awards and Honors: High Honor Roll (03-07) Activities: National Honor Society; Future Business Leaders of America; Academy of Finance; STRIDES (Mentor Program); and GAP (Gearing Up for Advanced Placement). College: University of South Florida Future Plans: Undecided ;n:: "Be careful to leave your sons well 1::: -. CARINA MCCREA Age:18 Parents: Eddie and Terry McCrea GPA: 5.0 Church: Eastside Church Of Christ Awards and Honors: National Honor Society; National Technical Honor Society; Vice President of Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA); and National Honor Roll. Activities: Varsity Cheerleader; Varsity Basketball; Varsity Track and Field; Senior Council and Senate; and Derrick Brooks 1st and Goal program. College: Florida State University Future Plans: To become a Pediatrician. Roll; Honor Court; and Nicest Smile (Senior Notable) 0 Activities: Basketball; Track; NHS, National Honor Society; -and SHS, Spanish Honor :5: Society College: University of South ...... Florida 5%' Future Plans: Pre-Medicine MICHELLE SHINE Age:18 Parent: Bonita L. Morris GPA: 4.3 Awards and Honors: National Honor Society; National Technical Honor Society; and Student of the Month (March). Activities: Gospel Choir and Brandon High School's "Daily Word." College: University of South Florida 0 -....1 ., r-0 :!:! c l> en m z -f z m Future Plans: To major in Obstetrician/Gynecologist and minor in Early Childhood I CHRISTOPHER PHILON, JR. Education. Ill c: r rm :::! z c m < m JJ < -f c: m en Age: 18 BRANDON M. SHOATS Parent: Annette James < GPA: 3.0 Age: 19 Church: The..-center For Parents: Bunny and David; 0 Manifestation Stepfather, Alonzo. ., Awards and Honors: Talent GPA: 3.5 ::!;! Show 3rd Place Enjoys his family; c Marchil'!g_ Reading; Listening To Music; Talent Show and Building Computers. College : UnitersitY. of so. utti University of South Florida ... .. Flonda. Future Plans: Design .. To become a and Hip Hop Dancing. -. Computer Engmeer. .. ,i


.... II Activities: President of Youth aS Department at my church; I ,.... President of the Executive Board for the Student Advisory Committee; National Honor >=' Society; and Vice President of < National Technical Honor C Society. fE College: University of Florida Future Plans: Plans to become a Neurosurgeon Graduates: 420 Valedictorian: Robert Michael Parrish Salutatorian: Jenny Thuy Ha Jacobs Class President: Maritza Dandache NOTE: No student from Chamberlain High School completed and returned the graduation form to the Sentinel. DURANT HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Pamela Bowden c Graduates: 615 ii: Valedictorian: Saima Siddiqi u. Salutatorian: Darren Martin C Class President: Camille Jacobs c en w .... > a: w > w c w :I: en :::i m c. z Iii ...J ...J m ....:. w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ...J u. NADERGE BISSAINTHE Age: 18 Parent: Estilia Bissainthe GPA: 5.6 Church: Haitian Bethadus Baptist Church Activities: Durant Diamonds Step Team .and Future Business Leaders of America College: University of Florida Future Plans: Business JAQUE BRYANT Age: 18 Parents: Che_ryl and Eilc Bryant GPA:4.7 Church: Beulah Baptist RONALD G. HOLTON, JR. Age: 19 Parent: Ronald and Ruth Holton. GPA: 3.0 Church: First Baptist Church of College Hill. Awards and Honors: 2nd Place, Mr. Cougar; Leadership Award in AF JROTC; and War Dog Award. Activities: Track and Field 4 ram; Mr. Cougar (Body Building Comp.); and Honor Court 2007. Future Plans: United States Marine Corps DAVID PETERSIDE Age: 17 Parents: Lovedale and Mildred Peters ide GPA: 5.39 Church: St. Andrews United Methodist Awards and Honors: Placed 4th in Network Design in FBLA S tate Competition; Placed 1st in Network Design in FBLA District Competition; and Inducted into National Honor Society Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA); Junior State of America (JSA); Peer Mediation; and National Honor Society College: University of Florida. ; .. r ._,...._., .. ::J. \.; Institutional Church .. Awarcta and Honora: Asked to be "Who's Who" for Second Tir:ne and 'asked' to attend Medicine : at" ,; :tt1f.if'*1':'(\'-'''"''" .. .. .' .. w ,A; JULIE VLAUN Age: 17 Parents: Daniel Vlaun and Josephine Nora GPA: 5.52 Church: Word of His Grace Christian Fellowship Activities: FCCLA; Track Team; and National Honor Society College: Florida State University Future Plans: BSN in Nursing then Master's in Nurse Anesthesiology. W!process by which thelW. \'#individual relates him-ill [lself to the M1,give himself citizenshipMl r!llin the changing world,!!-:[J !\::share's the race's mind::m his. __ ,_:..'_:__,_._;__,, .......... J ohn ;.;:;:;:;.;-:-::;:;:;;:;:;:::::; .. :;:;:: ... LAUREN ZINNERMAN Age: 18 Parents: Willie T. Zinnerman and Leonetta E. Zinnerman GPA: 5.09 Awards and Honors: National Honor Society Activities: National Honor Society and Junior State of America College: Florida State University EAST BAY HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Sharon Morris Graduates: Not Provided Valedictorian: Vincent LaBarbera Salutatorian: Lacy May West Class President: Adrienne Harrow ARSENIO COSTON Age: 17 Parents: Elaine and Dwight Ross GPA: 4.5 Awards and Honors: Certificate of Appreciation 150+ Community Service Hours; and 3rd Place in the category of Accounting (Districts) DECA. Activities: Volunteer of the 78th Street Library (500+ Community Service Hours); Distributive Education Clubs of America (Parliamentarian) and National Honor Society. College: Florida State University Future Plans: To major in Law and ultimately become a judge BACHELOR'S DEGREES FOR BUSY ADULTS "Being part of the PEL program w a s a tran s forming experience for me It broa<:iened my perspectives and redefined my direction in life My dream is to complete l a w school and eventually run for office. Now tltat dream is within reach." Fra11ci11e Ca11delario E c kcrd C o llege gr.1duate American Studies EcKERD CoLLEGE Program for tearners 17}.-_ ... 1'77-aao7 P.U.,.., llcnaD Coi..Liu Next term begins _. .. to an admissions appointment at near ........ .. : ',. -. -. ... ) \ : Eckerd College Prog'ratn' for Experienced Learners (PEL) is specifically designed to fit the lifestyles and support the objectives of adult learners. Over. 4,000 busy adults have received bachelor's degrees from Eckerd College -most of them while continuing ; \ offei:elin St. Petersburg, Tampa, Palm Harbor, Seminole_ & Sarasota. : :J .. : 4 : .) .. .. .. -Evening-r& weekend ;!=lasses 1 8-week terll?S 1 Over 15 majors offered for. 1 -F.1r:taricial_aid aVailable: 1 Study abroad .. : ... "' : ..,, _:._:, 1-,._, :,. ...., 'j .. : )' "; {,..,.. www.eckerd.edu/pel 866.9.ECKERD .....


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MHISEIN COMPERE Age: 18 Parents: Minette St. Fleur and Fritzner Compere GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.2 Church: Faith Community United Methodist Church Awards and Honors: HASSE Scholarship; Step Team Captain; "Who's Who Among High School Students;" First > Activities: Chorus; Color <1: Guard; Thespian; MacDill AFB 9 Chapel Usher; and MacDill ff AFB Chapel Dance Team. Age: 18 Place Talent Show For Dance/ Parents: Andre and Jacqueline Step; and Southwest Florida Aris College Scholarship Award. GPA Or Class Ranking: Activities: Nu Delta Gamma Weighted: 3.8; Unweighted: Step Team; African American 2.8. Stucties Club; French Honor Church: General Assembly Society; and Church Youth c College: University of Central Z Florida. < Future Plans: To major in Foreign Languages and minor C in Broadcasting. t/) Church Of The First Born. Group Awards and Honors: National College: Florida A & M Honor Society Member and University or University of 2nd Bar To Place On for Central Florida w ;:::) ... w > w c w :J: t/) ::::i m ;:::) Q. z i= w ..... ..... ;:::) m ..:. w z i= z w t/) <( 9 a: 0 ..... IL DOMINIQUA K. VANCE Maintaining a 3 5 GPA for 3 Future Plans: To major in Years. (Clinical and/or Activities: Freedom's National Psychtatry). BREANNA Y. KELLY Age: 17 Parents: Vance. GPA: 4.74 Reginald and Detra Church: From The Heart Ministries of Brandon Awards and Honors: National Honor Society; Superior Ratings in Chorus; and Bright Futures Scholarship Activities: Senior Steering Committee; "Sounds Of Time" (Show Choir); Festival of Age: 17 Voices at University of South Parents: Frederick and Florida; and Being a waitress at SabrinaPorter. Freedom Plaza Retirement GPA Or Class Ranking: Community. 5.61/7th College: University of Central Church: First Baptist Church Florida. Of Progress Village Plans: To major in Law. Awards Honors: Hillsborough Alliance of Black WP.r School Educators Scholar; Tampa Tribune Honors 00 1 d Student; Derrick Brooks forma e ucation is it is designed to 00 Volleyball; and School WJoreshorten human Honor Society Member;. President of the African American Studies Club; Community Service with the underprivileged at Wesf Tampa; and Employee/Sales Associate at Dots Clothing Store in University Plaza Center College: University of Phoenix Future Plans: To enter Business ManagemenUEntreRepresentative at Hillsborough M County Student Forum. I experience. It endeav-@1 EL-PSALMS BOYD Activities: President of Best ,... Buddies President of Students lilors with ease andl A 17 % l}.W ge: Against Destructive Decisions; I b h%1 Parents: David andHarriet PTSA; National Honor Society; g economy to nng eac Boyd d v ty v 11' b 11 an arst 0 ey a succeeding generation 6t GPA: 3.1 College: Florida State I'?& Church: Harvest Time Worship University : : ; :. up to date with Center. Plans: T(;) become a % l Awards and Honors: 2nd ',.. '" to the' past, and. to.. -,Runner.....Up Miss Florida (Na '' --.,_,, _Miss); National Hpnor Roll; make t t the .-. Member of Mayor's Corps; Co-world. In sense; it Anchor City of Tampa (CTTV) '. ,, Mayor's Corp; and Reqognition prepares each genera-.G,uest SololstBiack History. .' t:Jonfor life." :' Activities: Freedom Chorus; -... .;: Viml. M., Company Show Choir; z. .01 .... ',Praise and Team MARNIKA C. JONES Age: 17 Parents: Osborne and Kimberly Timmons GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.58, 178' Glory To Awards and Honors: Cooking Award, 3rd Place Activities: Track Manager and Basketball Manager. College: Johnson & -Wales University. have potential in ourl' ,,,,,. I l youth, and we the courage change old ideas and ractices so that we may d _irect their ower toward good ends." MIGUEL MARTES Age: 18 Parents: Carlos and Karen Maries. GPA: State GPA: 3.11; District (Rank in Class) 4.19 Awards and Honors: Boy's Varsity Soccer Most Valuable Player 06-07; High Honor Roll on Report Card; and Western Conference 1st Team All Conference National Division Boys Soccer 2006-2007. Activities: Freedom Boys Varsity Soccer Team Captain ; Night of Fame Talent Show: Audio Director; New Tampa Rotary: Rotary Camp Florida Cleanup 2007; and Pulte Homes Senior Soccer Challenge 2007. College: Florida Institute of Technology. Future Plans: I plan to study Engineering and Business while at Florida Tech. I will play for their soccer team at the Varsity level. Once out of school; I would like to work for Sony Inc Congratulations GRADUATING CLASS OF2007 Ken Anthony Ins Agcy Inc Ken Antrony, Agent 1101 N Howard Avenue Bus: 813-251-11685 "f' lYAII f&IM A "eft. I.JKE A GOOD NEIGBBOII, STATE PAJIM IS TliEilE. Prow6o 1 II1WIF.,...hll S....a$ $latelerrncorne Slate Farm ll f'OiSl56 04,U


DANIELLA MEZIER Age: 18 Parents: Elza Theodore and Frantz Mezier GPA: 3 0 Church: First Baptist Of Temple Terrace Awards and Honors: French IV Student of the Year; Certificate of Recognition of French Honor Society; Honor Roll; and High Honor Roll. Activities: FBLA Club; FPSA Club; French Honor Society; Club; African American Club; and Lamba Sigma Ladies Club College: University of South Florida or Hillsborough Community College. Future Plans: Medical School, Foreign Language and Plastic Surgery ANGELICA PARKER Age: 18 Parent: Nancy Braye Bell GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.46; 1aath of 411 Church: St. James House Of Prayer Episcopal Church Awards and Honors: Spanish Honor Society and"Who's Who Among American High School Students." Activities:. Freedom High School' Student Advisory Committee; African American ... Studies Club; Cornerstone Kids --: Inc., Volunteer; and St. James Of Prayer Episcqpal; Church Aicolyte. '' ,, ,College: Au burl') University, Auburn, Alabama ; .. -. Future Plana: T o'' become an GAITHER HIGH SCHOOL NICHOLA "NIKKI" BURNEY Age: 18 Parents: Errol and Lezonie Burney GPA: 4.91 Church: Bible-Based Fellowship Church Of Temple Terrace Awards and Honors: Graduating in Top 20% with Academic Honors: Recipient of Full 4-Year Tuition Scholarship from Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance; Member of National Honor Society; BETA N ational Ron or Socfety: Recipient a f Housing Schoiarship from Southern Scholarship Foundation: and Straight Superior Rating in All-County Chorus Competition, Solo and Ensemble .. Activities: Varsity Track and Field, Captain of Sprinters: Showcase of Show Choir and Concert Chorus; Senior Mentor; Relay for Life Cancer Walk: and Students Against Destructive Decisions Club. College: Florida State University. Future Plana: To major in Pre Medicine in pursuit of becoming a successful doctor. I DALIAH HAUGHTON _I I } .... Age: 17.' f Parente: Courtney Karenna Haughton. ,,, GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.66; 13/611 rr Church: Bible-B,ased : Awards and Tampa Tribune High School Sc.holar; Top 3/cl of 2007 G 'raduatlng,:. Class; Member of. Honors ., 'T Clubs (BETA, NHS, Spanish, and NHS); High School Winner of Arbor Day Art Contest ; and Perfect Attendance Activities: SADD President (Students Against Destructive Decisions); Active member of Exchangettes Service Club; Active member of 2007 Class Committee; Senior Mentors Guidance to Freshmen in High School; and Co-Founder of "Creative Corner" (Musical and Talent Showcase). Awards and Honors: Tampa '"'"''''''''''"''"'"'"' Chamber of Commerce Citizen 0 of the Month; 2006-2007 Homecoming Court; African -American Achiever; Senior :S: Class Best All Around Female ; and High Honor Roll. .... Activities: Senior Class Vice !IJ President; Student Advisory Committee President ; Student Senate (Historian); Exchangettes Treasurer; NHS and BETA. College: University of C::entral Florida College: University of South Florida GABRIELLE C. NEWTON Future Plans: To major in Journalism/Communications Future Plans: To major in Business Administration and minor in Culinary Arts; open a local bakery. Age: 17 Parents: Lawana and Douglas GPA: 4.2 "I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge oping confidence in one another. I leave you respect for the use I leave you faith. I leave you racial dignity." Dr. Mary McLeod Professional Development Business Meeting and Event Foreign Languages Photography* Communication* Planning* Creative Writing in Spanish NEW! Digital Image Management Effective Business Wrning Contracts, Vendors and Spoken French I Photography Introduction Reviewing Basic Grammar Negotiations Spoken Spanish I and II Studio Lighting Effective Meeting and Event English -. Planl*lg --. 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e a: I.L c z < c (J) w :::) .... w > w c w z (J) :::; m :::) z ..J ..J :::) m ..:. w z 'i= z w (J) < Q a: 0 ..J u.. CHRISTINA TYLER Age: 18 Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tyler GPA: Talented Top Twenty Church: Without Walls International Church Awards and Honors: "Who's Who Among High School Students;" and Bright Futures Scholar. Activities: Current Teen President of The Greater Tampa Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc.; Founding member of the University Area Community Development Corporation Teen Council; Beta Honor Society; and National Honor Society. College: Howard University. Future Plans: Business and Marketing. JESSICA N. ROBINSON Age: 18 Parents: Joel and Cassandra Robinson GPA:4. 437 Church: Christ Community Christian Center Church. HAYMANOT BIRRA Age:18 Parents: Genet Wondimu and Michael Birra GPA Or Class Ranking: 10 outof290 Church: St. Paul Lutheran Church Awards and Honors: Honors Graduate and Bright Futures. Activities: Part-time job; church community; and com munity service College: University of Central Florida. Future Plans: To major in International Relations and minor in Sociology and Spanish ALESA COMMEDORE Awards and Honors: "Who's Age: 18 Who Among American High Parents: Emile and Pat School Students;" Superior Commedore Rating at Polk District Solo and GPA: 3.6 Unweighted; 6.5 Ensemble; Exce llent Rating at Weighted. State Solo and Ensemble; Church: Beulah Baptist University of F lorid a African In stitu tional Baptist Church f'merican Scho l ar; and Alpha Awards and Honors: N ationa l Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Achievement Finalist; National Kappa' Omicron Omega Honor Society; National Scholarsh .ip Winner. Spanish Honor Society; and AP KAWANDA FOSTER Age: 18 Parent: Chris Estinvil GPA: 5 87 Weighted; 3.47 Unweighted Awards and Honors: Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance Scholar ; High Honor Roll; St. Pete Times Barnes Scholarship Semi-Finalist; and Bright Futures Activities: Delta Gems ; Big Brothers/Big Sisters ; Student Government; Track; and Spanish Honor Society College: Univers ity of Miami Future Plans: To major in Biology (Pre-Med Track) and minor in Spanish; Cardiac Surgeon. JONOVAN TERRELL JAMES STAFFORD Age: 17 Parents: Valencia StaffordAikens and James Stafford GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.43 ; 1sth of 290 Church: Temple Crest Church of Christ. Awards and Honors: Voted Most Likely to Succeed; Nation a l Honor Society; 2nd in District, 3rd in State Database Design Florida FBLA Competition: Bright Futures Florida Medallion Scholar: and HHS Honors Graduate. Activities: President of The Distinguished Gentlemen of Hillsborough High School; President of Sigma Beta Club; Historian of Student Government Asso ciatlon; Tau Phi Eta: and Project Upward Bound College: Either Morehouse College or University of Central F lorida Future Plans: I plan to major in both Business and Graphic Design and open my own Graphics firm. Activities: Vice President of Scholar. Harrison Symphony Orchestra; a t hospi-"The future belon gs Jazz sand; President of t a l s church; Smg in Youth R r ebrarid Youth Choir at Christ Choir; and to thbse iVho believe Community; and 12th-. .. Barid; and College: of South .. ((.: ... : Fl()rida. < : : ..._ : .. .:. College: University of F lorida. I plan to contln. ,., d ms w Future Plan:s: To major in. ue re. a 1.. _:, .. CJ Business Adm it.listration and to possibly. major 10 Eleanor Roosevelt minodn ,. Internation a l or History .. JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL JASMINE EARLS Age: 17 Parents: Michael Earls and Terr i Earls GPA: 5.35 Awards and Honors: Miss Jefferson High School 2006 Academic Program ; National Honor Society; National Technical Vocationa l Honor Soc i ety; French Honor Society Top 10% of C la ss ; and Certified Completi on of International Criminal Law and Justice Magnet Program. Activities: Big Brother, Big Sister Mentoring Program; Fundraiser Diabetes Walk; Varsity Track and Field; and Varsity Flag Football. College: University of Florida Future Plans: To obtain a degree in Fashion Design and Minor in Business Management while working as a 9-1-1 Dispatcher and invest my earn ings i n Real Estate COREY HOOKS Age: 18 Parent: Deborah Hooks GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.96, 33rd in Class Church: Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church Awards .-nd Honors: Acceptance to 3 Florida Universities: Tampa Workforce Alliance Scholarship; Principal's Honor Roll Student: and National Honor Society President. Activities: National Honor Society President; National Technical Honor Society; DECA Blue; and Track Captain. College: Florida State University. Future Plans: To major in F inance Age: 1 8 Parents: Yolanda Dean and Anthony Dean GPA: 5.03 Awards and Honors: Scholar Athlete of the Year; 5th Place DECA State Competition; and Mu A l pha Theta. Activities: Footbal l; Student Government; Track and Field; and DECA. College: Middle Tennessee State Uni versity to play football LAKEISHA SIMMS Age: 18 Parent: Sonya King GPA: 5.66 Church: Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Churc h Awards and Honors: Nat i onal Achievement Finalist; "Who's Who Among American High School Students" Recipient; National Honor Society; Certified Completion of International Criminal Justice Magnet Program; and Top 7% of Class Activities: Girl Scouts of America; Student Government Association; Church Youth Choir; Poetry Slam Member; and Manager of Varsity Boys Basketball. College: Florida State Univers i ty Future Plans: To become a prominent Entertainment AHorney mi "The most'fl& il' I aspect'WJ I lof freedom o l speech is freedom Ito All catton zs a contin-uous dialogue -questions and l answers that purlsue every prob llem on the horilzon Th at is .'the essence of academic freedom." WilliqmO.


EDEN TRAMEL Age: 18 Parents: Chester and Yvonne Tramel GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.9, 1oth Church: Glorious Church .,Of God In Christ. Awards and Honors: Accepted into Beta and President of NTHS. Activities: Basketball Manager and helped with the Walk for Diabetes. College: University of South Florida Captain Football Team ASHLEY HAROLD COOKE, Ill Age: 17 Parents: The late Ashley Harold Cooke, Jr., Joli Cooper Nelson, and Anthony Nelson. GPA: 3.6 in the nation and #87 player in Florida's Top 100; and Rated the #14 recruiting prospect by St. Pete Times "Top 25 Bay Area. Activities: Football Team; Church Youth Group (Bible Based Fellowship Church) and Usher Ministry; FCA Fellowship of Christian Athl etes; Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp Counselor 2006; and Advanced Placement Art. College: Georgia Institute of Technology. Future Plans: To major in Business Management. KATHLEEN HIGH SCHOOL (Lakeland) Awards and Honors: National jj Honor Society, Honor Roll ; o Superior M. P. A. Districts ; and J< Superior a t Solo and Ensemble. l> Activities: Member of KHS < Red Hot Voices ; Member of the Mixed Ensemble ; Member of 1\) Caroling Ensemble; and g Member of Women' s --..J Ensemble. College: Florida Memorial University Future Plans: To/major in Accounting. : ; : ;:;:;:;:;:;:;:;:;:;:;:;::;:;: : :::=::: L..-M_A_R_I_L Y-N-"D_A_R_L_E=N-E .... "'""' are not an edu-l!l BENNETT .:.[:cation, but the means_: lr!l!of education." !l Age: 17 Parents: Clinton and Kathy Fowler. GPA:3.2 Church: First Baptist Institutional Church ilr: Ralph waldo! llfJ ;:::::::: Emerson::::, "T1 r 0 :a Future Plans: To become a web designer and get my Computer Engineering Degree. JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL Church: New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: Honor Roll Every Semester; -1 of 3 Chosen for the Florida's Boys State; 1 of 4 Chosen Nationwide for the University of Notre Dame African American Scholars Program; Jesuit Celebration of the Arts Show 1st Place; and University of Flo'rida African American Outstanding Scholars Program. Activities: Varsity Football (Captain); Tampa Bay Buccaneers Youth Advisory Board; President of the Greater Tampa Chapter of Jack and Jill, (President); Jesuit Diversity Outreach Initiative; and New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Youth Basketball League; Volunteers with Metropolitan Ministries; The 6 > en m z Chances are 3 to I BRYAN BEASLEY Children's Home; SADD; and the YMCA. College: University of Notre Dame. Future Plans: To pursue a degree in Investment Banking. Captain Baseball Team Parents: Dr. and Mrs. Sterling JORDAN JOHNSON Beasley. Awards and Honors: Eagle Age: 18 Status with Boy Scouts; Jack Parents: Charlotte and Elijah and Jill Drum Major Award for Johnson, Jr. Community Service; Jesuit GPA: 3.73 out of 4.00 grade Special Award; Outstanding scale. Male Athlete at 2006 Church: St. Peter Claver Southeastern Te en Regional Catholic Church. Conference; and Hor10r Awards and Honors: National Student. Achievement Scholar and One AcUviUes: Member of. Key of the Captains of the Baseball Club;. Tennis Team; and Team: Volunteered more than 400 Activities: Varsity Baseball; Hours w.i,h 6 Community Service;and Organizations. -at Land & Sea Market doing : College: Sales. University. College: Undecided. Future Plans: To pursue a Plans: .To major in degree in -Sports Biochemistry and hopefully go ManagemenUFinance, to conon to become an Orthopedic tinue to play, college and Surgeon. ., \ to his community. "Education make a eople easy to lead, : -., bftf f;lifficplt to .,.:.. j easy--to g(j:ver. n,-:but I to > ... ... : MICHAEL PETERSON .. !U ;,. Parents: Pete and Marfene Peterson. Ctiu r:ch: BibleB ased Fellowship CHurch. Awards and1 Hor1ors: Awarded Football Scholarship to Georgia 'Tech; Hillsborough All-Star Game Selectlonf'Florida Athleti'C Coaches Association North .. FL 1 All-Star Game by Rlvals.com, #40 c o rnerback that you know an HCC grad. \ \ .. From the fireman who saves your house, to the photographer who puts you in pictures, to the computer tech who keeps you onli ne. : .;: ;-"; :,, ;: --t,..: ,:. you're bound to .< .. an HCC alurn:" ,: 'I .. I .. -:And one of the they make a -c:Ufference in' your. life -is because we made a ":-difference In theirs. -. :::! z m r I tD c: r r m -4 z "'D c: -tD. .. ,.;.. r '"-' en :I: m c m < m <. :a -< -4 c: m en c > z c "T1 :a 6 .(


,..... 0 0 N CX) T"" :: > < c a: LL c a: u... c z <( c en w :::;) .... > a: w > w c w J: en :J m => D. z ILi ..J ..J :::;) m ..!. w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ..J u... ,,,, KING HIGH SCHOOL KING PH .IDS KEVIN DONALDSON Age: 18 Parents: Katy and Kevin Donaldson. GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.6, 88/300 Church: Corpus Christi Catholic Church Awards and Honors: Academic Honor Roll; Defensive MVP for Varsity Football ; lronman Award for King High School Football Team; and Scholarship to play for West Virginia Weslyan Activities: Football; Basketball; and Track and Field College: West Virginia Weslyan. Future Plans: To play College Football and major in Exercise Science Age: 18 Parent: Nastraletta B. Everett GPA Or Class Ranking: 6 .32. Church: Brown Memorial Church Of God In Christ. Awards and Honors: National Achievement Finalist ; "Who's Who Among American High School Students;" National Society of High School Scholars member; AP Scholar Award; and University of South Florida 2006 Intern; (presenta tion of Research findings at Florida's Annual Youth Prevention Conference in Orlando). Activities: Brandon All Stars Cheer and Dance; Faith, Hope and Charity Youth Choir; Brown's Memorial Mission Department; National Honor Society ; and Spanish Honor Society. College: University of Alabama's International Honors College. Future Plans: To double major in International Relations and Spanish ; a career in foreign work, United Nations, and or interpretive work SANDY JOSEPH Age: 18 Parents: William and Annasia Joseph GPA Or Class Ranking: 4th Awards and Honors: Tribune Honor; Top 5% Honors Graduate; and UM Trustee Scholarship Activities: National Honor Society; Pre-Collegiate; Student Government HR Representative; and Work at Boston Market. College: University of Miami Future Plans: To become a Psychologist. irULATIONS You Did It!. We Wish You Much Success In Your Furore Endeavors DR. WilliAM F. MARSH & MARSH !' STAFF ... itt: ,. AvenUe ALEXANDRIA N. LEWIS Age: 17 Parents: Amos and Tonya Lewis. GPA: 5.68 Awards and Honors: National Achievement Finalist; National Honor Society; National Spanish Society; National Honor Roll Nomination; and Ventures Scholars Program. Activities: Amnesty International Club; National Honor Society; and Thespians Club Lovers of Bologna." College: University of Miami Future Plans: To become an Obstetrician. NANA Y. MARFO Age: 18 Parents: Kofi and Rose Marfo. GPA: 6.189 Awards and Honors: National Achievement Finalist; University of Pittsburgh Honors Challenge Scholarship; Senior Notables : Best All-Around; and Florida Academic Scholar (graduating as). Activities: Relay for Life Raising Money and Coordinating Activities (Entertainment Chair); Music -singing, playing guitar, and piano; Theatre Singing and Acting in School Musical; Coaching Gymnastics (volun teer); and Key Club Sergeant At-Arms College: University of Pittsburgh. Future Plans: To work in the field of Psychology and hope fully do humanitarian work. D' ARRA WILLIAMS Age:17 Parents: Mae Sims and Darryl Williams, Sr. GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.4, asth Church: College Hill Church Of God In Christ. Awards and Honors: Bright Futures; "Who's Who Among American High School Students;" ftational Society of High School Scholars; Most Improved District Player. Girls Basketball; and Coaches Player Growth Award. Actlvltlea. ::: Girls. Varsity Basketball; Girls Rag Football; Project Upward Bound; Usher at College Hill Church of God In Christ ; and Eating Food. College: University of Central Florida Future Plans: To attend University of Central Florida and major in Education; To become a professional basketball player; back-up High School "Algebra 1" Teacher MYEASHA L. WILLIAMS Age: 18 Parent: Machele D. Reeves Franklin GPA: 4.2 Church: Christ Of Calvary Community Church. Awards and Honors: National Honor Society; Principal's Honor Roll ; National Dean's List; and Key Scholar. Activities: Volleyball Club, Volleyball; Track and Field Captain; and Pre-Collegiate Club President. College: Undecided; Unsigned for Volleyball Scholarship Future Plans: To become a Physical Therapy/Kinesiology. LAKE GIBSON HIGH SCHOOL (Lakeland) Step Team Captain KAMARA BROWN Age:17 Parents: Karen and Milton Brown GPA: 3.9; 34/399. Church: Bethel Gospel Tabernacle. Awards and Honors: 4th Place Accounting II, F. B. L. A : District; Curriculum Award for Finance Academy; Florida Medallion Scholars Scholarship; Student of the, Month (December); and "Who's Who Among American High School Students., \ 0 Activities: Captain of the Step Team; Future Business Leaders of America (Historian); National Honor Society; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; and Finance ... College: University of Central Florida. .. Future Plans: To major in Finance with a"' minor in


)> MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL ANTONIO L. WILSON Age: 18 Parents: Bridget Wallace and Ammon Wilson. GPA: 4 0 Church: Christ Community Christian Center Church. Awards and Honors: Award for Career Experience Activities: Track and Field and F. C. C. L. A. Club Future Plans: To attend Polk Community College or Travis Tech. LETO HIGH SCHOOL ASHLEY ANN COLLINS Age: 18 Parent: Carol Ann Collins GPA Or Class Ranking: 4th Church: Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: 2nd place Book-A-Rama Winner; All Star Actor; Honor Roll; and Most Lead e rship Activities:. BETA; Drama "Thespian" Club; National Honor Society; Student Council; and Tri-M College: Florida State University Future Plans: Undecided. direction in which educa-. tion starts a man deter .his I f' ture." :. 'i .,,a_ .. o t ; ALICIA DEERING Age: 18 Parents: Joyce and Winfred Deering Activities: Basketball and Beta College: University of South Florida Future Plans: To major in Accounting JAMIE JENNINGS Age: 17 Parent: Paula Jennings QPA Or Class Ranking: 19th Awards and Honors: Honor Roll; Regional and State Award for Track; Placed 3rd in Annual Hispanic Essay Contest; and ""Varsity and Academic Letter. Activities: Track and Field; Best Buddies Vice President; Education Talent Search ; Beta; and Flag Football. College: Undecided Future Plans: Undecided JAVON D. SMILEY -Age:17 Parents: James Smiley and Janet Smiley Church: Unity First Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Senior Class Vice President; Football Team Captain ; NHS; and Iron Man Award for Football. Activities: Football; Flag Football Coach; and Senior and School Class Activities. College: University of Central Florida Future Plans: Sports Trainer.. BRYAN R. VENZEN Age: 18 Parent: Brenda E Venzen GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.73, 8th in my class Awards and Honors: All County Team for Basketball (Hillsborough); High Honor Roll; Key Scholars; and Tribune Scholars Activities: Basketball 4 years; NHS; French Club; Educational Talent Search; and BETA. College: University of Central Florida Future Plans: Architecture. CHRISTA LAIDLER Age: 18 Parents: Walter and C arrie L a idler GPA: 3 .21 Church: Christ Community Christian Center Church Awards and Honors: Honors Cord for Community Service; Kaleidoscope Butterfly of Lakeland Art Contest; and Recipient of Minority Scholarship from Florida Southern. Activities: News Anchor for school news at McKeel; Teacher's Assistant; Television Camera Operator for school activities; member of F irebrand Youth Choir at Christ Community; and Eagles Wings Television Crew Member College: Florida Southern College (already accepted). Future Plans: ,To major in Criminology .. ''The man who graduates today and stops !earning tomorrow iS.. uneducated ,\ .,, I > I ,, ,'; ,,_ :Newton D. Baker .' \t ,, .... _,., Valedictorian (Traditional) RALPHY ADELSON Age: 18 Parents: Raphael and Ula Adelson GPA: 5 5 Church: First University Seventh Day Adventist (S.D.A.) Church Awards and Honors: Valedictorian; University of Florida Presidential Scholarship; Bright Futures Medallion; Ge'nzyme Scholarship; and Tampa Tribune Scholars Program Activities: Gentlemen's Quest President; Varsity Track and Field ; Varsity Cross Country; Chamber Choir ; and National Honor Society. College: University o f F lorida Future Plans: Biology Major. Co-Valedictorian (Magnet) JASMINE BROWNE Age:18 Parent: Kathry Browne GPA Or Class Ranking: 6.8, 1 st Awards and Honors: National Achievement Semi-finalist; Tribune Sch.Qiar; National Honor. Society; and National T echnlcal Honor SOciety. Activities: Engineering Club; First Robotics; BET A Club; and ._ Model United Nations: : College: Rose-Hulmar. Institute of TechnolOgy .. Future Plant: Me'chanical '. Engineering JAMICIA FRANKLIN Age: 18 Parents: Rev Reginald and Sonia Frankl i n GPA: 3 75 Church: Mt. Pleasant M B Church Awards and Honors: High Honor Roll; SAC President; Drum Major; District and State Finalist for CECF; and Qualified :s: ... J 1\) 0 0 """' for National BPA Competition. Activities: Marching and Concert Band; Student Advisory Committee; and 'T1 Education Talent Search. 5 College: Florida A & M ::c University c Future Plans: To major in Ag-l> Business and minor in Forensic en Science NIGEL D. LEWIS :j z m r:l::r:l c: r r m :j z "tt c: Ill r c;; :2: m c m < m ::D < Age:18 Parents: Jackie and Milton Lewis en GPA Or Class Ranking: 1 7 of < Church: Van Dyke Methodist l> Awards and Honors: 1st Team All-Conference (Soccer) and High Honor Roll. 22 Activities: Varsity Soccer C C a ptain; Stu d ent Gov e rnment Vice President; National Honor Society; Engineering Club; and Youth Council. College: University of Florida. Future Plans: Civil E ngineering not a d y of. knowl e dge salted in a card file. It is a l tastefor knowledge, taste for. philosophy, i you :wilk a capaCitY to to: question to erc e ive relationships, between fields o knowledge and experience. : A Whitney Griswol4 l,


1'-0 0 N co T"' MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL Cheerlesding Captain SHERENA MURDOCK Age: 17 Parent: Jamesena Murdock. GPA Or Class Ranking: 4 .1, #6 in Class Church: Calvary Tabernacle Awards and Honors: Principal s Honor Roll, 2nd and 3rd Nine Weeks ; Captain of Cheerleading Team; and Member of NTHS (National Technical Honor Society). ;;: Activities: Varsity Cheer Team c and Member of HOSA (Health a; O ccupations Students of LL Americ a ) C College: Florida A & M University Future Plans: To major in ;;: Food Science and Pharmacy c 0 w ;:) .... > a: w > w c w :r CIJ :::i a:l ;:) c. z ..J ..J ;:) a:l ....:. w z z w 0 c( c a: 0 ..J LL SHEROD MURDOCK Age :17 Parent: Jamesena Murdock. GPA Or Class Ranking: 2 7 Church: Calvary Tabernacle. Awards and .Honors: First T earn All State Footb all and Football Scholarship to the Univer s ity of Pittsbur g h Activities: Footb a ll T r a ck, and Tennis. College: University of Pittsburgh Future Plans: To major i n Business Manage m ent and p l a y footbalt for the P itt s burgh P a nther s. Cheerleadlng Ctlpteln TERRENCIA NICHOLS. 'P' ( w Age: 17 CJ Parents: Kar e n a nd Leonard H a rt, arid the l a t e Terrence Nichols Sr1 GPA: 4 0 Church : Life In Christ Awards and Honors: Nationa l Te chn i c a l Hono r Soc iety and Pri ncip a l s Honor Roll. Activities: Che e rlead i ng Captain; D e rri c k Brooks Chariti e s B rooks Bunch; Healt h Occupations Students of Amer i ca (HOSA); Educ at iona l Tal ent S e a r c h (ETS); and SAC ( Student Adv i sory Com m itte e). Future Plans: To atten d University of South Florida a n d major in Pre-Medicine KRISTOPHER SANDERS SHELLEY VALESCO Class President REVA ROSARIO Age: 18 Parent: Tanya D. Harris GPA Or Class Ranking: 2.9, ranked #33 Church: New Progress M B. Church Awards and Honors: Talented Tiger; Top 20% of Senior Class; S e n i or Class President ; and Honor Roll Activities: Big Brothers and Big S ister s ; Student Government; FBLA ; SAC; and Educational Talent Search -College: Hil l s borough Communit y College Honor Program for two years then University o f Florida Future Plans: To own my own business a nd graduate from the University of Flor ida JONATHAN SANDERS Age:17 Parent: Julie Jackson GF'A Or Class Ranking: 2.6777, 7 0 o f 1 7 8 Church: Evening S tar Mi ss ion a ry B a ptist Chur c h Awards and Honors: Be s t WA for F ootball Activities: Football; Track and Field ; and Park i ng Committee ; College: Florida A & M Univ e r s ity Future Plans: B u siness M a nagement or Sport s M e di c i ne Age: 18 Parents: Linda Sanders and Roland Hayes GPA:3.0 Church: New Mount Zion M B. Church Awards and Honors: National Honor Society. Activities: McDonald' s Fairgrounds ) Works at (MLK, College: Un i ve r s i ty of South Florida Future Plans : Undecided Age: 17 Parents: Katherine Burns, Remelle Johnson, and Delmas Va l esco. GPA:2.8 Church: North Bay Missionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Perfect Attendance Awards and High Honor Roll. College: Un i v ersi ty o f South F l or i da "The supreme end of education i expert discernment in all things -,:the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, : and to prefer the good and the gen uine to the bad and the counterfeit." Samuel.J LEONARD VINCENT WARREN, II Age: 18 Parents: Leonard and Verna Warren GPA:2.44 Church: St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: District Winner Career and Educat ion; and Honor Roll 3rd Quarte r Activities: NAACP Yo u th Co un c il; Gentlemen s Q u est ; 100 Youth; Jr. Civi tans ; and Male M entor. College: Florida A & M University or H illsborough Com m u ni ty College Future Plans: To majo r in Bus i ness


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NEWSOME HIGf:l SCHOOL 0 PLANT HIGH SCHOOL 0 N co T"" :E >=' <( c a: LL. c a: lL c z <( c en w 1-ft w > w c w :I: en :::::i m a. z ..J ..J m ...:. w z w en i a: 0 ..J lL LONNIE C. CARR, Ill Age: 17 Parents: Lonnie and Sheila Carr GPA: 4.1 Church: First Baptist Church of Progress Village Awards and Honors: Presidential Scholarship Recipient, Florida A & M University; Key Scholar; and C. L Sloan Scholarship Recipient. Activities: Varsity Football; Science Brain Bowl Captain; Student Government Association; Step Team; and Youth Usher Board member. College: Florida A & M University Future Plans: Florida A-& M University College of Pharmacy and Medical School .-. ILEA JACKSON Age: 17 .1 .; Parents: Carl jackson and Docia Jackson QPA: 3.17 Awards and Honors: JENNIFER LOUIS Age: 17 Parents: Jean Louis and Marie Louis. GPA: 4.68 Church: Nativity Catholic Church. Awards and Honors: Honor Court (for Graduation); Invitation to the 1sth Annual African American Achievers Awards Night; High Honor Roll; and Selected to attend a 2006 Lead America Youth Leadership Conference Activities: Key Club; National Honor Society; National Technical Honor Society; Debate Club; and Volunteer for the Fish Hawk Ranch Activities Department. College: University of Tampa Future Plans: To major in PreMed. Cheerleader Captain TAYLOR O'NEAL -Age: 17 -, Parents: Dr. Henry Jerome O'Neal and San Vernetta S. O'Neal GPA:5.62 Awards and Honors: Honor Court of Senior Class; Solo and Ensemble Superior Medalist; National Honor Society mem ber; National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS); and Secretary of Rho Kappa History Honor Society Activities: Fish Hawk La Crosse' Player (Point position); Hands On Tampa Bay United Way Volunteer; Selected as participant In Florida State University Music Camps; Festival of Winds at University of South Florida; Quad County at University of Tampa and All County and par. ticipates in Marching Band and Full Orchestra. University of Florida Future Plana: Plan on going to the University of Florida and studying Pre-Med or Engineering.\ ::' ... t S.A.L.S.A. Award; High Honor Roll Awards; and Chorus Awards Actl_vltlea: President of Club ($qui'ld and light Stude nt Association); In Advanced Ladies Choir; and actlveln Drama Tech -'t! .. .. ,. c Co(lege: Hi .lls' bo.rough '}!. yo liege : (Ybor Campus) W ._.,_-,.,.,. k .. C!J Future Plans: Own a music i if school or. be an entertainer ,. ... __ .., ). ,, l.t PAUL LAWRENCE SHEEHY, Ill Age: 18 Parents: Dr. Paul and Mrs (Debra) Sheehy, Jr. Church: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church Awards and Honors: Scholar, Congressional Youth Leadership Program, Washington, DC, 2007 Scholar, National Youth Leadership Program on LAW, Washington, DC 2007; Global Scholar, International Youth Leadership Program, New York City & Washington, DC 2007; International Scholar, National Youth Leadership Program, Vienna 2007; Invitee, Dwight Eisenhower People to People Youth Ambassador Program, 2007; Regional Teen Leadership Advisory Board, Jack & Jill of America, Inc., 2007; Scholar Hillsborough County Employees Martin Luther King Scholarship, 2007; and Heritage Scholar, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Gamma Theta Omega Chapter, 2007. Activities: Page and Messenger Program Selectee, State of Florida, House of Representatives, Tallahassee, Florida, 2007; Teen Executive Board, Tampa Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc., 2006-07 Member; Speech and Debate Team, 2006-07; Volunteer Tutor, Sheehy Elementary School, 2007; and Member, Future Business Leaders of America. College: Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA Future Plans: Health and International Business Law. JERONSQUISHEPARD Age: 17 .. Parents: Ronald and Bawana Shepard GPA: 2.7 SAHARA SHILLINGFORD Age: 17 Parents: Caryl Leblanc and Dian LeBlanc GPA: 3.30 Church: St. Stephen Catholic Church Awards and Honors: National Technical Honor Society; High Honor Roll; and Honor Roll Activities: Sports (Cross Country and Track and Field); Community Service at Tech Play Zone on Boyette; and Involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters Program College: Undecided Future Plans: To study law and become a lawyer AMANDA TYLER Age: 18 Parents: Lee and Judy Tyler Awards and Honors: National Honor Society; National Technical Honor Society; and Spanish Honor Society Activities: Varsity Soccer; Student Government Association; Student Advisory Committee; and Tampa Youth Council. College: Spelman College Future Plans: To majorin Biology or Pre-Med and beeome an Orthopedic Doctor .. -. ern zgnorance: and people who mean to be their own ernors, mus arm themselves with the power Principal: Robert Nelson, Ill Graduates: 440 Valedictorian: Juliet Buesing Salutatorian: Jessica Arizu Class President: Josh Albert CYNTHIA 0. AKAGBOSU Age: 16 Parent: Lilian Akagbosu GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.83/5.99 and 32/440 Church: Christ The King Catholic Church Awards and Honors: AP Scholar; A score of Superior at the Orchestral Solo & Ensemble Festival; Outstanding Participant for the National Achievement Award; Mu Alpha Theta; and Social Studies Honor Society Activities: Astronomy Club (Board Member); Volu nteering at Kaiser Permanente for 35 hours; Statistics Math Team; Orchestra; and Ebony Scholars. College: Dartmouth College or Johns Hopkins University Future Plans: Pre-Medicine in order to become a doctor. 'KIAHHN L. JACKSON Age: 17 Parents: Sharon and Marvin Jackson GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.8, 44/440 Church: First Missionary Church of Seffner Awards and Honors: AP Scholar -r Activities: Mam .ber of Plant Orchestra; Cello; Community Service; Girl Scouts ; 13 Years; Youth Ministries at Church; and : National _..-.:. Society Treasurer : which' knoivl-Awards and Honora: Qualified for All County Meet (Track); and Qualified for Regionals (Track) in 20Q-Meter Dash, 4 x 100Relay. a ,r,,: A'ctlvitles: Football and Track e ge gtVeS. .' : College: Uniyerslty pt Floiida and Field '.;."; College: Lakeland College (Wisconsin) Future Plans: tlndecided Madison Future Plans: To earn a Business Management Degree, then obtain a law from J.Unlverslty of Florida and become a Lawyer.'


PLANT CITY HIGH SCHOOL WILLIAMSON Buddies member; JULIAN DAVID SCOTI Age:18 Parent: Angela B. Wright; Uncle and Aunt, Rudolph and Jennifer Wright. GPA: 4.83 Church: Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Student Advisory Committee; Ebony Scholars; Hillsborough County Scholar; Advanced Placement (AP) Honors Graduate; and Bright Futures Scholar. Activities: International Thespian Society; Senior Committee; Freshman Mentor; Peer Mediator; and Drama, IV. College: Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA; Presidential Scholarship. Future Plans: To major in Biology and become an Anesthesiologist, M. D. Age:18 Parents: Darryl and Julie Williamson GPA: 3.92 Church: Living Faith Baptist Awards and Honors: Top 100 Recruits in the nation; Times Player of the Year; All Suncoast Player of the Year; National All American; and State Champion MVP. Activities: Volleyball; SAC (Student Advisory Committee); Thespian; Ebony Scholars; and Choir College: University of Miami Future Plans: Broadcast Journalist. KENDALL WILSON Age: 17 Parents: Charles and Belinda Wilson GPA Or Class Ranking: 7/446 Church: Christ The King Catholic Church Awards and Honors: National Achievement Commended Scholar; AP Scholar; Wendy's High School Heisman Nominee; and Quill and Scroll Honor Society Activities: Varsity Cross Country and Track; Yearbook; Ebony Scholars; Wyldlife Leader; and I Dare You College: Yale University Future Plans: Pediatric Surgeon VONSHEA' DURN Age:18 Parent: Mary Davis GPA Or Class Ranking: Weighted: 4.35; Unweighted: 3.33; Class Rank 69 of 458. Church: Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Plant City. Awards and Honors: Honor Graduate; National Honor Society; President of Power Program; Workforce Alliance; All American Cheerleader; NCA -National Cheerleader Association; Senior Superlative; and September Senior of the Month. Activites:1 st Black Varsity Cheerleading Captain at Plant City High School; PCHS Representative "Student Forum" before Hillsboro_ugh County School Board, (My pur pose was to incorporate the studying of the Student Handbook in the required study course to improve student con duct); Track and Field; 2006 DATlANA GAY -..... ... = .... -.... -0 z (/) c ,.... .... -,.... z ,.... n 0 z ,.... .... c:: r-. ,..... .... -0 z (/) c :I: m 0 m < m :IJ -< -4 c m CJ) c l> z c ., ::c c ,.... .... Ci) QUB UNDERGROUND 802 E. WHmNG ST. DOWNTOWN TAMPA, Fl33602 ;; m .. -". FO, R MORE INFQ: 813.541.8381 813.732.0943 813.516.4958 VNVI!VO SNOI1V1n!Vli9N()J AV9 VNVI!VO 6 .;:: ....


PEPIN ACADEMY NATHANAEL (NATE) BAXLEY Age: 18 Parents: Edward and Janet Baxley. GPA: 3.66/4th Church: Grace Family Church. Awards and Honors: National Hall of Fame (Tampa Bay Chapter) award winner for exceptional student athletes with high academic achieve ment; Hillsborough County All > Star, Football; All CountY. < Defensive Player Football, 2na Team; Bright House Network u. Community Service Award c Honoree; Wendy's Heisman Z student Athlete Representative; <( and Chamberlain High School's Iron Man Award. C Activities: Varsity Football, ffi played 4 years at Chamberlain ;:, HS; Varsity Basketball, 2 years 1-at Pepin, 1 year at Ec Chamberlain; Jackson Heights W Volunteer Peer Mentor, 125 [ij Hours Earned; Track, 2 Years c Chamberlain, shot put, discus, W and 200 meter; and Student Government. College: Undecided, pursuing r:D several colleges and athletic ;:) a.. programs. z Future Plans: To pursue a degree in Physical Therapy or ..J Physical Education. ._. ..J ;:) r:D ..=. w z i= z w en c( c a: 0 ..J u. ,I RIVERVIEW HIGH SCHOOL MATTHEW A. ESTEL Age:18 Parents: Jocelyne and Gerald Estel GPA: 3.34 Church: Nativity Church Activities: Rho Kappa (Social Studies Honor Society); and Riverview High School Orchestra. College: University of South Florida. Future Plans: To major in Accounting or Business Management. DOMINIQUE RICHARDSON Age: 18 Parents: Vincent and Vielka Richardson GPA: 6.1257 Church: Triumphant Church Fellowship Awards and Honors: Tampa Tribune Scholar; National Honor Society; and Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society). Activities: Sankofa (Black History Club); Mime Ministry; and D.I.V.A. Ministry. College: University of Florida. Future Plans: To major in Business Finance. : "The B11siness With Quality Service" 4}\'' JAADA RHONE Age: 17 Parents: Don Rhone and Aleta Rhone GPA: 5.345 Church: The Meeting Place Worship Center Awards and Honors: Academic Award; Orchestra's "Best in Class" Award; Conductor's Award; Top 5% of Graduating Class; and Second of 118 African American Graduates. Activities: Riverview High School Chamber Orchestra. College: University of South Florida. Future Plans: I plan to become a Cardiologist or to become a Cardiothoracic Surgeon. PORSCHE' SANDERS Age:18 Parents: Tangela Johnson and Frederick Sanders GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.18, 51st of 624. Church: Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: "Talented 20" top 20% of Graduating Class; Graduating with Honors; #4 of All American -Students at Riverview High School; and Recognized by the Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators. Hard To._AccomPiish ,Your .. Goals! ... i .. .-.. : .. ,,With Go4, Things Are Possible If I,. I ; Activities: President of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and NTHS (National Technical Honor Society) Member. College: Florida State University Future Plans: I plan on graduating from Florida State University with a Masters in Multinational Business. DEVANTE SPEAR Age: 18 Parents: Erica Spear and Melvin Spear. GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.7, ggth_ Church: Miracle Temple Church Of God In Christ. Awards and Honors: Talented 20 Program; Executive Treasurer of National Honor Society; Principal's Honor Roll; Graduating with Honors; and Florida Gold Seal Vocation Scholars Award. Activities: FBLA; Chess Club; National Honor Society; and National Technical Honor Society. College: University of Central Florida Future Plans: To earn a Masters Degree in Computer Engineering. ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Laura Zavatkay Graduates : 260 Valedictorian : Ellis Akins Salutatorian : Oliver Killoren Class President: Carl Davis EMANUEL CHATTERS Age: 18 Parents: Larry and Linda Chatters GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.6019/43rd of 255 -Awards and Honors: College Reach Out Program, 6 years; Men of Tomorrow Program; Ms. Teen Tampa Pageant Escort and Student Government Treasurer. Activities: Basketball Captain; Golf Team; National Honor Society member; and National Beta Club Secretary. College: University of Nebraska (LinCQin) Future Plaf\11: Psychology LORDBVRON DEESE, 2ND Age: 18 Parent: Lord Byron Deese, Sr. GPA Or Class Ranking:, 4.8, Ranked 33/255 Awards and Honors: Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholar Activities: Football Varsity; National Honor Society; Editor and Chief of Newspaper; and Track and Field College: Florida International University Future Plans: Engineering and Mathematics LANCE C. ELLERBE Age: 18 Parents: Linda Ellerbe GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.28, 52nd of 255 Church: Greater Heights Church Of Christ Awards and Honors: Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholar Activities: Track; Peer Mediation Club; and Youth Center Volunteering College: Florida A & M University Future Plans: To major in Electronic Engineering and minor in Music ASHLEY HENDRICKS Age: 18 Parents: Bryan and Lisa Hendricks GPA Or Class Ranking: 6.16, gth of 255 Awards and Honors: High Honor Roll; Florida Bright Futures Recipient (1 00%); and Florida Academic Scholar (Florida Bright Futures) Activities: Starlets Dance Team; National Honor Society Secretary; Spanish Honor Society Vice President; National Beta Club member; and Future Business Leaders ofAmerica Secretary. College: Florida State University MAURA LESLIE Age: 18 Parent: Jennifer Leslie GPA Or Class Ranking:4.5, 39th of 255 Awards and Honors: Principal's Honor Roll; High Honor Roll; President's Classroom; and Florida Medallion Scholarship (Bright Futures) Activities: Journalism; Golf; and Dance College: Florida Atlantic University Future Plans: Masters in Social Work, Child Welfare 'I "For I am myl mother's daugh-1 ter, and the \ drums of Africa b _eat in my heart. They will not' let me rest ivhile there a single Negro boy \ 1 h or gzr wzt out a chance to prove his


SICKLES HIGH SCHOOL FERRAN COLEMAN Age: 18 Parent: LaShonda Carson GPA: 5 0 Church: Without Walls International Church. Awards and Honors: Academic-Sports Scholar; National Honor Society member; and Mock Trial Outstanding Attorney Award. Activities: Varsity Cheerieading Captain ang FBLA Desktop Publishing 3r Place i n District College: Florida International University (FlU) Future Plans: To major in International Business and then Law School ASHLEY INGRAHAM Age: 18 Parents: Kenneth and Velda Ingraham; grandparents John Ingraham and the late Loretta Ingraham GPA: 3.5 unweighted, 4.9 weighted Church: New Salem Missionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Graduating with Honors in white; Bright Futures Scholarship; and Class rank of 65 out of 508 Activities: Girls Basketball Team; NHS member; FCA member; and part of church choir College: University of South Florida Future Plans: Accounting "He who learns but does think is lost. He who thinks butW..i does not learn is in great danger. "1.11 ,: JOSHUA MAYO Age: 17 Parents: Bruce and Penny Mayo GPA: 4 9 Awards and Honors: 2007 African American Achievers Award Hillsborough County; National Honor Society; Spanish Honor Society ; and High Honor Roll. Activities: Varsity Basketball ; YMCA Volunteer; Engineering Club; and Exchange Club College: Penn State University, Virgini a Tech University or North Carolina State University MAYAH PERKINS Age: 17 Parents: Kim Perkins and Vicky Perkins GPA: 5 .18 Church: Without Walls International Church. Awards and Honors: University of Florida Scholar; HABSE Award Scholar Recipient; "Who's Who Among American High School Students;" National Honor Society; and Davis Carr Scholarship Award Activities: Varsity Basketball; Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club); Psychology Club; Interact Club; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; and National Honor Society. College: University of Florida Future Plans: To major in PreMedicine; Career Choice: Anesthesiologist. TAMPA BAPTIST ACADEMY GEORG ETTA DENISE COX Age: 17 Parents: Mary D Morris and George Cox Ill GPA: 2 9 Church: Good News Baptist Church 1 Awards and Honors: Honor Roll ; Voted Best Smile; and Senior Class Secretary Activities: Yearbook Staff; Teacher's Assistant; Tutor; and Zeta Phi Beta Archonettes College: University of Central Florida. Future Plans: To earn a GREGORY E. DAVID, II Age: 18 Parents: Gregory and Louise David GPA: 2 .71 Church: Mt. Calvary Seventh Day Adventist. Awards and Honors: Regional and Winner for Track; and District Champion in the 200 m. Activities: Basketball, leading scorer for team, 18 points; and Track College: Florida A & M University. Future Plans: To become a Pharmacist. TIFFANY ROSE DAYS Age: 17 Parents: Craig and Dianna Porter Church: Faith Outreach Center Awards and .Honors:. Honor Roll. Activities: Softball and Journalism. College: Petersburg College Future Plans: To major in Business and Mortuary Business Degree in Sociological Studies. .. KHARI LA TASH LEMONS Age: 19 ... : Parent: Dr. Freddye Lemons : .... GPA: 3:2 Activities: Softball. .. College: Clark-Atlanta University... : : .. i -. ; Future Plans: 'To major. in Crirrilnology/Psychojogy. 1 ., r o c )> (/) m z ..... z m r I aJ c:: r r m :::! "'D. c:: aJ r (i) ::t m c m < m ..... c:: m (/). 0 )> z c ., ::g: 6 I .. I'


c a: LL c z < c en w 1-> a: w > w c w ::1: en :::i m a. z i= w ..J ..J m I ..J w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ..J u. TAMPA BAPTIST ACADEMY KEANDREA TITER Age: 17 Parents: Jackie Mentor and Kingsley Titer. GPA: 3.86 Church: Thonotosassa S. D A. Church Awards and Honors: Principal's Honor Roll; Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club); and National Honor Society. Activities: Basketball. College: Oakwood College. Future Plans: To become a Psychiatrist. TAMPA BAY TECH HIGH SCHOOL ; CEDRIC CUMMINGS BRITTANY DAVIS Age: 18 Parents: Jacquelyn and Norris Davis. GPA: 5 .14 Church: Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: Florida Agriculture and Mechanical. University Presidential Scholar ; Bright Futures Scholarship Recipient; and University of Florida Presidential Scholar. Activities: Student Bovernment President; Captain of Softball Team; National Honor Society member; Spanish Honor Society mem ber; and Beta member. College: Florida A & M University. Future Plans: To seek an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and to further pursue a Master's Degree at Duke University "Fugua School of Business." My career goai is to become a Hospital Administrator or Director. Age:18 Parent: lcelyn Bennett. GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.5971; 5th of 146. Church: Brown Memorial Church of God In Christ. Awards and Honors: 2007 Excellence in Math; Principal's and High Honor Roll; Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial Scholarship; African American Achievers Award: and Florida .. Academic Scholarship. Age: 18 Activities: Mu Alpha Theta CoParent: Regina CL!mmings President; Beta Club member; GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.48; National Honor Society mem. 12th of 239 bar; Pep Squad Vice President; Awards ,r.arid. Honors: and HOSA. Graduate with Honors; and. College: University of Florida. Ranked Number 12 in-my. Future Plans: After graduating class. -. from college, 1-plan to attend Activities: Prom; Grad Bash; University of South Florida to and Senior Field Day. obtain my Master's and College: Florida Gulf Coast Doctorate. 1 would then like to University. .,; work as a Neo-Natal Nurse in a Future Plans: To major m major hospital or private prac-c Sports Management. ,. tice.,_. :... .. !. /, ( #-g m.i .. zs BRITTANY DEXTER Age: 18 Parents: Mr and Mrs. Gerald (Linda) Dexter. GPA Or Class Ranking: 5 .1, 4th_ Church: Victory Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: African American Achievers Award from the Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators (HABSE). Activities: Beta Club; Spanish Honor Society; National Honor Society; and Pep Squad. College: University of Florida. Future Plans: Architecture and Historic Preservation. TIMOTHY FREEMAN Age: 18 Parents: Kyaufa George and Robert George. GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.3, 15th of 238. Awards and Honors: Principal's Honor Roll; High Honor Roll; and Graduating in white Activities: Work at an Insurance Company (Lincoln General); Educatonal Talent Search (ETS); and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). College: Howard University. Future Plans: To graduate college and start my career in International Business. SHAMIYA LUCAS Age: 17 Parents: Anita and Charles Lucas GPA: 5.2581 Church: Without Walls International Awards and Honors: HOSA Medical Spelling National Champion; and National Achievement Finalist. Activities: Faces of Courage volunteer and Avid Book Reader College: Duke University. Future Plans: Book or Magazine Editor. Cheerleading Captain ANGEL NEAL Age: 17 Parents: Cheryl Neal and the late Raymond Neal. GPA: 3.6 Church: St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: National Technical Honor Society; "Who's Who Among American High School Students;" African American Achiever Nominee; Quill & Scroll Nominee; and Sports Editor of Titan Newspaper. Activities: Florida Sentinel Bulletin Columnist; Varsity Cheer Captain; Miss Teenage Tampa Top 5; Photography Club; Best Dressed in the Academy of Journalism; and "Who's Who Among High School Athletes." College: North Carolina Central University Future Plans: To major in Mass Communications; earn a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Photography. I want to become a magazine editor. Wishing Much Peace, Joy & Prosperity To The By-And See Us For All Of Your Graduation Needs ., 0


Valedictorian ORVILLE PEMBERTON Age: 17 Parents: Orville and Sandra Pemberton. GPA: 5 5 Church: St. John Cathedral Awards and Honors: Outstanding Student of America; Venture's Scholar; and Valedictorian. Activities: National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta. College: University of South Florida. Future Plans: To become a Microbiologist. DERRICK R. PORTER -Age: 18 Parents: Misty Foster Frederick Lee Porter GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.78, Top 3%. Church: Brown Memorial Church Of God In Christ. Awards and Honors: FBLA District13 President; "Who's Who Among American High School Students" (nomination of membership); National Society of Hig' h School Scholars (nomination of membership; Placed sth in Accounting at the District FBLA Competition; and Graduating with Honors (Principal's and High Honor Roll). Activities: Derrick Brooks' First and Goal Charities; Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA); Educational Talent Search; Student Government; and Senior Senate. College: University of South Florida. Future Plans: To major in Accounting, graduate with a Master's in Accounting as well as receiving my CPA license. To become an Accountant or Internal Auditor for a big time firm (i.e. Ernst and Young, Morgan Stanley. ; ... JANAE THOMAS Age: 18 Parents: Cheryl and Fred Thomas GPA Or Class Ranking: 5 .31, 10th/146. Church: Greater Friendship M B Church Awards and Honors: "Who's Who Among American High School Students;" Most Community Service Hours (BETA); Most Community Service Hours (Key Club) ; Florida State University Freshman Incentive Scholarship Recipient; and Principal's Honor Roll. Activities: National Honor Society; BETA Club; and Key Club. College: Florida State University Future Plans: To become a Corporate Lawyer CHANDRA TRIPP Age: 18 Parents: Cathy and Stephen Tripp. GPA: 5.214 Church: Revealing Truth Ministries. Awards and Honors: Tampa Tribune Scholar and Florida State Incentive Scholarship. Activities: Student Government; National Honor Society; Softball; Future Business Leaders of America; and National Technical Honor Society. College: Florida State University. Future Plans: Undecided. ''We know ::what we are, ',but know no what we may be." Shakespeare ... .... I I WRIGHT Parents: Marsha and Charles Wright. Church: Attends St. John Progressive Activities: Baseball College: Hillsborough Community College and then Florida State University. Future Plans: To play baseball at H C C. for two years. Afterwards go to Florida State University and major in Engineering. TAMPA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL BETHANY L. BYRD-HILL Age: 17 Parent: Robin L. Hill. GPA: 3 0 Church: Allen Temple AME Church. Activities: Step Team member; Powder Puff Football Team Member; Performed in Chocolate Nutcracker Play; Will be a Crewe of Venus Debutante in 2007 (Fall). Future Plans: To become a Teacher --levels; act in Summer Theatre. K. J. PEARCE Age:17 Parents: Shannon and Barry Clark. GPA:3.0 Activities: Football. College: Howard University. Future Plans: To obtain a degree In Finance and Business. TAMPA PREP HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTINA E. GRAY Age: 17 Parents: Lonnie Gray and Wilma Moore. Church: Revealing Truth Ministries. Awards and Honors: Girls' Golf Outstanding Contributor; Honors List; and FHSAA State Championship Medalist. Activities: Chorus; Girls' Golf; Mentor at Graham Elementary School ; Volunteer at Academy Prep; and Volunteer at The First Tee of Tampa Bay. College: University of Richmond. Future Plans: To major in Business Administration or LPGA (Ladies' Professional Golf Association) Tour Pro. TARAH HINES Age: 17 Parents: Aida and Lionel Hines. Church: Crossover. Awards and Honors: National Honor Society. Activities: Theatre; Common Grounds (Diversity Club); Poetry Club; Ambassadors of Goodwill; and Peer Counseling. College: Pitzer College. JESSICA A. PETERSON Age: 17 Parent.s: Nell and Ronald Peterson. Church: New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.. Awards and Honora: Dean's List; Bay Conference; Senior State Team (Soccer); and Senior All-County All Star Team (Soccer) 0 Activities: Varsity Soccer _?( Captain; Key Club; Peer -Counseling; and Sunday :5: School Secretary College: Yale University. ..... Future Plans: To become a doctor WHARTON HIGH SCHOOL ANDRE DAWSON 1\J 0 0 -...! 'T1 r 0 :II c l> CJl m z :j z m r-1 m c: r-Age:18 r-m Parents: Larry and Deborah :j Dawson. z GPA: 4.07 "D Awards and Honors: Lettered C: in Academics; Varsity Football Unsung Hero (Team Captain); CJ) Chosen to attend NAACP ffi Summit; Student Profile in c "Who's Who Among m American High School Students;" and High Honor JJ. Roll. < Activities: Baseball (Varsity 4 c! Years); Football (Varsity 3 m Years); Read to Elementary Students (Turner Elementary); Volunteered at Pee Wee ....... Football Games (Field Prep.); and Scholarship Club. c College: Florida A & M University. lJ Future Plans: To major in B Business Administration and minor in Sports Management. "Education 1make a peoeasy to llead, but difI icult to 1 rive, easy @ I to govern,, ... < 11 I but impossi-M 0 ble. to en-slave."


,... 0 0 N co :E <( c a: LL WHAATON HIGH SCHOOL RONY DELISCA Age: 18 Guardians: Rosie Delisca and Jeanso Delisca GPA: 4 5 Church: Without Wa l ls Internat i onal Church Awards and Honors: Derrick Brooks "Caught Doing Right" Program; NAACP Recognition ; Honor Roll; and Scholar Athlete Award Activities: 8-2 Varsity Football and DECA Club Member College: Undecided 0 Future Plans: To become a li Firef i ghter, Self-Employed, or LL Entertainment. c z <( 0 en w ::) ... ii: w > w 0 w l: en :::i m ::) a.. CHARITY GRADY -z Iii Age: 18 ::f Parents: Talonya and ::l Woodrow Grady, Jr. m GPA: 6 15 Awards and Honors: African z American Outstanding Scholar ; i= Presidential Scholarship ffi (University of Florida); and en Presidential Scholarship < (University of Pittsburgh). 0 Activities: F l a g Football and li Key Club g College: Unive rsity of North u. Carolina. Future Plans: To major in Psychology Awards and Honors: Outstanding African American Scholars Program; Presidential Award; Academic Letter Recipient; and Academic Bar Recipient. Activities: Work; Flag Football ; BETA Club, (Treasurer); National Honor Society; and Scholarship Club College: University of Florida. Future Plans: I'm interested in Medicine / Pediatrics. VENTOURE WATKINS Age: 17 Parent: Verna Pearson GPA: 4.86 Awards and Honors: 3 Time Special Team Player of the W e ek ; Metro PCS Scholar ; HQ AF ROTC Scholar ; Prom Court; and Upward Bound President. Activities: Upward Bound President; Football; Track; Sigma Beta; and NHS College: Florida State University, Auburn, Central Florida, Un i vers it y of Detroit or Johnson & Wales. Future Plans: Entrepreneurship, Aerospace Engineering, and Acting. WINTER HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL (Winter Haven) NATASHA BOYER Age:17 Parents: James a nd Pa tricia Ballou GPA:3.7 I Church: Christ Community Christian Cente r Church Activities: Representativ e, Nationa l Honor Society; Volunt eer, T he Girls Inc F. B. L. A .; and Secretary, Spa ni sh Club. College: University of Central Florida Future Plans: To attend med Ica l school and become a REJANE NOEL tor, then open my own practice, helping those who can't afford Age: 17 to help themselves. Through c Parents: Beatrice and Kervens Inspiring others to focus on acts I& Noal. of kindness instead of material w GPA Or Claaa Ranking: 5 7, possessions, I plan to change CJ 33rd ._, ... the-world, even if It is just one < at a time. "The direction in which education starts a man will "To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act. "Education is the best provision for old age." Saying "If I believe it, I can achieve it" Uncovering your talents Choosing to be your own person ., reating new paths to follow\ xploring the possibilities 4 Standing up for what you believe. Sharing your gifts with the world II & I Our Best Wishes To You for ft Bright find Happy future. -Wilson funeral Home African-American Owned And Operated. "East Tampa's First" "Over 50 (813)248-6125 Fax .(813) 247 -1921' www.wilson-funeralhome.com \


Chess Club. ::o GARY ADULT HIGH SCHOOL ANGELA M. ADDISON, II Age:25 Parent: Angela Addison GPA: 2.50 Church: First Missionary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: Rothenberg Scholarship Activities: Employed. Family College: Hillsborough Community College. Future Plans: To become a Pharmacist. GABRIELLE CLARK Age: 18 Parent: Tracey Clark. GPA: 3.13 Church: Horizon Christian Church .. Awards and Honors: Bailey Family Foundation Scholarship and '"'illsborough Technical Career and Adult Assoc. (HTCAA) Scholarship. Activities: Spanish Club; Future Business. Leaders of America; and S.A .O.O. College: Erwin Technical Center; Hillsborough Community College. Future Plans: To major in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management. r<. RAYMOND J. FLOWERS Age: 18 Parent: Dorothy Hemandez. GPA: 2.50 Church: First Baptist. Aw arda and .Hqnora::. Principal's AWard. : ::: \ f A.rt; and" Y' 4 -College: Hillsborough 0 Community College. To major in Academy Prep Sends 18 WHITNEY RENDER Age:17 Parents: Willie and Severia Render GPA: 2 .79 Church: New First Union Missionary Baptist Church. College: Hillsborough Community College. Future Plans: To major in Business. ARIEL STANCIL Age: 19 Parent: Carrie Bell. GPA: 2.82 Activities: Employed College: Undecided. Future Plans: To major in Business FLORIDA A& M UNIVERSITY tffaa Cum t aude---AAM T. HAYES Age: 24 Parents: James and Gwen Hayes. GPA: Magna Cum Laude/B. S. and Master's Degrees in Business Administration, S. B. I. Church: New Mount Zion M. B. Church. Activities: NAACP, and CoFounder of PROACTIVE Volunteer Organization. Future Plans: To enter workforce as an Associate, Business Development, with the National Basketball Association (NBA). 'The man who gradu ates tQday and stops learn ing .tomorrow is uneducated the day (Vte,. ... : > Graduates On To High School ..... (X) 1\) 0 0 ...... "'T1 r-0 ::0 Girls who graduated from Academy Prep Center on Thursday were from left to right: Queen Williams, Genesis Serrano, Jasmine Rogers, Dominique Barker, Derecia cn Timmons, Sixta Rosendo, Essence Grant, Aerial Reese, and Brianna Knott. m z z m ':": m c: r rm z :"'0 c: m c (/). ::::t m 0 m < m ::0 -< -1 c: m (/) 0 l> z 0 "'T1 ::0 Boys who graduated from Academy Prep Center on Thursday were from left to right: 0 James Phillips, Rontavian Mack, Donnardo Fields, Paris Roberts, Randall Raines, Michael Kelley, Billy Gaines, Chardrick Copeland, and Julius Washington. On Thursday night, the direc tor, teachers, staff, faculty, and parents witnessed the graduation of the Academy Prep Center of Tampa. Mayor Pam Iorio was the keynote speaker at the ceremony where nine boys and nine girls earned the honor of being the first gradu ating class of the school. Lincoln Tamayo, Director ; of the school said, "This is our first graduating class and each of these students will be attending, most on full scholar ships, several preparatory high schools." The sc&ool catersto stu. in 5 grade through the st Each of the gradu ates will be attending :;chools throughout the county, and in some instances, in other states. The girls who earned their diplomas and their future destinations are: Dominique Barker, Tampa Prep; Essence Grant, Academy of Holy Names; Brianna Knott, Carrollwood Day School; Aerial Reese, Tampa Prep; Jasmine Rogers, Tampa Catholic; Sixta Rosendo, Tampa Catholic; Genesis Serrano, Clearwater Central Catholic; Queen Williams, St. Andrews School, Boca Raton, FL. The boys who earned their diplomas and their future destinations are: Chardrick Copeland, Blue Ridge School, Virginia; Donnardo Fields, Jesuit High School; Billy Gaines, King or Blake Music Magnet; Michael Kelley, Middleton Magnet; Rontavian Mack, Berkeley Prep; James Phillips, Blake Theatre Magnet; Randall. Raines, Middleton Magnet, Paris Roberts, St. Andrews School, Tennessee, and Julius Washington, Jesuit High School; Director Tamayo said he is very excited about the first graduation and that it is quite an accomplishment for any stu dents to enter prestigious high schools to continue their edu cation. But, to have the entire graduating class to achieve this is unheard of. The school is located at the corner of N. 15th Street and E : Columbus Drive. The students .. have a vigorous cu 'rricuitim that seeks not only to provide the best education possible, but to provide cultural exposure as wen Sta.ff Writer Iris B. Holton can be contacted .. by e-mail at irjsOsera-m .. { tinel.com; or by telephone N at (813) JI48Jil. 'fJ ,:, I c


..... 0 0 N co ,.... :E >" a: w > w c w :I: en :::::; m :::1 c. z i= w ..J ..J :::1 m .!I w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ..J iL CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE 2007 The Late MR. C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Founder and Grand President 1935-1977 GRADUATES MR. C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR. Grand President Grand Assembly Of Lily Security Benefit Assoc., Inc. THE LILY SECURITY BENEFIT ASSOCIATION AND THE LONGSHOREMEN LOCAL NO. 1402 ARE SPONSORS OF THE TAMPA PARK APARTMENTS C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR. Grand President S. KAY ANDREWS Executive First Vice Grand President I PEARL WASHINGTON Jacksonville Northeast Region Vice Grand President --.Ella Sue Polite Mamie Craig M. G.'Wade OFFICERS ROSA LEE WILLIAMS GWENDOLYN C. HAYES Tallahassee Grand Secretary Northwest Region MS. ALMA PURIFY Vice Grand President Grand Recorder WYNETTE THOMAS HINKLE I Orlando MAMIE CRAIG Central Region Grand State Deputy Vice Grarid President ROSSIE GEORGE C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, 11,1 Grand Treasurer Grand Inner Guard .. STATE DEPUTIES Agnes Jackson Perall L. Keys .. Rossie George-. -Eva Merkison ., -: : :. :;\ Harris .. -:, ., Alma Morris Julia Mae Nelson Hinkle Ke.lly Rosa Lee Williams Lar rena Allen .... Rosa Allen ? ;,--... l \""" I l


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