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Celebrating 65 Years In The Tanzpa Bay Area inar's I All SEE STORY ON PAGE 2-A YOUTH LEADERSHIP MOVEMENT GRADUATION HELD Recently, the Corporations to Develop Communities of Tampa Inc., (CDC of Tampa Inc.) held its graduation ceremony for 31 graduating high school seniors. The students have successfully completed the Youth Leadership Movement were also enrolled at Hillsborough, Middleton and Tampa Bay Technical High Schools. The program was created to help teenagers and young adults achieve their goals of self-sufficiency. It focuses on the educational process from high school graduation to graduation from college or a trade school. The graduation was held on May 13th at the Cyrus Greene Recreation Center. The honorees shown seated from left to right on the front row: Patriniqua Scott, Brittany Crosby, Whitney Robinson, Virnessa Thompson, Vonteshea Williams Tanquilla Hallback and Teshira Sessions. Shown on the back row from left to right are: Nikkyo Williams, Padetrla Scott, Cara Thomas, Terondeisha Parker Bruqusha Kirnes, Tarean Austin, Cierra Shepard Alicia Killins, LaShae White, Tony Smith, Michelle Washington, P at rique Peters, Antonio Chow, Raysean White, Terrence Mitchell Deon Robinson, and Tenodrick Bunts. Ms. Toni Watts Is the President and CEO of the CDC of Tampa Inc. and David Jones is the Youth Leadership Movement Manager. (Photography by BRUN SON). High Park Fees Hits Community Hard SEE PAGE 12-A Family Needs Help With Teen's Burial SEE PAGE 2-A Proverb "Those who control their tongue tvill have a long life.


0 c; Features N .,.f' UJ z :::> ""') Swearing In Ceremonv Held For New Fire Chief c a: LL BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Tuesday, June 1st, the City of Tampa held the Swearing In Ceremony for Tampa Fire Chief Thomas Forward. It took place in the Mayor's Conference Room in the Tampa Municipal Office Building Chief Forward, who is the second African American appointed by Mayor Pam Iorio to serve as Fire Chief, replaces Fire Chief Dennis Jones who retired last month The appointment was recently approved by members of the Tamp a City Council. Chief Forward i s a 26-year veteran with the Tampa Fire Department. He will earn $130,000 in his new capacity. After grad u a ti o n from hi g h school, Chief Forward entered the U S. Army a nd c served a four-year stint. He a: then returned to hi s hom e u.. town of Marianna, and served as a National R egistered < Emergency Medical > Technician for Jackson County Fire Rescue. en He also continued hi s military service as a Reservist and 1-attended Chipola Jr. College, > where h e completed requireffi ments for a fir e fight er. > In October 1983, h e was UJ hired as a Tampa firefighter and has served in num e rou s :I: en :::::; m Chief Thomas Forward is shown with his wife, Mrs. Cynthia Forward, at the swearing in ceremony on Tuesday morning. (Photography by BRUNSON). capacities s ince joining the department. Chief Fonvard received his first promotion two years after being hired He ea rn ed an Associa t e's Degree in Fire Science Techn o logy and in Electronic Syste ms T echnology; a Bachelor of Business Administration, and a Master's Degree in Management. Chief Forward is married to Cynthia M. Peace Forward and th ey are the parents of three children, Miortis, Lakia, and Thomas, II. They are active members of Grace Mary M B. Church, where Chief Forward serves as a Deacon and Chairman of the Board of Tru stees. :::> D.. z i= UJ ...J ...J :::> m If You Answer YES To Any Of The Questions Below -I Can Help! I ...J w z i= z UJ en a: 0 ...J LL < I N UJ C!J FRED HAYES Realtor ll111111 n1 Future Home Realty Do You Need A Short Sale? Is Your Mortgage Upside? Do You Need To Save Your Home ..,., ... ...,. Foreclosure? More .... Familv Seeking Help For Burial Of Slain Teen Instead of coming to a wake ceremony, the family of DeVante Lamar Dallas is encouraging the community to attend graduation on tonight (Friday), June 4, 2010, to join his graduating class from Durant High School. Graduation is being held at the Florida State Fairgrounds at 7 p. m. His mother, Mrs. Sunceray Dean, will accept his diplo ma. Although they will congratulate his class, they are grieving the death of the promising teen, who died on May 23, 2010 at the hands of another tee n. Dallas was attending a cla ss mat e's high school graduation party when an alte rc ation took place and h e was fatally shot. Also wounded were Jeffrey Thomas, 41, and Deron Richardson, 20. Khayri McCray, 18 a Clair Mel teen, has been c harged with second-degree DEV ANTE LAMAR DALlAS "Tae" murder and two counts of attempted second-degree murder. He is being held without bond at the Hillsborough County Jail. McCray was scheduled to graduate from Richard Spoto High School this month Funeral services to cele brate Dallas' life will be held Saturday, June 5, 2010, 12 p m. at Mt. Olive M. B. Church, Plant City. (For additional information see funeral notices.) A memorial fund has been set up at Sunshine State Federal Loan Association, 2400 Jim Redman Parkway, Plant City, that will accept donations to cover the funeral expenses of the young man affectionately known as 'Tae.' Those who make donations are requested to refer to the DeVante Lamar Dallas Memorial Fund. Rumors Of Retaliation Hillsborough County Sheriffs Dept. spokesperson, Debbie Carter said additional security was in place at Spoto High School a few days after the shooting. There had been rumors of retaliation, however, she said the department was not able to substantiate those rumors and there have been no prob lems. Everything is back to normal at the school," she said on Thursday. Fitness Trainer's Familv Feels His Murder was Senseless Rodney Jones had enjoyed a night out at the Cotton Club in West Tampa last Sunday The fitness trainer was someone who was finally enjoying life when he was fatally shot in what polic e believ e was not a random act. Jones, 42, left the club early Monday morning and got into his car when he was approached b y 2 armed men. Police believe the men either knew Jones, or knew of him when they robbed and shot him severa l times. He was pronounced dead at the scene. No arrests have been made in the shooting. Daphne Stephens, Jones' sister, said her brother was a father, son, grandfather, family oriented, high spirited man and will be deeply missed by his family. "You really can t put into words what Rodney meant to us." "T h e message I want to send is about this street code of not s nit ch ing That's fine until it's one of your family memb e rs l ying d e ad. The fact i s young people today have no regard for human lif e or prop e r ty." RODNEY JONES Ms. Stephens said the senseless violence needs to stop I know someone knows who did this, and for them to keep silent is a sign of the times. To take someone s life for something that won't even last is just crazy. Nothing they could have gotten from Rodney was worth his life. Ms. Stephens said disturbed that other robberies have occurred around that loung e and nothing has been done to prevent them." Maybe if there wa & more lightin g or some kind of out s id e security, J?eople wou ld feel safer. "It's a shame that family values are gone: I hope the guilt of the two men who did this chews at them enough for them to step forward and confess. No street justice, but man-up and confess. Do the right thing. Ms. Stephens said Rodney loved famil y gatherings, and because he had missed so many in the past, he was looking forward to one they have planned for July. "He loved things that made people smile, because that's the kind ofman he was. God has the power to con vict the most guilty of spirits, and that's what will happen with the people who killed Rodney." Jones was a graduate of Robinson High School and has four siblings, two sons, and two granddaughters. Ms. Stephens said Rodney has been into physical fitness for two decades and has tried to get family members to follow his path. Ray Williams Funeral Home wi.ll assist the family wi.th services this Saturday.


'T1 Features ::u Veteran News Anchor Savs Broadcasting Is Everchanging c.. c: z BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Des pit e the f a ct that Ms. Denise White i s not a T ampa n a ti ve, s h e h as b ec om e a n inte g ral part of community This month, sh e will c e l ebrate 2 0 ye ars of b e ing employed at FOX 1 3 N e w s St a tion. Ms. White curr e ntl y serv es as the FOX 1 3 N e ws at Noon anchor and Co-Anchor of the FOX 13 5 p.m News Program. Althou g h she is on a ir for about an hour, there are many pre p a rations that mu s t take place before the camera rolls. She begins her day at 9 :30 a.m. gathering news functioning as a writer editor and doing promotions for the noon show. After the noon show s h e imme diatel y be g in s to pre pare for the 5 p .m. s how "We have meetings and e x change idea s for stories. We have breaking news stories a nd we' re constantl y updating. Broadcasting is e v erchanging because we talk about wh a t is hap pening now," Ms. White said Ms. White says that the field is op e n and encour ages youngsters to pursue a career in broadca s ting. She also warns that they should prepare themse lves academically to meet the challenge. I encourage any student inter e sted in this field to work hard, make good grades pa y attention to the world around you and educate y ourself. So Student Earns Prestigious Award For Communitv Service TOCARRA MALLARD ... Earns Presitigious Award BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor When Rollin s Coll ege in Winter Hav e n h e ld the ir gra duation ex ercis e s on e y oung woman from St. P e tersburg w a s amo ng the honorees. Ms. Tocarra Mallard w as a w a rd e d a B A. D eg r ee in Art Hi s t ory with a min o r in Eco n o mi cs. H owever, M s Mallard beca m e the r ec i p i ent of a n -other form of r e cognition a s well. She received the Alger no n Sydne y S ull iva n C i tizen Meda lli on. The Algernon Sydney S ull ivan C i t i zen Medallio n wh i c h was es t ablis h ed i n 1927, is t h e h i g h est n o nacadem i c awar d t h e co l l ege can bestow u po n a s tu de nt. Ms. Mallard h as serve d in l ea d e r s h ip r o l es in th e B l ac k S tudent U ni o n and i s a m e mb e r of S i g m a Gamma Rho, So rori ty, In c On e of th ose pro j ec t s with th e soro r i ty was th e Prom Dr ess Dona t i o n Pr ogra m th a t b e n e fit e d hi g h sc h oo l girl s Sh e has al so se rv e d as So cial N e tworkin g C h a i rwo m a n O f h e r tim e a t Rollin s, M s Mallard sa id "At Rollin s, I f ee l lik e I d e v e lop e d w h o I a m as a p e r son a nd wha t I n ee d e d to d o with m y life. I b ecame Tocarra a t R o llin s." S h e com p l e t e d a n inte rn s hip at the Orla nd o Mu se um o f A rt a nd trave l ed to Scot l a nd to m a k e s t a in e d g l as s win dows much of what we do is grounded in history. You m need to know what's going on, read read, read This fie ld is not out of reach, you can do this. W e need more minorities in all aspects of ;:; broadcasting. Once you learn it, you ve got it. It's re alistic and students deserve to have a career, Ms. White said. MS. DENISE WHITE News Anchor for FOX 13 Ms. White further said that there are several scholarships available to help students pursue ca reers in broadcasting. One of those is the Edna Bowen Scholar s hip Program. The news station is ac tively involved in the program Ms. White launched her career after earning a degree at Virginia Commonwealth University as a Broadcast major. She gained experience in both tel evision and radio before moving to Channel 9 in Or lando. The next move took her to Miami, where she worked for about 10 y ears before moving to Tampa. Although she has had opportunities to relocate, Ms. White calls Tampa home. She is married to Keith Woods, who recently accepted the position of Vice President of Diversity in News and Opera tions with National Public Radio in Washington D.C. Woods travels between the two cities to spend time with his wife and their five children ranging in a ge from 9 to 29 AUTO ACCIDENT REFERRAL SERVICE News Alert: The Florida Law States That You May Be Entitled To $1 0 000 For Loss Wa es And Medical Care ... IRIIProttJssional StJI'IIictJ! Personalized Service -Support and Help from the beginning to the end Attorneys -An Attorney will come to you at home or work -No Recovery, No Fee Investigators-If there is a dispute on how the accident occured Transportation Available Auto Repair-Body Shop Medical Care Provided Pharmacy -Free Delivery Specializing In: Car, Bus, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Slip & Fall, Pedestrian Incidents, Loss Wages, Wrongful Death And More ... Call Michelle B. Patty Local: 813-495-3702 Toll Free: 1-866-352-4200 Available 24 Hours A Day I 7 Days A Week 'T1 r-0 ::D c )> (J). m z ::::! z m r-1 IJJ c: r rm ::::! z "'C c: IJJ c (J) :I: m c m < m ::D -< -1 c: m (J) c )> z c 'T1 ::D c


w z ::I -, <( c a: LL ALEXIS AND ALES lA JACKSON Life didn t hav e a promising start for twins Alexis and Alesia Jackson. Both wer e born prema-turel y from a drug addicted mother, and both suffered C medical problems. ff Right after their birth, they c were adopted b y Patricia :i Jackson, who already had > custody of their older sister, Phylisha. en Ms. Jackson said during the first three years of their ..,. birth the twins spent a lot of fj: days visiting doctors and W being hospitalized. [j "It was even feared they' d c go blind at one point. With prayer they overcame that en hurdle. ::J Ms. Jackson said the m ::::1 twins have always been great D.. students and now both have Z been accepted into Howard Iii University in Washington, j D.C. ::J Currently juniors at Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High w School, Alexis and Alecia Z are active in the schools' t= z TBW A Tigers In Progress, Delta GEMS, College Reach <( Out Program, basketball C team, Ambassador Club, Nail: tional Honor Society, QUEST g Club, Operation Film Makers LL at Florida State University, GAP 2 at the University of South Florida, the Academy of Hope, and other programs. The twins have maintained a 4-45 (Alesia) and 4.52 (Alexis) GPA and both vo lunteer once a week a t th e Mus e um of Scienc e and In dustry. Ms. Jackson said the girls started attending Phillip Shore School when the y were five but were taken out later and put into kindergart e n. Their late father Alexander Williams, knew they' d be great and he pla ye d a major role in their develop ment. I've never treated them like they were adopted, and all of m y dreams are coming true because they will be attending college. Ms. Jackson ac c om plished raising the twins in spite of the fact she was also raising her biological son who has Cerebral Palsy. I know I'll miss them, but my job was to make them independent, and they both have taken three advanced placement courses, as well as dual enrollment at Hillsbor ough Community College," said Ms. Jackson. Ms. Jackson said Alexis wants to go into forensic sci ence, and Alecia is interested in business/marketing, and engineering. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. The Law Office Of Angela B. Wright, P.A. FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS AGGRESSIVE MOTION PRACTICE BOND HEARINGS WARRANTS TRAFFIC VIOLATIONSILICENSE SUSPENSIONS PROBATION VIOLATIONS CERTIFIED EXPERT CRIMINAL TRIAL ATIORNEY 300 N FRANKLIN ST .. T AMPA. FL 33602 SERVING BAY AREA C OU NTI ES (813) 277-0068 Email : wright@ab wrightlaw com www abwr i ghtlaw com Former Gaither Student Earns Summa Cum Laude Honors BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Former Gaither High School student (2006 gradu ate), Tyrone Keys, Jr., has graduated from North Car olina State University Summa cum Laude with a 3.8 GPA in Industrial And Engineering Systems, and i s preparing to continue in the master program at N.C State then later ge t his Ph.D. Keys is the son of former NFL defen s iv e end, Chicago Bear Super Bowl winner and All Sports Community Serv ice s, Incorporated founder, Tyrone Keys (Bessie). Keys sa id h e d eve lop e d a stro n g interest in math and scie nce after attending a pro gram at the University of South Florida when he was still in high school. "My mom insisted I attend the classes, and I'm glad I did. After that, I knew I wanted to be in volved in so mething that had to do with math and science." Mr. and Mrs. Tyrone (Bessie) Keys and their son, Tyrone Keys, Jr. Unlike his father who played football, Keys played basketball, and said he did give some thought to playing professionally. Once I realized basketball wasn'J in m y future I stayed focus on m y academic suc cess and was able to get a Park Scholarship. My dad was the perfect model for me, watching how he helped others achieve their academic success. Keys said taking advantage of all of his opportunities was his ultimate goal and what his parents instilled in him. Tyrone Keys, Jr. was a member of the National Soci ety of Collegiate Scholars, Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society), and Society of Black Engineers. Keys, Jr. was also awarded the Rudolph Willard Outstanding Senior Award, and the college of Engineering Students Find Future Through Computer Mentors BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter In 1997, Ralph Smith was working as a computer consultant for an Orlando firm where he developed and wrote marketing analysis software One night after he completed his work, he settled down for dinner with two other people. During that dinner, the con versation drifted to the idea of Smith starting a computer training school for inner-city youth. That was the beginning of Computer Mentors. Computer Mentors is com prised of computer profes sionals, and others interested in the future job opportunities of dis adva ntaged youth. The y dedicate their time and talent to e ncourage and guide young p eo pl e toward a career in the comput e r indust ry Brandon Ferguson is one of those youth Fergu so n a student at Tampa Bay Vo Tech bas be e n a m e mb e r of computer M entors for two y e ars. H e was adjudicated to th e youth pro g ram throug h th e Juvenil e Justice sys t e m and was also enrolle d in sc h oo l at th e Tampa Marin e In s titute. Ferguson sa id since j oin in g Compute r M e n to r s h e's JARON AND BRANDON FERGUSON gained college credit, and has built two computers I wanted to learn more about computers at first, but now it's opened the door for me to gain so much knowl edge about computer tech nology. "I've discovered you can do so many things on a computer, and how vital it is to my education. It has added on to what I'm getting in school." Ferguson has earned his A+ certification as well as his IC3 Certification He is also now a member of the Computer Mentors Advanced Program. Brandon's brothe r Jaron, a studen t a t Kin g Hig h School, sa id since j o in in g Compute r Ment01s h is knowledge of computers has increased, as well as his understanding of software. After two years, 1 feel I can actually teach others. There' s still a lot to learn about computers. I'd like to continue in the field of computer technology when I graduate." Brandon and J aron both said they are consider ing creating a computer busi ness later. I can design a website, although I haven t actually done it yet," said Brandon. "Jaron and I have wor k ed on disco and otl1er music tracks in a studio our brother has in Tallahass ee I'm h appy to say m y computer kn ow l e d ge h as Jm pm. e d my g11ades. ..


editorials/Columns FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202-140) 2207 21st Avenue Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248-1921 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING Co., Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Periodical Postage Paid At Tampa FL C. Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) W.W. Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews, Jr. 1930-2010 (1977) S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR HAROLD ADAMS, CIRCULATION MANAGER TOYNETTA COBB, PRODUCTION MANAGER LAVORA EDWARDS, CLASSIFIED MANAGER Subscriptions-$44 00 Months Both Editions: $87.00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinions expressed on editorial pages o f this newspaper by Columnis t s or Guest Writ e rs. do not necessarily reflect the edito rial sta n ce ol The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or the Publi s h e r The Drama Continues At Countv Center We are not surprised that Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin White and his sexual harassment case are in the headlines, again. Comm. White, who in case you don't know, is now suing the County, claiming he was not advised properly, therefore, loss his case because of it. Now White owes the county about $425,000, because the county's insurance company would not pay. The question we need to ask, is how much more time and money are WE going to lose dealing with the actions of County Commission members? A JURY decided that Comm. White was guilty of sexually harassing his former aide, then 24-year-old, Alyssa Ogden. And despite White's claims, and his own defense team, he was found 'guilty'. During this drama, only one Commissioner (Ferlita) was vocal about the case, and how the Board should handle it. All the others were in a 'wait and see' mode until the people blasted, blogged and emailed about the money hole being dug, and finally voted unanimously to make White pay. In case you forgot, the County was also named in this suit, and loss, as well. Ogden and her lawyer were paid; the outside lawyer that represented the county was paid. In these economic times, WHAT pot of County money did. this come from? Many who once supported Commissioner White, are wondering 'what has he done for us lately'. It seems most of his time is being spent on lawsuits, and p.r. ops, instead of the welfare of the district he should be representing. Comrn. White has hired a new lawyer, and the county has found a lawyer (that by the way sits on a board with new best friends, Comms. Sharpe and Higginbotham, and is an acquaintance of white's political opponent), who says he will represent the county for free ..... so the plot thickens. On top of this, why should we support anyone on this board, especially with all ofthe extra drama oflate? We all know about the very public firing of the county But little has been said about how the major budget cuts have put many longtime county workers out of jobs. Then there is the FDLE investigation initiated by Comrn. Kevin Beckner against the county administrator and the county attorney; which led the now fired county auditor to allege email tampering; which led Corum. Hagan to call for the firing of all3; which led to Comrns. Higginbotham and Sharpe to call for the suspensions with pay of the administrator and the attorney; which has led to a discussion of a very costly retirement package for the county administrator; which has led to the future of the county attorney being in limbo; which will probably lead to another lawsuit, all while these commissioners have hired very expensive OUTSIDE consulting and law firms, they don't listen to. This would be a great script for reality 1V, if we weren't all paying for it. Taxpayers have paid enough for this season of"As The CotJnty Turns". It's time 'we the people' write a new script and decide who stays and who goes. Because going to the polls is less dramatic and ifs FREE. 1\) 0 ..... we Are Going To Take Back Our Countrv 0 E very time I turn on the television, read the newspaper or listen to the radio there IS some nut using the media to say we must take back our country. I am confused when they say take back our country, the question that comes to my mind is take it back from who? I must have missed some thing. I didn't know anybody had our country. If someone has taken America from us, th e n I would agree. I just need to know who we are taking it back from, and who is going to be leading the take-back campaign. I hear Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh saying we need to take back our coun try, but the y don t say from who. Of course, I wouldn't follow these two to a mone y free-for-all. Neither one of these people know whether they are coming or going. They just open their mouths and let the hate and decep tion spew all over the place. I heard the tea partiers say we've got to take back our country but I am not sure what country they are talking about. They certainly can't be talk ing about America the way they conduct their business, and by the way, they want to restrict the rights ofU. S. cit izens and interpret the United States Constitution. Every move that the Fed eral Government makes that doesn t allow them to run roughshod over the country is an evil, diabolic plot de signed to destroy America. I hear certain Republican Murder! Bloodv Murder! Folk s in the barbershop won t be talking about pinochle this morning. The y won't be bragging about golf games dominoes or how somebody they know was seen with somebody else they know who sho uld NOT have been seen, at all. For, barbershop conversation, this morning is reserved for blood. Little boys eyes pop wide as quarters as grownups muse about mur der horrible and simple The barber is first to speak. "Well, did y'all read about my boy Rodney Jones?" Someone interjects "You mean Big, Muscular Rodney Jones ... the fellah what was a fitness trainer? "Yeah him, the barber re gains control of the conver sation. "Somebody shot him dead, right outside the Cot ton Club, the other night. The announcement, or reaffirmation of what most everyone who reads the Sentinel Bulletin has already known brings a torre nt of comments from everybody, but the children, who wait lik e stony-faced v ictims at the altar of a h a ir c utting sac rifice. "Maaa n I can't believe it! 'Boy just left the Cotton Club, got in his car and these two punks or however many it was just walked up o ut of nowhere and drilled him, execution style! Atte ntion shifts from the barber to a gruff-voiced man in the barber seat. Though his face is covered with shav ing cream, that doesn't stop him from commanding a l eaders hip role in the conver sation. I tell you, I don t give a durn what the newspapers say. Crime in Tampa is NOT goin down. If anything, it 's on the rise!" Somebody laughs and in terjects, Well if you talkin' about crime in the Black Community especially over here in West Tampa folks call this place 'Little Chicago."' Everybody laughs but it isn't a good laugh. Several children sit glassy eyed. No doubt, the y would like to ask questions. Most likely, they would love to know if any of the grown-ups seated around them knew Rodney Jones. Owing to youthful imagina tion the children would lik e to know whether Rodney Jones was a father, or a leaders and candidates for public office saying we need to take back our country, but they don't know what in the world they are talking about. They are just repeating what they heard Sarah; Rush and the tea party say. I hear the various talk show hosts saying that we need to take America back, but we know they will say anything they can as often as they can to improve their ratings. No! It does not have to be the truth. On the other hand, I wonder if those who keep saying we need to take back our country aren't playing "T1 the race card! We have tore-1 0 member these same folks al-:J:J lowed the Bushes to run amok for 16 years, without one word of protest or trash talking. grandfather, whether he liked watching SpongeBob, c )> C/) m z :::! z m r;al c: rrm :::! z or ever took his children or "tJ grandchildren to Busch Gar-j dens or Disney World. But rthe children know better en than to ask with their ffi mouths. Instead, the y ask C with their eyes and ears. "Just walked up to the car m and pumped shots through the window!" Then someone -t says, "Y'know it's getting' so bad that people can t even step out their own front door let alone go to get in their car, without somebody tryin' to shoot'em or knock em in c: m C/) c )> z c the head. Arid most of the "T1 :J:J ones committin these crimes are our own children! Another voice challenges, "I'll be durned if the y' re any of m y children! THERE are my children, sittin right there waitin' to get a haircut! Don t put that on MY chil dren! Patrons eye the speaker and his t*o little bushy-headed boys, silently and appreciatively. Everyone laughs again, as business in tl1e barbershop continues as usual. But silently, everyone agrees, the children agree. A murder has been committed, adding to the spree of other murders. No one has been caught. The perpetrators may well be Black and may well live in the community. No one is safe! But what s unusual about that? Murder! Bloody murder! c C) m Copyright 2010 The Sole Man Speaks!


0 5' come s into contact with, eventsliketheonewe'rewit-Medlc1ne Has Alwavs n essing makes m e under-stand exa ctly what he meant Been Goal Of Just like a virus, man (at least modern man) has rarely w A Pain For Mother Eanh shown the capacity to live Young omen harmoniously with nature. Before my incarceration, going to the beach was one of my favorite activities. To me, there was nothing like driving down the Gulf Coast and selecting some random waterfront area for either fishing, jet skiing, or just watching the tid e roll in and out. For y e ars I'v e day-dr e am e d about re-visiting some of those locations upon m y release. At time s my remi niscing becomes so in depth I can almost smell the dis tinct aroma of the sea breez e, see dolphins swimming offshore and taste the shrimp oysters served at any of the many fresh catch restauC rants in the area. a: u.. Recently though, when I've C watched the news or read the :i newspaper, I've been reminded that those vivid memories may forever en remain what they are .... Memories. t-That is because, just 6oo fi miles off the Forida coast, W one of the most devastating [j environmental disasters is c occuring. Since April 20, oil W has been spewing from a deep sea well at the rate of 2 :J to 4 million gallons a day. Ten times more oil than the ll. 200.,000 gallons originally Z reported. lij That means that from the ...1 time that the leak began, S right up until the point when I began writing this piece (34 uj days), some 70 to 136 million gallons of oil have been t-z w en released into the Gulf Of Mexico. And according to government officials and the company responsible for the catastrophe, British Petroleum (BP), sev e ral million more gallons will be r e l ease d b efore they can began a pro c edure that th e y hop e will s top the flow. To make matte r s worse, not only is this spill proj e ct ed to impact bodies of water as far away as the Arctic Oc ean and the Meditteranean Sea but the chemi c al disp e rs e m ent being used to break up the s li c k ca n pote ntiall y c au se more damage to the fragil e e co system than the oil itself. The worse case sc e nario for the Gulf Coast region seems to be happening right before our eyes. And I can only imagine how many environmentalist are sitting back, shaking their heads and thinking, I told you so," while building an even stronger case for their global green agenda As the event unfolds and experts detail the long term effects the oil spill will have on wild life, the fishing industry and tourism I can t help but reflect back to a scene from one of the most popular movies from the late nineties The Matrix When Agent Smith tells that h e hates humans because the y remind him of a virus, an organism that de s tro ys a n y environm ent it Wherever he' s gone things hav e been moved, r e -shaped and/or destroyed to fit his insatiable needs. 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It's the little hairless mon key, the one who pillages her blood to power his cars and pollutes her body with his waste, who needs to be con cerned about what he's going to do or where he's going to go, when she finally decides she's had enough and does what she must to rid herself of the problem causing her s o much pain Florida Sentinel Bulletin Publishing Company Write to Clarence at: Clarence Barr, II 43110-018; Bennettsville F.C.I.; P. 0. Box 52020; Bennettsville, SC 29512; or email cbarr2@oasisnoyels.com C a: 0 ...1 LL CDC "Open House" Tnln s f ormlnO uves 'SU'Iblllzlno com n'lunltles SPONSORING PARTNER: ReachUp, Inc. Don't miss the CDC of Tampa's Open House on Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 9am-3pm: 1907 E. Hillsborough Avenue 6pm -Spm: 2631 E. Lake Avenue Refreshments served, Brunch style!! Door prizes!!! 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Local Pharmacv Director Seeks To Create Healthier Population BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Five years ago, Ms. Tuesday Fredericks joined the Tampa Famil y Health Centers, Inc., as a Pharmacist. Today, she is the Director of Pharmacy with the company. While many may not be famil iar with the name ofthe com pany, they are familiar with the services offered. There are sev eral Tampa Family Health Cen ters located in Hillsborough County. The company offers medical dental, and pharma ceutical services to under served and underinsured population, including people who are homeless It also has a dental van and mobile medical van to reach their targeted pop ulation. As Director of Pharmacy, Ms. Fredericks is responsible for the pharmacies located on the sites of the clinics. She cur rently supervises four pharma cists and 7 technicians She has witnessed many changes take place in the in dustry. "Pharmacy is changing with healthcare reform and needs of the people in regards to prescription benefits. We have to be more compassionate and open to help people. Our goal is to create a healthier MS. TUESDAY FREDERICKS RPh.,CPh population of people, one pa tient at a time. In keeping with the industry's constant evolution, Ms. Fredericks is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Applied Pharmaceutical Economics. A Tampa native Ms. Fredericks graduated from Bran don High School and continued her education at Florida A & M University, School of Phar macy. She is married to Marco Fredericks, II, and the mother of two sons, Marco, III, and Malachi. The famil y attends Living Faith Assembly of God. Her future goal is to, Use ed ucation to have a greater im pact on healthcare in the underserved population. The your chance to count 'Mlen A Census Taker Visits Your Home, Open The Doorl Opportunity is 10 Mlnutas.10 Questions. 10 Yea11 d getting OUR fair share of dollar:& In OUR commurilty. Your answers are private and www.sunshinecensus2010.com :II c Tampa College Students Capture Crowns At Their Schools c.. c z m N 0 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Two college students from Tampa won college queen ti tles at their respective schools. Both will be crowned in Octo ber. Ms. Brittnee Davis was re cently chosen "Miss Edward Waters College." She grad uated from Hillsborough High School and enrolled at Edward Waters College in Jack sonville. Since arriving on campus, Ms. Davis has been an Edward Waters Ambassa dor, a member of the Student Activities and SGA, she is a cheerleader, and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc Ms. Davis said, "I thrive on being a vital part of the stu dent body I observed what needed to be changed and wasn t going to just complain. I knew that representing the oldest Historically Black Col lege or University in Florida would be one of m y greatest accomplishments." Ms. Davis is the d a ughter of Matthew Davis, Jr., of Jacksonville and Ms. Zelda Finklea. She is the grand daughter of Ms. Noreen BRITI'NEE DAVIS "Miss Edward Waters" Jones, and Doris and Mathew Davis, Sr., of Clearwater. She attends First Mt. Carmel AME Church. A Sociology major, Ms. Davis, 20, plans to continue her education at Clark Atlanta University after graduating to pursue a Master's Degree. Ms. Kindall "Sunshine" Johnson was recently chosen as "Miss FAMU." She is the daughter of Tampa Bay Tammy and Daryl Johnson and a member of BibleBase d Fellowship Church of Carrollwood. Ms. Johnson, 21, said she decided to compete for the title because of, "My genuine KINDALL "SUNSHINE" JOHNSON "MissFAMU" passion, not only for FAMU, but for HBCU's. I was inspired to give back to the university and help young men and women in college realize that HBCUs are a viable option for their education." ..... 0 Also a graduate of Hillsbor-r ough High School, Ms. John-son is a F AMU Ambassador a 0 member of Kappa Tau Alpha )> Journalism Honor Society; en and a Victoria Secrets Pink Ambassador for the FAMU ::t Collegiate Collection. Z She is a Public Relations J!! I major with a minor in Arabic. aJ She plans to work at the State ? Department in International r Affairs after graduation. z "'tJ c aJ c CJ) ::I: m c m < m :II -< -4 c m CJ) c )> z c :II c Our district has begun to get its fair share Keep District 3 moving forward in the right direction The residents of District 3 are finally starting to see the results of effective leadership Let's keep someone in the office who is not afraid to fight for his constituents. Keep Kevin White fighting for all of us. C) m ....... I )>


ocal ..;-w z ..., c a: LL c a: LL c z <( c (/) w ,_ w > w c w :I: (/) :::; m :::;) a. z i= w ...1 ...1 :::;) m ...1 w z t:: z w (/) a: 0 ...1 LL Banquet To Honor Students And Communitv leaders Spiritual Walk For The Homeless Comes To Tampa The Crescent Foundation and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Tampa Alumni Chapter will honor students and community leaders at an awards banquet Saturday, June 5, 1 p. m. at the University of South Florida Marshall Center Ball room, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, 33620. Rod Carter ofWFLA News ChannelS, will serve asMaster of Ceremony. themselves as role models. Students who will be recipients of the Charles H. Odom and Dr. Sam Horton Scholarships are: Aneurin Sherman, a senior at Richard C. Spoto High School, has a 3.8 GPA. He will be attending FAMU. Sherman is Sigma Beta Club Treasurer and a member of Mt. Olive AME Church. The sth annual banquet will honor students who have ex celled in life and in the class room, and adults who have excelled and established Jeff Andre, a senior at the University of South Florida, Criminology major, is the Auditor and Education Chair of the USF Chapter of Phi Beta Friends and Family Celebration at: "VICTORY TABERNACLE" 4411 KELLY ROAD TAMPA, FLORIDA 33615 Come & join us! Sunday, Jun e 13,2010 Morning Worship begins at II : 0 0 am Children s Church free br eakfas t (9:30am) tran s port ation g i ve-aways & refreshment s providoo For m ore information call (813) 886-8247 www. victorytabupc.org GRAND ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION At The Miracle Faith Revivals Church 2726 E 15th Ave Tampa FL 33605 Apostle E. Lockhart. Pastor e: Program CYNTHIA A. DEJESUS' Assistant Min is ter Minister Of Faith Celebrating Apostle E. Lockhart 's 43 Years of Preaching The Gospel Of JESUS CHRIST Our LORD And 36 Years Of The Establishment Of The "Miracle Faith Revivals Church Inc. ," Mon June 7, 2010 8 P M PASTOR LETHA ELDER Christ Of The Solid Rock M i nistr ies, Inc "Tampa Tues June 8 2010*8P.M. BISHOP LEWIS SIMPSON & Congregation Of St. Pete Est. 1974 Tampa FL, With Special Honorary Recognition To Co-Founder And Director Missionary June 7, 2010 With Guest Speakers God's Minister Of Fatth Fri., June 11, 2010 8 P M Wed June 9 2010 *8 P M PASTOR GEORGE BAILEY The Deliveran ce Church Of The Body Of Christ Tampa 2 Cor 5 : 20 THE EXCITING GOSPEL WARRIORS OF TAMPA FL Sunday Afternoon June 13,.2010 3P. m PASTOR SMITH And The New Beginning M B Church Tampa Sigma Fraternity. He works with several organizations in the community. O'Mard Alexander, a senior at the University of Tampa, is a Marketing major. He is President of UT 's Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, 2010-2011 President of the Black Student Union and holds sev eral other offices.uters. KIM DENMARK (LEFI') AND CHARRO MAYEK The Education Hall of Fame honoree is Carolyn P. Hill, native Tampan and current principal of Just Elementary School. Prior to the banquet, Stylez G. White, DE, Tampa Bay Buc, will talk with members of the Sigma Beta Club. Former Tampa Bay Bucca neer, Derrick Brooks will be the keynote speaker. Kim Denmark is on a mis sion that began in 1999 in her hometown of Dayton, Ohio, and now 16 states later, she's arrived in Tampa. Denmark's mission is to bring about awareness and shelter for the homeless. Her campaign is called "Kim s Spir itual Walk Across America." Denmark was a successful business owner in Ohio. After Bishop Dr. Daisv Jones, Pastor Faith Evangelistic Praise & Worship lnt l Ministries Miami, FL Wlllnllllav-FriiiiJ-June9-n 2010 1:30 P. M.IIIIIIIIJ Jeremiah 20:9 (KJV) "Then I said, I will not make mention of Him, nor speak any more in His name. But His word was In mine heart as a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I was we8l)' with forbearing snd I could not stay. seven years, she said she finally began to see, feel, and display her success. Denmark said it all came to an end through an epiphany. "I asked God to forgive me, but He wasn't through with me yet. I asked God to give me an other chance and threw myself at his mercy." That's when_ God told me the people I abused were His people and I was to walk for them I left all of my worldly possessions behind and started walking. I haven't looked back since." Denmark said what keeps her going are the blessings she gains along the way. I have no funds. Everything I had in Ohio was sold. I use w hate v er bless i ngs I can get along the way to continue m y journey. I want to establish a place for the homeless wherever I go, so I try to meet with business and property owners as well as elected officials. "I' m teaming up with min istries along the way to help de liver services to the homeless. I want to establish the country's fir-st homeless hospital." has partnered lo cally with Charro Ministries ; founded by Charro Mayek "I will campaign to get legis lation passed that will address the importance of caring for the homeless." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at 813-248-0724, or e-mailed at lcrews@fl.sentinel.com. Sth Pastoral observance @.affod.n UJPf PASTOR R LOCKETT Pastor Bethany C hristian D i scipleship Church And Church Family THEME: "Honoring A Faithful SetVant" -1 Timothy 5:17 REV. C. P. EPPS, Pastor Mt. Olive M B Church The Mount Olive Church Family (Choir & Congregat i on) Sunday, June 13th Sunday, June 13th 7:55A.M. 10:55 A.M. REV. DR. WAYNE G. THOMPSON Pa s tor, First Baptist Institutional Church, St. Peters burg REV. LARRY WILLIAMS Pastor Good Samaritan Missionary Baptist Church, St. PetersbUrg Hosted By: Pastor's Aide Ministry* SIS. LINDA MITCHELL, President New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Inc 2511 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa. FL


White Seeks Legal Fees In Lawsuit; Countv Accepts Free Representation BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor In recent years, it appears that Hillsborough County Commissioners are dedicating more time to defending law suits than to the day-to-day business of the county. In the lastest episode of the ongoing saga, Commissioner Kevin White has filed a lawsuit to obtain payment for his legal fees In a case that has the poten tial of dragging through the courts long after the current board members have moved on, Commissioner White was accused of sexual harassment by former aide, Alyssa Ogden. She named both Commissioner White and Hillsborough County in a law suit. Last August, a federal jury awarded Ogden $75 ,000 and attorney's fees. Due to a conflict of interests the board hired Attorney Claire Saady to represent them The legal fees in the case totaled n e arl y $ 425 ,000. The county th e n file d a claim with State Nation a l Insurance Company to recoup some of the losses. The county pays $5oo,ooo per year for coverage with a $350,000 de ductible. The insurance com pany paid the county $66,ooo. Commissioner Rose Ferlita led the charg e to file a lawsuit against Commissioner White in hopes of re couping some of the money spent representing the county. In April, State National In surance and Star Insurance Company filed a joint lawsuit against Commissioner White seeking to to get a legal ruling that Commissioner White is not entitled to any legal expenses. That case is pending. Earlier this week, Commissioner White filed a law suit seeking payment of his legal fees in the case. He is being represented by Attorney Michael V. Laurato, who was in court and una v ail able for comment. L ast week Attorney Richard Harrison v olun t ee r e d t o r e pr ese nt th e county p r o b o no, with th e exceptio n of d i rect cost. O n Thursday, Comm1sswners voted to accept Harrison's offer after ques tioning him about any ulterior motives and conflicts of inter est. When asked why he de cided to represent the County pro bono Attorney Harrison responded "It needs to be done. It needs to be con cluded. When asked about his rela tionship with Les Miller and his wife City Councilwoman Gwen Miller, who is chal lenging Commissioner White for his seat on the board, Attorney Harrison said he had not spoken with the Millers in nearly ten years "I have no political dog in this fight. Attorney Harrison agreed to report monthly to the board. He also stated that he expects expenses to be about $5 000. However he had re cei v ed offers of donations to off se t that c o st. Attorney Harrison fur th e r sa i d h e views th e l aws uit fil ed by Commissioner White as part of the case he is Yoluntee ring to hand le. Civic Association Meeting The Thonotosassa, Seffner Mango Civic Association Inc. will hold s its monthl y m ee ting on Monday, June 7, 6:30 p. m., at Sterling Heights Park 11706 Williams Rd., Thonotos as s a 33592. All members are urged to be present and on time. Family, fri e nds and neighbors are welcome. Please bring your concerns, questions and suggestions. Pauline Larry Grant, President, (813) 986-3300 Incorporation Criminal Liability IRS Issues Candidates For JudgeshiP To Be Interviewed JUDGE CHERYL K. THOMAS ... Candidate for Circuit Court Judge c.. c z m 1\) 0 ..... 0 The thirteenth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commis-f! sion has selected twelve individuals to be interviewed to fill a 0 :D Circuit Court Judge vacancy. The interviews will begin on Tuesday, June 15th, at 1 p.m. Individuals to be interviewed for the position are: Robert en A. Bauman, Herbert M. Berkowitz, Patrick B. Court-ney, Scott A. Farr, Carolle L. Hooper, Tammy J. Judge, ::! Troy M. Lovell, Judge Nick Nazaretian, Ryan C. Rodems, Kim K. Seace, Judge Cheryl K. Thomas, and .Christopher D. Watson. Northeast United Methodist Church 6400 N. 15th Street Tampa, FL 33610-3405 (813) 238-4359-Church Off1ce (813) 234 -7251-Pastor's Study June 14-August 20, 2010 6:30 A. M. -6 P. M. Monday Through Friday (No Holidays) Total Cost: $135 -For Entire Summer For Additional Information, Call (813) 238-4359 or (813) 373-5610 Paslor Florence Pastor Oeilah Director rhe (J)eaconess d :M_inister's Wives }lnnua{ Peffowship Rev. Delores Cain Guest Speaker Rev. women of (J;lrof)er6s 31:26 Evan Burrows Senior Pastor SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2010 4:00P.M. l z c JJ c



l< Derrick Brooks Charities 4th Annual Miss Tampa Bav Youth Pageant Derrick and Carol Brooks with contestants of the 4th Annual Miss Tampa Bay Youth Pageant. Left to right, Derrick Brooks, Daijah Hones, AuY.ia Saunders, Keana Demming, Dajah Morgan, Serana Grant, Reagan Wilson, Mariah Davis, Kianna Smith, Lata via Blount, Tikkia Lamar, Abria Shouts and Carol Brooks. Pageant winners with the Pageant Judges: front row, l e ft to right: Scorekeeper, Romon Polo, Serena Grant, Junior Miss; Reagan Wilson, Little Mis s ; Mariah Da vis, Miss Tampa Bay Y?uth; Pageant Judge, Dr. Pat E. DuPar; Pageant Scorekeeper, India Gaynor and Pageant Judge, Lillian Lima. Back row, Pageant Judges, R. V. Brown, Frances Anderson and Shawayne Craig. Oerrick Brooks Charities Youth Auxiliary held its 4th annual Miss Tampa Bay Youth Pageant at the Univer sity Area Community Center. Over 300 guests of family and friends carne out to support the event. The contestants performed various talents. This year's theme was "Color Explosion: Colors of Hope and Inspiration." Contestants were asked to chal lenge themselves in choosing a color that represents them and define the meaning of that color in direct relation to Hope and Inspiration. The Miss Tampa Bay Youth Pageant is a direct extension of the Rites of Passage Pro gram. In order to become a contestant the young ladies had to be participants in the program and meet specific requirements. The Rites of Passage program is designed for female's ages 7 to 18 years. The purpose of the Miss Tampa. Bay Youth Pageant is provide members with an op portunity to: improve character by building self esteem, learn discipline by following rules and guidelines, work to gether as a team, display indi vidual talents and win prizes and awards. The Miss Tampa Bay Youth Pageant consists of three divi sions, Little Miss Junior Miss and Miss Tampa Bay Youth. Congratulations to our win ners: Little Miss Reagan Wilson, Junior Miss Serena Grant and Miss Tampa Bay Youth, Mariah Davis. Other contestants were : Latavia Blount; Tikkia Lamar; Ambria Shouts, Kianna Smith; Auja Saunders; Keana Demming; Dajah Morgan and Daijah Jones. Other participants: Mistress of Ceremony was Karley Wright, mentor volunteer for the Rites of Pas sage Program and a commentator for special events; Master of Ceremony, Darrell Daniels, Director of Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Pro grams, and mentors and vol unteers for the Derrick Brooks Charities Youth Auxiliary Rites of Passage Program. Registration for the fall Rites of Passage Program will begin in August 2010. For information regarding the Rites of Passage program, e-mail tresa@derrick brookscharities.org. (Photos by Ricky Roberts) . Young Woman Pursues Career As Event Planner BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor c... c Event Management z After gradu a ting from Pla nt City High School in 2004, Ms. Danielle Thomas l e ft home in pursuit of a car ee r in Culi nar y Art s H e r dre am was to own a r es t a urant. Now, having satisfied her m educational requirements, the young lady is ready to launch a career as an Event Planner. "I researched owning a restau rant, but it takes years before B ut a fter rese a r c hing th e field s h e found she w a sn t fi nan cially prepared to pursu e it Instead of becoming disencha nted she decided that there wer e other areas in which she could pursue. Ms. Thomas earned an A. S. Degree in Culinary Arts and graduated from Johnson & Wales University in North Miami in 2006. She remained at the school and decided to pursue a dual major. DANIELLE THOMAS Recently, Ms. Thomas graduated again from Johnson & Wales University with a B. A. Degree in Food Service Man agement and a B. S Degree in Sports Entertainment and you begin to make a profit. My background will allow me to work better with people who are on a budget. At 24, Ms. Thomas said she plans to live in Miami to pursue her goal. However, be cause of the field that she has chosen, she can relocate if the need arises. Ms. Thomas is the daugh ter of Ms. Darlene Thomas, of Plant City. She enjoys shop ping, reading, researching vari ous projects, and meeting new people. Homeless Advocate To Anend East Tampa Meeting O n T u esday, J un e 8 at 6 : 30 p m th e East Tampa C ommunity Revit aliza tion P a rtn e r s h i p will m ee t a t R aga n P a rk 1200 o pm e nt C oun se lor ; a nd Mary Shavalier, Chi e f of Planning a n d Pr o gr a m D eve lopment for HART. Chair Economic Development; Stephanie Theaker, Chair, Health, Education and Social Services ; Michael Kelley, Chair Housing ; Spencer Kass and Frances Brooks, Co-Chairs Land Use; Tatiana Denson, Chair Membership Outre ach; Frankie Jones and Gladys Jackson, Co-Chairs Public Safe ty. The ETCRP Chai rperson i s Evangeline Best. E. Lake Ave. Amo n g th e speake r s will b e Virginia Lalani, D i r ec t o r of S a les and Mar k eti n g for Quali ty Inn a nd S ui tes ; Maritza Riquelmy-Romero, H um a n R eso u rces for En viro Foc u s Tech n o l ogies ; Harriet Stone, C i ty of Tampa S enior R edev e l -As a s pecial g ue s t Kimberly Denmark will intro duce h e r se lf t o th e p a rtner s hip a nd th ose in atte ndance. 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Local Black Communitv Hard Hit Bv High Park Fees It s going to be a long summer for the Black community. At Thursday's City Council meeting, the issue of the incr ease d fees at the city park s was once again rais ed. Minister Michelle B. Patty, and Community Activists George Smith and Dwight Bolden addressed the Council. Smith said they have repeatedly requested m eetings with Cit y Parks and Recreation Dir ector, Karen Palus, and none were ever granted. We even asked the m to consider alternatives t o th e in c r ease d fees so we ca n still make the parks availab l e to our children. We eve n s ubmitted suggestions to th em and everything was r ejec t ed." "Needle'Ss to say we l eft th e me e ting angry and feeling as c if we keep he a ring th e same a: excuses over and over. Sinc e I LL live in West Tampa Rey P ark C is of primary interest to m e Min. Patty said she thinks > it makes no sense to tak e the < children from south Tampa c en and transport them to another W park. i= The y want to t ell u s that th e > a: w > w c w :::r: en ::i m ;:) z w ...J ...J ;:) m I ...J w z z w en ( a: 0 ...J LL REQUESJ FOR PROPOSAL Competitive sealed qualifica-lions will be received by the Southwest Flor ida Water Management District, Brooksville, Florida, and publicly opened on July 15, 2010 at 2 :30p.m. for : RFP 012-10 CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR THE WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. MANDATORY PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE/SITE VISIT : June 16, 2010 .at 2:00 p m at Brooksville Headquarters Governing Board Room, 2379 Broad Street, Brooksville, Florida 34604 ORAL PRESENTATIONS : Up to seven (7) of the highest ranked Respondents will be required to make an oral presentation of their proposal. Presentations will be conducted at Brooksville Headquarters from August 16-19, 2010 (Alternate dates August 23 & 25-27 2010) The Request for Proposals may be obta i ned through the District s Internet website at http ://Www, WalerMalter a orglprocuromenl under View our solicitations on DemandStar" or "Alternate View of our Current Solicitations Southwest Florida Water Management District, Procurement 2379 Broad Stre et, Brooksville, Florida 34604 6899 ; Procurement@ WaterMatters org; 352-796 7211 ext 4132; or in < Florida: 1-800-423-1476, TDD N ONLY 1 -80Q-2316103 Ellen F. Cuarta If Contracts Administrator numbers are down at the Kwane Doster Park in South Tampa so they w a nt t o tra ns port the kid s to another park. Th ey want children who can walk out of either th e ir front or back door and get to th e park, to be transported mile s way. I don t understand that, and it just doesn' t make sense." She a lso questioned the intru s iven ess of the a pplic a tion for the summer program s at th e park. When Palus came before the counc il in response, Councilwoman Mary Mulhern said, ''I'm not understanding why th e pro gra m s a r e n o t b e in g offe r ed at th ese p art i cula r parks I think w e n eed to compar e th e num bers from las t year to thi s year t o see ho w man y c hildr e n a r e being l eft b e hind." Palus said they a r e eva lu a t in g their pro g ram s a nd wher e they will run the m before sc hool is out for the s umm er. "With our budget constrai nt s, we h ave to eva lu ate the numb ers to make s ur e th e parks are being utilized properl y Councilwoman Mulhern said, th e r eq u est for th e fee inc r eases h as h ad a n e ffect on a lot of o th e r things." I a lso don' t understand how yo u or a n yo n e in yo u r department can ex pl a in th e cos t effec ti ve n ess of transporting kid s from one s it e t o a noth er." Council Chair Scott sa id they were told b y the City Administration that no child would be turne d away and wanted to know what t he sta tus of that was. Urban league Coming Back To Hillsborough countv; A published r eport in one of the local d ailies on Thursday indicate that some semblance of the Urban League may be r eturning to Tampa. The Pinellas County Urban League is having its annual gala this evening at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in P a lm Harbor with the National Urban League President, Marc Morial as its speaker. Former Hillsborough County Urban League Pres id ent, Joanna Tokley, told th e S e ntin e l tha t s h e had heard the Pinellas County chapte r h a d p l ans of extending its ser vices to this community. However she had not heard of a n y further d eve lopments. Les Miller, a forme r Urban Leagu e Board Member, said he, too, had heard about Pin ellas County exte ndin g services. However, he has several questions about how that will operate. E ve n though each a ffiliate h as th e sa m e programs, they m ay n ee d t o b e o p erate d dif ferently," h e said. Elder Charles Davis, Pastor of Colleg e Hill Church of God in Christ, sa id so m e one had m e ntion e d to him in passing some months ago about the Urban League returning to Hillsborough County However, nothing had developed that h e knew of. The Sentinel was unabl e to r each Gregory Johnson, President of the Pinellas County Urban Leagu e In The Spotlight JESSICA Returning as our spotlight feature is Jessica. Of course, you saw her Tuesday, but because of all of our phone calls, you asked to see her again. Jessica is worth seeing again, and remember, when you're in this young lady's company, she can spot a phony a mile away. Jessica enjoys spending quality time with those close to her, and when it comes to the man in her life, he must be intelligent, have plans for his future, and be respectful of all people, not just women. Congratulations to Jessica as this week's Spotlight feature. If you're interested in being in the Beauty Unlimited or Spotlight please send your information and photo, including a contact number to: jjohnson@flsentinel.com


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__________________________________________________ __ Evans Outlasts Rampage To Win UFC Light Heavvweight Match LAS VEGAS --Rashad Evans and Rampage Jackson shook hands and slapped each other on the b a ck their long-raging rivalry finall y calmed b y the mutual respect that's only earne d in the octagon. Evans dominated the first two rounds and survived Jackson's vicious thirdround flurry to win their light heavyweight bout by unanimous decision at UFC 114 on Saturday night. Evans got the final word in his feud with Jackson, taking charge with a big ov erhand right in the opening minute. E x c ept for one r a ll y b y budding mov i e s t a r Jackson, Evans contro ll e d the ac ti o n with hi s supe r io r w r estling s kill s at the MGM c Grand Gard e n A r e n a in the a: UFC's h o m e town. u.. c z <( c (/) w :::> .... > a: Jackson a ppeared m o r e fru stra t e d th a n b eate n b u t h e acknowl e dged being impressed with Evans' pre paration UFC pres ident Dana White said there might be a r e match eventually, but Evans (20-1-1) first will get a shot at UFC Rashad "Suga" Evans controlled the action against rival Rampage Jackson to score a win via unanimous decision. light heavy w eight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. Th e fight punctu a t e d a protrac t e d f eud b e t wee n Evans and Jackson, w h o coac h e d agains t each other on t h e UFC's rea li ty te l evis i o n s h ow l ast yea r T hey were sc h ed u led to meet last Dece mber, b u t Jackson pos tp o n e d t h e b ou t t o con tinue work as B.A Baracus i n "Th e A-Team," angering Evans and White. T h e ir mu t u a l d i staste made the n ontitle b o u t into the U F C's m os t a nti c ip a t e d of t h e yea r t o d a t e with p ayp e r v i e w sal es ex p ec t e d t o r a nk a m o n g th e s p o rt 's biggest. > w c w :I: (/) :i m :::> a. Divorce Drama Continues For Dwvane Wade z i= w ..J ..J :::> m ...:. w z i= z w (/) C!i a: 0 ..J LL Miami Heat star Dwyane wife received permis sion Friday to dismiss her ninth divorce lawyer in about two years, but was warned by the judge she had better have a new attorney by the time of a scheduled July 19 custody trial. Declaring that "justice delayed is justice denied," Circuit Judge Marya Nega told Siohvaughn Wade that there would be no more post ponements of the custody trial and she would have to fend for herself legally if she showed up without a lawyer. "If you don't have a lawyer who is ready, willing and able to represent you at the trial, Mrs. Wade, you are Perry Mason," Nega said. The custody trial __: which is separate from the trial to determine dissolution of marriage -had been set to get under way June 7. But Nega granted what she described as a final postponement after allowing Mrs. Wade to dis miss her most recent lawyer, Marsha Fisher. Fisher told the judge that Mrs. Wade no longer wants her for an attorney, but declined to comment after court. Mrs. Wade eluded waiting reporters. :f The Wades, who are both ;::. 28, and were sweethearts w up in the Chicago (!) area and in college. Both are a divorce and each DWYANEWADE wants sole custody of their boys, Zaire, 8, and Zion, 3 Nega said she was determined to resolve the custody issue this summer. She also warned the riot to let the tension between them hurt the two boys. Meanwhile, the judge said she was issuing an order allowing the parents to split custody of the boys over two week intervals this summer. She postponed any action on contempt allegations pending against Mrs. Wade until the July 19 trial. But the judge told Mrs. Wade that she should have warned her busband before engaging a thera pist for Zaire. She said a new therapist chosen with court supervision must be chosen. Wade met with reporters after the hearing and said that he was holding up well despite the tension because "the sup port of family has been 100 percent Sugar Rav leonard To Replace lennox OnHBO SUGAR RAY LEONARD After four years, HBO has finally decided to replace Lennox Lewis with Sugar Ray Leonard. Lewis has said he plans to work on his International Training Academy. WhvKobe Is Not like Mike BRY ANf vs. JORDAN Kobe Byrant m ay b e b e tter th a n Michael Jordan, but the public may n o t ever l e t him b elieve it. T h e unfortun a t e truth f o r Kobe i s h e ca n n eve r b e Michael b eca u se h e is n't t h o u ght of as lik a bl e as Jordan, a lso the g reatest comme r c i a l pit chma n eve r for a n athl e te. Seahawks Waive lendale White LENDALE WHITE SEATTLE--The uncle for running back LenDale White says his nephew is "confused" and "broken up" over the Seahawks' decision to unexpectedly waive the running back just weeks after a draft-day trade that brought him to Seattle from Tennessee. The uncle said he does not know what's behind a report that White was facing a fourgame suspension for violating the league's drug policy. He said he was due to speak to the Titans' former leading rusher. Seahawks general manager John Schneider announced the surprise move just over a month after he traded a cou ple of lower-round draft picks for White and defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson. takers' Andrew Bvnum Has Knee Drained EL SEGUNDO, CA --Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum's troublesome right knee was drained of excess fluid Monday. Bynum hopes the procedure will allow him to play closer to full strength in the NBA finals against the Boston Celtics The Lakers discovered a small tear in Bynum's meniscus during their firstround playoff series against Oklahoma City, and the injury has limited him since He still bas started all 16 of the Lakers' playoff games, averaging 9.1 points and 7-7 ANDREW BYNUM rebounds but playing only 24 minutes per game. Howard wavering About Plavinu For u.s This Summer ORLAN DO -Dwight Howard m ight not play for the U. S at this summer' wo rld ch a mpi o n s h ips Orlando's A ll-Star center and. t h e BA's two-time d e f e ndin g d e f e n s i ve pl ayer of th e yea r ay he h a n t decid ed i f h e will pla). It was the f irst t ime Howard has publicl y w ave r e d about pl ayi n g in thi summe r s world championships. H e had staye d firm on his commitment all eason even as LeBron James Dwyane Wade and other stars ex:pressed doubts about playing becau e of i m p ending free agen Barnes savs He Will Opt OutOt Contract Withlauic ORLANDO --Forward Matt Barnes says he will opt out of the final year of his contract with the Orlando Magic to become a free agent. Barnes had said for months he would likely make the move, hoping to get a long-term deal to return to He made his intentions official Monday after the team' s end-of-season meeting. Barnes worked his way mto Magic's starting lin -up_ th1s season, averaging 6 4 pomts per gam in th pl a Th defe nsiv stopp r pnmary rol was to guard oppon nts' best p rim t r pl ay r. MAll BARNES Th o -1 ar-ld forward h as pl a d ti r s ve n seas H p refers t rem ain with t h M agic.


c Tiger To Defend Eagles Signee Ken Gr. iHev Jr. M Jackson emorial Crown Tears Achilles Announces Retirement : At Muirfield Alter 22 Seasons Tiger captured Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament -his fourth -last June. ORLANDO --Tiger Woods will defend his title in the Memorial Tournament next week at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin Ohio, he announced. The onl y four-time winner of the Jack Nicklaus-hosted event, Woods has made 11 consecuti ve cuts at Muirfield Village and has turned in seven top-four finishes, including victories in 1999, 2000, 'o1 and 09. The top-ranked Woods resumed hi s normal practice sessions last week after with drawin g from THE PLAYERS Championship due to an inflamed facet joint in his neckMay9. Tiger Moving On Without A Swing Coach Tiger Woods said that he has been anal yzi ng his own swing on video since his former coach Hank Haney resigned last month and that he has no plans to hire a new coach. "That's the great thing about technology," Woods said during a press confe r ence at the Memorial Tournament in Dub lin Ohio. "We can u se video. That's what I've been doing and been working on it th at way." Asked about Haney's r esignation in the aftermath of Woods' sex scandals, Woods said, "I understand it; there's a lot going on." Woods' driving accuracy has come und er criticism dur ing his years with Haney, but Woods said he became a more consistent ball-striker und er Haney and noted thai: h e won at least five ments every year s in ce Haney began coachi n g him in 2004. He also said his pur s uit of driving dis tance l ed to mor e misse d fairways "If I bring out m y old drivei; I'd hit it a l ot s t raig ht er than r do now b eca use it goes s hort er," Woods said. TAMPA PORT AUTHORITY REQUEST FOR QUAUFICATIONS-NO. Q-013-10 ENGINEERING CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR TPA's PETROLEUM FACILITIES IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT NO. 1 G-0521 0 The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) is sol i citing proposals from qualified Respondents interested in providing engineering consultant services (permitting, design, and construction support services) for the TPA Petroleum Facilities Improvements Project. All Interested firms will obtain a copy of the solicitation Instructions and Submittal Documents and submit a completed response to the Tampa Port Authority, 1101 Channelside Drive, 4th Floor, Tampa FL 33602 Submittals are due by 1 : 00 pm, Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Responses will be opened at 1 :OOpm on the same date TPA will hold a MANDATORY PRE-QUALIFICATION CONFERENCE on Friday, June 11, 2010 at 9 : 00 a m in the TPA Boardroom TPA will only accept proposals submitted by firms participating in the conference. See Section A, Paragraph 1 1 of the solicitation for conference details RFQ Submittals shall include a letter indicating the Firm s interest and completion of the RFQ Documents including a Vendor's Questionnaire Firms failing to submit the required RFQ Documents may be deemed non responsive to the RFQ. The RFQ is available through the DemandStar System (www demandstar com) or through a link on the TPA web site (www tampaport.com) TPA's Small Business Enterprise (SBE) policy has a goal of nine percent (9%) SBE participation on all projects In the event the goal is not attained, the TPA examines good faith efforts in evaluating the submittals. Questions concerning th is RFQ s hould be directed to Donna Case y of the TPA's Procurement Dep a rtment at (813) 905-5044, or e-mail at dcasey@tampaport com, or faxed to (813) 905-5050. MARLIN JACKSON PHILADELPHIA -Eagles defensive back Marlin Jackson has ruptured his right Achilles' tendon an indoor practice. Jackson, who was com peting for a startin g spot at free safety, was hurt on Tuesday. A n MRI exam revealed the extent of the injury, the team sai d. A 2005 first-round draft pick b y the Indianapolis Colts, Jackson signe d a twoyear deal with Philadelphia in March He is coming off a pair of season-ending knee injuri es. Jackson missed the sec o nd half of 20d8 with a torn ACL in his right knee and return e d in 2009 before tear ing the ACL in his l eft knee in a November practice. TVreke Evans Cited For Reckless Driving TYREKE EVANS SACRAMENTO, CA. Sacram,ento Kings point guard Tyreke Evans is a pologi z ing with a tweet after being cited on suspicion of reckless driving in California. In a Twitter message on Tuesday to his fans, family and the Kings, Evans says he is sorry for "bad decision making" and has learned his l esson Evans was cited and released by the California Highway Patrol on Monday. The air unit spotted the NBA's Rooki e of the Year dri vi n g a 2010 black Mercedes Ssso at more than 100 mph on Interstate So. The CHP says officers will review air patrol video to see if more ch arges will be filed. SEATTLE --In his prime, Ken Griffey Jr. was consid ered the best player in base ball, on pace to rewrite the record books. Injuries derailed his chance to become the home run king. His spot as one of the game's all-time greats is without question. Now relegated to part-time du ty an d with little pop left in that perfect swing, Griffey un expectedly decid e d Wednesday night to r etire after 22 mostl y brilliant sea so ns. The Kid that once saved baseball in the Pacific Northwest with his backward hat giddy teenage smile and unrivaled talent, had become a shell of the player who domin ate d the 1990s. The 40-year-old Griffey wasn't at Safeco Field on Wdnesday. He simply r eieased a state ment through the Seattle Mariners --the franchis e he h e lp ed saved in the 1990s and returned to for the conclusion of his C3Jeer that he was done p l aying Griffey said goodbye before Seattle played the Minnesota Twins after 13 All-Ken Griffey Jr. finishes his career with 630 home runs, 1,836 RBis and 10 Gold Gloves. Star appearances, 630 homers -fifth on the career list --and 1 ,836 RBis. He's 0 an almost certain first-ballot :!:! Hall of Farner. "Wh ile I feel I am still able en to make a contribution on the field and nobody in the Mariners front office has asked m e to retire, I told the Mariners when I met with them prior to the 2009 sea son an d was invited back that I wi ll never allow m yself to become a distraction," Griffey said. m z =' z m r I tD c: r r m =' z "t1 c: tD r u; ::1: Serena Williams Upsets In French Open m c m < m -1 c: m C/) PARIS --Serena Williams is usually the one who saves match points, not wastes them. Who seizes control of an exchange, not cedes it. Who turns up her game at Grand Slam time. Except at the French o pen, the lone major tournament she's won onl y once and where she's now gone seven years without even reaching the semifinals. The No. 1-ranked Williams dropped 17 consecutive points during one stretch, climbed all the way back to within a point of vic tory, then faded late and l ost to No. 7 Samantha Stosur of Australia 6-2, 6-7 (2), 8-6 on Wednesday in the Roland Garros quarterfinals. "Had I played better for two n1inutes, maybe the result could have been differ-SERENA WILLIAMS ent. But it didn't out," said Williams, who missed a forehand by an inch or so when she held a match point at 5-4 in the final set. "Just wasn't playing well today. Last year, I choked. I guess it's a redundant story with xne." "The Voice ofOur Co,nnunil Speaking for It eif c )> z c "T1 :!:! c A .... C'Ytl"""l (8:13) 248-1921 Y' ================================:=d)>


0 Entertainment o::t CNN Apologizes For .., Plaving Coolio Song With e: The Word N**ga On Air CNN anchor Kyra Phillips publicl y apologized on behalf of CNN after a Coolio song with the dreaded N word was played during a news segment. The fitting Coolio song "Fantastic Voyage," was played during a segment about a 103year -old woman in Coatsville Pennsylvania who is still driving. The l y rics played during the segment were: Ain t no bloodin', Ain't no crippin I Ain' t no punk-a** n***a's set trippin I everybody's got a stack and it ain't no crack and it really don't matter ... c a: u. c z ct Rick Ross Announces Possible Clothing line And Books c en w ::::;::) > a: w > w c w :I: en Miami bred lyricist Rick Ross recently sat down and revealed that the decision to partner with Diddy has defi nitel y opened up so m e doors. Ross who has worked with Diddy on countless collabo rations, including the Dirty Money hit "Hello, Good Morning ," states that Diddy ::::;::) helped bring things to the C.. "horizons"that Ross had overlooked. w "The more time you spend :::J with. [Diddy ], you under:::;:) stand the importance of rela'Jil tionships," he added about irl what he's learned from the z i= z w en a: 0 ...I LL RICK ROSS And DIDDY l ege ndary businessman. In these few weeks, just the moves we've mad e h ave been big Ross also revealed that Diddy produced some tracks off of his upcoming album Teflon Don, which is due to hit stores July 6. wvclef Rece.ives Honorarv Doctorate WYCLEFJEAN Wyclef Jean is continuing to be recognized by' colleges for his philanthropy through his Yele Haiti Foundation. Harvard University named him their 2010 "Artist of The Year" and awarded him a medal for his "contributions to music and humanity." Now Clef is being honored again, this time by Western Connecticut State University who presented him with an honorary doctorate degree Clef delivered the commencement speech to the class of 2010 las t Sunday and told g r aduates how he went from being an impoverished c hild in Haiti to th e man h e is today H e was a l so pr ese nt ed with a S9,500 c heck for Yel e Haiti. Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers Michael Jackson's Kids To Receive $33 Million Each In Inheritance With the anniversary of Michael Jackson's death approaching, it seems as if the inheritance that his three children will receive has been revealed. According to News Of The World, Prince, 13, Paris, 12, and Blanket, 8, will each receive $33-million dollars. Knowing well that his children would have to endure vultures and skeptical characters out to befriend them for their fortune, the kids can't get full access to control their father's estate and money until around 40. Jackson's kids own 40% of his estate, while his mother Katherine has another 40% PRINCE, PARIS And BLANKET and the remaining 20% was left to charity. The will also shows that his father Joseph and his brothers were not named to inherit anything Temptations Singer AliOllie Woodson Dies At 58 Ali-Ollie Woodson, who led the legendary Motown quintet The Temptations in the 1980s and '90s and helped restore them to their hit-mak ing glory with songs including "Treat Her Like A Lady has died a friend said. He was 58. Woodson died Sunday in so uth ern California after bat tling cancer Motown Alumni Association President Billy Wilson said. Woodson was not an original member of the group, which had several lineup changes since it started in the 1960s. But he played an integral part in keeping the Temptations from becoming just nostalgia act. In this Sept. 14, 1994 file photo, The Temptations, from left to right, Theo Peoples, Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, and AliOllie Woodson, pose after. being given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. Celine Dion Pregnant LOS ANGELES --Celine Dion's struggle to have one more bab y has more than paid off. She's pregnant with two. Publicist Kim Jakwerth said in an e-mail Sunday that the 42year-old Canadian songstress is 14 weeks pregnant with twins and s h e plans to find out th e sex of the babies nex1: month. Dion and h er husband and manager Rene Angelil have one so n 9-year-old Rene Charles.


Entertainment :c Man Sues Bevonce; Uncle luke's Daughter Exposes Him As Woman Beater And Bad Father LUTHER CAMPBELL And FAMILY As Uncle Luke faced scrutiny and court appearances for the lewd language and alleged nature of his group, 2 Live Crew, his problems at home are becoming something that require more attention The daughter of Luke, legall y Luther Campbell, who was featured ori his reality show Luke' s Par ental Advisory, is looking to get her own 15 minutes of fame and using her dad as the cat alyst with allegations that he used to brutally beat her mother. Along with abuse, s h e i s also stating that h e r fath e r only claims 1 of his 5 childre n and wants hi s s on Luther to be placed in a homele ss s h e lt er. child sunnon oeal Claims Video Shoot CONRAD MURRAY LAS VEGAS --Michael Jackson's former doctor lost a bid in a California court to resolve a child support issue that threatens his Nevada medical license. A S anta Clara County Superior Court commissioner rej e cted a bid b y attorne y s for Dr. Conrad Murray to obtain a court order relieving Murray of an obligation to pay about $16 ,000 in back child s upport to th e moth e r of hi s 12-yea rold s on. A uthorities i n Las Vegas h a d said t hat if Murray got the California cou rt order, Nevada wo u ld stop efforts to revoke his medical license for f'3.ilure to pay. A heari ng is set J une 25 b efore a Fa mily Court heari n g officer in Las Vegas. Trespassing LOS ANGELES--A man living across from a video shoot for Beyonce Knowles in the Hollywood Hills is suing the singer for nuisance and trespassing, claiming h,is privacy was invaded by unnecessary noise and crowds. Court documents show Philip Markowitz filed the lawsuit seeking $25,000 against Knowles, a liability company and Dina Ciccotello, a production coordinator for the video shoot for "Why Don't You Love Me. Markowitz claims his expectations of privacy in his upscale BEYONCE neighborhood were "shat-tered" on March 26 when the crew came in the morning and didn't leave until 11 p.m., and that his driveway was repeat edly blocked. Diddv lends Eneruv To Comedv 'Greek' LOS ANGELES--Having s wip e d the spotlight from top-bill ed castmat e s on more tha n o n e occasion, Jonah Hill a nd Russell Brand are r ewa rd e d with lea d sta tu s in "Get Him t o th e Gr ee k ," onl y t o see th e s how s t o l e n b y o th e rs, n o t ably th e a rti s t former l y knmvn as P. Diddy. r 0 en m z :j z m r I OJ c:: r m :j z 'tl c:: OJ c en ::J: m c m < m :c -< -f c:: m en c )> z c c


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Guests arrive to Hope's graduation party and are given the required masquerade att ire; Daddy Yankee performs; some of the party guests commit unspeakable acts; Nick shares details from his past with Aggie, while she credits Nick for giving her a future. DAYS OF OUR LIVES-Hope shares a genuine bonding moment with Baker; Ciara realizes her treasures are missing; Stephanie learns that Nathan's in no rush to start a family; Chloe reaches a breaking point and contacts Vivian to set the plan against Carly in motion. Stephanie admits to Nathan that she might be pregnant ; Chloe has second thoughts about her plan; DA Woods informs Arianna that she has no alibi; Rafe and Shane plan their escape from the South American jail; Sami praises EJ for helping Arianna GENERAL HOSPITAL-Brook ponders an offer to live at t he Quartermaines; Michael warns that Carter is dangerous ; Kristina learns some haunting similarities between her father and Kiefer. Sonny goes to therapy; Jason gives Dante an ultimatum; Carter visits Michael in his cell. ONE LIFE TO LIFE-Bo and Rex get a surprise visitor; a fire breaks out at Foxy Roxy's; Destiny gives Dani an ultimatum. Bo sees red; Bo and Nora get a vintage look. THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS -Jana meets with a loan officer; Phyllis can t find Sharon. Sharon's condition could be fatal; Heather notices a bomb s trapped to her car. HOROSCOPES Today's Birthday--Narrow your focus this year in order to achieve as much as y ou possibl y can. Introspective moments illuminate the good fortune available to y ou now. As you gather opti mism, address work issues with all the care and attention you can muster Gemini (May 21-June 21)-You notice what's going on in group activities. Lucky circum stances put you in the right place to receive information and take appropriate action. Cancer (June 22-July 22) -The closer you stay to home the more you accomplish. A vacation day may be in order. You'll see the wisdom of that decision lat e r Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -Your mind reaches out to the cosmos for inspiration. Oth ers remain glued to material concerns. Skillful compromise includes pointing out details they may have over looked. Vn-go (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)-Consider the det ails as you formulate a wild new plan. Nothing gets done without a concrete foundation of logic a nd practicality Libra (Sept; 23-0ct. 22) -You may feel trapped between one person 's confusion and the ex citement of another. Work moves forw a rd when you have both look at practicalities. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)-It takes some effort to pull your creative ideas together. One pos sibilitY sticks out like a sore thumb and needs to be massaged Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)-You know in y our heart that everything will work out for the best Rein in imagination. Use skill to make small c hanges. This gets it all moving Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)-You feel an intense need to carry out your work without going public. This could be tricky, as a lot of people are involved. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)-If you want to travel soon, make reservations today or at least plan the itinerary Allow flexibility (as long as it's not too expensive). Pisces (Feb. 19-Marcb 20)-Gather y our thoughts before beginning any work. Your goal i s to make sure others understand what's needed. Aries (March 21-April19) -Some of your associates see themselves as free agents, which adds obstacles for you in handling the details. Luckily, a few words work it out Taurus (April 20-May 20) -Meditate or make a journal of your dreams today in order to mine for information to apply to practical work. Consider small details that you might typically over look. Movie Reviews MOVIE REVIEWS' Prince Of Persia -The Sands Of Time: Jack Gyllenhaul plays a prince in this high adventure and action film. The only downfall is the actors resembling the Persian race. Could have beeD. a classic. Enjoyed it! [ ***liz ] Shrek Forever After-Shrek goes through a mid-life cri sis. The kids will love it. Fell asleep on it. [***] Just Wright -Queen Latifah and rapper Common star in this Cinderella-type comedy. [***] Robin Hood-This movie chronicles the beginning of how Robin (Russell Crowe) becomes Robin Hood. ViolentNot for kids. [***liz ] Iron Man 2 -Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man) and Don Cheadle (War Machine) score big with this action sequel. Opening weekend $133M. A little long -21f2 hrs/10 mins. [***liz] A Nighhnare On Elm Street-A remake from the first Elm Street franchise. The first Freddy was the best. Still #1 at the box office $32M. [***] Kick Asss-Teenagers decide to become superheroes Not for kids. [***liz] The Losers -This action movie was very good. Nice twist at the end. Didn't do well at box office. [***liz] The Backup Plan-J. Lo should have passed on this one [**] Death At A Funeral -A hilarious comedy I drama starring Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence and Tracy Morgan Must See! [***11z] Date Night -Above average comedy starring Tiny Fey and Steve Carroll. [**112] Why Did I Get Married Too -Better than the first. Must See! [****] Clash Of The Titans -Highly disappointed. Look like a TV miniseries! [**] How To Train Your Dragon-Kids will love this Dream Works animation.[****] Dairy Of A Wimpy Kid-Not really impressed with this one ... definitely wait for the video. [**] Alice In Wonderland -Alice returns to wonderland as a teenager to find out she has to slay the queen. Tim Burton's fantasy film may be too dark for kids. Made $116M! [***] RATINGS **** Very Good I *** Good I ** Average I Wait For Video


"11 Funerals :o MR. EARL BARRINGTON BRAMWELL Homegoing services for Mr. Earl Barrington Bramwell of 1215 Tulipwood Drive., who passed away Saturday, May 29, 2010, will be held Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 1:30 p. m. at Heart Song Church, 4208 N. Florida Avenue, Rev. Jesse Washington, Jr., officiating. Earl was born May 26, 1950, in Manchester, Jamaica. He came to the United States in 1975 He was preceded in death by his grandparents. He leaves to cherish his memories: a loving wife of thirty one years, Betty Bramwell; father, Louis Bramwell; stepmom, Marjorie Bramwell of New TaiJlpa; mother, Loncille Thompson of -Jamaica; brother, Rogers Bramwell of New Tampa; sisters, Fay Robinson of Jamaica, and Heather Bramwell of New Tampa; uncle, Alphonso Bramwell of Tampa; daughters, Desrene Bramwell and Aisheeda Benjamin; grandson, Vaughn Munroe Aubrey; stepsons, Ernest Alston and Fred Alston; a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday June 4, 2010, from 5-8 p. m. Family will receive friends from 5-6 p. m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church for the service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www.aikensfimeralhome.net {8 13) 232-8725 F<1x (813) 231-0521 : Let Our Family Take Care Of Your "We Are The To A Fine And Q 2301 N. Nebraska Avenue Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 224-9557 FOUNDED ON FAITH "Home OfTbe Best Package Dells" MISS MIA IMANI BREWER Celebration of life for Miss Mia Imani Brewer of 9408 channing Circle, #12o1, Tampa, who passed away Saturday, May 29, 2010, will be held Saturday, June 5 2010, at 11:30 a. m. at Springhill M. B. Church, 8119 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Rev. Eugene Garnett, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mia was born on March 14, 2007; to John, Sr and Porschea Brewer. Mia was preceded in death by: her maternal grandmother, Cindy Carswell; maternal great grandmothers, Sarah P. Graddy and Joyce Pearsons; paternal grandmother, Rosa Lee Brewer; and great grandfathers, John Willis Brewer and Salvatore McCullough. She was sent to us in the form of an angel for only three brief years. During this time, she was cherished by her school staff at Pediatric Health Choice. Mia oftentimes was called, "Mama Mia" or "Baby Girl" and was loved by many and loved to hear her big brother sing Michael Jackson songs. Mia attended Springhill M. B. Church all of her life. Mia will be deeply missed by: her loving and devoted parents, John, Sr. and Porschea Brewer; sister, Ta'Niyah Brewer; brother, John Brewer, Jr.; godsister, Cassidy Jackson; two godbrothers, Jimmy Helms, Jr. and Zi'year Davis; grandmother, Alesia Brewer; grandfathers, Edward Graddy, Jr. and Jose (Cathy) Mendoza; great grandmothers, Brenda (William) Crawford and Maria Pastoresa; great grandfathers, Deacon Edward Graddy, Sr. and Elio (Jackie) Valdez; six aunts, Sherika Brewer, Maria Mendoza, Talea Allen, Johnisha Graddy, Minnie Graddy and Carrisha Graddy; six uncles, Marvin Brewer, Derrick Johnson Jr., Maurice Brewer, Jose Mendoza, Jr., Dyrell Carrolls, Lienardo Mendoza; and a host of sorrowing great aunts, great uncles, cousins and friends; special friends, the National Tay-Sachs Disease Families, PPEC, LifePath Hospice (Coral Team), the entire Springhill M. B. Church; godparents, Jimmie and Tyrita Helms; and great godparents, Sylvester and Kay Powell and Min. Jacqueline Leeks. The viewing will be held at Aikens Funeral Home Chapel from 5-8 p. m., Friday evening. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. Friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday at 11:15 a. m. for the service. (Honor Mia by wearing pink and white.) AIKENS FUNERAL HOME www.aikenstuncrnlhome.)1t' MINISTER GERALDINE PETERSON CANNON Homegoing services for Minister Geraldine Peterson Cannon, who passed away on May 2 7, 2010, will be held Saturday, June 5 2010, at 3 p. m. at Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 8119 E. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Tampa, 33619. Rev. Eugene Garnett, pastor, officiating. Rev. Clarence Sheppard, eulogist. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Geraldine Peterson Cannon was born in Tampa. She was a loving mother, grandmother and foster mother. She was baptized and converted at Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. Minister Peterson Cannon completed her education at Middleton High School, class of 1956. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Psychology. After becoming an ordained minister in 1990 she began the Abundant Life Giving Ministries. As a pastor she had a passion to feed, clothe and shelter the homeless. Geraldine was a gifted musician for many choirs and groups throughout the Tampa Bay area. She was well known within the community as an extraordinary vocalist. She was employed for several years with the Mental Health Corporation. Minister Geraldine Peterson Cannon was preceded in death by: her parents, Deacon Willie George Peterson, and Mrs. Ollie Lydia Peterson; her husband, James Cannon; her son, Dwayne Burgess; her grandson, Mark Burgess; her sister, Charlie Mae Eady; and her aunt, Vera Yoeman. Minister Peterson Cannon leaves to cherish fond memories: 4 daughters, Sabrina Burgess, Sonya Burgess, Iris (Henry) Morton, and Roxanne (Antron) Troupe; 3 sons, Gregory Burgess, Jeffrey Burgess and Thomas Bmgcss; l4 gandchildren, Shabrinn (Vcrnell) Williams, Dyshonty Gordon, Katurus Gordon, Vinson Brown, Gerita Burgess, Jaylin Burgess, Janeisha Burgess, Amy Burgess, Brandon Deme, Skye Morton, Kiara Burgess, Roderick King, Raquelle King and Antron Troupe, J. ; 7 great grandchilden, Shakevia Marcus, Tahdell Alexander, Ja' Bon Williams, Valencia Richardson, DeOndre Ardis, Kayla Wright and Clinton Danzey, Jr.; 2 sisters, Gwendolyn Thomas and Patricia Singleton; brother, Victor (Wanda) Peterson; godchildren, Cynthia LaVelle, Gailynn-Wells, Rhonda Hunter and Elissa Wright-Jones; as a daughter, Lillian Phillips; as a son, Pierre Flournoy; her church and Christian family; a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and other sorrowing relatives and friends. Visitation for Minister Geraldine Peterson Cannon will be held Friday evening from 5-8 p. m. at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th St., Tampa, 33610. Friends attending the homegoing service on Saturday are asked to assemble at the church at 2:45 p. m. A HARMOI',l BURIAL. MS. LINDA DENISE THOMAS Homegoing services for Ms. Linda Denise Thomas, who was called home on May 27, 2010, will be Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 2 p. m. at Allen Temple AME Church, 2101 Lowe Street, Tampa, 33605, Rev. Micheal K. Bouie, pastor; Rev. Charlie Sampson, associate minister, Greater New Hope Anointed Ministries, officiating. Interment will follow at Orange Hill Cemetery, 4900 E. Chelsea, Tampa, 33610. "Auntie Linda" was born on May 14, 1958, to the late Lionel Thomas and Elouise Allen in Tampa. A lifelong resident of Ybor City, she graduated from Brandon High School in 1976 and was also a licensed cosmetologist. Her passion for all of her life had been to take care of kids, which is why she later opened her home, received her child care license and opened Linda's Family Home Daycare. She was also a licensed Foster Parent for over 15 years. She was preceded in death c... by: her parents, Lionel C: Thomas and Elouise Allen; Z brothers, Hosea Allen and m Bernard Allen; aunt, Stella Avery; sister, Darlene N Thomas; and great niece, Takelia Lawson. 0 She leaves to cherish and celebrate her memories with: sons, Michael Hamilton, Sr. and fiancee, Tirhonda Hill, and Jay Thomas; daughters, LaTarra Thomas and Ebony Thomas; sisters, Sandra Allen and Gwendolyn Allen; brother, Harold Williams; aunt, Margarie Williams; uncles, Ken Williams and Ed Williams; grandchildren, Michael Hamilton, Jr., Michelle Hamilton, Michael Hamilton, Jr., D'Lanea Thomas, Xavier Thomas, Jabez Thomas and Johanna Lowman; nieces, Herbertha Williams, Barbie Lawson, Tiffany Gordon, Eve McGhee, Gloria Allen, Denise Hunter and husband, Tracy Cole and husband, Con Buchanan and Marquis, Patsy Vasquez, Lele Chandler and Hattie Gonzalez; nephews, Joseph Allen; Haltrent Allen and wife, Barbara, Bernard Allen, Jimmy "11 Allen, Darold Wllliams and r wife, Francine, Harold 0 Williams and wife, Kim, Li-:0 onel Thomas, Eric Wright, Sr., C Michael King and wife, Jackie, l> Bryante Brandley, Maroco en Patrick Bellamy; and a host of z other grieving family and spe-m cial friends including, r;"' Dorothy Allen, Alvin (Pookie) aJ Williams, Kim Crowell, Pat C: Robinson-Miller, Kathy Jones, Renita (Lynn) m Wllliams, Yyonne Redd, :::f Juanita Robinson, Olivia Z Whitehead, Wllliam (Billie) "'D Jones, Debra Daniels, Wanda C: Cannon, Geneva Clark and family, Gloria Wright and c;; family, Kindred Hospital and :I: LifePath Hospice. m VISitation for Linda Denise C Thomas will be held this Fri-m day evening from 5-8 p. m. at < Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th Street. 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MRS. CORA LEE BUTLER DAVIS Homegoing celebration for Mrs. Cora Lee Butler Davis, who answered God's call on May 31, 2010, at home, will be held Saturday, June 5, 2010, at to a. m. at Highland Missionar) Baptist Church, 3410 E. North Street, Reverend Julius L. Wynn, Sr., pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Davis was born in Live Oak, FL, and has live d in C Tampa for 65 years. She r e a: ceived her education from LL the Hillsborough County C Public Schools, graduating Z from Middleton High School < and was a member of Highland M. B. Church. c She leaves to cherish her CJ) memories: a loving and deW voted daughter, Chalette "Cha-Cha" L. Davis Coney > and husband, Bobby; s i sters, a: Mrs. Barbara J. Dixon and W husband, Thomas, Ms. Genia > Butler Taylor, Mrs. Evelyn J. W Hamilton and husband, RevC erend Laurise, M r s Maeordrie Jones and husband, CJ) Darryl of TamJJa, Mrs. La::J Connia L. Watkins and hus m band, Terence of Lantana, ::J FL, and Mrs. Soraya M. a. Alexander and husband, Z Wilmer of Tampa; aunts, i= Mrs. Lucille Manning of Jacksonville, FL, and Mrs. ..J Ollie Bell Darden of Tampa; ::J sisters-in-law, Mrs. Margaret 'J? J. Butler, Mrs. Rosa Davis of u1 Tampa, and Mrs. Katherine z James of Boston, MA; a host 1-of special nieces, nephews z and cousins, too many to W name; special friends, the CJ) Wilson family, Mr. Eugene < Murphy, Mr. Robert Ashe wood, Mrs. Betty Brown, C: Mrs. Betty Jackson, Mrs. g Faye Finney, Mr. and Mrs. u. Jimmie (Annette) .Jackson; and a host of other sorrowing relatives and friends. < I 0 C\1 w (.!} < dl. Visitation for Mrs. Cora Lee Butle r Davis will b e held Friday, June 4 2010, at Highland M. B. Church, 3410 E North Street, from 5-7 p. m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. Friends attending the homegoing celebration are asked to meet at the church at9:30 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to JACKSON FUNERAL HOME. t Integrity Funeral Services ,.Jh H.,rt Of Serving F1mlly Firat Affordable Prices To Meet Your Needs Cremations Memorial s Burials 3822 E 7th Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33605 PhOne Us At-m 248-6000> MRS. MATTIE MAE BULL Mrs. Mattie Mae Bull of 506 North Albany Avenue, Tampa, passed away Monday, May 31 2010. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 5 2010, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Olive A M. E. Church, 1902 West LaSalle Street, with Reverend James C. Givins, pas tor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. M r s Bull was a native of Santee, South Carolina, and a resident of Tampa for so+ years. She attended school in South Carolina, and was a member of Mt. Olive A.M. E. Church. She was retired. She leaves to cherish her memory: a most devote d husband of over 60 years, Leroy Bull, Sr.; children, Valarie Johnson Nichols (Michael), Larry Bull (Ruth) of Metter, GA Iona Thornton Brown (Michael), and Leroy Bull, Jr.; grandchildren, Robert Lee Johnson, Angel a Renaye Johnson, Kevin Thornto n April Nicole Sailor (Ricky), and James E Thornton, Jr. (Anitress): great grandchildren, Destiny Thornton, Briana Sailor, Nyla Thornton, Yazmyn Thornton, and James E Thornton, III; plus a host of other relatives and friends. The r emains will repose after 5 p. m. today, Friday, June 4, 2010, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MR. AUDWIN EUGENE EDWARDS Mr. Audwin Eugene Edwards of 2704 25th Avenue, Apt. A, Tampa, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 5 2010, at 11 a. m. at St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 2504 East Chipco Street, with Reverend Bartholomew Banks, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Edwards was a native of Tampa, and a resident of Tampa for 23 years. He attended Hillsborough County Public Schools, and was a member of St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by: his maternal grandmother, Alice Edwards; and his paternal grandmother, Alice Cox. He leaves to cherish his loving memory: parents, Phyllis Edwards and Terry Armstead; mother, Helen Thomas all of Tampa; 8 sisters, Alice Edwards, Jonetha Christopher. Dominique Edwards, Terri La Fay Williams. Leonita (Robert) Miller, Melanie Alvin, Conetha (Reginald, Sr.) Wright and Bonita Hugee; a brother, Anthony Edwards, a ll of Tampa; uncles, Anthony Edwards, Sr., Audwin G. Edwards. Master Sergeant Antlwny Lovett and Mark. Troy, Ronald, Wesley, Randell, and John Armstead: aunts. Sheila V. Edwards, Sylvia Wallace and Decelia. Marcztte and Evette Armstead; a hos t of nieces and nephews; best friends, Todd Grimes and Tasha Williams; and a host of other sorrowin g family and friends. The remains \viii repose after 5 p. m. today, Friday, ,June 4, 2010. at Ray Williams Funetal Home, 301 N Howmd Avenue. The family w ill receive friends from 67 p.m. Arrangements enttusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. t est in funeral services for over 70 years. Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes & Northern, Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606 Ph: 813) 253-3419 Fax: 251-4912 Email : net MR. RODNEY GERRARI) JONES Mr. Rodney Gerrard Jones of 909 East 20th Avenue, Tampa, passed away Monday, May 31, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 11 a. m. at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church, 2606 West Grace Street, Reverend T. D. Leonard, pastor, with Reverend Eric Campbell, officiating. Mr. Jones was a native of Havana, Florida, and a resident of Tampa, for 37 years. He attended the public schools of Hillsborough County, and he often visited Mr. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church. Rodney was employed as a personal fitness trainer. Mr. Jones was well known and well liked in the West Tampa Community. Rodney was preceded in death by: his father, Charles S. Jones, Sr.; his paternal grandparents, Henderson and Katherine Jones; and his uncles, Robert Harris, Willie James Williams, and Lawrence, Lonnie and Carl Jones. He leaves to cherish his memory: his sons, Rodney Camel and Rodney Kelly; mother, Rev. Laura B. Harris; stepmother, Arlecia Jones; grandmothers, Daisy B. Thorpe and Annie R. Dooley; godfather, Johnnie Hill; grandchildre n Ranisha and RaNyah Kelly; devoted fi ancee, Laquanza Thomas; sisters, Terrilyn Jones-Bell, LaSonja Houston (James), and Daphne Jones-Stephens (Shola); brother, Charles S. Jones, II; nieces, Bianca M. Burton and Carissa Jones; nephews, Lee T Greene, Jaylen and Roman Houston, and Charles S. Jones, III; aunts, Annie Hicks (George), Liza O 'Neal (Doug), Lizzie Hudley, Shirley JonesDaniels (John), Delories Jones-Jackson (Carl), Jeffery Ann Campbell, Audrey Smith and Katrine Harris; uncles, Jim Harris, Jr., Jeffrey Williams ( Angela), Kenneth Williams, Darryl Williams (Madeline), Carlos Thorpe (Chandra) and Alfred Rush (Brenda); great aunts, Estella Maxwell and Susie Mae Brown; special cousin and friend, Nick Lemons; and a host of sorrowing cousins, family members and friends. The remains \viii repose after 5 p. m. today, Friday, June 4 2010, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MRS. ELVIRA G. SANCHEZ-LEROY Mrs. Elvira G. SanchezLeRoy of St. Petersburg, a woman who loved God, her family and friends, transitioned to be eternally with the Lord, May 30, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 5, 2010, at 11 a. m. at The Word of Grace and Truth Ministries, 3001 East Hanna Avenue, with Dr. Thomas Dozier, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Elvira G. SanchezLeRoy was a native of Sarasota, FL. She was born on May 13, 1933, to the late Arthur Calvin Williams and Rosetta Gadson. She met and married her loving husband, Thomas LeRoy, on February 14, 1974 They were married for 36 years. She graduated from Booker High School of Sarasota. She went on to graduate from FAMU, formerly FAMC. She was a retired entrepreneur of 33 years. She loved to shop and entertain others. She was preceded in death b y her grandson, Todd Williams. Mrs. Sanchez-LeRoy leaves to cherish her memory: a very devoted and loving husband, Thomas LeRoy; her children, Deborah (Charles) Reaves, Kim (Walter) Humphrey, Jackie Williams, and Reggie Williams; her grandchildren, James (Erica) Pouncey, III, Michael (Lakasha) Reaves, Reginald Williams, Jr., Eric Williams and Erica Williams; her great grandchildren, Tashawnda Williams, Alyvia Pouncey, James Pouncey, IV, Jordan Pouncey, Ethan Pouncey, Ayden Pouncey, and Makayla Reeves; a lifelong devoted first cousin, Dottie Redden Watson; and a host of rehitives and friends. The remains \vill repose after 5 p. m. today, Friday, June 4, 2oi.o, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners.


Funerals/Memoriams jJ Raymond Gordon of Plant c.. DEV ANTE LAMAR DALLAS DeVante Lamar Dallas (Tae), 18, of Plant City, passed away in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 23, 2010. Tae was a member of Greater New Hope Anointed Ministries. In lieu of a wake, the family is requesting that the community attend his graduation ceremony at Florida State Fairgrounds at 7 p. m. on Friday, June 4, 2010. Homegoing services will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2010, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 604 W. Ball Street, Plant City, FL, 33563, at 12 p. m. Pastor Calvin Callins, Sr. of Greater New Hope will officiate. DeVante Lamar Dallas (Tae) was born March 11, 1992, in Tampa, to Sunceray Percy and Aaron Dallas of Plant City. He was raised in the Bealsville community and from an early age, showed beyond his years. Tae began his academic career at Trapnell Elementary School, where he also began to show great athletic ability. It was during this period that he began playing football for the Mulberry Panthers Football Association and baseball and basketball for the Plant City Athletic League. Tae later matriculated to Turkey Creek Middle School, where he continued his advanced academics and began to play for the Turkey Creek Trojans Football Association. Although aggressive on the football field, Tae was one of the most humble and respectful students to ever grace the halls of Durant Senior High School. It was at Durant, where because of his dedication to education, he was able to complete his requirements for graduation earlier this year. Tae was anticipating the date of J:une 4, 2010, he would proudly walk across the stage to receive his high school diploma. Tae was accepted into the incoming class of 2010 at Hillsborough Community College, where he planned to pursue a degree in Radiology. He's forever in our hearts. Tae was pre-deceased by: his grandmother, Lenore BerryLamer; and grandfather, William Dallas. He leaves to celebrate his life and to cherish his memory: his mother, Sunceray (Dominic) Dean of Plant City; father, Aaron (Kishia) Dallas of .Tampa; sister, Infinity Dean of Plant City; three brothers, Olonte Dean of Plant City, Aaron M. Dallas of Tampa, and Dominic Dean of Coral Springs, FL; grandparents, Janette (Willie ) Richardson of Plant City, City, Paulette (Nathaniel) MEMORIAM C Spates of Hallandale, FL; great Z grandparents, Rosetta m (Joseph) Worth of Plant City; special aunt and uncles, Ziana 1\l and Tobey Ragins, and Robert Sims, all of Plant City; god par-0 ents, Jeanette and Sylvester McCloud, and Darrell Smith, all of Plant City; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. "A Professional Service Of Comfort" by WASHINGTON FUNERAL CHAPEL, Anthony R. Washington, Jr., L.F.D. MR. ERNEST S. HARDEN, SR. A memorial service for Mr. Ernest S. Harden, Sr. of Lutz, who passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010, will be held Saturday, June 5 2010, at 1 p. m. at Wtlson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, with the Reverend Wallace Bowers, officiating. He was preceded in death by: his father, Ernest Harden; mother, AnnieBelle Harden; and sister, Roma Jean Sullivan. Ernest leaves to cherish memories of him with: a loving and devoted wife of 32 years, Eleanor Harden; 3 sons, Ernest Harden, Jr. and wife, Nakeshia, Joseph Harden and Allen Harden; grandchildren, Xzayvier Harden and Markevius Bennett; 2 aunts, Ruth Evans and husband, Otis, and Julia Mae White; nephews, Michael Coles, Tony Hanna and Markale Hanna; nieces, Pam Sullivan-Watson, Penny Sullivan, Candyce Coles, Adriane Coles, Janise Johnson, Farrahn Evans, Ashley McGregor and Shana Hanna; in-laws, Francis and Mildred Hanna; sisters-in-law, Angela Hanna, Cynthia Johnson and Shon Ford and husband, Jerome; brothers-in-law, Frank. Hanna, Jr. and Reggie Hanna and wife, Jacque; special friends, Larry and Felecia Glanton and Kenny Capal; and a host of other relatives and dear friends including, Raymond Coles (cousin) and Marie Whitehurst (godmother). Ernest was a native of Tampa. He was educated in the public school system of Hillsborough County and Leto High School. He went on to attend Hillsborough Community College. Ernest ran a successful janitorial business for several years until his health began to fail. Friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home at approximately 12:45 p. m., Saturday. THE FAMILY REQUESTS NO FLOWERS PLEASE. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-fupernlhome.com RENEE JONES 3/25-6/4/02 To someone very special, we love you and miss you so much! Your family. IN MEMORIAM CHELON 'LEE' LEWIS You left us eight years ago. We miss you. Wife, Lula Lewis, family and friends. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO WILLA M. WILSON 6/2/32-3/21/95 We cherish the fond memories of a you. We cherish the fond memories of an intelligent you. We cherish the fond memories of a loving you. We cherish the fond memories of a living you. W e cherish the fond memol"ies of an nmuzing you. We couldn' t miss this oppmtunity to say, happy bia1 :hday to you. Remembering you a l ways, yom family und f1iends, ISLA Y DILBERT STREETER 11/14/52-6/5/09 "Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation." On the anniversary of !slay's death, there are no words to e:\.1Jress the gratitude we share for our fanllly and friends who have cried with us, laughed with us, and just been there for us over the past year. Not a day goes b y where !slay is absent from our thoughts. She remains with us by virtue of a wonderful legacy of famil y m embers and friends who experienced her unconditional love and kindness, and a life that demonstrated her passion for h e r Christian faith. This memoriam is summal"ized by her favorite scripture, ISAIAH 41:10. With love and appreciation: husband, Kenny; daughter, Tiffany; mother, Evelyn; sisters, Rovenia, Yasmin, LaFawn and Cathye; and the entire family. Sometimes the people who need to pay their respects most are the ones who cant. Until now. drcllmstances Send condolences ..-.,n-st-.. it impossible to attend a loved one's funeral, we're pleased to ofkr Send flowers you another way to share your con- Read obit11aries dolences. From virtual messages to View photos en m z :::! z m r-1 c:J c r rm :::! z ""C c c:J !: en ::I: m 0 m < m JJ < c m en 0 )> z 0 "'T'I JJ 0


Memoriams/Card of Thanks Local w z :::> ..., >=' t-> a: w > w c w :t: (/) ..J m :::> a.. z w ..J ..J :::> m I ..J w z tz w (/) <( c a: 0 ..J L1. REMEMBERING MOTHER IN St. Peter Claver Celebrates MRS. FRANCES M. HAYES Mother, there's not one day that goes by that you're not thought of. You will always live on in our hearts. Sadly missed by: your children, Dorothy, Leroy, Eddie and Betty, James Earl, Terry, Horace and Sharon; other grands, great grands, -great-great grands, other relatives, friends and neighbors. IN LOVING MEMORY LIZZIE MAE WINKFIELD 12/1/1924-6/12/2000 On this day, 10 years ago, our lives changed. But today, we will celebrate your life and memories you left us. We love you so much and miss you dearly. Rest a while longer mother. Love, your children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM WILLIE LEE THOMAS Happy birthday. It has been five years. You are truly missed. Star Yvette Thomas. IT'S CLEAR MR. WILLIAM P. COLLINS It's been a year, a whimper, a tear, time passes,and one fears the hurt that often appears. We lost a mere one so dear. We've lost other kin; we love and miss them, too; it's clear, Poppa, I had to write this poem just for you. With love, the Collins. BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM JOHNNIE JACKSON DOB-6-4-31 DOD 11-21-08 Happy birthday sweetheart (today). We miss and love you very much. There's not a day that goes by that we don' t think and talk about you. Love, your wife, kid and grandkids. MEMORIAM National laW Week JOYCE REYNOLDS 5/24/1960-6/4/2006 Sadly missed by your family. We love you very much. The Reynolds family. CARD OF THANKS LAVONIA 'CISSY' MATTHEWS The Matthews and McTier families would like to thank everyone for their kindness, love and support during this difficult time. From: her 5 brothers, Johnny, Jr., Jer:ome, Jeffery "Chad', Lawrence and Marco; 2 sons, Cory and Colby; 5 aunts and 3 uncles, father, other relatives and friends. L-R (front) Joshua Hofer, Comfort Anyanwo, Justin Mungin, Justin Sims, Amlani Williams, Jasmine Wmters. L-R (back) Defense Attorney Latasha Marshall-Scott, Judge Charles Wilson, Prosecuting Attorney William McCaughan. Not pictured are: Attorneys Sheryn Alexander, Lauren Pilkinton, and Larry Daugherty. Decades ago The Honorable Charles R. Wilson, Federal 'Judge, walked the halls at St. Peter Claver Catholic School as a student. On May 4, in celebration of National Law Week, hereturned, along with his office law clerks, to perform a Mock Trial, "Three Bears vs. Gold-ELocks." With Judge Wilson presiding, and his law clerks assuming roles of Plaintiffs counsel Defense counsel and witnesses; and St. Peter Claver elementary school students acting as jurors and Bailiff, and anonymous teachers acting as Gold-E-Locks and wit nesses for the Defense the stage was set for a mock trial that proved to be a very effective learning experience. The question before the jury was Did Gold-E-Locks exercise bad manners in trespassing a nd failing to respect the property of the Three Bears?" The production helped students develop useful knowledge about the law and left them with an of the difficul ties judges, la wyers and juries face in attempting to present rel evant facts and legal arguments to insure the just resolution of the issues involved. St. Peter Claver student jurors returned a verdict of Guilty. Judge Wilson and his law clerks then answered numerous questions regarding law as a career.


, ::c nme Husband Accused 01 Armed Kidnapping The Hillsborou g h County Sheriffs Office reports that a husband is facing several charges after attacking his wife. According to reports on Sunday, May 30th at 12:40 a.m. Deena Kinsey, 46, was sitting in a car at Brandon Mall with a male person when her husband, Ricardo Kinsey approached. The report states Ricardo Kinsey, 47, armed with a handgun, ffred a shot that struck the mirror on the dri ver's door. Deena Kinsey got out of the vehicle and Ricardo threw her to the ground. The man who had been in the car with Deena fled in his vehicle and called 9-1-1. Ricardo Kinsey allegedly ordered his wife into his vehi cle at gunpoint and against her will. He then reportedly took her to her mother's house and left her. RICARDO KINSEY Deena Kinsey sustained injuries to her face during the altercation. Kinsey turned himself in at the Orient Road Jail and was booked on charges of kid napping, shooting into a vehi cle, battery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon He is being held without bond on the charges. Suspects Sought For Thefts From International Mall This is a surveillance photo of a woman s suspected of stealing from a store at International Mall. Tampa Police are asking for tracted employees while the help in locating three people other man allegedly put per suspected of stealing from a fume bottles into the stroller. business at the International All three suspects fled the Mall. store without the employees Tampa Police report that at realizing what had occurred. 4 p.m. Tuesday, a woman enWhen the employees went tered Abercrombie and Fitch back and reviewed the surveil pushing a baby stroller. lance video, they discovered The woman reportedly the theft. asked to use the restroom and Police said the suspects are one of the two men accompadescribed as a Black female, nying her started pushing the 5'6" tall, weighing 250 to 300 stroller. pounds and with a distinctive Police said the woman black Mohawk. She was ac came back and she along with companied by two Black . .. . ................. Handvman Charged With Grand Then GREGORY HILL lAKELAND -Lakeland Po lice report that a handyman was charged with grand theft when he didn t finish the work h e was paid to do. Gregory Hill was arrested Tuesday after an investigation into a complaint in 2009 that he was paid thousands of dol lars for the renovations he never completed. Police said they received complaints from two women about Hill, but he was only charged with the complaints filed by homeowner Marcia White. Hill was also charged with impersonating a contractor. Inmate caught Anempting Escape JEAN LAFAIAISE PINELLAS COUNlY-On Monday morning, Pinellas County Sheriffs deputies stopped an inmate who had been sentenced to 30 years in prison from escaping. According to detention deputies, Jean Lafalaise, 28, was able to pull a fence open and leave the area. Lafalaise was observed by a perimeter deputy and was immediately captured as he tried to scale the jail's perime ter fence. Lafalaise was relocated to the Health care Facility of the jail and placed on medial ob servation and suicide watch. On May 25, Lafalaise was sentenced to 30 years in prison for various charges to include robbery with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft and a failure to appear. Lafalaise has been at the Pinellas County Jail since June 30, 2009 and following his se nt e ncing h e was waiting kwt!mRsport tf.7\Shrtt'!1Jrison. Twin Teens Arrested For Selling Girls Into Sex Slaverv MYRELL AND TYRELLE LOCKEIT A pair of twin brothers in Illinois are in police custody after authorities say they pimped out girls on the inter net and forced them to have sex with strangers. Myrelle and Tyrelle Lockett, 17, were busted by police after they responded to a posting on classified web site Backpage.com -that showed a picture of a young girl being offered for sex. Officers agreed to meet Tyrelle Lockett and the girl at a local hotel and found her with "obvious signs of vio lence." His brother Myrelle was later arrested after officers identified another girl as one of his victims. Cook County Officers re port that the young girls were being offered for $300 cash and the boys had possession of all their personal items. The boys reportedly would not give the girls their items back unless they agreed to the sexual favors with strangers. Courthouse Capers DAVID SMITH, 27, Cocaine Trafficking CHARLES CHATMAN, 42, Grand Theft COLLIS DENSON, 18, Robbery (Firearm) JOE FUSSELL, 20; Burglary ALL RICKY" AUTO ACCIDENT HELPLINE: Injured? Need a Doctor? Lawyer? CALL RICKY [(;13) Or Email : callr i ckywi lli ams@gmail.com Avail a ble 24 Hrs J Day F REE Consultation c.. c: z m 1\) 0 ..... 0 r 0 :!! I C/) m z :::! z m r I:D c: r r !!l z ., c: I:D r c;; :r: m c m < m ::c -< ..... c: m C/) c )> z c ::c c G> m 1\) w l>


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One Church, One Child Adoption Breakfast One Church, One Child Adoption Breakfast was held at the Waterside Marriott, downtown Tampa. Representatives from the organization and several other 's agencies were in attendance to discuss the status of adoption of African American children. Ms. Ginger Gadsdt?n, Channelw News Anchor, was the Mistress of Ceremonies. Also on the program were the Allen Temple AME Church Mass Choir, Rev. -'l".t"ao Bouie, Pastor, Karl Van Richard, Minister of Music, and Jeanette Brown, Musician; and New Bethel AME Church Choir, Rev. Beverly Lane, Pastor John English, Musician; and the Children's Home Choir, all rendered a selection. Bishop McKinley Young, Presiding Prelate of the nth Episcopal District oft he AME Church, spoke from Matthew 18:1-6, "Children First." (Photos by Lomax Reverend Beverly Lane and family with Bishop McKinley Young, guest speaker for the ('\.dlopno'n Breakfast. Dominique Juanita Pate, Debra Pate Spann and Gaballe A. Pate attended the One Church, One Child Breakfast. Rev. Michuel Price and Rev .Henry Green. Ginger Gadsden, Mistress of Ceremonies, and Abdur Ahad Alshair. Pam and .Julius Denson, Ill ut the breakfust. Adoption Breakfast guests included Brenda Mcintyre, Emelda Curry, Ruby Rogers, Zannie Mount and E. Carver Lee. Rev. Michael K. Bouie, left, Pastor of Allen Temple AME Church, with Father George Clements of Chicago, founder of One Church One Child. Florastein And rson and Juanita Cannon attended the br akfast. orenthn Larkins and R v. Bl'Ytm Fnyson.


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All About You TYLER NIJI EDGE, JR. Happ y 1 s t birthday Tyler. From your parents, Kenisha Baines and Tyler Niji Edge, Sr.; grandparents, Andre' Edge and Pazetta Casey; uncl es, Dino Nappier and Willie Vickers; aunts, Georgina Thomas a nd Beverly Clayton; and great grandma, Gloria Jean Edge. Congratulations SIERRA A. MOULTRIE Sierra, we are so proud of the beautiful young lad y yo u hav e be come. The time is here for you to take that walk across stage to a new beginning in life. Whatever you do or wherever yo u go, always keep God first in your life and you will be able to do anything you put your mind to. Sierra will be graduating from C. Leon King High School on June 4, 2010 Her plans are to attend Hillsborougfi Community College, where she will major in Business Administration. We love you. Dad (Dale), mom, (Lisa), brother, (Daland), nephew, (Jamareon) and grandparents, (Mr. and Mrs. Willie Gr8J\t). I Did ltll MICHELLE E JOHNSON Congratulations, my daughter has finally made it! I know you will s ucce ed in anything you do! A graduate from King High School, June 4th, 2010, at USF Sundome at TP m. She will celebrate with family and friends. We are proud of you! Love, mom (Tangie), d;ld, (Michael), a nd s iblin gs. RICARDO GUYION Happy "29" birthday, Mr. Ricardo, the Gemini. You have turned another year. Walk with faith. Your loving family, mom and dad. LEE DAVIS Happy birthday t o m y darling s on Lee Davis, 6/7/53 MS. DEBRA HARRIS Happy birthday to my mother, Debra. May God bless you to see many more. From, your children, Donna, Antonio and family. Birthday Notices And Other Announcements Deadline: 1 Week In Advance Call: 248-1921 For More Info Happy Birthday Precious RENIAH DORSEY At3 Months RENIAH DORJ)EY Now Happy birthday to Reniah, who will be turning 5 years old on June 6th. You go girl!! We love you. From, your entire family, especially your mother, Akeish; father, Randy; grandmother, Katie; and great grandmother, Annie. May God continue to bless yo u with many more. GREGORYAndSHELIASOARREY c.. c: z m 1\J 0 ..... 0 :a Yes, yes, yes we are truly bless e d We are celebrating our 23rd an-niversary on June 7 "' We are always and forever as one, God has been so good to us and we give Him all the honor, glory and praise for blessing this union COME Play in our ParkS 1HIS SUMMERI Ages 5-17 9 one-week camps June 14-August 13 Arts & Crafts Team Sports Games Sports Clinics Field Trips Special Events Special Interest Camp too! Sibling Discounts, Reduced Fees and Scholarships Available REGISTRATION INFORMATION City ot Tampa Resident Priority M arc h 29 -April 2 or until full Open Registration April 3 or until full C heck out our web site for camp dates. location s and registration details www. tampagov.net/parksandrec G) m w I OJ


All About You N '<:t w z """) c a: LL Congratulations Dane graduated on May 2, 2010, from Thiel College, Greenville, P A, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Dane will be entering Webster University to obtain a Master of Arts degree in Guidance Counseling. We are very proud of you! May God continue to bl ess you Love, your mom, Elizabeth Jones, dad Bobby King, grand moth e r Carolyn Jones, second mom Rosa Lee Jones, aunts, uncl es, cousins and frie nds. Congratulations DAMETRIUS JONES Congratulations DaMetrius Jones for receiving the Madi son Middle School Exc elle nce In R eading Trophy. We are proud of you Love your family. We've Graduated CORTEZ YOUNG Cortez Young, a.k.a., Cote, graduated Thursday, June 3, 2010, from Middleton High School. Th e Youngs celebrated with family and friend s at Bahama Breeze. CORTEZ, CORTAVIA And JUANITA Juanita Robinson also graduated from Middleton. Cortez and Juanita are the proud parents of Cortavia Young. Although .they a re young parents, w are proud to an nounc e that bo th Cortez and Juanita will b e attending col leg e in the Fall. Congratulations, 2010 grads Love tmly Carolyn and Shug 40th Wedding Anniversary RAYFORD B., JR. And ANNIE ALLEN May God continue to bless u s today and on our 40th wedding anniversary, June 7, 2010. Rayford, Jr. and Annie Alien. Congratulations Wedding Celebration, One Hart, One Beat MR. And MRS. JAMES (DEV ARA) HART Married: April 23, 2010 The Bible says when a man finds a real wife he has found a good thing. PROVERBS 18:22, He who finds a wife what is good andreceives favor from the Lord. May God bless y ou both. From, your families. lonnie lea Napier Good Neighbor Summer Quarter Award-Deadline is June 14 Are you or do yo u know someone who is a good neigh bor? Hillsborough County is now accepting nominations for this quarters recognition of the Lonnie Lea Napier Good Neighbor Award, which recog nizes good neighbors who help simply because help is needed Individuals, neighborhood associations and community groups that demonstrate an ongoing spirit of compassion and helpfulness to their neigh bors and wish to be consid ered for this award should submit a nomination form to the Hillsborough County Of fice of Neighborhood Rela tions. The deadline for this quarter' s nomination submis sions is June 14. All Hillsbbr ough County residents are eligible to nominate and be nominated. The annual award comes with a $2,ooo prize to .be awarded to the neighborhopd association serving the area in which the recipient lives. If the recipient resides in an area that doesn t belong to an asso ciation, Neighborhood Rela tions will work with residents in the area to form one. Nomination forms can be downloaded online or requested by telephone, person or by mail: www.hillsborough county.org /onr 813-272-5860 Office of Neighborhood Re lations, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 1st Floor, Tampa, FL 33602.


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W se l ves to be u se d by God for when they see the works that L ord! You do not have to fol-His service. you do. low the footsteps of men not .., Paul writes they remember How did the y l earn to live walking in the footstep s of th e m without ceas in g for thi s way? Thi s was a new the Lord You must see God C their work of faith, l abor of way of living for them sinc e for yo urself and make sure a: lo ve, and patience of hop e they liv e d in a place that wor-you are following Him. LL c a: LL c z ex: c Mav The Work You Do Speak For You This is no new cliche that y ou have heard It is a saying that must become every be liever 's daily theme. As y ou live your daily life y ou want y our work to speak for you. As y ou live your life and people observe y ou you want them to see the work that re flects your faith and beli ef This will prevent people from having to stand at your funeral to speak words that everyone in the congregation knows are not true Paul writes to the church in Thessalonica (1 Thessalonians 1) expressi ng hi s thanks toward them for the goo d work they have d one New Harmony M. B. Church NEW LOCATION : 2811 N 17th St. Tampa 33605 Phone For A Ride (81 531-4 799 DR. A. MUNFORD, Th D., PastorfT eacher ffi GREATER BOREl MISSIONARY 0 BAPTIST CHURCH > 121li.J....,_SL.T-.R.U&I2 a: (8111 229-1190 SUnday SChttJ, ______ 1:15am. w c w :I: en :::::i Ill a. z i= w ...J ...J Ill I ...J w z i= z w en ex: c a: Prayer service, Tuesday. ________ 1 pm. ana Bible SludY. TUesday &:3i pm. Bible studY. TUesdaY.-----------7 pm. REV. OSCAR JOHISOI,JR. Paster /Teacher ST. JOHN CATHEDRAL 3401 E. 25th Avennue,Tampa, FL (Comer Of 34th St. & 25th Ave. ) Phone: (813) 248-3737 Or (813) Fax: 242-8076 Careline: 248-HELP Bishop Eddie Newkirk, Sr. Pastor WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE g Sunday: LL 8:00 A. M Spiritual Enrichment 9:45A.M. Sunday School/ Orientation 10:45 Worship Service Ill I

Loca Outreach Center To Host Volunteer Service oav BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Miracles Outreach a community-based program, will be hosting their Volunteer Service Day on Saturday, June 5th from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. In line with their motto, "Giving Back To The Community," Miracles Outreach and its founder, Michelle Walker, are asking for volunteers to meet with them at 1905 East Waters Avenue to help with a beautification project MICHELLE WALKER "We formed a partnership with a group that was already on the site, but not really utilizing it. Since I had been looking for a building, this was the perfect union." Walker was looking for a site for her New Beginnings Alternative Education Program. "I felt the perfect location would be in the Sulphur Springs community. I think it's tailor-made for this pro-gram. Walker said the program. will offer a non-traditional school with a non-judgmental environment. "This weekend, we' ll be looking for volunteers to help us get the building ready. We' ll need help with landscaping and cleanup so everyone needs to come ready to work. Walker said all assistance will be greatly appreciated and will help them keep their opening day schedule. "A little help goes a long way Volunteer appreciation certificates will be provided and community service hours are available. We will also provide refreshments for all the volunteers. For more information or to sign up as a volunteer, contact Michelle Walker at (813) 416-1316 Tyrone Walker at (813) 516-1135 or Ms. Jordan at (813) 325-8963. St. Peter Claver Catholic School -a Tampa Tradition Since 1894 has a rich heritage and is recognized by the community for its positive discipline, moral values and strong curriculum. The lives of many citizens have changed dramatically by the academic and spiritual guidance provided by the school. Over the years, former students have enriched not only the Tampa community, but also the nation : Quality education In a Christian environment Scholarships and Tuition Assistance available Located conveniently in downtown Tampa ::rJ c Pastors On Patrol Outlines Plans For The Summer c.. c z m 1\) 0 ...... 0 BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter In 1996 Rev. Abraham Brown founded an organiza tion called Pastors On Patrol (P.O.P.). The mission of the organization was to unite area pastors who would in turn go into the streets, or wherever they' re needed, to improve the lives of African Americans. Rev. Dr. James Favorite, pastor of Beulah Baptist Institutional Church, is the Executive Director of P.O.P., and said they are planning a strategy to deal with the higher park fees, as well as other high profile problems that African Americans are facing. We are also planning to deal with the negative perspective by the school system and law enforcement on African Americans. "It' s time we hold our elected officials accountable, including.the ones runniRg for office. They forget they are supposed to serve us not themselves. Dr. Favorite said one place to look as an example of how big the gap is when it comes to fairness is the job market African Americans are dis placed at more than twice the rate of their white counterparts." Dr. Favorite said the pas tors who represent 96 area churches want to work with families in getting them staand create better environments for our children. "We're going to be very acti v e this summer. So far 9 churches will be holding summer camps and we hope to assist the children acade micall y and spirituall y We re Rainbow Ministries 1405 Park Street Sefrner. Fl33584 813-381-3937 PutOr: ELDER JOSEPH B. GREEN Firlt Lady CHERYL GREEN Weekly Worship Schedu!e Sunday School 10 A.M. Sunday Morning Wor1hlp A.M. Monday Morrilg Prayer 9 A.M. Wednesday Night WorshiP Prayer Service 7 P.M. Bible Study 7:00 P.M. -Saturday Morning Prayer Warriors Service -Every Second Sal Of Each Month "Come A Table Has Been Prepared" www. r I bowrnlnis tries.Webs. com REV. DR. JAMES FAVORITE also developing a C.anflict Resolution program to help kids recognize bullying and how to deal with it. "The job of the church is 0 saving souls first. We also ::rJ help the homeless and per-form other duties to help as en many as we can. We 're cur-m rently working with Angel !j Yulee Adams and we hope z that will turn out to be a sue-m cessful endeavor. Dr. Favorite said Pastors On Patrol must continue their efforts to expand, espe cially with so many agencies cutting on their services. "We go into the streets and talk to drug dealers and users and we ve done quite well in turning some of :them r;-m c r r-z ., c m r-c;; :::1: m c around. m HIV I AIDS continues to fii devastate our communities, and it doesn' t help when -t important funds are cut. We C need to do more on preven-rn tion than so much on treat-C ment. We feel it can be elimi-nated. Every 9 seconds, )> someone in the world is Z infected with either HIV or AIDS. :!;! We have to stop expecting others to take care of us and start taking care of our own. 24 Years Of Service -ftlt_,.,.. Our Children Ministries, Inc. Box 290415 Tampa, FL 33687 I (813} 784-1021 FeedOurChila"en.org c


w z ::::> ""') An on Displav c a: LL Artist Reggie Ferguson, right, is the first Mrican American artist to have his art on display at the Tampa Museum. His works were on display recently in "Art After Dark." c a: LL Citv To Break Ground For New Communitv Center The City of Tampa will hold < a groundbreaking ceremony for 'the new Springhill Park c Community Center a t 10 f:3 a. m ., on Saturday, Junes. ::::> The 16,000 square foot facili-1-ty will be locate d at 1000 > Eskimo Avenue. ffi Once completed, th e facility Gj will feature-a gymnasium, C kitchen, classroom, multi. W purpose room, theater arts ':I: classrooms, splash pad, pla y en d ::J eqmpment, an a new spo rts m field. K Some of the programs that z i= will b e offered at the center include: youth and adult sports s uch as bask et ball flag football volleyball a nd soft ball ; adult and se nio r fitness and nutrition classes computer, teen programs cheerlead ing step, arts & crafts, and cooking classes. The a nticipat e d ope nin g of the Springhill Park Community Center i s Spring/Summer 2011. The projected cost i s $2 5 million and funded through the CIT bond. ..J FAMilY & FRIEN 2ND ANNUAl PICNIC ..J w z i= z w en g a: 0 Bottom Ranch -8407 Lupton Place, Plant City, FL J.une 26, Z010 :00 A.M. -3:00P.M. po.oo (16 & Up) $10.00'(Kids 6-15) Is 5th Refunds) l.fJi1Ch Seived Fro 12.QO -2.00 P.M. PiCnic By LUPTON'S -All You Can Eat & Drink (Soda Areas) OJ Adults Games And Kids. Activities ..J __ _., LL Vickers Or Patsy Kitchen-Ross 447 9" Roller ...................................... $1 nt Brushes ....................................... 99. LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!! Book Signing Yvonne Grant held a book signing recently for the release of her Christian romance novel Love Beyond Measure .. .lt's About Faith. The event was held at a local business. (Photography by BRUNSON) Author Yvonne Grant, center, with Rashaun Grant and Chaire Robinson. Carmelia Gordon and Weclaige Moise. Dean Grant and Jessica Mackey at the book signing for Yvonne Grant. Among those taking a look at the book were Stephanie Grant, Cathy Grant and Beverly Grant. At the book signing were Pastor Nancy Mitchell, Pastor Aitdre Mitchell, LaChan and Katherine Jones.


C .ol,uun June Birthdays Happy birthday to the June celebrants: Minister Spencer Pittman, James R. Phillips, Jasmine Johnson, Ruby Williams, Richard London, Jr. (Atlanta, GA), Benjamin King, Mozelle Hester, Sandra Ward, Shirley F. Thomas, Jeremiah Marshall, Ernestine Bell-Turner, Katy Robertson, King Waters, Christopher Walker (El Cerrita, CA), Kenneth L. Washington, Sophia Williams, Shane Evander Anthony, Sr., Bob Anthony, Robert Anthony, Robert Leo Thompson, Kolbe Reeves, Alexander Warren, Denise White, Paul Japour, Tony Carswell, Bob Linger, Sam Nagatani, Gary Crider, Monica Littlejohn, Jamie Parson (Alaska) Rotisha MeN air (Mt. Doni, FL), Jose Vega, Belton Hargrove, Robert Kellum, Willie McPhee, Joseph Harris. A happy birthday shout out and congratulations are extended to JaNae' Durham on June 4th. Belated Birthdays Happy belated birthday greetings to a few folks who celebrated their natal day in May: Edna Wilkerson, Tykel Tubbs, Crystal Russell, Roger Scott, Tasha Custis, Bernese Reese, Derek Webster, Kalen Holmes, Tiara Watson, Shirley Flowers, Anthony Amos, Nakisha Williams, Ericka Haywood, Jeffery Powell, Ilder Jeannot, Karl Hezekiah, David Everett, Dominique Beckles, Johnny Lawton, Carmena Gordon, Millie E. McClellan, Damion McCummings, Keana Thompson, Reginald Martin, Elizabeth McMillan, Sylvia Pendergrass, Katrina Foreman, Samantha Reid, Crystal Carpenter, Markeosha Burgess, Frank L. Moultrie, Chesney Bivens, Shermeka Everett, Christina Logan, Franchesta Price, Shaquera Carr, Gina Dickerson, Christine Stephens, Shauelia Evans, Rechienda Jernigan and Christine Phillips. Anniversary Celebrants Congratulations and best wishes are extended to the following couples: Mr. and Mrs. Joey Henderson, who will celebrate their 25th anniversary; and Mr. and Mrs. John (Mary Kate) Fleming will celebrate their 2nd anniversary on June 24th. Sick And Shut-Ins Please keep the following folks in your daily prayers: Mattie Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie (Lavern) Washington, Lillie C. Bryant, Mr. and Mrs. Perry King, Rudene Lindsay, Leila FelderMoss, George Colleton, Kathy Kirsey, Eloise Leeks and Arlene Smith. Sympathy Our sincere sympathy is sent to Mrs. Annie Gaston and family due to the loss of her goddaughter, who recentl y passed away. Deepest sy mp a th y is also Notice of Public Hearing Hillsborough County To Review Hillsborough County's List of Real Proper& Inventory lor Affordable Houdng The Hillsborough County Board of County Cormnissioners will hold a public hearing on June 16,2010 to take public comments pmsuant to Section 125.379, Florida Statutes and approved by the updated Infill Housing Program Policies and Procedures. Hillsborough County is required to prepare an inventory list of all of real property in the County to which the Cmmty holds fee simple title that is appropriate for use as affordable housing by July 1, 2007, and every three (3) years thereafter. The Board of County Commissioners must review this inventory list at a public hearing and may revise the inventory list at the conclusion of the public hearing. The Hillsborough County Board of Cmmty Commissioners shall udopt u resolution that includes the final inventory list following the public hearing. The properties identified on the inventory list may be offered for sale and the proceeds used to purchase land for the development of affordable housing or to increase the local government fund earmarked for affordable housing, or may be sold with a restriction that requires the development of the property or a portion thereof as permanent affordable housing, or may be donated to a nonprofit housing organization for the consbUction of permanent affordable housing. Alternatively, the County may otherwise make the property available for use for the production and preservation of permanent affordable housing. A Public Hearing will be held on .June 16, 2010 at 2 p.m. to receive comments and input on the List of Real Property Inventory appropriate for Affordable Housing. This hearing will be held at the Frederick B. Karl County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 2nd Floor Boardroom. The List of List of Real Property Inventory appropriate for Affordable Housing Action Plan and Action Plan Amendments (incorporated therein) will be available for review at the following locations from June 4 2010 through June 16 ,2010: Affordable Housing website at: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/affordablehousingofficel resources/publicationslhome.cfm Affordable Housing Department-1208 Tech Boulevard, Suite 300, Iampa, FL 33619 78th Street Community Libracy -7625 Palm River Road, Tampa. FL 33619 Jimmy B. Keel Library-2902 West Bearss Ave., Tampa, FL 33618 Ruskin Library -1 Dickman Drive SE, Ruskin, FL 33570 Bruton Memorial Library-302 McLendon Street, Plant City, FL 33563 University Area Community Center-14013 22nd Street, Tampa, FL 33613 For more information, please call Joe Ann Lowden at (813) TTY (813) 301-7173. Para infornuu:IOn en espalf.ol, llamar al246-3150. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY Boa-t.ci ot OOM.MI.IduuJu extended to the Allen, Collins and Jones families in the passing of their loved one, who was funeralized Saturday, May 29, 2010. Condolences are extended to the Harden and Hanna families in the loss of their loved one, Mr. Earnie Harden. Our prayers are with you. Our deepest condolences go to Leslie and Sandra Jackson, and the entire family in the loss of his brother, Louis Jackson, who was funeralized on Saturday, May 29th Congratulations Congratulations on your achievements. lvanie and Van Carswell made the High Honor Roll at Guinta Middle School. Their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Van Carswell; grandparents, Mr. Mathis and the late, Mrs. Zelnetta Saffore. Congratulations go out to Eryn Wheeler for making the Principal Honor Roll. She attends Kids Community College in Riverview. Her parents are: Mr. and Mrs. Eric (Tammy) Wheeler; and grandparents, Mr. Mathis and the late Mrs. Zelnetta Saffore. 0 Academy Prep Of Tampa Academy Prep of Tampa, c.. 1407 E. Columbus Drive, Tampa, had one of the best m chess teams to attend the 2010 Florida Invitational Scholastic School Chess c; Championships, May 21-23. Unfortunately, the National Champions won this event. Teacher and mentor, Ted McNair should be congrat ulated for a great job. Progress Village 50th Family Reunion The soth Family Reunion for Progress Village will be held June 2010. Friday, June nth the banquet will be held at the Embassy Suite. Saturday, June 12th the picnic will be held at Progress Village Park. Sunday, June 13th, worship service will be held at St. James AME Church in ., Progress Village at 11 a. m. For information, call Tony Parker at (813) 843-6739. F. Y.l. Remember our helpers in the kitchen. Shu-Lon's Kitchen, formerly Family Deli, (813) 741-9760. Call your news in to Iradean London-Biggs at (813) 677-6071. Be blessed! Yes we can! r-0 :::c C/) m z -4 z m r-1 m c: r rm :::! z "tt 18th Annual HABSE Awards Ceremonv Held c: m c CIJ :::z::: m 0 m < The 18th Annual Hillsborough Association of Black School m Educators (HAESE) held their 18th Annual Awards and Scholarship Program last month. The event was-held at -4 Chamberlain High School on May 12th. HABSE i s the local afficiate of the National Alliance of Black CIJ School Educators (NABSE). Ms. Rhonda Harris is the cur-rent president. (Photographs by Ricky Roberts). Among those in attendance we.re: Paula Kay, Alexis Blackwood, 2010 Nu Upsilon Zeta Chapter Scholarship Recipient, Janice Albury, President of Amicae of Temple Terrace, and Kaytrenia Nichols. )> z 0 ., :::c 0 Danielle New omc is C) WILLIAM CROSS shown with her II' tlher m Mrs. Lorena Newsuntc, at cp p ,ro,gr!"''t m


Nl--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------o::t w z :::::) ..., c a: LL 365 oavs Of Black Historv (Photography by BRUNSON) Honorees: Joe Mitchell, Dea. Willie Jackson, Rick Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Robert Jackson, Harold Reeves and Johnny Watson. One of the men who was honored, former State Senator Les Miller. Christin Davis, Evelyn Davis and Larry Duggins. From left, Robert Jackson, Cathy Jackson, Maxine Jackson and Vanessa Mitchell. Another honoree of the evening, Tampa Housing Authority Board Member Rubin Padgett, and former County Commissioner.-Hurl W. tmd Karate Mack with Donna Allen, center.


Local "T1 ::D 0 Sherin Appears Belore Chaner Review Board c.. c z m SHERIFF DAVID GEE BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Sta:ffWriter Gerald White, led a question and answer session on May 24th when Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee appeared before the Charter Review Board of Hillsborough County. Board member White asked Sheriff Gee questions related to the structure of the Home Rule Charter for Hillsborough County as well as the initiative to elect a county mayor. "I have three concerns I addressed with Sheriff Gee, one of them was the county mayor initiative. I wanted to know if he supported the idea." Sheriff Gee said he felt that was an issue for the citizens of Hillsborough County, not him. "I think those things are "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself' (813) 248-192 made on the strength or weakness of the person who might be in that office. If it was at the right timing and an extremely strong person could pull it together, maybe things would work out." ing off." when I look at Hillsborough County, I make my judgment based on when I talk to other sheriffs about the problems they are having. I think we re in much better shape than they are." Sheriff Gee said he As far as the charter is concerned, Sheriff Gee said he thinks it has served us well. N doesn't want to make a g power grab, but in principle. o He's always felt the Sheriff would be in charge of that. "These are challenging times right now, and I'm not so sure we should be ventur-dA Hillsborough County "I think it was well thought out and as much as we complain and as much that's made about things we have from time to time, White also was very concerned about the County Emergency Policy Group. Public Notice "That department is under my command. I think the Sheriff is more suited to deal with those types of con cerns." Requeata lor Prop011ala, Quallllcatlona and Bids lor Various AHordable Houain8 Departmeat-Fuadecl ProJects The Affordable Housing Department Is Seeking Responses to the Following Request For Proposals, Qualifications and Bids: Request for Proposals (RFP): 1. ConsoHdated Plan Document Consultant Services: Hillsborough County'sAffordable Housing Department (AIID) is seeking the services of a Consultant to assist with the development of the Five Year Consolidated Plan Docmnent (CPD) for the Fiscal Years (FY) 2011112-2015/16 and the One-Year Action Plan forFY 2011112. The CPD is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as a condition of the County's annual funding entitlement from the Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Shelter Grant and the HOME Investment Partnership Program. Contact for this RFP: Karen Collins, collinsk@hillsboroughcormty.org, 8131247-6605. Deadline to submit a Consolidated Plan Document Consulting Services RFP is Monday .June 28, 2010, by 4:00p.m. 2. In-fill Housing Development: The Department is also accepting proposals from eligible non-profits for the In-fill Housing Program. Through this program, AHD shall transfer certain County-owned vacant lots to eligible applicants via a loan, for the development of housing. The housing developed on these parcels will either be made available for sale to the general public or for occupation by "Special Needs" populations under the ownership of the non-profit organization. Contact for this RFP: Joe Ann Lowden, lowdenj@hillsboroughcounty.org, 813/ 246-3151. Deadline to submit an In-fill Housing Development RFP is Thesday .June 29,2010, by 4:00p.m. Request for Qualifications (RFQ): 3. Community Housing Development Organizations (CBDO) HOME Investment Partnership Program: The Affordable Housing Department announces the request for qualifications for organizations desiring to become designated Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO) for unincorporated Hillsborough County, the City of Plant City and the City of Temple Terrace Organizations that are approved as CHDO' s will be eligible to apply for funding as it becomes available from the federal HOME Investment Partnership Program. The Affordable Housing Department is accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations to provide safe and decent housing and suitable living environment for low-and moderate-income persons by being owners, developers or sponsors of affordable housing units. Organizations applying for such designation must be not-for-profit, incorporated by the State of Florida, and have a tax exeml>t ruling from the Internal. Revenue Service (IRS). Such organizations must demonstrate at least one year of experience and capacity serving the community and have affordable housing as a primary objective. The governing board must also be comprised in accordance with HOME Investment Partnership Program rules and regulations. Contact for this RFQ: Maureen Calderaro, calderarom@HillsboroughCounty. org, 8131 274-6657. Deadline to submit a CHDO Certification RFQ Is Wednesday .June 30, l010, by 4:00p.m. Request for Bids (Bids): 4. HiStoric Glover School Renovations: The Affordable Housing Department and Bealsville, Inc are accepting sealed bids from contractors experienced in historic preservation renovation that are interested in providing construction services for the Historic Glover School project. Funding for the project will be from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and is subject to all federal regulations and requirements. For a detail Jraject description, go to the web site link provided below. To purchase the bid documents, contact one of the persons below. Contact for thi.JBid: Connie Boone, boonec@hiluboroughcounty.org, 8131174-6668, or Willitte Hollinger. hollingerw@ hlllsboroughcouniy.org, BH/274-6628. The bid documents will be avallable on .JuneS. 2010, after 2 p.m. at the ABD'offtce address provided below. A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on .June 22, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Glover School, Borton Road, Plant City, Florida. The Deadline for submitting a Sealed Bid is .July 2010 at 1 p.m. Submit all responses to the above open requests to the Affordable Housing Department at the address listed below. Applications must be date stamped by the official time clock located in its lobby or recorded as delivered by Fed Ex, UPS or similar courier agency. The RFP, RFQ and Bid packages provide the outline of submission requirements and descriptions of the proposal contents. All items included in the RFP, RFQ or Bid checklists must be included within the and submissions must be complete and submitted prior to the deadline in order to be considered for review. Complete proposals will be scored and ranked Wlder established scoring criteria included within the RFP or RFQ pockage. The RFP and RFQ application packages and dctaik-d information regarding the Bid arc available at the AHD s website t.mder the RFQIRFP' s 2010 section: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/affordablehousingofficelrfq.cfm. The Hillsborough County Affordable Housing Department 1208 Tech Blvd., Suite 300, Tampa FL33619 Or contact the appropriate staff persons listed above. Para iriformacion en espaffol, l/omara/146-3150. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY BtN:HJ o1 "T1 r-0 ::D en m z z m r-1 OJ c r rm ::::! z ., c OJ r-u; ::z:: m 0 m < m c m en 0 ,. z 0 "T1 :!! 0 .,. m ..... ..... I OJ


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National Bill Maher Cracks Jokes Hunt For U. S. House Approves About President Obama $1.15 Billion For Bill Maher recentl y mad e N so me jokes about President Black Farmer Fund Obama not acting lik e a "Bl ack" president on his HBO show. Maher stated "I thought when we e l ec ted a Black president, we were going to get a Black pres id e nt. You know this i s where I want a rea l Black president. I want him in a meetin g with the BP CEOs you know where h e lifts up his shirt w h ere you can see PRESIDENT OBAMA vs. BILL MAHER th e gun in his pants [s ayi ng] ; '"W e've got a motherfu king problem h e r e? Shoot some bod y in th e foot. Twins Are The Top Of Their Graduating Class ... Together LATONYA And LA TOY A HARRIS Two t eens in Texas have beat the odds in more ways than one. Twin t eens LaTonya and LaToya Harris are not only identical twins but they also have grades, making them qoth the valedictorians of their graduating class. The teens who plan to attend the University of Texas, are the first "twi ns to r eac h such a n hon or. The parents of the teens state that they h ave been baf fled at their daughters since birth and are proud'" of the young women. The young ladi es who are also best friends are planning on rooming together in th e fall. Alabama Democrats Mav Nominate 1st Black .for Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. --A well-funded Black congressman has a shot at becoming the first African-American to win the Democratic nomination for governor of Alabama even without the backing of the state's traditional civi l rights organizations -In a state that has gone Re publican in five of the last six votes for governor GOP candidates may draw more voters and are jostling for attention particularly Tim James. The son of a two-term governor, James has aired blunt ads against illegal immigrants that set off fierce Internet de bate and gave new momento his campaign. There is no clear leader in either primary, and voter interest seems si detracked by eco nomic doldrums and wor ries over the oil spill in the REP. ARTUR DAVIS Gulf of Mexic o that threatens Alabama shores. Blacks mak e up n ear ly half of those who can vote in the Democratic primary, but Davis may hav e hmt hi s chances by scorn in g the stat e 's 4 major Black political groups. The four hav e thrown their s upport behintl his white opponent, state Agr i c ultur e Comm i ss ioner Ron Sparl_ I en m z :::::! z m r-m c: r rm -:::::! z "tt c: m more timely payment for C farmers than continued liti-en ::I: gation. m The first Pigford case C awarded more than $ 1 billion in payments and debt relief to m Bla ck farmers, but tens of thousands of farmers missed c: the filing deadline. The settle-m ment in Pigford II allows -these farmers to pursue their claims. )> z c "T1 :c c City of Tampa Solid Waste Service Day Change New routes begin for residential collection Beginning Monday, June 7 2010, the City ofTampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management will change the residential service collection days for household garbage household recycling and yard waste recycling (j) NORTH of Columbus Drlve/W. Boy Scout Boulevard and EAST of Interstate 275 Monday : Garbage only Thursday : Garbage, household recyc ling and yard waste recycling NORTH of Columbus Drlve/W. Boy Scout Boulevard and WEST of Interstate 275 Monday : Garbage, household recycling. and yard waste recycling Thursday : Garbage only SOUTH of Columbus Drlve/W. Boy Scout Boulevard and EAST of Himes Avenue Tuesday: Garbage only Friday: Garbage, household recycling, and yard wast e recycling SOUTH of Columbus Drlve/W. Boy Scout Boulevard and WEST of Himes Avenue Tuesday: Garbage, household recycling, and yard waste recycling Friday: Garbage Only Ntw Tampa rtsldtnrs, pltasr contact Hillsborough County Solid Wastt ManagrmttJt at 181 3) 272:5680 for your rfSidtntlal col/ret/on schedule.


0 ,.... 0 N o::t w z ::> ""') c a: LL Polk County ews h 'i" A Family Needs Your Assistance There is a family in our community that needs your help. A couple of weekends ago, their rental home burned down and they lost everything The family consists of a single mother with a son, grade 10th and a daughter, grade 6th. They will need everything for a home. within. Winter Haven, also celebrated May Day, the day in 1865 when all Florida slaves received their freedom. The three-day event kicked off with a free fish fry sponsored by the Historical Pughsville Association and compliments of various local restaurants. filed the 1963 lawsuit with the Polk County School board which r es ult e d in th e desegregation of local schools in 1968; Lemuel Geathers, Winter Hav e n 's first AfricanAmerican Mayor and Edward Geathers, a Medical Doctor, to name a few. Congratulations to Patricia Smith-Fields, Event Coordinator and all others who contribute to keeping the history of Pughsville alive! The Power of Nine Do you want to make a difference in the life of a girl today? For ONLY $9, you can send a girl in need to summer camp for one day. Summer Camp at Girls Inc. of Lakeland is an awesome experience that inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold. prais e t ea ms, choirs, quartets, soloist, family members, and friends join together in a prais e and worship service to ce lebrate her foundership of Victory Temple Church of God by Faith, 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Lakeland, Elder Neal T. Phillips, Pastor. Mother Fortson has served as a faithful member for more than 30 years. The annual celebration service in recognition of Mother Fortson will be held in the sanctuary on Saturday, June 18, 2010 beginning at 6:oo p.m. For further information please call (863) 687-3607. Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out Dexter Phillips, who recently attended their church 's weekend conference. Derek, Te'Nae and Dexter are focused on successful futures. Shaw-Nuf encourages each of them to keep your focus and continue to excel! Birthday Greetings Shaw-Nuf Talk extends belated birthday wishes to VSPs (Very Special Persons) Mother Princess Fortson of Lakeland, who celebrated her natal day was June tst and to one of her granddaughters, Jakayla Glass who celebrated her natal day on June 3rd. Talk To Shaw-Nuf Thank you for all of your help! If you or someone you know may be able to help please contact Shawna Butler, Family FundamenC tals Program Director by calla: ing (863) 686-1221 Ext. 222. LL George and Deanna Durham provided live instrumental music entertain ment. The celebration included recognition of Pughsville pioneers and those who served in the military; a r ea ding of the Emancipation Proclamation b y Clifton Lewis, Director of the historical L.B. Brown House; a Buffalo Soldiers Civil War re enactment; entertainment by The 37th Street Blues Kings; and participation of a variety of food, clothing and crafts vendors. For further information, on how you can give a girl a unique summer gift, please call Kay Fields, Girls Inc. of Lakeland s Executive Director at (863) 682-3002, Ext. 222. Shaw-Nuf Talk wants to hear from yo u Share news and/ or photos of your celebrations, special events, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, family reunions, etc., with the readership of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin with Shaw-Nuf Talk by sending an e-mail to: shawnuftalk@yahoo.com or calling (863) 513-8437. Shaw-Nuf Talk will share your exciting news with the readership! c z c:t c en w ::> .... fi: w > w c w ::I: en :::::i m ::> 0. z i= w ..J ..J ::> m I ..J w z i= z w en ( a: 0 ..J LL m I 00 ,.... w Festival Honors Freeing of Slaves The Annual Pughsville Celebration had a special inclusion this year. Those who gathered to celebrate the historic significance of Pughsville, a community A number of Pughsville citi zens have become quite suc cessful: musician, Nelson Cornish; Althea Mills who Celebrating A Founder The month of June is special to Mother Princess Fortson for more than just her birthday. During the month of June, numerous Derek Landers, Te'NaeAllen And Dexter Phillips This Shaw-NufTalk gives a Shaw-Nuf Shout-Out to young adults: Derek Landers, Te'Nae Allen and Ministrv Hosts Bike And Barbeque Event New Life Outreach Ministry, Inc. (NLOM) hosted its first Bike & BBQ event at its location on Kathleen Road. Members of the greater Lakeland community and surrounding areas joined in the festivities. Larry Mitchell, Director and Event Coordinator welcomed the guests and supporters of NLOM. Everyone enjoyed delicious food, beverages and entertainment by local jazz band TAABU. Numerous bikers entered their motorcycles in the bike competition. More than 200 food boxes were distributed to families during this event. NLOM provides resi dential substance abuse treatment as an alternative to incarceration in a county facility. During their stay at NLOM, clients don t just mark time they attend treatment programs, support group sessions, family reunification sessions, church and work. NLOM's programs are d es igned to teach and restore its clients to being productiv e members of their families and communities. (Photos by Shaw-Nuf) Larry Mitchell, NLOM Founder, is shown with Nat White and Otis Preston. Minister Robert Norton encouraged others with his Testimony during the NLOM Bike BBQ. Larry's Ladies, Lace Lyric Lark and Mother Ruby Mitchell, assisted with the event. Orlando Ladies Erma und Sundra enjoyed the NLOM Bike 1}.\JQ festivities. Buffalo Soldier bi ket shows off his winning troh NLOM distl"ibut d 200 boxes of food to the community during th Bike BBQ vent.


HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough County will receive sealed bids and/or proposals fqr the following, until the stated date and time when they will be opened JUNE 23, 2010 2:00 P.M. ITB-P-0200-0-2010/CK CONCRETE PIPE AND INLET STRUCTURES Information on these and other Requests for Bids a l ong \ ith Bid / Proposal results may be access e d a t hillsboroughcounty org /proc urementserv ices. M i nor i ty and women owned f irms w ill be a ff o rded a full ppo rtuni ty t o partic i pate i n these matters a n d will not b e subjec t to i scrimination on the bas i s of r ace s e x c olor or n ational orig i n Questions regarding the above projects may be dir ected to illsborough County Board of Commiss i oners D e partm ent of rocurement Services 601 E Kennedy Blvd., 18th Fl., County enter Tampa Florida 33602 {813) 272 5790 during regular busi-NOTICE OF INTENTTO SOLE SOURCE FILE NUMBER: SS-P-Q197-()-2010/JM PURCHASE OF Web Based Compliance Management System For the Econo!llic Development Department Hillsborough County intends to recommend the award of a sole source purchase agreement for the purchase of a web based compliance system to Early Morning Software Inc., in the amount of $92 050 00 This procurement is considered a sole source due to the fact that the Early Morning Sotware Inc.'s Prism system is the only web based compliance system that offers integrated geo mapping and performance analysis features that will reveal MBE and SBE part i cipation and d i spersions Early Morn ing Inc is the only provider of the Pr ism web based syst e m Contractors who believe they can meet or exceed the above stated requirement must provide convincing technical data sufficient to support their position : The Hillsborough County Department of Procurement Services must receive replies to this notice not later than close of bus i ness on June 11, 201 0 After this date an award will be made. Responses to this notice will be used to determine whether bona fide competition exists 1 Send written responses to the Hillsborough County Department of Procurement Services, 601 E Kennedy Blvd., County Center 18th Floor, Tampa, Florida, 33601, Attention Jock McGiathery or FAX to {813) 272-6290. For further information call (813) 272 5790 o u 1s our Classified Or Legal Advertisement In The Florida Sentinel Bulletin Contact LaVORA@ (813) 248-1921 Email: ledwards@flsentinel.com Or Fax 24n To: (813) 248-9218 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY TRANSIT AUTHORITY RFP-5308C Community Education Strategic Support Services The Hillsborough Transit Authority (HART) w ill be accept ing proposals on RFP-5308C -Community Education Strategic Support Services. The RFP documents are available for download from HART's website at www.goHART org All inquiries pertaining to the Statement of Work or any questions in reference to the proposal must be directed to: Darmis Cordova Contract Specialist H i llsborough Transit Author ity, 4305 Eas t 21st Avenue Tampa Florid a 3 3 6 0 5 ( 813 ) 449-4659 or e -ma i l at cordovad @ goHART.org NOTICE OF INTENT TO SOLE SOURCE FILE NUMBER: SS-P-0214-2010/CK PURCHASE OF ORACLE IMAGING AND CAPTURE SOFTWARE LICENSE MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT AND FUJITSU SCANNERS For the Water Resource Services Department Hillsborough County intends to recommend the award of a sole source purchase agreement for the purchase of Oracle Imaging and Capture Software License Maintenance Agreement and Fujitsu Scanne r s to Advan ced Data Systems ( ADS ) in the amount of $ 27 ,791. 0 0 ADS i s the only vendor that can prov ide the software main t enance and suppo rt of the system Software updates and releases must be obta i ned from ADS ADS i s the sole author ized reseller of the software product to prov ide the software licens ing assurance and r elated services for ha r dware mainten ance to the e xisting document imaging system Contr a ctors who believe they can meet or e xceed the above stated requirement must provide conv i ncing technical d a ta sufficient to support the i r pos i t ion. 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Church: 29th Street Church Of Christ. Awards and Honors: Re ceived Academic Letter for GPA (fourth year) and Nomi nated to attend the 2010 Tampa Bay Young Women's Symposium Activities: M e mb er of AKA Inc Gamm a Th e t a Om e g a's "Preci o u s P earls Progr a m ; College R each Out Progra m Reci p i e n t ; N at i o n a l H o n or So c i e t y me m be r ; Mem b e r of HCC Edu ca tion a l T a l ent Sear c h ; and D ance Ma j o r at Bla k e College: Florida A & M Uni v e r sity Future Plans: 5th Grade Teacher SYDNEY COPELAND Age: 17 Parents: Wayne Copel and and Deena Copeland GPA/Ranking: 5 7 163 Church: Grace F ami l y Church. Awards and Honors: Delta Sigm a Theta Sorority Inc G a m ma Mu Theta Scholar ship; U C F Pegasus Gold S c h olarship ; Prin cipal s Honor Roll a n d H o nor Roll for al! Nine W eeks ; and O utstand ing Stu dents of A meric a Member Activities: P r ec i ous Pea rls ; Dual Enrollment at HCC (Fre shman E ngli s h 2); D ance; Educ a t ional Talent Search ; and N ational H ono rSocie t y College: U niv e rsity o f Central Florida Fut u re Plans : Graduate i n 4 y e ars w i th a Bachelor of Arts D egr e e in Radio Television then b ecome a n NBA S ide l ine Report e r 'Yafetfictorian NAOMI EUSTACHE Age : 18 Parents: Jean and Margar ette Eustache GPA or Class Ranking: Vale dictorian ; #1. Awards and Honors: Na tional Honor Society ; Valedic torian; and High Honor Roll Activities: Cheerleading and Conservation Club College: University of West Florida Future Plans: Nursing. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT: www.flsentlnel com PATRICIA FRANCIS Age: 18 Parents : Yvonne Nelson (mother) and Everton Francis (Father) GPA!Ranking: 3 .2. Church: Brandon Seventh Day Adventist Acti vities: International Thes pian Society and Varsity Cheer l eade r College: Hill s borou g h Com mun ity C ollege M a j or : Th e a tre. Future Plans: Afte r HCC for 2 Year s t r ansf er t o FlU ( Flor i da I nternati onal Univ ersity) ma j o r ing in Thea tr e BR I TTAN! SHARNECE F RAN KLI N A ge : 18 P a ren t s : Ani ta and K e nnedy Frankl i n GPA!Ranking : 3 1 Church: Peace Progressive Missionary Baptis t Church Activities: Sister h ood C l u b ; L a d ies and G e nt leme n s Club ; a nd AVID C lub. College: Florida A & M Uni ver -sity. Future Plans: Owner o f a hai r salon and day spa NKOSI GROOVER Age: 17 Parent: Eddy Groover GPA!Ranking: 3 .1. Awards and Honors: Ruth Eck erd Hall Jazz Schol a rship Activities: Ruth Eckerd Hall Combo ; Ruth Eck erd Hall Big Band ; Bla ke High School Combo ; ar)d' Blake High School Big B a nd College: Florida A & M Univer sity. Future Plans: Jazz Studies Ched< Us Out On Facebook f SASHA TANIA HAYLES Age: 17. Parents: Sonia Hayles and Anthony Hayles GPA!Ranking: 4.4 (weighted). Church: Divine Fellowship Awards and Honors: Na tional Honor Society ; Master Certification i n Creative Writ ing; FSPA District 4 Workshop 3rd P lace Poetry ; Hillsborough County Teac hers of English ( Honorable Mention) ; and A Celebration of Young Poets ( 2006 2007 -2008 ) Activities: Vespuia Writing Magazine ( Editor / Organizer); Former Year boo k Photogra p h er; Fall Read ing Creat ive Planning Comm itt e e ; Poe try Performer ; and P oetry W r i ter. College: Spelman Colle g e or FAMU. Future Pl a n s : I intend on re ceiving my M F A i n C reative Writ ing. ZACHARY MCKAY Age: 18. Parents: Cep e da McKay and V i v ian McKay GPA/Ranking: 3 8 Church: Exciting Cent ral Tampa Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: Most Talented "Senior Notables. Activities: Pres i dent of Ac cess Music Club ; Major is Piano at Blake ; and Sings "MD" for gospel group Cep e da McKay & No Limits College : HCC Future Plans: Attend HCC for Assoc i ates and transfer to USF OLIVIA COLETTE STEWART Age : 18 Parents: Debra Chappelle and Greg Chappelle GPA!Rankirig: 4 3 Church: Center for Manifesta tion Awards and Honors: NHS ; and Graduating in White; Let terman Awards, 2 Bars and A Lamp. Activities: Dance Major ; Photo Class ; Jewelry and Glass Class ; Yoga ; Long boarding; and 200 Community Service Hours at MOSI. "T1 College: Livingstone Univer-::C Future Plans: Cardiologist. SHELDON VALESCO Age : 18. Parents : f3e[llel!e Johnson and Delmas Valesco GPA!Ranking: 3.4/14 out of 133 Church: North Bay Missionary Baptist Church c.. c z m -'="' 1\:) 0 ..... 0 Awards And Honors: Prom King ; High Honor Roll; and Most Improved AVID Student. Activities: Brotherhood ; AVID "T1 Club ; and Smart Club rCollege: Johnson & Wales g Univers i ty c Future Pl ans: Busi n ess F i eld l> COURTNE Y E. WATSO N Age: 1 8 Parents: Elo y ce R. Malv eau and R o na l d K W a t son GPA/Ranking: 5 .09; 42 out o f 180. en m z ::::! z m r-1 m c rrm ::::! z C hurch: Fai t h Tem p l e M B "'tt Church C m c en :I: m c Awards and Honors: Honor Roll; Pu blished Wr it e r (literat u r e M aga zin e Down In The Dirt) ; and Hill sbo r oug h Allia n c e of B la c k School Educam t o r s Activities: Sen i o r C la ss Sec r e t ary and N ational Hon or S o ciety. College: Spe l man College Future Plans: Ma j o r i n Polit i cal Science Minor in Busi ness ; go to g r aduate (law school ) in spare time work as a paralegal ; become an attor ney JERIN CHRISTOPHER HANDY Age: 18 Parents: Reginald and Tracy Handy Edwards ; and James Handy Jr GPA: 2.4 weighted Church: Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church < m ::c -< -i c m en c l> z c "T1 ::c c Activities: MYJ Marching Band ; Music ; Tenor and Bari tone Saxophone ; and Tennis College: Hillsborough Com l munity College Future Plans: American Sign Language Interpreter Nursing (')


0 BLOOMINGDALE Scholarship ; and Outstanding of Bloomingdale High School. BRANDON track. N Volunteer Work and LeaderCollege: Columbia University, College: FAMU HIGH SCHOOL ship Skills at Campo Family New York City, NY. HIGH SCHOOL Career Choice: Sports Medi-UJ YMCA. Future Plans: After completcine. Activities: Mu Alpha Theta ing graduate school my goal ..., (Mathematics Honor Society); is to serve America as a mem-Senior Steering; Rho Kappa ; ber of the United States De-C True Love Waits; and Tennis partment of State. I might also a: (Personal Hobby) seek elected office after a ca-LL College: University of Central reer in the State Department. c a: LL c z < Principal: Mark West Graduates: 550. Valedictorian: Robert V. Gordon, GPA: 6.89 Salutatorian: Brian Woodcock, GPA: 6.45 CHANINE D. ALEXANDER Age: 18. UJ Parents: Davalyn W and ;:, Kelvin J. Alexander. t-> GPA!Ranking: 3.98. a: Church: Mt. Zion AME Church of Port Tampa. UJ Awards and Honors: Recog-0 nized by the Hillsborough AIliance of Black School en Educators (HASSE); Awarded ::::; the Presidential Scholarship by Florida Agricultural & MeD.. chanica! University ; Received z Academic Letter ; Inducted into t= the National Honor Society (NHS); and 2009-2010 Girls Basketball Team MVP ;:) Ill Activities: Captain Girls Golf ...J Team ; Co-Captain Girls BasUJ ketball Team; Girls Flag Football Team ; and NHS. Florida. Future Plans: Attend the above school in Fall of 2010 and major in Accounting BIANCA ESPRIT Age: 18 Parent: Brenda Esprit. GPA!Ranking: 5.36 Church: Rivers of Life Awards and Honors: Na tional Honor Society; Spanish Honor Society ; Rho Kappa So cial Studies Honor Society; Presidential Scholarship at University of Florida; and Bright Futures Academic Scholar Activities: Volunteer at Bran don Regional Hospital and Volunteer at Port Tampa House of Hope Soup Kitchen. College: University of Florida Future Plans: I hope to pur sue a four-year degree in Bio Medical Research and Engineering. 'Va[eaictorian ARIEL HARDEN Age: 18. Parents: Michelle Walker (mother) and Tyrone Walker (father) GPA!Ranking: 4 8278 Awards and Honors: Na tional American Miss Florida State Finalist; Central Florida s Junior Miss ; and Dean's List (Honor Roll) Activities: Health Occupa tional Students of America (HOSA); National Honor Soci ety ; Rho Kappa (Social Stud ies Honor Society); Senior Steering Committee; and Na tional American Miss College: Spelman College. Future Plans: Oncologist. Principal: Carl Green Graduates: 512. Valedictorian: Zachary Little, GPA: 6.53 Salutatorian: Austin Lane, GPA: 6.23 MISHA BOLDEN Age: 18 Parents: Alan and Robbye Bolden. GPA: 4.1. Church: Rivers Of Life Church Ministries. Awards and Honors: Honor Roll, Honors Court, and Bright Futures. Activities: Clubs, Pearls and Leo's ; Sports, basketball and XAVIER BRADLEY Age: 18. Parents: Centillia Steens and Marvin Bradley. GPA: 4.1. Church: All Nations in Love Ministries. Awards and Honors: Basket ball Team Captain; Leos Club; HASSE Scholar and Potential Bright Futures Scholar Activities: Basketball; Varsity Team; Community Service with the Lions Club. College: Jacksonville Univer sity. Future Plans or Career Choice: Plan to major in Com puter Engineering. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT: www.flsentinel.com z College: United States Military UJ Academy at West Point. en Future Plans: Serve Country Trus t In T h e Lo rd With All Thine as an officer in the United a: States Army ; then transition to 0 the State Department to even it tually become the U S Ambassador to South Korea JANAE' MONIQUE FLEETWOOD Age: 18 Parents: Karl Fleetwood and Phyllis Fleetwood Class Ranking: Top 25% Church: Kings Avenue Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Na o::r tiona! Honor Society ; AcaUJ demic Excellence; High Honor 9 Roll ; Florida Brioht Futures iL ROBERT WREN GORDON Age: 18 Parents: Marvin L. and Jeanne Gordon GPA: 6 9426 Valedictorian of the Class of 201 0. Awards and Honors: Valedic torian of Bloomingdale S e nior High School's Class of 2010 ; National Achievement Scholar ; College Board Adva n ced Placement Scholar with Dis tinction ; Ryan Nece Good Samaritan of the Month (Feb 2010) ; and Tampa Tribune Sch_olar. Activities: President Spanish National Honor Society ; Vice Presid e nt Nation a l Honor So ciety ; S e cretary, Sci e nce N a tional Honor Soci e ty ; Tamp a B a y Buccaneer s Stud e nt Advi s ory B bard: all d F r e n c h C lub And Lean Not U nt o Thy Own In A ll T h y Acknow ledge Him ,And H e S h a ll D i r ec t Thy P aths. -Proyerbs CHELLE B. PATTY (813) .495-3702 B Patty Advertising Inc. Toll Free For Surrounding Counties 1-866-352-4200


dent Gov e rnment ; High Honor :o JARED BURDGESS Age: 17 Parents: Leslie Bell and An drew Bell. GPA or Class Ranking : 5.0. Church: Bethany Christian Disciple Church Awards and Honors: Bright Futures Florida Medallion ; George Edgecomb Bar Asso ciation HASSE Scholar ; and University of Florida Outstanding High School Scholar Activities: Kappa League ; Key Club ; National Honor So ciety ; Senior Council ; and Any town College: University of Florida Future Plans or Career Choice: Pharmacy MEDJINE JARBATH Age: 17 Parents: Nicole M Jarbath and Karl Henri Jarbath. GPA : 5.3 ; Ranked 25. Church: Navtivity Catholic Church Awards and Honors: Princi pal's Honor Roll 1st Semester (1st & 2nd 9 weeks) ; Superior Violist At Solo and Ensemble (district); Superiors at District and State MPA Chamber Or. chestra ; Bright Futures Schol arship FMS ; Spanish II, and Most Outstanding Student. Activities: Brandon High School Chamber Orchestra 2nd Chair Violist ; NHS Treas urer ; HOSA Secretary ; Tri M Monorary member 2 years ; and Key Club Honorary Mem ber 4 years College: University of Florida Future Plans: Attend Medical School to become an 08/GYN. Sentinel Bulletin "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" (813) 248-1921 ROGER "TV" JONES, II Age: 18 Parents: Col. and Mrs Roger T (Marsha E ) Jones GPA: 4 .1. Awards and Honors: Br i ght Futures Scholar and Honor Court Activities: National Honor So ciety and Varsity Wrestler College: U S Air Force Acad emy Future Plans: I hope to be come a doctor while in the Air Force Sa[utatorian AUSTIN LANE Age: 18 Parents : Thomas Lan e and Delnita Lane GPA or Class Ranking: 6.2 ; ranked 2nd (Salutatorian ) Church: Jehovah Witness Honors and Awards: Na tional Honorr Society ; National Technical Honor Society ; Brandon Elks Lodge, Teenager of the Month ; Key Scholar Award ; and Bright Fu tures Scholar Activities: Mu Alpha Theta, (Math Honors Club) ; Academy of Finance ; and Key Club College: University of South Florida Future Plans: Account ing; Become a CPA. GABRIELLE MACK Age: 18 Parents: Vickie M ack and Stephonse M ack GPA: 5.4 1 Awards and Honors: Presi dent of Inter Club Council; Second Vice President of Stu --. Roll ; M a rtin Luth e r King M e -o moria l Scholar ; and Bri ght Fu-tures Scho lar. c.. Activities: Student Govern-c: ment E xec utiv e Board ; Inter-Club Council ; Senate ; National Honor Society ; and Spanish N Honor Society College: Univ ers ity of Florida o Future Plans: I plan to re ceive my 4-year Bachelor s Degree in Biology a t the Uni v e rsity o f Florida then attend Medical School for 4 years and complete a 3-year Resi dency at the University of Florida in hopes of becoming a Pediatrician. JASMINE NETTLES Age: 18. Parents: Mark and Wanda Nettles GPA : 4.2 Church: Rivers of L ife. Honors and Awards: Team Player of the Year trac k tea m ; Hon ors Court ; and Bright Fu tures Scholarship. Activities: Track and Field: Community Services for the Lions Club ; and Tutor for the f ootball team College: FAMU. Future Plans : To become a Public Represent ative DOMONICK SPILLER Age: 18. Parents: Sherise and Samuel Spiller GPA: 3.4 Church: FCC Faith Christian Center Activities: Clubs Leos Relay For life and Volunt eer at YMCA. College: FAMU. Career Choice: Computer Engineer. JADON STRINGFELLOW Age: 18 Parents: Don and Shirley Stringfellow GPA or Class Ranking: 4.08 Church: Rivers of Life. Awards and Honors: Honor Roll. Activities: Varsity Basketball and Leos Club College: University of Central Florida Future Plans or Career Choice: Computer and Sci ence JASMINE TATE Age: 1 8 Parents: Teri Tate and Daniel Tate. GPA: 3 6 Church: Hol y Innocents Honors and Awards: Honor Court ; Princ i pal s Honor Roll ; High Honor Roll ; and Bright Future Scholar Activities: FFA ; Anime Club ; and Art Club College: International Acad emy of Design and Technol ogy Future Plans: To have a career as an animation d i rector in a well known media arts company like Pixar ANDREA WASHINGTON Age: 18 Parents: Nataley Washington & Craig Ellis GPA : 4.4 Honors and Awards: Honor Court; Co-Captain of Dance Squad ; and Sergeant-At-Arms of Mu Alph a Theta Activities: Dance ; Orchestra ; National Honor Society ; Span ish Honor Society ; and Mu Alpha Theta College: Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Future Plans: Certified Public Accountant. LEROY RANDOLPH WILLIAMS, II Age: 18. Parent: Evelyn Rivera GPA: 5 0 r-0 ::0 0 )> en m z =! z m r-1 CJ c: rrm =! z ""0 c: CJ !: en ::I: m 0 m < m Awards and Honors: Bright ::0 Futures and Honor Roll. Activities: Repair School c: Computers rn College: USF. o Future Plans: Major Com-puter Engineering )> CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT: www.flsentinel.com z 0 ., ::0 0 school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. in life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson. Tom Bode


or: BAYS HORE Awards and Honors: Turn 0 BOWERS/WHITLEY Around Student of the Year C\1 CAREER CENTER CHRISTIAN (2010); FBLA Trophy for Word :i Processing II (20 1 0); Perfect At-tendance; and High Honor Roll :::1 Sem 1 and 2, 2010. Activities: FBLA (Future Busi-< ness Leaders of America) Vice C President, 201 0; Suncoast LL a: Schools Federal Credit Union Age: 17. Parents: Juliette Shield Grandma and Shakelia Hicks Mother GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.1 Church: Rhema Family Fel lowship Awards and Honors: Princi pal's Honor Roll; Occupational Completion Points in Brakes Suspension and Steering, and Electrical Activities: Student Council ; Mentor Club ; Prom Committee ; C Prodigy Program a: College: Hillsborough Community College and then F. A z M U a: w > w c w J: en :::i m :::1 a. z i= w _. GEORQUILA "GEGE" S WILLIAMS m I ...1 w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ...1 LL Age: 18 parent: Tequila James Mother GPA Or Class Ranking: 3 .0. Church: All Nations Out Reach Center Awards and Honors: Princi pal's Honor Roll ; Honor Roll; Health Occupations Students of America (H. O.S.A.); and CPR Certified. Activities: Student Council; H O.S.A Membership; and Prom Committee 2010 College: Hillsborough Com munity College and then FAMU. Future Plans: I plan to be come a Registered Nurse Age: 18. Parents: Ret. CMSgt. Janice Crowley and CMSgt. Derrick Crowley GPA: 4.8375 Awards and Honors: Quill and Scroll; Best All Around Cheer leader ; and "Iron Man" Award for Varsity Cheerleading. Activities: Student Council Vice President; Varsity Cheer leading ; Yearbook Editor; Tampa s Mayor s Youth Corps Class of 2009 ; and Delta Gem s (Associated with D e lta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Tampa Alumnae) College: Florida State Univer sity Career Choice: Physical Ther apist Uni ted Stat e s Air Force FREDERICK JEROME LEWIS, JR. Age: 17 Parent: Fred L e wis, Sr. GPA: 3.5 ; Ranked 15 / 27. Awards and Honors: All Con ference ; County s Leading Scorer ; and County All Star Activities: Commun i ty Service (Making Wheelchairs) College: University of Tampa CHAMBERLAIN HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Thomas D. Morrill Graduates: 400 Valedictorian: Mark Parrish, GPA: 6.8466 Salutatorian: Thomas Mouse GPA: 6.72 JERR EVANS Age: 18. Parents: Jerry and Nikki Evans GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.6 Awards and Honors: Aca demic Letter Of Excellence. College: HCC then transfer to US F. Future Plans: Psychology CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT: www.flsentinel.com D' AARON MAR-LON HOLT Age: 18. Parent: Robert M. Holt, Jr. GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.6. Church: North Gate Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: Aca demic Letter Of Excellence and Honor Roll Activities: Student Govern ment, Parliamentarian; Wrestling, 2nd Team Federal Division ; and Community vol unteer for sports events College: HCC Future Plans: Political Scienc e Age: 17 Parents: Anne and Josue Julien GPA Or Class Ranking: 4 9 Church: Ebenezer Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Honor graduate ; Academic Let ter Of Excellence ; High Honor Roll ; and TCBA All star Selec tion Activities: Varsity Basketball ; Beta Club ; and Freshmen Mentor College: University of South Florida Future Plans: Physical Therapy, also planning to walk-on at USF for basketbalL MARICLE ARELLA MARSHALL Age: 18 Parent: Angela Marshall. GPA Or Class Ranking: 3.76 Church: Holy Outreach for Christ House of Prayer Assem bly Awards and Honors: Academic Letter Of Excel lence Activities: Alpha Omega Step Team; Young life Community Volunteer ; Feed the 5000" Holy Outreach for Christ ; 'Write Out Loud Poetry Slam Volun teer ; and City of Tampa Clean Up. College: Bethune-Cookman FSU, or FAMU. Future Plans: Motivated to be come a pediatric nurse practi tioner Age: 18. Parent: Carol Sheppard. GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.1. Awards and Honors: Honor Graduate; Academic letter of Excellence; and High Honor Roll. Activities: Varsity Basketball and Community Volunteer for Sports Events. College: Undecided Future Plans: To attend a four year university to major lish Literature and mmor 1n African American Studies or Music Education D.W. WATERS DONALD CLARK Age: 18 Parents: Annette and Theron James Church: New Mt. Zion Mis sionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Perfect Attendance. Activities: Member Future Business Leaders of America ; Member Saving Our Children Program ; Member, New Mt. Zion M. B. Church Youth Choir; and Musician Victory Taberna cle M B Church College: Hillsborough Com munity College. Future Plans: Mass Commu nication focusing on Sound Technician ZSAZSA GRACE Age: 17. P,arent: (mom). Church: Sharon Melton St. James Baptist (School Branch) 201 0; Intern at Leary Technical Center (201 0); Began Maning Morning An nouncements for School 2010; and Office Assisting at School, 2010. Hillsbo rough Community College Future Plans: My plans for the future are to follow and to suc ceed in my business career working in a big office. Some times I think about joining the Army ELCANA MATHIEU Age: 18 Parent: Elysee Lormichat. Church: Tabernacle of Zion Awards and Honors: Princi pal's Honor Roll and Perfect At tendance Activities: Branch Manager Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union Student-Run Branch ; President, Student En terprise Board; Member Career Education Club of Florida ; Vol unteer, Metropolitan Ministries ; and Member Tabernacle of Zion Choir. College: Hillsborough Commu nity College. Future Plans: Study Criminal Justice and become a lawyer.


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Parents: Domingas and Joseph Sena c a: Age: 17 LL Parent: John and Donna GPA: 5 6266 ; Ranked 18th Church : Nativity Catholic Church C Mitchell. GPA: 4.7. > Church: Rivers of Life Church Awards and Honors: Na tional Honors Society ; Honors Court ; UCF Pegasus Scholar ship; Academic Awards ; Aca demic Letters ; and Honor Roll. Activities: Founder and Pres ident of Fellowship of Catholic Students; TV Production ; Stu dent Government Association ; Student Advisory Committee ; and Drama < c en w ::J t-> a: w > w c w J: en ::J r::a ::J a.. z i= w ...J ...J ::;), r::a I ...J w z i= z w en < c a: 0 ...J LL () I co w CJ Ministries. Awards and Honors: Coaches Award, (Basketball) ; Prom Court ; Academic Award ; Academic Letter ; Honor Roll ; Homecoming Court ; -and Honor Court. Activities: Student Govern ment ; Varsity Basketball ; Gol f Team; and Success 101 Club College: University of Central Florida. Career Choice: To become an Orthodontist. ALETHIA AKEISHA NORMA ROSE Age: 18. Parents: Sandra E. French Rose, mother, and Ezekiah Rose, father .. GPA: 4.86. Church: Seventh Church Progress Village Day Adventist oward Certified College: Univer sity o f Centr a l Florida Career Choice: Business Management. ASHTON WOODRING Age: 17. Parent: Angela Lundy GPA: 5.3284 (weighted) ; 3 3684 (unweighted); Ranked 39/530. Church: Bell Shoals Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Wreath Layer at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery and Honors Court Congratulations Graduates Audit N o n pr o tit Org anizations Individua l and Business Tnxe R4-"Prcscntat ion. Before TheIR Accounting Service s Electronic Filing Principal: Sharon Morris Graduates: 408 Valedictorian: Natalie Coker GPA: 6.75 Salutatorian: Kayla Baker GPA: 6.48 SHYTINA HARLEY Age: 18. Parents: Clestine Harley and Fletcher Harley GPA/Ranking: 4.4 Church: Rivers of Life Bran don Awards and Honors: First in school history to score 1 000 points and have 1 000 re bounds i n a career ( basket ball ) ; H i llsborough County Tri ple Jump Champion (Track ) ; Western Conference MVP Player of the Year ( Bas ketball ) ; R i verview Holiday Classic AllTournament Team (Basketball ) ; and Nominated for Florida All-Academic Team Activities: Basketball (Cap tain Varsity) 11th grade sea son mother absent due to military deployment ; Track (Captain Varsity) ; DECA ; Na tional Honor Society ; and Fel lowship of Christian Athletes College: Fort Valley State University Future Plans: Sports Medi cine or Marketing TRACEY NOELZINORD Age: 18. Parent: Evelyne Adolphe. GPA/Ranking: 4.3. Church: First Haitian Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: DECA, Placed 7th and 5th during both my junior and senior years; DEJUAN RICHMOND Age: 18. Parents: Sabrina and Dwayne Richmond. GPA/Ranking: 3.08 Awards and Honors: Offen sive Player of the Year Foot ball and Western Conference Long Jump Champion, 21 '5" in 2010 Activities: Football and Track and Field College: New Mexico Prep. Future Plans: Transfer to UCF and begin my major in Engineering ; also to play foot ball. CHERISE TH OMAS Age: 18. Parents: Elijah and Diana Thomas. 3 52 Awards and Honors: Ac cepted into Bethune-Cookman University and advancing to Regionals in Track Activities: Track & Field; Working with orphans at The Children's Home,' Inc.; Metro politan Ministries; YMCA Camp Cristina; and Tampa Clean-Up City Day College: Bethune-Cookman University Future Plans: To become a Marketing Manager of a major corporation Check Us Out On Facebook [JJ GABRIELLE WALDEN-AVILES Age: 18. Parents: Ana and Steve Car mack. GPA/Ranking: 3.74 un weighted; 5.74, weighted; Ranked 9th. Church: Rivers of Life. Awards and Honors: Ruskin Eagles Club Scholarship Re cipient ; Ruskin Women s Club Scholarship Recipient; HABSE Honorary Ceremony; DECA District 5th Place Win ner ; and FBLA District 2nd Place Winner, Marketing. Activities: DECA Vice Presi dent; FBLA Member; Manager of Girl's Basketball; Manager for Cheerleading; and Cheer leader, 2008-09 College: Florida State Univer sity. Future Plans: To majo_r in Electrical Engineering and minor in Business. FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Christopher Farkas Graduates: 492 Valedictorian: Hannah Ferrall GPA: 7.4 Salutatorian: Andrew Mortellaro GPA: 7.12 JOSHUA McDOUGALD Age: 18. Parents: Sheryl and David McDougald. GPA:3.0. Church: 1'1.1t. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: 2nd Team All-County; Student Ath.. lete Award; and Honor Roll Activities: Football Scholar to FAU; Track ; Hillsborough Teen Council, 3 years; Junior Man Chat Session at Mt. 91ive Mis sionary Baptist Church; and Choir Usher at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. College: Florida Atlantic Uni versity


DIANA NWOKOYE Age: 16 Parent: Mike C Nwokoye GPA: 4 5/122 Church: Riverhills Church of God Awards and Honors: Mu Alpha Theta ; National Honor Society ; Veteran s Day ; Vet eran s Council 11-11-2009 Award ; Command ing Officer of NJROTC and Academic Honor Roll. Activities: Relay for Life ; Vet eran s Day Parade ; Mort Ele mentary Drug Walk ; USF AHCL Senior Access Day ; and the NJROTC Program College: University of Florida Future Plans: Pharmacy G A IT HER HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Marie Whelan Graduates: 555 Valedictorian: Jessica Lawson. GPA: 7.59. Salutatorian: Laura Ackart. GPA: 6.6. EMILY Y. BAKER Age: 18 Parents : Shelly L. Baker and Emory J Debose. GPA: 3 0 Church: St. Peter Clavar Catholic Church Awards and Honors: P erfect Attendanc e and Honor s Rep ort Ca r d Activities: Vice President of HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) ; Histo rian of JAAMA ; Tennis Team, Vars ity ; Step Team member ; and Volunteer (Pantry St. Vin cent DePaul) at church Co ll ege: Navy for 4 years Career Choice: Study Pre Med and hopefully become an Obstetrician-Gynecologist. KATRIEL GRANT-HOPE Age: 17. Parents: Carol and Anthony Grant. GPA: 3 .956 Church: St. Mark s Episcopal Church. Awards and Honors: 2010 National Speech and Debate Competition Alternate Repre sentative ; National For ensics League ; Honorable Mention ; Op i nion Page Layout Flor i da S chola stic Pr ess As s oc ; B e st Humo r A ward, G a i t he r High S chool S e n ior Notables ; B est All A round Nomination Gaithe r High S c hool Sen i or Notables ; and Emcee, Special Olympics 2010 Activities: Opinion Editor, Pony Express Newspaper; President ; Speech and Debate Club ; Pres i dent Chorus ; Offi c i al Recru iter Carrollwood Relay For Life 201 0 ; and member National Honor Soci ety (NHS) College: Spelman College Career Choice: Civil Rights Attorney. NATHANIEL GRAW Age: 18 Parent: Genet Graw Awards and Honors: Na t i onal Achievement Scholar ; AP Scholar with Honors ; Ven tures Scholar ; Superiors and Excellent with Ga i ther s Vocal Departmen t; and Young Men s Barbershop Chorus Division AAA Champions Activities: Chorus Showcase ; Swing Dance ; Poetry Club P resi de n t ; HOAP ( Humanitarian O utreach A w a r eness Proj ect ) P res i dent; an d P olitical Congratulations COM EGE Science Treasurer jl College: Penn State or UCF 0 Career Choice: To get a Mas-ter s in Aerospace Engineering and minor in Business JEANNELL SAYLOR Age: 18. Parents: Donnell and Connie Saylor GPA: 3.8 Church: Sharon United Methodist Church. Awards and Honors: High Honor Roll ; NSHSS National Society of H i gh School Schol ars ; Athletic Scholar ; and HASSE, Hillsborough Alliance z m 1\) 0 ...... 0 of Black School Educators "T1 Activities: Softball, Varsity ; 6 Step Team ; Zoology; and Spe-::c cial Olympics C College: HCC Hillsborough l> Community College Career Choice: To be a toxi-Z ::::! z m r-cologist With a minor in Veteri nar i an Medicine www .. hccft.ed 1 III c: r r m ::::! z ""C c: III c (/) m c m < m ::c -< c: m (/) c l> z c "T1 ::c c G') m c.o I (!)


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JALONDA LATRIS SPENCER Age: 18. Parents: Joseph and Ladreda Spencer. GPA: 5.706 weighted. Church: Mt. Moriah P.B. Church Awards and Honors: Florida Bright Future Medallion ; Bank of America Joe Martin Scholar ship; International Baccalaure ate Program ; and National Honor Society. Activities: Reading; Track and Field ; Violin and Shop ping College: Florida State University. Future Career: To become a Judge SKYLER YUNIQUE STEPHEN Age: 18. Parent: Norma Stephen GPA: 5 .58; Ranked #4 Church: First Baptist Church of West Tampa. Awards and Honors: Na tional Honors Society ; Hillsbor ough County Honors Society ; National Science Honors Soci ety ; National Student Leader ship Council ; and Awarded Honors Recognition from Tampa Tribune and Channel 8. Activities: Project Shine Inc.; Youth Ministry at First Baptist Church of West Tampa ; Young Women s Association at First Baptist Church of West Tampa ; and Participated in Or atorical Contest Placed 2nd College: University of South Florida VIRNESSA D. THOMPSON Age: 17. Parents: Corey and lnetta Bunn, Sr. Grandparents: Deborah Cooper, Rohalia Sampson and Robert Ivery. GPA: 3 2 Church: St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors: Who's Who; and HASSE Awards Recipient. Activities: Basketball Flag Football ; Shopping ; and Singing College: Florida A & M University. Career Choice: To become a Broadcast Journalist ; PR Rep. for a Media Company JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Dan Bonilla. Graduates: 350. Magnet Valedictorian: Andrew Bronson, GPA: 5.3118. Magnet Salutatorian: Erica Riley, GPA: 5.1818. Traditional Valedictorian: Jillian Gempel, GPA: 6.15. Traditional Salutatorian: Rebecca Williams GPA: 6.07. JASMINE BOYKIN Age: 18. Parents: Caroline R Boykin and Elder Keith Boykin GPA: 3 84 (unweighted) 5.48 (weighted) Ranked : 1 0 Church: New Bethel Porgres sive Missionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: High Honor Roll. Activities: National Honor So ciety ; National Technical Honor Society ; FL Law Honor Soci ety; FL Public S e rvic e A s soc i a tion ; and B ETA Honor Society. College: Stetson University Future Plans: Biochemistry. ALEXIS S. FREDERICK Age: 17 Parents: Leatrice Frederick and Alexander Frederick GPA: weighted : 5.098; un weighted: 3.698 ; Ranked 17th. Awards and Honors: Princi pal's Honor Roll (so far twice in senior year); High Honor Roll; National Technical Honor So ciety ; National Honor Society ; and Florida Law Honor Society. Activities: Community Serv ice: Metropolitan Ministries ; Community Service : Hillsbor ough County Animal Services ; Community Service: The Brandon Foundation; provided assistance in Mr and Miss Jeffen:;on Scholarship Competi tion 201 0; and Assisted with National Honor Society 2010 Inductions, Dragon Book Chain, and the annual Dragon s Festival. College: University of South Florida. Future Plans: To major in International Business and be come an Officer of the U S Air Force. '11 teacher affects eternity; he can never t ell where his influenc e s tops. Henry Brooks Adams JOANNE JEAN Age: 18 Parent: Rosemita Jean. GPA: 4.96; Ranked 24th in class of 160. Church: Eglise Bethel De Brandon Awards and Honors: Poetry Award in humble recognition of being a member of Slam Poetry Club; Third Place Crew Award for participating in a dance competition ; Invited to HASSE Award Ceremony, Award Unknown; Active mem ber of BETA; and Active mem ber of Mu Alpha Theta. Activities: Vice President of membership of National Tech nical Honor Society (NTHS); Captain of the Hip Hop and Step Team; Vice President of Youth Group of Eglise Bethel ; Active member of National Honor Society (NHS) ; and Ac tive member of Law Honor So ciety College: Florida State Univer sity. Career Choice: I want to dou ble major in both English and Criminology in order to pursue a degree in law I want to eventually become a lawyer Hallsbor ugh County Sh wwwJoinhcso.com 813-8070 Sa{utatorian ERICA RILEY Age: 18. Parents: Erica Patton and Donald Patton. GPA: 5.18; #2 Salutatorian Church: First Baptist Church of West Tampa Awards and Honors: Upward Bound Valedictorian; Jefferson High School Salutatorian; Delta Sigma Theta Gamma Mu Sigma Award Recipient; Athena Young Woman of Promise Nominee; and Girls State Finalist. "T1 JJ c c... c z m "' 0 .. 0 Activities: National Honor So-"T1 ciety; National Spanish Honor rSociety; National Technical Honor Society ; Student Gov-0 ernment Association Treas-:J> urer ; Track Captain; and en Cheerleader, Varsity. College: Florida State Univer-:::! Career Choice: I will become r-a doctor nurse practitioner, or psychologist. m c r rm :::! z 'lJ c m r-CJ) ::I: m c m < m JJ -< ..... c: m CJ) c :J> z c "T1 JJ c


___ HIGH SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL w z :J "") >=' <( c a: LL c a: LL c z <( c CIJ w :J 1-> a: w > w c w :I: UJ ::::i 11'1 :J a. z i= w ...I ...I :J 11'1 ...J w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ...I LL FREDERICK MUBANG Age: 18 Parents: Angeline and John Mubang GPA: 3 .91. Church: Corpus Christi and St. Mark the Evangelist. Awards and Honors: Mem ber of National Honor Society and Honor Roll for Second Se mester Activities: Film Composing for Shor:t Films and Guitar Playing College: Berklee College of Music Career Choice: After graduat ing from Berklee College of Music I will study film scoring at USC, then try to be a pro. fessional composer for TV Film and Video Games. CALVIN RUFF, II Age: 17 Parents: Calvin and Kimber ley Ruff GPA: 3.4 Church: Bible-Based Fellow ship Church of Temple Ter race Awards and Honors: Co Captain of football team and basketball; Defensive Play maker of the Year ; Academic Scholarship to St. Francis Uni versity in Joliet, IL; and Dean's List Scholarship to Samford University in Birmingham AL. Activities: Varsity Football Team; Varsity Basketball Team; Blue Tide ; Special Olympics Volunteer ; and Hills borough County Clean Street Project. College: Samford University Birmingham, Alabama Career Choice: Sports Medi cine YVES DANY ACCILIEN Age: 17 Parent: Noel Accilien GPA!Ranking: 6.4 ; Ranked 151. Church: Allen Temple AME Church Awards and Honors: Princi pal s Honor Roll ; Beef O'Brady's Athlete of the Week ; Good Samaritan Award; Ronald A. Hammond Scholar Award; and High Honor Roll. Activities: Track and Field ; Relay For Life ; University Vil lage Volunteer ; Alexander Park Volunteer ; and French Honor Society Vice President. College: University of Miami. Future Plans: Major in Bio Medicai Engineering while doing Pre-Med and after Med ical School become an Ortho pedic Surgeon "May the world in which we liv treat you kindly in your search for a new life. ... HARMON FUNERAL HOME 5002 N. 40th Street Tampa, Florida 813.626.8600 The Way To A Dignified Homegoing Since 1991 J<>IIN L.ED .JAMES L.ED. ALEXIS BLACKWOOD Age: 18 Parents: Winnifred and Law ton Blackwood. GPA!Ranking: 5.89 weighted; 3 49/95% (0468/1 0758) Church: Rivers of Life. Awards and Honors: 3rd Place Technology Concept (FBLA District Competition) ; 6th Place Accounting I (FBLA District Competition); C Leon King High Academic Award ; and HASSE (Hillsborough Al liance of Black School Educa tors) Award Activities: F.B.L.A. (Future Business Leaders of America) ; S.W.A.T (Students Working Against Tobacco); Tech Church Choir ; N.H.S. (Na tional Honor Society); and Y.M. C.A : Volunteer Ambassa dor College: University of Florida Future Plans: Major in Phar maceutical Medicine/Pharma cist. SYLVIA COLEMAN Age: 18 Grandmother: Lillie Davis GPA!Ranking: 3 92 ; Ranked 47th Church: First Baptist Church of College Hill. Awards and Honors: Na tional Honor Society ; High Honor Roll (All 4 Quarters) ; The Quest Award/Scholarship ; and 2Year Scholarship given by Tampa Bay WorkForce Al liance. Activities: National Honor So ciety ; Quest For Real Life Suc cess ; AVID 4 ; and Pre-Collegiate College: HCC 2 Years ; transfer to USF for 2 Years. Future Plans: To earn a Bachelor s Degree and major in Criminology QUESLY DANIEL, JR. Age: 17 Parents: Quesly Daniel, Sr., and Marcia C Daniel. GPA!Ranking: 5.8654; Ranked 2nd out of 242 Church: Revealing Truth Min istries Awards and Honors: Na tional Achievement Scholar; PTSA Reflections Winner, Lit erature ; Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Fund Principal's Lion Award; and FAMU Life Gets Better $cholarship Activities: AVID Club Vice President ; KHS ORB (Literary Magazine) Poetry Editor ; Mu Alpha Theta Member Calcu lus Team; Quest For Real Life Success ; and KHS Creative Writing Club. College: Flor ida A & M Univer sity Future Major in Math ematics or Engineering. ANTONAY DAVIS Age: 17. Parents: Catalina and Nicole Davis. GPA!Ranking: 4.2 ; Ranked 34 of 242. Church: Greater Bethel Mis sionary Baptist Church Awards Honors: Coaches Award ; Student Achiev ement Award (Trio Up ward Bound) ; and Academic Excellence Award (Trio Up ward Bound) Captain of Varsity Cheerleading Team ; Greater Bethel Vouth Choir ; Relay For Life (American Cancer Soci ety); National Honor Society ; and Pre-Collegiate Club Vice President. College: Florida State Univer sity Future Plans: To pursue a major in Biology Science and a minor in Political Sc i ence ; Career Pharmacy uSuccess is a ladd er you cannot climb with your hands in your


::rJ STEPHEN ALEXANDER LANIER Age: 17 Parents: Sam and Sylvia Lanier. GPA!Ranking: 4.48 ; Ranked 29th Church: New Hope Mission ary Baptist Church. Awards and Honors : National Honor Society ; National Tech nical Honor Society ; Academic Letter Award ; Principal s Lion Award ; NAACP Academic Award ; and Physical Educa tion Outstand ing Senior Award Activities: Varsity Boys Bas ketball Team ; American Can cer Society Relay For Life ; Pre-Collegiate Club ; USF Col lege-Reach Out Program ; and NAACP All Star Basketball Game. College: St. Leo; USF and HCC (Honor Institute) Future Plans: Business Man agement. OLUBOLA OLUSANYA Age: 17 Parents: Olukemi Olusanya and Olusola Olusanya. GPA!Ranking: 5 9 Church: Fountain of Grace and Mercy Ministries Awards and Honors: Na tiona,l Achievement Finalist ; FBLA 1st Place District Winner for Business Communications ; George Edgecomb Bar Asso ciation Scholarship Award ; High Honor Roll ; and Laureate Scholar Activities: President of FBLA (King High Chapter); National Honor Society; SWAT Club Historian ; Praise Team ; and Pre-Collegiate Club College: Howard University Future Plans: Accountant (CPA) DANEDRIA PERRY Age: 17 Parents: Dedric 3 and Danyelle Perry GPA/Ranking: 5.2 ; Ranked 12th in Class Church: Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Aca demic Honor (Letter) ; "Do The Right Thing Award (Mt. Ol[ ve Missionary Baptist Church) ; and Track and Field (Letter) Activities: Track and Field ; Relay For Life (Team Cap tain) ; National Honor Society ; Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church Youth Choir ; and Mt. Olive Baptist Drill Team. College: Florida A & M Uni versity Future Plans: To attend Florida A &M University and graduate with a Bachelors of Science and pursue a degree in Pharmacy with a minor in Business BREONNI SAWYER Age: 17 Parents: Albert and Joyce Sawyer GPA!Ranking: 5 3 Church: Rivers of Life Church Ministries Awards and Honors: Na tional Honor Society ; Bank of America Student Leader 2009 ; 1st Place District Winner FBLA Job Interview ; 4th Place State Winner FBLA Job Interview ; and 201 0 Florida State Service Scholar Activities: Relay For Life 201 0 Star Supporter ; Teen Empowerment Council Vice President ; Students Working Against Tobacco Sergeant At Arms ; Precious Pearls Youth Group; and Flag Football. College: Florida State Univer sity Future Plans: Accountant. mind onc e stretched by a new idea never regains its origma mensions. "Intelle ctual growth should commence at birth and cease only at ongratulations 2010 Graduates!! aying If I believe, I can achieve it ., .. ncovering your talents * ., ., .. ... .. new paths to follow African-American Owned And Operated "East Tampa's First" "Over 50 Years" {813) 248-6125 Fax: (813) 247-1921 www. wilson-funeralhome.com -tC c c.. c:: z m N 0 ...... 0 r-0 ::rJ c )> en m z ::1 z m r-1 IJJ c:: r rm ::1 z "'tJ c:: IJJ r-c;; ::I: m 9 m < m ::rJ -< -t c:: m en c )> z c


0 N SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL w z ::> JONATHAN D. SELLS ""') Age:18. Parents: Michael and c Renelda Sells a: GPA/Ranking: 5.38 LL Church: Bell Shoals Baptist. Awards and Honors: Na tional Honor Society and Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program. Activities: Varsity Basketball. College: Washington and Lee University. MALLORY YVETTE WASHINGTON Age: 17. Parents: Michael and Gina Washington. GPA/Ranking: Unweighted 4,0; Weighted 5.9; Ranked 1 ; Valedictorian. Church: New Hope Mission ary Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Valedic torian ; Lion's Den Honors; Outstanding Leadership ; High Honor Roll; and All-Star Bas ketball Team for Hillsborough County Activities: Basketball; Na tional Honors Society; Student Government ; Pre-Collegiate President ; West Point Leader ship Conference; Varsity Bas ketball and Softball ; and Relay For Life College: University of Florida Future Plans: Complete 4 Years of College Studies a t UF and attend Medical School to become an Internist Medical Doctor Principal: Craig S. Horstman Graduates: 181 Valedictorian: Marcus Graham GPA: 5.93 Salutatorian: Renata Barreda GPA: 5.91 Class President: Adriana Maldonado LEROY JULIUS CAMPBELL, Ill Age: 18. Parent: Ahlatisha Williams. GPA/Ranking: 4 .33. Awards and Honors: Varsity Football Captain; and 2009 UNDER Armour Hillsborough County All-Star Football. Activities: Varsity Football; Track & Field ; FBLA; and NHS College: Mount Union UT or Cornell College (Iowa) "May God Bless You With All The Desires Of Your Heart'' FORALLYOUR INSURANCE NEEDS STOP BY AND VISIT OUR FRIENDLY STAFF AFFINITY INSURANCE 8010 N. 56TH STREET TAMPA, FL 33617 (813) 989 7844 (.) I q-,... WWW.AfFlNllYINSURANCE TAMPA COM AIClN SURE @TAMPABAY.RR .COM l' AUTO l'HOME l' BUSINESS E ....... JEREMY METELLUS Age: 19 Parents: Mryline Antione and Merlias Antione. GPA!Ranking: 3 3 Awards and Honors: Honor Roll. Activities: TV Production Club. College: Kent State Univer sity Future Plans: Major in Mass Communications, and Interna tional Business; to get a job in news or Business Manage ment. IAN MILLS Age: 18 Parents: Darrell and Joanie Mills GPA/Ranking: 3 2 Awards and Honors: Team Captain of the Wrestling Team; Regional Champion ; State Qualifier ; Most Valuable Wrestler; and School Record Holder in 4 x 800 800 and 4 x 400 (Track) Activities: Men of Vision ; Wrestling; Track ; Football; and Student Government. College: Undecided Future Plans: To study Busi ness Marketing KARENA STEPHENS Age: 17 Parents: Rosa Stephens and Karenga Stephens Sr GPA!Ranking: 4.89 (GPA); and 22 Ranking. Awards and Honors: Florida Ready To Work (Silver Cre dential) Activities: Varsity Cheerlead ing Captain ; Senior Council Member ; and St e p Club Pres ident. College: Univ e rsity of C e ntral Flor ida Future Plans: Acc ounting Principal: Victor Fernandez Graduates: 339 Valedictorian: David Garcia GPA: 5.7229 Salutatorian: Daili Diaz-Sanchez GPA: 5.6909 DOMINIQUE CRIBB Age: 18. Parents: Charlene Bedford and Desmond Cribb. GPA/Ranking: 3.62. Awards and Honors: Law Honor Society; National Honor Society; National Technical Honor Society ; and AVID Award. Activities: Future Business Leaders of America; Leader ship ; Best Buddies Club ; Hu mane Teen Club ; and Co-Manager of Co-Ed Step Team. College: Florida A & M University. Future Plans: To pursue a ca reer in Education to inspire kids to stay in school. JEREMY DEERING Age: 18 Aunt And Uncle: Emanuel and Jennifer Alvarado GPA!Ranking: 2 .29. Awards and Honors: Full Scholarship to Rutgers Univer sity and All-County Athlete Activities: Football and Track. College: Rutgers KASEY M. LAYTON Age: 18. Grandmother: Evelyn Layton. Awards and Honors: Florida DECA Vice President 20092010 ; Florida DECA State CDC Finalist 4th Place Fashion Pro motion Plan ; Full DECA Schol arship to Johnson & Wales University; member of the BETA Club; and of the Na tional Vocational Honor Society. Activities: Member of the Vol leyball Team; Attend DECA In ternational CDC in Louisville Kentucky ; Directed DECA An nual Fashion Show ; and at tended the Hillsborough County Education Summit. College: North Miam i Campus Johnson & University WEBSITE AT: www.flsentlnel.com


RACHEL REID Age: 18. Parents: Loneryl Reid and Rob bie Reid GPA!Ranking: 2 2 Church: New Dawn. Awards and Honors: All Star MVP for UNCF All Star Game (Basketball) and 3 Point Shoot Out Winner (Basketball) Activities: Basketball (Varsity). Future Plans: 5th Year Senior at Oldsmar. RETRENA THOMAS Age: 18 Parents: Retrina Thomas and Antonio Allen GPA!Ranking: 4.1 I Ranking 26th Awards and Honors: Athlete of the Month (January); and High Honor Roll. Activities: Basketball (Varsity); Flag Football (Varsity) ; and Soft ball (Varsity) College: University of West Florida Future Plans: Information Technology VAN WATKINS Age: 18. Grandmother: And ray Watkins GPA!Ranking: 2 24 Awards and Honors: Turn around Student and Outstand ing Student in Physical Education Activities: Football ; Track ; and Basketball. College: Erie College. MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Owen Young. Graduates: 250. Magnet Valedictorian: Anderson, GPA: 6.74. Magnet Salutatorian: Allison Cheeser, GPA: 6.48. Valedictorian: Willie Clay, Jr., GPA: 4.88. Salutatorian: Adrian Paneto, GPA: 4.55. DARIUS ANDERSON Age: 18. Parents: Henry and Frances Anderson GPA!Ranking: 4.6 Church: First Baptist Church of College Hill. Activities: Junior Civitans. College: UCF. Future Plans: Electrical Engi neer ARMAND ASHBY Age: 17. Parents: Derrick and Donna Ashby. GPA!Ranking: 4 0 Church: Peace Progressive P B Church Awards and Honors: Best Dressed ; Best Personality ; Best Dance Group 201 0 ; 2nd for Prom King ; and President of the National Honor Society Activities: National Honor So ciety President ; BETA Honors Club Vice President ; Junior Civitans President ; Student Advisory Board Buccaneers ; and All In The Family Mime Cuzins Inc College: University of South Flor i da Future Plans: Psychologist. LILIANA A. BAZAN Age: 18 Parent: Eurica L. Fleurival. GPA!Ranking: 2 6 Awards and Honors: Honor Roll (High) Activities: Cheerleading ; Softball ; Tampa Bay Academy of Hope ; Youth leadership Council ; and Tampa Bay WorkForce Alliance College: Bethune Cookman University Future Plans : Criminal Jus tice KYLILA BULLARD Age: 17 Parents: Arthur and Katherine Bullard GPA!Ranking: 5 .0. Church: Idlewild Baptist. Awards and Honors: Pepsi Scholar Athlete Award ; Best Offensive Player, MHS Varsity Basketball ; Hillsborough Al liance of Black School Educa tors Award ; Talented Tiger Award; and A+ Certification in Computers Activities: Future Business Leaders of Americ a District 8 Historian ; Delta GEMS Presi dent ; National Honor Society ; National Technical Honor So ciety ; and Spoken Word Poet. College: United States Military Academy at West Point. Future Plans: Major in Com puter Engineering. AKILAH CHANEY Age: 18 Parents: Sheena Brown and Von Chaney GPA!Ranking: 4 .08. l!a{edictorian WILLIE CLAY, JR. Age: 17. Parents: Willie Clay Sr and Angela Buchanan. GPA!Ranking: 4.88 Ranked: 1 "T1 :::c c c:... c: z m 1\) 0 0 ALESIA BURNEY Age: 17 Parents: Dexter and Beverly Burney GPA!Ranking: 4.1. Church: Calvary Tabernacle Activities: Junior Civitans and National Technical Honor So ciety Awards and Honors: Na tional Honor Society ; High Honor Roll Award ; Best Per sonality Award ; Best All Around Award ; and Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators Award Activities: BETA Club, Histo rian (Honor Society) ; Junior Civitan ; National Honor Soci ety ; Golden Dolls/ Auxiliary Team; and Softball Varsity. College: FAMU. Future Plans: Advanced Reg istered Nurse Practitioner Awards and Honors: Valedic torian of the Traditional Class; Principal s Honor Roll; Na tional Honor Society; Old Spice Redzone Player of the Year ; and Middleton Football Student Athlete Award Activities: Middleton High School Football Team and "11 r College: FAMU. Future Plans: To attend Florida A & M University and become a Pharmacist. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT: www.flsentinel.com Middleton High School Track Team. College: Florida State Univer sity Future Plans: Pre-Law or Criminal Justice BEST WISHES & GOOD LUCK TO THE CLASS OF 2010 "Keep Up The Good Work. .. The Best Is Yet To Com!!" O MAS F: YOHO -::.1 -. Serving Tlte Community Si11ce 1974" Pr e v e ntiv e C ar e E xtr a ction s Root C anal Therapy T eeth Whitening C rowns Bridges & Dentures On-Site Denture Lab Repairs & Relines Done On-Site Custom Designed Gold Crowns Available Call And Schedule Your Appointment Today!!! (813) 0 :::c c )> CJ) m z ::::! z m r I m c: r r m ::::! z "tJ c: m !: CJ) ::I: m C m < m :::c -< -t c: m CJ) c )> z c :::c c


II U f Awards and Honors: Princi-N HIGH SCHOOL (jovernment pal's Honor Roll ; National NEWSOME 'Pres ident Honor Society ; Anne Frank HIGH SCHOOL Humanitarian Award; Editor-c a: LL c z <( c CJ) w ::J 1-> a: w > w c w :I: CJ) :::i CD ::J a.. z i= w ...J ...J ::J CD I ...J w z BRANDON DAVIS Age: 18. Parents: Kathy and Wilbur Davis. GPA/Ranking: 4 517 Church: Loving Hill P B Church Awards and Honors: Most Talented ; National Honor Soci ety ; HABSE ; Best Dance Group 2010 ; and BETA Honor Society Activities: National Honor So ciety ; Vice President of Junior Civitan Club ; member of BETA Honor Society ; Allin The Fam ily Mime Cuzins Inc ; and Up ward Bound College: Un i versity of South Florida Future Plans: To become a doctor of medicine MICHAEL HUGGINS i= Age: 18 ffi Parent: Jane Samuel. 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Activities: Student Govern ment President and Golden Dolls Dan c e T e am Captain College: Florida State Univer sity Future Plans: Nursing Sen i o r C{ass President BRENNICA MARLOW Age: 17 Parent: Bre n da Smedl ey GPA/Ranking: 5.5; R a nked 1 2 Awards and Honors: H igh Honor R oll; N a tional H o n or Soci e ty ; Pr eside nt o f S e n i o r Cla ss ; a nd Vice P res id e nt of National Techn i cal Ho n or So ciety Activities: Fut ure Farm e r s of Ame r ica ; Studen t Gov ern m e n t ; BETA Club ; AVID Club ; Bas k etball; S oftb all; a nd Vol l eyball College: C ornell U niv e r s ity Future Plans: M edica l R e sea rch Sc i e nti st. "Th e Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" *Sentinel B ulletin AMERI C A S r{)J(EMOSTSEMI WEEKI.Y I I () ;, I ll 1\ VASTY PAUL Age: 19 Parent: Lemene Charles GPA/Ranking: 3 2 Church: Christian Assembly Awards and Honors: Bucified Scholarship ; Aim First Collec tive ; and Middleton Talented Tiger. Activities: Football ; Baseball ; and Track College: Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Future Plans: Plan on major ing in Broadcasting and Com munications DE'VON RICHARDSON Age: 18. Parents: Darin Richardson and Veronica Richardson GPA!Ranking: 5 1 ; Ranked 17 Church: Bible Based Fellow s h i p Awards and Honors: Hig h H onor R oll ; Na t io nal Hon or Soc i ety ; and P res i dent of AIAA ( Am erica n Institute o f Aero nautics ) Middl e ton Branch A ctiv i t ies : Ame r ica n Inst itu t e of Aeronautics and A stronau tics ; O rganiza t ion of B lack A ir line P ilots; Model U nited Nations ; and V arsity B a s e b all Co ll ege: F lo r i d a Ins tit ut e of T ec hno l ogy Future Plans: Aerospace Engineer / P ilot. CIERRA SHEPARD Age : 18 P a ren t s : Remington a nd Lin d a She pard GPA!Rank ing: 3.208 Church: B eula h Baptist. Awards and Honor s: H o n o r R oll. Activities: Club C D C of Tam pa College : Livin gs t o n e College Future Plans: For e n s i c Sci e nce MINTWAB T AD E SSE Age : 1 7 Par e nts: Letai Gebreyesus and Tsega i Tadesse. GPA!R anking: 6 03 ; Ran ked 4 In-Chief of School Yearbook and Newspaper ; and Excellent in B Flat Clarinet Solo Activities: Secretary/ Treas urer of Mu Alpha Theta ; Ro botics Team ; Gamma Sigma ; GSA ; Junior Civitans ; and Marching and Jazz Band College: University of South Florida Future Plans: Neurologist/Surgeon Jfomecoming Xing TEVIN WALTON Age: 19 Parents: Michelle Exum and Michael Walton Church: St. John Cathedral. Awards and Honors: Honor Roll 1st Semester ; President o f GENTS Min. at church ; Homecoming King c / o 1 0 ; and C l ass C l own c / o 10 Activities: AVID Member a t S c hool ; Tuba Se c t i on Leader ; B aseball A nno unc e r ; Bas k et ball Ass ista n t Coac h ( G i rls ) ; and Church d r ummer. Co ll ege: Alabama S tate Uni v e r s ity. F uture P lans: M a rch at A S U a s a H ornet Tub a P l ayer I p lan to ma j o r in E ducat ion and be come an AP. AVONTA WILSON Age : 2 0 Parent: Alma Chatman GPA!Ranking: 2 1 Activities: DECA. NAYA YOUNG A ge: 1 7 Parents: O we n a nd Toni Young. GPA/Ranking: 3 77 ; R a nk e d 14 Awards and Honors: H ig h H o n or R oll a nd HABS E Achi e v e m e nt A w ar d Activitie s : F lag Football; T e n n i s ; Or c hestra; Juni or C ivit a ns ; a n d N ational Ho n o r Soc i ety College: H oward Univ ersity Future Plans: Pedi atrician, O.S/GY..N. Principal: Rebecca S. Fitzgerald Graduates: 498 Valedictorian: Brian Kodalen, GPA: 6.84. Salutatorian: Michael Brewster, GPA: 6.78. XZAVIEQ GRACE Age: 17 Parents: Gherisha Grace and Calvin Grace GPA/Ranking: Weighted about 5 12 ; unweighted about 3.23 Awards and Honors: Bright Futures (Florida Medallion Scholars) Activities: Gaming and Pro gramming. College: University of South Florida Future Plans: First I'm going to pursue a degree in Computer Science then go for a career in developing video games AYOMIPOSI LOVE Age: 17 Parents: Aj i bda and Bolanle Loy e GPA/Ranking: Unwe i ghted 3 9 ; weighted 5 9 ; Ranked 22 / 479. Church: Fish Ha w k Fello wshi p Church Awards and Honors: N at ion a l Ach ievemen t F i nal i st. Activities: G rou p Leade r at F i s h ha wk Fello w ship C hurc h ; Nati o n a l BETA C l u b ; Span i sh Ho n o r Soc i etY; Mu Alpha The ta ; and Model United Nat i o n s College: Uni versity of Florida Future Plans: B i omed i ca l Engineer i ng JANAYE McGREW Age: 18 Parents: V i ncent a n d LaSandra McGrew GPA!Ranking: 3 85 / 5.89 ; 2 6 out of 4 8 7 Church: Wo r d Ali ve Ministr ie s Awards and Honors: Nat iona l A c h ie v e m e nt S c hol a r ; N a t i onal A P S c hol ar w ith Dist i nction ; S c hool Distr ic t of H i llsbo r ou g h Co un ty Poe try J a m C h a m pion ; and N a t ional F ore n sics League N a tional Tou rnament Q ual i fier A ctivities: Found e r a nd Pr e s i de nt o f Am nes t y I nternatio n a l ; Co Pres i de nt of Forensic s Team ; S t ud e n t Government S e n i or S e n a to r ; Interact Club


__ Kappa Honor Society pirin g to become a Pediatri Future Plans: My plans are to 0 College: University of Pennsylcian HIGH SC:HOOL get my Master s in Accpunting vania and to become an Accountant. -c.. Future Plans: To major in In-c: ternational Relations with a Z minor in Latin American Stud-m ies Teach English in South America and go to law school for International Law. KELECHI ONYEDIMMA Age: 17 Parents: Anthony and Comfort Onyedimma. GPA!Railking: Unweighted 3 8 ; weighted 5 .5. Church: Fish Hawk Fellowship Church Awards and Honors: High Honor Roll; Bright Futures ; and Academic Award Bar Pin. Activities: Track and Field; Senator of BETA Club; Senior Council ; Mu Alpha Theta ; and Spanish Honor Society College: Florida State Univer sity. Future Plans: I plan on major ing in Biological Sciences for JELISHA CHAUNTEL WALCOTT Age: 18 Parents: Wayne and Dorothy Walcott. GPA!Ranking: 5 .92. Awards and Honors: H ono r Roll. Activities: Senior Council ; In teract (Executive Board Mem ber) ; Rho Kappa ; Beta Club ; and Spanish Honor Society College: University of Florida Future Plans: Bio Med Engi neer 'J% Sentinel Bulletin 1 'Nan. Y "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" (813) 248-1921 Principal: Colleen Richardson Graduates: 556 Valedictorian: Mallory Washington, GPA: 5.9. Salutatorian: Quesly Daniel, Jr. GPA: 5.86. TIYLA CHANADE GARRETT Age: 18 Parent: Antonio Garrett GPA Or Class Ranking: 4 .75 & 77/ 535 Church: Rivers Of Life Activities: Civinettes ; NHS ; Delta G E.M S ; Jr Rattlers ; and Debate Club College: Flor i da A & M Uni ver -STEPHEN ANTHONY MCINTYRE Age : 17 Parents: Ms. Latonya Mcin tyre and Danny Mcintyre GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.482/Ranked 33 out of 535 Church: Plant City Church Of God Awards and Honors: Se lected 2010 Outstanding De fender for the 09-10 PCHS Basketball Team; Honor Grad uate ; Senior Superlative ; and MVP Of UNCF 2010 All-Star Basketball Game Activities: Member Of Na tional Honor Society ; Varsity Basketball Captain ; Member of Life Is Good Club ; and Mem ber of Sou I d Out Y.outh Group. College: Undecided Future Plans: Plans to attend college and majOJ in Marketing br Business Administration AARON SYKES Age: 18. Parents: Liesta Sykes and Micheal Sykes. GPA!Ranking: 4 3533 weighted 117 out of 535 Church: Mount Olive Baptist. Awards and Honors: Sep tember Senior of the Month; Senior Superlative ; and Prom king 2010. Activities: Senior Class Pres ident (Senior Executive Coun cil) ; Student Council President ; Varsity Swim Team; Vice Pres ident of Best Buddies ; and Special Olympics Unified Sports Volunteer 1\.) 0 ..... 0 "T1 r-0 JJ 0 )> CJ) m z ::j z m r-1 llJ c: r rm ::j z "0 c: llJ !: CJ) :I: m 0 m < m JJ -< ..... c: m CJ) 0 )> z 0 "T1 JJ 0


c r::t: LL c z < c en w :=1 1-w > w c w ::I: ...J m :=1 a. z j:: w ...J ...J :=1 m ...J w z j:: z w en < c r::t: 0 ...J LL CAMILLE YOUNG Age: 18 Parent: Matt Young. GPA: 3.3 Church: College Hill Church Of God In Christ. Awards and Honors: Honor Roll; 2009 HOSA Medical Skills Competition (3rd Place); and High Honor Roll. Activities: Hillsborough County Center of Excellence; and Florida PTA. College: Tallahassee Commu nity College. PLANT HIGH SCHOOL IJ Principal: Robert M. Nelson, Ill Graduates: 530. Valedictorian: David McCarthy, GPA: 7.5036 Salutatorian: Max Harrison Goplerud, GPA: 7.48. DIDIER BARJON Age: 18. Parent: Regine and Patrick Barjon. GPA!Ranking: 2.88/4 1 : Ranked: 91. Church: Christ the King Awards and Honors: Cross Country Captain; Track and Field Letterman ; Cross Coun try Letterman; and Track and Field State Finalist. Activities: Cross Country and Track and Field. College: Philadelphia University. Future Plans: Lawyer Suhscrihc Todav! SONIA ERDAIN Age: 17. Parents: Marcson Erdain and Danielle Erdain. GPA!Ranking: 3.05 School ; 3 000 State Church: Horeb Seventh Day Adventist Church. Awards and Honors: National Art Honor Society Activities: Peer Mediation ; PHS Art Club Vice President; LINKS, (Local Impact on Neighborhood Kids); SAC, (Student Advisory Committee) : and Fellowship of Christian Athletes College: Undecided Future Plans: I want to major in Pre-Law I want to be a lawyer. ZA'NIKE RICKS Age: 17 Parents: Laverne Gulley and Brian Ricks Sr Awards and Honors: Chorus Achievement and National Honor Society. Activities: Chorus ; Ebony Scholars ; SADD ; and Anchor College: University of South Florida Future Plans: Pre-Med ALLEN SAMPSON Age: 19 Parents: Aileen Reid, James Reid, and Tyrone Mitchell. Church: Idlewild Baptist Church Awards and Honors: All State Receiver (Wide Re ceiver); All-State Returner, (Kick Return and Punt Return) ; State Championship Runner; and 2-Time State Champion in Football Principal: Robert Heilmann Graduates: 475. Valedictorian: Garett Brown, GPA: 6.48. Salutatorian: Andrew Hamilton, GPA, 6.16; Kaitlyn Loy, GPA: 6,16; and Julie Wyrick GPA 6:16. OLUWATOSIN BALOG UN Age: 18 Parents: Arinola and Tajudeen Balogun. GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.44 ; 27/445 (Top 6%) Church: CAC Tampa FL Awards and Honors: Student Leadership Award Senior Sur vival ; Bright Futures Medallion Scholar ; and UCF Scholarship. Activities: National Honor Society ; Mu Alpha Theta ; Spanish Honor Society ; Rho Kappa ; and Science Honor Society. College: University of ce ntral Florida Future Choice: Physician KADENE GEORGE Age: 18 Parent: Pauline Robotham. GPA Or Class Ranking: 6 00; 6/445 (Top 1%) Church: Boyette Springs Church of God, Riverview, FL. Awards and Honors: Tribune Scholar; Bright Futures Academic Scholar: Honor TERRANCE KIRKLAND, JR. Age: 18. Parents: Terrance and Latonia Kirkland GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.68 ; 76/445 (Top 17%) Awards and Honors: Naval Academy Candidate ; Bright Futures Medallion Scholar ; Honor Graduate ; and Inspira tional Speaker for College Club Activities: National Honor So ciety ; Spanish Honor Society ; Mu Alpha Theta ; Relay For Life ; and Naval Jr ROTC College: Enlisting in U S Navy Future Plans: Intelligence Specialist ; intend to pursue a degree in Business Administra tion JAVON LASSITER Age: 17 Parents: Ronald and Pamela Lassiter GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.41; 31/445 (Top 7%) Church: Faith Christian Cen ter Awards and Honors: Honor Graduate ; and Bright Futures Medallion Soholar Activities: National Honor So ciety ; Spanish Honor Society ; Mu Alpha Theta ; Relay For Life ; and Naval Jr ROTC. College: University of Florida. Future Plans: Anesthesiolo gist. CHEYENNE QUAlLEY Age: 16 Parents: Joan and Cosburth Quai ley. GPA Or Class Ranking: 5 02; 50i445 (Top 1 0%) Church: Mount Calvary Awards and Honors: Honor Graduate; Bright Futures Medallion Scholar; and Posei don Award Activities: National Honor So ciety; Senior Council Secre tary ; Student Government Secretary; Science Honor So ciety Vice President; and Stu dent Advisory Council. College: University of South Florida Future Plans: Nursing then Pre-Med Specializing in Neonatology. ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Laura Zavatkay Graduates: 268. I. B. Valedictorian: Vrushank Vipul Vora, Ting Cho Lau, GPA: 6.9600. Traditional Valedictorian: Jose Gerado Sada-Moore, GPA: 6.1057. Traditional Salutatorian: Joseph Roberts, GPA: 6.1054. DEBONY DUNCAN Age: 18 Parents: Lambert and Debra Duncan. GPA Or Class Ranking: 4.0. Church: St. Mark Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Home coming Queen; Andy Aviles Award ; and Academic Letter. Activities: Cheerleading; Soft ball; and BETA Club. College: Florida A & M University. Future Plans: Bachelor's De gree in Nursing or Education.


_E_LI_Z_A_B_E_T_H_H_E_A_D_L_A_M ___ ':'R-at--':'To-ge"":'t_a_d':""e-gr_e_e-----:J":"A":S:'M:":I:-:N::E:-:B=E::-N:::S::I ;B ing ; HABSE Scholar ; and Na-in Sociology and after I com-c Age: 18 Parents: Lolita Headlam and Hugh Headlam. GPA Or Class Ranking: 5.15 ; Ranked 1Oth. Awards and Honors: National BETA Club and Superior Rat ing in Orchestra Activities: National BETA Club ; Volunteering at Library ; and Orchestra College: University of Central Florida Future Plans: Pre-Dentistry N a t iona{ J{ono r Soc iety 'Pres iaent SHA'NA JENKINS Age : 18 Parent: Monica Jen kins GPA: 5 890 4 Church: First B a p tist C hurch of P ort Tampa Awards and Honors: Flo rida M eda lli o n S c holar ; G irls F lag F ootball F irs t Team All Wes tern Con f erence ; Prom Q ueen ; tional Honor Society President. plete college I w ill enlist in the Age: 17 HIGH SCHOOL }< Activities: Dance Team/ WinAir Force Parents: Roger and Judy Principal: c..; terguard Captain ; G i rls Flag SICKLES Bensinger. Clyde Trathowen C: Football Captain ; Life s Trea GPA: 5.40. Graduates: 324 sure's ( Lifepath Hospice Thrift HIGH SCHOOL Church: Van Dyke Methodist Valedictorian: Store) Volunteer ; and Relay Church Hetty Hong N for Life Awards and Honors: Honor GPA: 6.1045 College: Un i versity of South Grad ; Member of NHS ; PresiSalutator i an: 0 Florida dent Spanish Honors Society ; Christopher Weiss, Career Choice: Nurs ing. and Taking four AP Classes. GPA: 6.0224. SHAMIR SMITH Age: 18 Parent: Valerie L. Brown (mom). GPA Or Class Ranking: Un weighted 3 3 ; Weighted 4 3 ; Ranked 25th Awards and Honors: HABSE Honoree College : Unive r s i ty of Sou t h Florida Future Plans: Earn a degree in Commun i cat i ons and getting into the entertainmen t busi ness DEMERA R. WILLIAMS Age : 18 Parent : Rochelle Je t er GPA Or Class Ranki n g : 4 7 ; Ranked 17th out of 173 Awards and Honors: Honor Gradua t e ; BETA Club Graduate ; and HABSE Honoree. Activities: D E CA Club a n d BETA Club College : Flor i da A & M Univers i t y Principal: Jake Russell. Graduates: 645. Valedictorian: Jason McDade, GPA: 6.4614. Salutatorian: Nathaniel Fernandez, GPA: 6.28. ADEDEJI OLUSANYA Age: 18 Parents: Est her and Ak i nnu j a Olusanya GPA: 4.50 Church: First Baptist Church Awards and Honors: Hono r G rad; and member of NHS Activities: 3 -Year Letterman Varsity Football ; 3-Y ear Letter ma n Varsity Track ; and Pl ays Drums for the C hurch College : UCF. Future Plans : Major i n Biotechnolog y ; P e d iatri c ia n Activities : Soccer Player ; Flight Commander ROTC ; SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco) ; and member of Cause Club College: UF. Future Plans: To study Psy chology with a minor in Por tuguese 1 SentlneiBulletin "The Voic e of Our Community Speak i n g for Itself, (813) 248-1921 AKILI DAVIS Age: 17 Parent: Tracy Fritz GPA/Ranking: 5 1 /Ranked 18th Church: The Crossing. Awards and Honors: Se lected for Calculus Math Bowl ; Selected for Science Club s Brain Bowl Trivia Team ; High Honor Roll ; and Voted Most Likely To Succeed (or runner up). Activities: Tennis Team ; Mu Alpha Theta VP ; Chess Club President ; Science Club Mem-ber ; and Member of Future 0 Bus i ness Leaders of.Amer i ca. ::U c College: Uni versity of Central l> F l orida CJ) Future Plans: I plan to ge t a bache l or s deg r ee in D i gital :::! Medi a z m I to c: r rm :::! z "'tt c: tD c CJ) :I: m c m < m ;:Q -< c: m CJ) c l> z c ., c


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WHARTON College: Florida A&M Univer -::0 TAMPA PREP HIGH SCHOOL sity School of Pharmacy c HIGH SCHOOL > AARON BURRELL Age: 18. Parents: Marva Duncan and Garfield Burrell GPA: 3.4 Church: St. Mark s Episcopal Church JAMAL MALIK CHERRY Age: 18. Parents: Drs Glenn and Valerie Cherry GPA: 3.8. Church: Palma Ceia United Methodist. Awards and Honors: National Honor Society ; 2010 McDon ald s All-American ; 2010 Aca demic All State and Tri-M Music Honor Society Principal: Bradley Woods Graduates: 473. Valedictorian: Dion Larson GPA: 3.9710n.0910. Salutatorian: Ruxton Dellecese, GPA: 3.9218n.0018. RUDYARD LALLY Age: 17 SHANNON MEGGS Age: 18 Parents: Spencer Meggs and Sheryl Meggs. GPA/Ranking: 5 64 Awards and Honors: Re gional Runner-up (Track and Field) ; District Runner-up (Track and Field) ; School Record in the 4 X 400 Re. lay ; and High Honor Roll. Activities: Track and Field ; Cross Country ; Yearbook; BETA ; and NHS c... c: z m 1\) 0 ...Jo. 0 Awards and Honors: Starting Forward on State Champi onship Soccer Team; All-Coun try Honorable Ment ion for Soccer ; Placed 3rd in District Championship for the Triple Jump ; Over 120 Hours of Com munity Service ; and Honor Roll. Activities: 4 year Varsity Bas ketball Player Co-Captain Jr. and Sr year ; Amb assadors of Goodwill ; Fellowship of Chris tian Athletes ; and Greater Tampa Chapter Jack and Jill of America Inc. CYNETRA ALANNA DINGLE Parent: Leah Lally GPA/Ranking: 82/473 Church: Church of Christ. Awards and Honors: Consis tent Honor Roll ; National Achievement Outstanding Par ticipant; Brain Bowl 1st Tre bucket Building ; and State Level Solo Ensemble (Twice) Percussion Activities: Band Capta i n ; Eck erd College Leadersh i p Camp Most Outstad ing Leadership ; FBLA Placed in Distr i ct and State Computer Problem Solving ; NHS, and BETA. College: USF. College: Loyola Marymount University (LMU). Future Plans: Dermatologist. 0 Activities: Varsity Soccer ; Varsity Track; Volunteer at Sum merville Retirement Home; and Volunteer at Freshman Overnight Retreat. College: Sacred Heart University. Future Plans: Journalist. College: Cornell University Future Plans or Career Choice: I will attend Cornell University where I have been admitted into the Engineering School and will play collegiate basketball. I have also been awarded a 4-year McMullen Engineering Scholarship and selected as a Cornell Tradition Fellow Age : 17 Parent: Chris Dingle GPA/Ranking: 3 8 Church: Faith United Chris tian Church Awards and Honors: HABSE Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators for African American Achievers and The Geo r ge W. Gore Assistantship Scholarship from FAMU. Activities: Best Budd ies Club Future Plans: Computer Engi neering. CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE AT: www. flsentinel.com Place A nerida Se1t11e1 Newsrack 11 Great Places 1813) 248-1921 Ask For lr. All IllS CONGRATULATIONS & BEST WISHES TO ALL THE GRADUATES May God Bless You In Future Endeavors 5006 E. BROADWAY AVE. TAMPA, FL 33619 PHONE: 813-300 9107 I STATE & FEDERAL BONOS PRIVATE GPS I l iMY GOAL IS CUSTOMER SATISFACTION" I THANKS TO ALL MY CLIENTS & FRIENDS FOR YOUR CONTINUED LOYALTY & TRUST SERVlNG: TAMPA MIAMI NEW YORK GEORGIA LOS ANGELES AND MANY CITIES IN FLORIDA REDDIE-WILSQN Bail Agent John 3: l6 God so the world, that He gave his only bet:,rotten Son, that who oever believetth in him should not ;:!;! c > en m z :j z m .... I aJ c: .... .... m :j z "'tt c: aJ .... c;; ::I: m c m < m c: m en c > z c ::0 c G') m 1\) ...Jo. I (')


c a: LL. c z <( c (/) w ::I 1-> a: w > w ROSEANDRE' TARNISHA PETERS Age: 17. Parents: Roseline Joseph and Claude Joseph. GPA!Ranking: 3.55 Church: New Life Tabernacle UPC ; Carrollwood UPC Awards and Honors: High Honor Roll and Academic Award Letter Activities: Best Buddies College: HCC ; USF Future Plans : R N.; Sub stance Abuse Counselor NICOLAS SWAIN Age: 17 Parents: Mike and Sheila Swain. GPA/Ranking: 5 50; Ranked 40/473 Church: Victorious Life Church Awards and Honors: District Champions in the 800m Race ; Big Cat Award Top Performer in Cross Country ; 3rd Place at Sports Column Writing Com petition at the FSPA State Competition ; 1st Plac e at On The-Spot Sport s W r iting at FSPA District Competition ; and R ec ipi ent of $5 00 Chi ck-Fil-a S tudent Athlete Scholarship. Activities: Cr oss Country Captain ; T rack and Field Ca p tain; Newspaper Editorial Board Club P res ident ; Na tional Honor Society member ; and BETA member. Hillsborough County High School Graduation Schedule School Date& Time location Alonso High School ::I: June 3, 3 p.m. USF Sun Dome Armw

, class of 2010 :;a Teenager Determined To Overcome Past Obstacles VAN BREIT WATKINS ... Determined to be successful BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor We have often heard that surviving ob stacles makes us stronger. If that is true, then one Tampa teenager is growing stronger by the day Van Brett Watkins had already expe rienced his father's making national headlines in connection with the planned murder of Cherica Adams. Ms. Adams was the pregnant girlfriend of former North Carolina Panther football player Rae Carruth, in 1999. Watkins admitted firing five shots into her car at the request of Carruth. Ms. Adams died a month later after giving birth to a son. Watkins and Carruth were both convicted and are currently serving prison sentences. The last time he saw his father was 4 years ago at the North Carolina prison. After that happened, Van's mother decided he needed a change of environ ment from his Queens, New York home, and sent him to Tampa to live with his grandmother, Ms. Andrey Watkins, and his uncle Andre Watkins. Then on February 15, 2010, Van saw his uncle, Andre Watkins, 53, on tele vision during a bond hearing. Andre Watkins is accused of killing a 19-year-old woman, seriously injuring two others, and several other crimes. He is currently awaiting trial. Incidents such as this may hav e had an adverse affect on most teenagers. However, Van decided to turn his fam ily s name into something positive Van came to realize that every person is responsible for his own actions and ob stacles can be overcome. His message to others facing devastating circumstances is, "You jus t don t give up hope. You keep going. You can fall down but you canalways get back up There i s always a noth er day to start over. Van played football for Leto High School for three years as a wide receiver and defensive e nd He started the l ast two years. After graduation, his plans are to attend Dean College in Franklin, Massa chusetts. Van plans to major in Criminal Justice and Physical Education After graduating, he wants to teach Criminal Justice to high school students and coach sports While at Leto, Van's determination did not escape the eyes of Ms. Mary Alice Kelley, his College and Career Counselor. In a letter to the Sentinel, she wrote, "With everything that has happened to Van, he displays the promise and vigor of a teenager with a bright fu ture, not the despair and hopelessness some might expect .... Van stays focused on his ultimate goal of going to college and playing football. All he needs is for someone to give him a chance." nselor Commen Graduating Senior Re: Van Watkins To Whom It May Concern: I am proud and honored to recommend Van Watkins forthls I can think of no other student who deserves recognition r something positive. Van has faced more than his share of tragedy. Van saw his fafour years ago at a North Carolina prison where he is for murdering the pregnant girlfriend of former Carol Rae Carruth. The last time he saw his uncle who he was living with at e was on TV at a bail hearing for the February 12 .., .. that left a teenage girl dead and two people seriously Although Van has faced horrible tragedy, he chooses to ber bett er times with this father, the man he was named an wants to b e famous for his ability on the football field nishing college. H e wants to turn his famil y name into <:rnnP1'n ve. With everything th a t has happened to Van, h e displays Uil.ro,ml and vigor of a teenager with a bright future not the and hopelessness some might expect Van stays active in school \.vith football, basketball, and stays focused on his ultimate goal of going to college football. All he needs is for someone to give him chance I assist man y students throughout the year with college applj,..._.,uuu..;>, scholarships, and ACT /SAT testing, but assisting V,!in who have a strong desire and a fire and intensity to ceed me great satisfaction. College and PAINT & HARDWA Serving The community Since 1965. 3602 E. 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 33605 Check Out Our Newly Enhanced Website: www. flsentinel.com Now With On-line Advertising And More! Phone: {813) 241-2301 Fax: 813 247-3719 m N 0 ...II. 0 r 0 :;a c )> en m z :::! z m r I OJ c r r m :::! z ., c OJ r c;; :::r:::: m c m < m c m en c )> z c :;a c


class of 2010 :[ USF Students Seek Careers In Mass Communications ""') > < 0 a: LL BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Two University of South Florida stu d e nts r ece ntl y graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degr ees in Mass Communications. Both plan to purs ue careers. Mark Clennon, 21, plans to us e his Ma s s Communication Public Re lations de g r ee to becom e a Technol ogy D eve loper and Consultant. While a student, Clennon earne d the David K e ith Nisbett, II Service Award a nd was e l ec t ed as Pr es id en t of A lph a Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He g r ad u ated with a 3-33 grade point average. I hope to do what I can to mak e grea t con tribution s t owa rd s the edu cation of children. I b e li eve that every child s hould be g iven the tools t o achieve his greatest goa l s in lif e," Clennon said 0 a: LL 0 z < A member of Life In Christ Communi ty Church, Clennon i s the son of Ms. Vickie Clennon, Nedra MARK CLENNON King, and Mark Clennon, Sr. Ms. Jasmine Felecia Fowlkes i s the daughte r of Mr. and Mrs. Greg (Gloria) C lay a nd Mr. a nd Mrs. Michael (Michele) Fowlkes. Sh e i s also a member of JASMINE FELICIA FOWLKES Greater Little Rock Baptist Church, of Pensacola Ms. Fowlkes has obtai n ed e m plo y m ent as a newspaper Market in g R esea rch Analyst with the 2010 Ga n n e tt Talent D evelopment Program. She will relocate to Neptune, New Jersey in upcoming weeks. While a student at the University of South Florida, Ms. Fowlkes, 22, earned the the USF Golden Bull Award; was a member of the Kappa Tau Alpha Honor society for Mass Communicatons; a member of the College of Arts & Sciences Honor So ciety: USF Outstanding Senior 2010 nominee; and Public Relations Soci ety of America. The former "Miss University of South Florida 2009-2010," Ms. Fowlkes graduated Magna Cum Laude with a grade point average of 3-75 Ms. Fowlkes was active in the National Council fo Negro Women, Inc. at USF, where she was a charter member of the organization as well as an executive board member; Univer s ity Wide Committee on Black Affairs (COBA) Student Repre senta ti ve; and Director of Ma rk e tin g and Communi cations with Student Government. 0 (/) w :::1 1-Entire Class Graduates From IMPACT Program > a: w > w 0 w l: (/) :::i m :::1 Q. z t= w ..J ..J :::1 m I ..J w z t= z w (/) < 0 a: 0 ..J LL The entire class of twenty students enrolled in the IMPACT Class at Blake High School have completed requirements to graduate. Shown in this photograph are: Jamecia Allen, Gregory Buckmaster, Stephanie Cantrell, Akil Christmas, Brittaneycrum, Markita Estinvil, Shavaris Gosa, Daniel Gregory, Herbert Johnson, Malcolm Moton, Earnesta Nobles, Nicole Sail ins, Tavaris Shine, Christina Thomas, Jay Washington Diamonique Williams, and Nathaniel Williams. The class instructor, Ms. Jacquelyn Chaney-Wilson is on the left George Lewis is on the right. Not shown are Menio Mercado-Serran, Amber Starr, and Germaine Ward. (Photography by BRUNSON). BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Although many students face h ard s hips, t h a t may affect their educat ion proc ess, th ey still have the d es ir e to graduate. This year, will m a rk the fir s t 0 tim e th e e ntire cla ss of s tudents in a I cla ss s s pecifically de s i gned for t h e m to w s u cceed will graduat from Blak e High C!J Sch ool. Known as the IMPACT Program, a n acro n ym for Individually Movtivated Performance Assisted b y Compute r Tec hn ology, the program i s taught by Ms. Jaquely n ChancyWilson. He r Assistant Aide i s George Lewis T h e s tudent s' Coun se l o r i s Larr y Drieling a n d Mrs. Jacqueline Haynes i s t h e prin c ipal. Ms. Chancy-Wilson said, "It i s doubtfu l that any of thes s tudents woul d h av e had lh c opport unit y to graduate wit h o u t thi s prog r am. Most of them come from situations that h ave caused them not to focus in sc ho o l but through it all, they all made it. Ms. Chancy-Wilson said most of t h e g raduate hav alr ady b n a -cept e d at Hills borou g h ommunit College o r at Erwin Vo ationa l T h nical In s titution Among t h e admis ion r quir m nts t h e s tud ents nroll e d in th program mu s t b e at l eas t 16 and b e a minimum of one-full y ar behind, the must have at 1 a t a 1.0 grad point av r age and must b e on a 7'h gra d or high r r ading 1 v 1: The program i a performru1 bas d omput r ass ist d instructional pro g ram that allows stu d nts ho ar ov r a d It allows tho tud nt th opport u nity to arn a standard high schoo l diploma or a ED rtifi at through patti ipation in a r r and T chni 1 Program


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