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Celebrating 64 Years In The Tam Bay Area Bod I Business SEE STORY ON PAGE 23 A HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY BRANCH NAACP HOSTS CENTENNIAL DINNER The Hillsborough County Branch NAACP held its Centennial Dinner C e lebration on Friday, May 22, 2009 at Higgins Hall. An enthusiastic crowd of about 300 supporters attended the historic event to celebrate 100 years of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Mrs. Deiah Riley, morning anchor for WFTS-TV Channel 28, was the mistress of ceremonies. Sid Morgan, President of Humana Central Florida Market, was guest speaker. Members of the Executive Committee, seated from left to right are: Karen Hoyle, Alveda Vernon, Curtis Stokes, President of the Branch; Pat Spencer and Dot Nettles. Standing, left to right: Steve Marshall, Dr. Samuel L. Wright Sr. Xavier Johnson Cynthia Keeton Joseph Robinson, Charles Henderson and Willie Robinson .. SEE SECT I O N D Dad, Sons Guilty In Checks Schema SEE P AGE 22 A Personality Key For In Senice SEE P AGE 2-C Man, 20, Dies Of Hrt Ailmint SEE PAGE 6A


en Features > ic( c a: La. : !i <( > ic( c en w :J .... > a: W > w 0 w (J) ::J m :J ll. z t:i ..J ..J :J m I ..J w z ;::: z w en <( e a: 0 ..J LL. Graduate Plans To Become Renowned Composer BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor People throughout the bay area are familiar with the name of Alfred Sheppard, Jr. His goal is to make his named recognized throughout the music industry and the nation. On June 3rd, Sheppard will be among the graduating class of W. Blake High School. He has been accepted and received scholarships from bq,th the University of South Florida and Berklee College of Music. Sheppard, 17, plans to take advantage of both offers He plans to attend the University of South Florida for the first year in his quest t'o a nationally or internationally lqlown com-poser. In 2010, the young. man. plans to transfer to Berklee College of Music to complete his education. A talented jazz pianist and composer in his own right, Sheppard has always had a love of music. Sheppard, whose father is a music teacher, is the youngest of three children born to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Sheppard, Sr. However, it wasn't until he reached middle school that .be found his true love--:-jazz. His __ : mother, Mrs. Yvonne Sheppard.said; "He: was at Progress Village Middle School when he was introduced to jazz. I believe that he fell in love with the challenge and he continues to love it this day." ALFRED SHEPPARD, JR. Jazz Pianist, Composer At the age of 12, Sheppard started his own band, the 11Alfred Sheppard's. NVersion." It was a hit continues to be in demand. Last month, the band captUred 1st Place in the Howard W. Blake High School "Battle of the Bands" contest. Their prize was a day of recording in a studio. His mother said that he has several origina l songs and will -'release a CD in the near future. The Qlin,d has undergone changes ..with .some members others coming. Sheppard and David' Peterson, the_ bass player,. are the only two o riginal ,,.,, ... _,Tn''embers. Both young men graduate this year. One might think that his is full being a stuand playing i n a popular oand. But, he is also an active member Of the NAACP ACTSo Program. Last year, Sheppard was the 2008 National Gold Medal Winner for Original Composition. His prize was a $2o,ooo scholarship to Berklee College of Music. This year, the talented young artist w:ill once again compete on a national lev e l in July. Other forms of recogni _tion for the Tampa native : include being featured iii the $t. Pete times in January of : thi_ s year a.s 9{ J:h_ e Top To .. Watch 'ln 2009." He also _. played the National Anthem for the Saladino Baseball Tournament. Sheppard is activ e at hi s church, Bible Missionary Church, where he has served as the pianist for the past two years. He also plays for the Youth Choir at Mount Moriah C hurch in Plant City. Support The Florida Sentinel Advertisers ..... _...,. Citv Council Votes TolihWater Restrictions THOMAS SCOTT COuncil In a 5-2 vote Thursday, the .. Tampa City Council decided to lift their current watering restrictions. The lifting of the restrictions is effective June 1st. The city had banned sprin kling because a lack of rain fall had put reservoir and river levels at an all time low. City Council Chairman, Thomas Scott, admonished the city's Administration Department for giving them the information less than 24 before 'they were due to meet. Residents can now water their lawns once a week. Car washing at h<;>me is still hibited. .T'Raw Will_ Host: 'ZOO: TueSdavs' At local Sports Bar And Club -T'RAW 7 ... 1A= .. Music Will be .ProVided., of .ftin.:: a-nd diversity, lle' by the UHaulBoyzand ::"' tbinks'i.zoo ... :. LadiesDrink.f!eeAll .; remind pa_rtygQets o.f "The NightCourtesy.ofT'RAW a favored Tampa hot _.spot itt thti : : Wicked 1\ Wood Tke:zoo Entert a inment will host "Zoo place biL .I wa8 sneaking in Tuesdays" beginning this thei:e at 15! The Zoo a Tuesday, June 2nd at the feel good, non-threatening newly re novated Sin City (forplace wh ere people could just merly known as the Shuga have a good time. That's what Shack) Sin City is under new I'd like to create with "Zoo ownership and has be en renoTuesdays," says T-RAW. vated to include a sports bar, "Zoo Tuesdays" is expectin addition to the dance hall. e d to be one of summer's #1 Zoo Tuesdays" will host party spots and Wicked Hood Madden tournaments, op e n Wood plans to add more mic nights and more.' In addievents to their profile. tion to the other club offer-For more information ings, "Zoo Tuesdays will fea -on "Zoo Tuesday's" con-ture one of Tampa's premiere tact Ace at (941) 462-m a l e and femal e reviews. 5253. Visit T'RA W a Tampa nativ e i s off e ring a v e nue that is full www.teeraw.com or www.sincitytampa.com.


Features--_____ ..,_ --..#> ---... ; ...... --------._.._. -----"T1 :XJ 0 }< :: Police Search landfill For_-Clues In M -issinu.Man Case .. . . BY IRIS B. HOLTON .,, just really, really happy that Sentinel City -they,-have began to search the No one has seen or heard from Ryan Jerard Darkins Davis since he left his mother's home on Sunday, April 5th. Police believe that Davis is endangered because the friend he was spending the night with was found dead two days later. Earlier this week, Tai_Jlpa Police Department, in conjunction with Tampa Solid Was te, Hillsborough County Solid Waste, Waste Management, Tampa Fird Rescue have joined forces to search the Hillsborough County Landfill, 15960 County Road 672, in Lithia. '(heir _hope is to discover forensic evidence that will lead to Davis' whereabouts. Ms. Robin Harris, mothe-r Ryan Dafis !)aid, "I'm landfill. I was told that they had found some things, but I don't know what they found. I would just like to know one way or the other." Ms. Andrea Davis, spokesperson for the Tampa Police Department said after police found a receipt for trash disposal at McKay Bay; several steps had to be taken before they could sec;trch the landfill. A total of 6 agencies were involved to determine the appropriate area to begin She"'also .-stated tlici't tKe're were c3ii'Cerns. abcim,ha?c;tJdous is ;, d about 12o ,pounds.He -has a low haircut and a tattoo of musical notes behind his ear. He als9. h ,as a mole. on his Judge Releaslls .. Teens .:From .House Arrest In.-: .\-. 'sex: assault. ca s e .. ... \ ...... ........ On Tuesday Randall Moye, (second from left), Diemante Roberts, and Raymond Price-Murray, appeared in court for arraignment on charges of sexual assaulting a student. The arraignment has been for June 9 The fourth student accused in the attack, Lee Myers,. wasn't in court. (Photo courtesy of the St. Pete Times.). ,. -' .. ,, .. -; :;EiJ-rlier this week,' Hillsborough Judge Christopher' Sabella released four teenagers accused o( rape from house Ac.ting within the confines of the law, the youngsters could not be held without having for mal charges filed against them. Assistant State Attorney Kimberly Hindl'nan "The case will'stay in juvenile court until we complete our investigation. Judge Sabella had no chaice ; to release ffiem .i. >no rcharges had been filed." Attorney Hindman said the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office is continuing its investigation into the allegations of the sexual assault. Randall J. Moye, 14, Diemante Roberts, 15, Raymond A. Price-Murray, 14, and Lee Louis Myers, 15, all students at Walker Middle School, were arrested and charged with the offense. The teenagers are accused of holding down another student in the bathroom of the school and assaulting him with a hockey stick and broom!)tick : Police said the jncident involving th.e happened on : Aprij A;ll of the boys played on the flag football team. The teenagers were arrested on May 6th, but were released the following day on house arrel!t. .. Att:orney Hindm_an said that ered 'and reviewed, the State will determine if the boyi will be as juveniles or as adult!! The allo\Ved to r 'eturt\ i:'i:>"sch'ool' since ari-es't. They were suspended. for 10 days and a hearing was planned to deter mine their educational future. Linda Cobb, spokesperson for the Hillsborough County School District said the School Board members had a meeting and it was determined that none of the boys were to return to Walker Middle School. City Editor Iris B. Holton can be contacted at (813) 248-1921 or by email iholtonOsentine{.-. S d A 'I th h un. ay ;. p n 5 m t e company of 2i-year-old Carl G. He told his mother he had an appointment the next day and was going to spend the night with Walters. Davis' mother, Ms. Harris, reported him miss ing, on April ath, because it was unusual for her son to stay away and not contact his family. The day before Ms. RYAN DARKINS n.er' son ; (T. d A 'I th) ... MissmgAnd .,_ .. /:, m1ssmg, 4es ay, pn 7 Endangered ;.:: .':' '-th!!. I_lUde popy of an unidenti ... ;; Black man, later nose and another mole .nea:r : identified as Walters, was his left eye. ; found in a wooded area near : Police believe that Davis" .. _-Stanley Rdad and Cooper could be the victim of a ; '; Road. estimated his hecause his b<;>dy had at the location located in the .house on : _between 24 36 hours. Humphrey. They also believe Walters shared a home. that his body could possibly : : at:1810 E. Humphrey With his be located at.the landfill .. -older brother, 28-year-old Davis was last seen leav-Derrick Eugene Cullins. ing his: mother's home Walters' ca,r was abandoned 1\) at Cqpeland Park and his mother was contacted. She was not aware that her son's :S body had been found at the time. were aware the Sheriffs Office was trying to. identify a murder victim found near a wooded area and the two agencies worked together. Ms. Walters iden tified her son from a comput er-generated photograph created by the Sheriffs Office. executed a search warra-nt at the Humphrey discovered that a violent-struggle had taken ; place at the residence. : .. Detectives also observed unexplained cuts on Cullins' fingers, a bite. mark on his buttocks, and. a bite mark on his chest, blood on"his clothing andshoes during the interview. -. Cullins wa s arrested and 'charged with killing his brother. C) m w I l>


Q) Editorials & Columns Q a: u. Q z c( Q en w w > w o w :1: en :::i m ::) a.. z 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 Associalion (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers, Inc., New York 1990-94 CP Timelnternational POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P O Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 P.eriodical Postage Paid At Tampa, FL W.W. Andrews 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews 1901-1977 (1945) Founders C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR. CHAIRMAN S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR 1 t IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY-DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION AND PRESS DIRECTOR Subscriptions-$44.oo;;g ; il1onths Both Editions: $87.00-Per Year Both Editions. Opinions expressed ori editcirilll pages of !his newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily editorlal stance of The Flortda SenUnel Bulletin or the Publisher : 'Historv Makes Historv' 1 N o, we didn't say it, this time. InStead, it was said by a CNN anchor who, while watching President Barack Obama's introduction of his newest candidate for Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor," could not help,commenting on the fact that for the first in American history, a Black president would be about to welcome a Hispanic judge into the realm of the Supreme Court system. The CNN anchor had no control over-what he said next. His words literally leaped out of his mouth. "I guess wh.at we're watching is history making history." And we agree. Our news anchor colleague couldn't have said it better, almost. If Sonia Sotomayor; daughter of Puerto Rican Americans, does indeed, make it past what promiseS to be a withering Republican cross-examination process, she will no doubt, make history. America hq _,ever welcomed a Supreme Court justice of Latino descent. Certainly, the years oflegal experience and the degree of expertise Judge Sotomayor would bring to the Supreme Court bench would be a well-needed breath of fresh air. However, being the best and brighteSt is by far no. antee toward being given the final' Sotomayor's opinions on such touchy subjects''as tion (women's right to choose) and other so-called.ttberal issues have not endeared her with Capitol Hill's con-Knowledge Is Power As you read this, realize that the final hours of the month of May are dwindling. We find that by Monday, the month of May will be a memory and we wonder how quickly t _ime passes. Monday is June 1st and it brings us to the big question of are you ready? The first day of June marks the beginning of hurricane season for the southeastern region of the United States. The season ends on November 30th. This means that by now, your preparation for this season should be at least halfway complete. Normally, Floridians don't have to start worrying until the months of August and September. Unlike in the past, there are some things that warrant our close attention and one of those iS' the communications industrY .Some may not real ize hoW' 'th; e implementation of DTV (digital television) will storm. The best way to stay ii'i affect us. touch is with a cell phone. But, just as the home televi-Once upon a time, this sion sets won't work without would be a big problem for cable ,or satellite, the small people on fixed-incomes, black and white TV's won't especially in this economy, work, after June 12th. The However, help is on the: way replacement for this item is in the form of a free cell still in the working stages and phone. those that are available are That's right, the federal quite expensive, ($199). government is giving The cost alone will prevent away free cell phones to most people from buying those who qualify. If you them. However, it is very are eligible, you can receive a important that you have some TracFone through SafeLink form of communication. The Wireless. The next best thing is a radio, mailed to you and you receive preferably AM/FM with an 68 minutes per month: : ..(iia Emergency Weather Channel. you can add minutes because The digital TV transition is it is You can enroll not supposed to affect your over the In_ ternet or by radios, but we will all know after June 12th. ... .... 1-800-977-3768 more. information. Another point of interest is If you follow being able to stay in touch with family and friends dur-and make preparations, we ing an emergency situation : If might just su rvive this hurri you live in an evacuation area, cane season in ... -tact. your family may not know Knowledge kpower, plan to where to look for you the_ be safe. / : '-,;,l ffi ...I ...I ::) servative right. And most assuredly, like learned mosquitoes, they will be out for their pint of blood. Deuglass: An Interesting l ife_ I m .:. w z congratulating Judge Sotomayor for having been select:.. ed, and in urging our representatives in Washington to do everything in their power to assist the s):)eedy confirmation of what appears to be another excellent w en

H eads filled with home manned space program. And runs, sky-hooks, there were others. Ronald E. touchdowns and such, McNair, Ph.D., the second little Black boys had no time Black American astronaut in to be stuck in front of televiSpace was there, as was Col. sions watching the actor Frederick D. Gregory, Buster Crab play space man Col. Charles F. Bolden, Buck Rogers, or to drink Jr., and even Mae C. cups-full ofrevolting Ovaltine Jamison, M.D., the first so they could fish their Black American woman to Captain Cody decoder rings enter Space; she stood with out of the bottom of the jar. me, also. Filled with dreams of boxAnd as I looked out over ing, baseball, field and track, the throng, I saw countless little Black boys had no inte .:< 3: 1\.) 1\.) 0 0 <.0 "" r-0 :a 6 ,. en m z ::t z m r;m c: r r-gJ z "tJ c: m r-(i) :::z: m 0 m < m -and boys were adopting the Black universe? of Jackie Robinson,_ At 1ast,' the-answer had Fell' as T:ake a e ) ner ca re o uourselves Michael Jordan, Jim : been given. Do you'know how -' II m en 0 BrownorMuhammad Ali, my secret alter ego was am America and that I, too; J James Tiberi us Kirk, am part of the future? Do you Captain of the Starship know? America has chosen a Enterprise!" You may laugh. Black man to head its space But I was not alone. Guion program. Where shall he take -Bluford was with me. That's us? Perhaps, I know. We shall Colonel Guion S. Bulford, go where no Black man or Jr., the first Black American white man or any other man to venture into Space! or woman has ever gone Edward Dwight was with before! Somewhere, out there! me. That's Captain Edward First galaxy to the right! But Dwight, Jr.,LfiTst"BlaeU you: what?' I alwaysj man to be selected as a kn-ew Buck Rogers was trainee for the American Black! .:1. r continued from page 4-A Having written and pub-zation created by the United .. lished at least five different States government in the post abolitionist newspapers, writCivil War era to encourage ten as many autobiographies, and guide the economic served as a recruiter for the development of newly freec 54th Massachusetts Blacks. Regiment (one of the first Considering all of the official Black military units in national and international the United States. armed traveling accounts of forces), Douglass became Douglass, I wonder how President of the Freedman's Douglass had time to be a Saving Bank, in1874. The husband, an ordained African Bank was a financial organi-: Methodist Episcopal minis-ust over the past few months, three men in -. their primes died of heart attacks. As tragic as that is, there are more ticking bombs walking around. If there's one thing that's consistent when it comes to men, 'it's pride. They just won't admit, are having health problems, and no one else finds out about it until it's too late. t -: ter, a father of five children and accomplish all of the things he is credited with achieving No doubt, Douglass was a man of boundless energy and was a consummate activist. More about some interesting details of this larger-than-life Black man will follow, next week. Until then, think Frederick Douglass! Harambee! Black men are afraid to get thing that cannot betaken for themselves checked for granted. prostate problems, and other We live in a time and age critical health issues. It's where foods are prepared difalmost as delicate as convinc-. ferently and contain chemi-ing a man to get himself cals exposed to examined for HIV/ AIDS. -If us when we were younger. No they have it, they don't want one knows how the body will to know, so they don't' get ta-:these new chemicaJs, checked out. so it's b&st to go see ... of .. ,'1,.., pnde, and another to oe from head to toe. ish. It's selfish to think only of If he gives you had new5,--at it MJ.l.ygu your If may be able to .sa'Se your life happens, it will affect mor_ e through treatments.,Bunothan just you, it's the oth--: suddenly fall without warning ers :you must thml< about. or explanation is just not fair I want to send out a plea to and there's' 0 ._ t' 11 l h n excuse ,or 1 a men to p ease VISit. t en. .. Th, .. _. .. f ere s no excuse or not doctors and get thoroughly ,. -., d N tt h seemg a doctor. You cant snv examine o er ow : good you think you may feel, I don t _have_ msurance, there may be something going there otht:r ways. on you just aren't aware of. So, mstead of lying to yourself You certainly don't want to. or being afraid of the truth, find out at the expense and stop thinking about yourself ,. z 0 "" :a 6 )>. < heartache of your family all ti)_e time, and get yourself members. examined for the sake of C) There's nothing 1,110re pre-those you may be m cious than life, and it is somebehind. 'f' )>


8 Local "' Q 0: 1&. Q z ct Q U) w ::::: ... ;;: w > w Q w :z:: U). ::; ID ::::: A. z ffi _, _, ::::: ID ..:. w z w U) i a: g 1&. New Gospel Cable Show Features Young Men And Women. Gregory Thomas has been very concerned about the perception of young people these days. He feels all young Black males and females have been cast into the same pool and judged Two years ago, Thomas got the idea to develop a show that not only would present young Black males and females in a different light, but also Gospel artists. That show, "Outside The Box," has been on the air for almost 2 months, and can be seen Tuesday nights from 8:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. on cable stations 30 (Verizon), 20 (Comcast), and 950 (Brighthouse). You can also get it online at tbcn.org. The show is hosted by Chad "DA-DECAN" Bagley,.and Thomas said he'd like to take it national in the future. "On the show, we present drama teams frpm the area as well as local and national Gospel rap artists. We want GREGORY THOMAS Show's creator and producer. to fill the void for Gospel rap and appeal to those young people who do other things that aren't positive and create false perceptions for all of us." Thomas said on the show, they want to show what young people can be doing, and change all the false per ceptions. "We are artists and we can be very creative. We're try-. ing to be innovative and ere-CHAD "DA-DECAN" BAGLEY ..... Show's Host ate something that will promote young people doing the right thing." If you miss Tuesday night's broadcast, the show is repeated on Thursday nights at the. same time on Verizon channel #36 and Brighthous e channel #949. Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-07624, or e-mailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. .Students osenField j As students gniduate fro'm high s chool> many .have already a eareer However ; once they begin col lege, many of them change their field of study several times. a ted from Florida A & M University with dual degrees Bachelor of Science Degrees in Biology and Respiratory. Therapy. He continued his education at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, where he earned his Master's IV< of.Oral Biology Degree, and '" e'arned 'his Doetorate of Dental Medicine, from the University of Florida. Dr. T. Merrell Williams, DMD, MS, shares advice for students 'that can prevent. them from extending their years in college by making : the right choices. He advises students to "investigate any field through research and visiting a local office before committing to that field. You should also find a mentor." T. MERRELL WIILIAMs, ... ,_.,; He returned to the University of Missouri, DMD, MS Kansas City, where he comWhile in middle school, Dr. Williams developed a passion for the field of dentistry. What's more, he knew that he wanted to become a dental surgeon. He also realized that his career choice would require more than the stan dard years of education. After graduating from high s chool, Dr. Williams gradu-Lawtey C.I.. .. .................................................... : ................................... Lawtey, FL New River C. I. (Eut I West)........................................................ .. St8Ike, FL Rorlda State Prison I W. C ....... .. ..................................................... .3tarke, FL Union C.l................................................... ................................ .. ..... Raiford, FL No. FL Recept. Center (East I West) ........................................ 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Dr. Williams i s married to Joyetta Williams and they are the parents of three chil dren. The family worships at Central Tampa Baptist Churc h City Editor Iris B. Holton can b e contacted at (8131 248-1921 or by emai. l iholton@Osentinel-. &Qll1 ... Mvsterious lean Ailment ClaiDis life Of.YJJUng Man Angelo Davis, 20, had never complained his health. But just before Easter this year, he complained to his mother, Judy, he was having difficulty breathing. "He went to the Lee Davis Clinic, they gave him some medication, and he left, said Ms Davis. "But, he wasn't feeling any better so he went to the hos.pital a couple of days later. He had planned to go to church with me on Easter, but was in the hos pital." During his hospitalization, doctors diagnosed Angelo has having a serious heart condition. He was told to take it easy, and not do anything stressful. Ms. Davis said her son was a certified welder and washed cars for the school district. He ha_ d to. s .top_ wQrking -because of his health. ,. During the early morning hours of May 21'st, Davis and other fam,ily members became 'con-. cerned, beca t.J:le.y. hadn't been able to. contact. Angelo. went to his apartment, and no_one answered the door. "His brother kicked ,in fhe door, and we found him in the bed. He was lying, there with his arms across his face. Hedied iii his ANGELO DAVIS sleep." Ms. Davis said Angelo visited the doctor two days before he passed, because he wasn't feeling well. "I have no explanation where his heart condition came from. No one in my family has heart problems. I have four sons, and he was my second oldest. Angelo Davis attended Middleton High School and Gary Adult School. ; According to Ms. Davis, father ... months before Angelo born. Harmon Funeral Home is,' assisting the family with i and 'services : have been scheduled for -this weekend at St ... Matthew M. B. Church, Rev. W. D. Sims, pastor! ... i : :; t. s I j: I Juvenile Justice Addresses Minoritv overrepresontation -Cfhe Department i of Juvenile Justice is initiating Disproportionate Minority Contact Training to address minority overrepresentation in the Juvenile Justice System. According to a report, last year, African American youth made up only 20 % of Hillsborough County's youth population (age 1017), but accounted for 50% of the referrals t o the Juvenile Justice System; 58% of cases detained for delinquency; 59% of cases committed for delinquency, and 59% of cases trans-<( I t lrt'! The training session to ... UJ?,tiJ: 4 .p.-m, : at tfle-DJJi. H Central R egion; A'd'ininl'l' istration Office, 4524 Oa:K. Fair Boulevard, Suite #100,. .. All interested parties ar_ e encourage d to attend. On Saturday, May 30th, a Community Forum will be h eld to address the same issues. 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Letter To The Editor NAACP Responds To Elecuons Saga Nationally, "the NAACP in 2008 launched the Voter -Empowerment program (VEP'08), a nonpartisan campaign designed to empower African American and people of color by increasing awareness and participation in the electoral process." From this initiative, the goal was to increase African American voter turnout by 5% more than the 2004 turnout. At this time, the Hillsborough County Branch of NAACP is not fully aware of the accomplishments of the 2008 election in Hillsborough County, but is cognizant of the ongoing investigation into the last election under the leadership of Buddy Johnson, outgoing Supervisor of Elections. As we endeavor to fulfill the entire mission of the NAACP.and to implement its programs to the fullest, we are quite concerned about voter education in our county. It is of utmost importance that all citizens are educated and informed about all aspects of elections including names of candidates, and issues to b e determined by the voters. In our quest to see. if we are on target with national goals set by the NAACP Voter Empowerment. Program, we are seeking the following information: An accurate accounting of the. funds spent for Voter. Education in Hillsborough County in 2008. Whether there was an equitable distribution of funds in neighborhoods throughout the county to increase the voter participation among ethnic groups in the county. What percentage of funding was spent in ethnic, communities throughout Tampa Bay? Exactly what percentage increase was realized from the 2008 campaign when analyzing the results of the 2004 campaign? The Branch understaDds. that the FBI is in the process'of a thorough investigation of the 2008 Election, and. we are -awaiting the findings of this matter. We shall appreciate a report of your findings, in writing, in 90 days so we as a Branch can decipher if there are any corrective measures we must take to ensure that the goals of the 2012 election will be realiZed fully as slated by the national movement. Your immediate reply that you have received our request would be greatly appreciated. Yours for Voter Empowerment, CURTIS STOKES, Branch President t 1 ., .. your business cash flow with services. ... :.".' The world is mov ing faster and faster all the time, can the latest credit and debit card processing technology and services. By combining :: services with a business checking account from Sun Trust, you'll have access to your fun ds .. : next business day To learn more about special offers and discounts valued at up tO $600, .... :: -call866.587.1780 or speak to your SunTrust banker. ... '. : .-.. ., : : .. .' ... _.: ; <: .;; ._, :. 1. !,', .., (_ "'' ...... -..... .. _..., .... ... .. .. ; -'}: .. .. can" win.a FREE year of SunTrust business solutions and more. :>-.;; : :.< ,;: : .::: : ;: .?:;:!tl{ -.fnter .tbe Solid-Performance .. I -. "' ''t ... ,..,.. ,,.. -..... ...... ,. "'' ., ._ ... f L .. ,; ... : ...... ...... ''t '"'1:::1tiJ 1 SUN'IRUST Cash Management \ Financing Solutions Retirement Solutions Live Solid Bank Solid; SunTrus1 Bank, Member FDIC. i!:l2009 SunTrus1 Banks, Inc. Sun Trust is a federally registere_d Banks, Inc. Live Solid. Bank Solid is a "'rVici.'mark of SunTrus1 Banks, Inc. No purchase or other obligation required to enter. .. ., .... :: "T1 r 0 :::IJ en m :z -t z m r;m c: r r m -t z "U .c: m r en ::1: m c m < m C: m en c ,. z c "" :::IJ 6 C) m '-1 I )>


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Local Ministrv To Host Communitv Fair On Saturday, May 30th from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., the cmnmunity is invited to join Bible Truth Ministries for an after noon of fun, food, music and lot of free information at their Community Fair. There will be a moon walk for the kids and door prizes awarded. '!'hey will also have a dunk contest with a cash prize. The Community Fair will be held at the H.O.P.E. Community Center, 4902 North 22nd Street. For more information, contact Sharla Jenkins at (813) 231-9177. Deacons' Association of Tampa Bay Will Be Sponsoring A Benefit Program For HELEN CARRIE & CLARA lOWE Sa.turday, May 30, 7 P.M. -At Mt. Moriah M. B. Church Wimauma,FL Dr. Waiters, Pastor Julius Wynn Dea. Fred Short, President Dea. Milton Wade, Reporter Of Highland M. B. Church Will Render The Services SISTER .NORMA GilBERT Speaker CIIIIIIIRII: Sll. ClrrlllllllrHI .. .; ... CIWGE Hill CHURCH IF GOD Ill CHRIST 64141. am Slrlet, R. 33&11 ._ .................. 'Cepeda McKav And No limits' Present CD Release Celebration Teen gospel sensations Cepeda McKay & No Limits is presenting their long awaited CD release in Tampa. This will be a celebration of the group's complete project titled "I Was Created To Worship". This joyful night will con vene on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church, 2923 N. Tampa St., 33602. The pastor is. Pastor Jeffrey Singletary. The group, formerly known as Cepeda McKay CEPEDA MCKAY ESPN historically as its first gospel show. As the group continues to reach higher heights and attain greater accomplishments, they recognized their journey is destined by God and that this journey requires a new level of faith, confidence, and assurance in God. These young spirit-filled teens recognize the shift of God and know that there is 'no limits' on where God will take them. Thus they have been spiritually transformed. into Cepeda Mckay and No Limits. & Anointed Voices, was founded by Cepeda and his younger brother, Zachary as teenagers on fire for God! This jubilant spirit quickly began to touch and captivate other family members and friends alike, thus this unique anointing inspired the McKay brothers to form a group with teenage singers and musicians who loved to sing, worship; and live for the Lord! :They made their official-debut in 2004 as Cepeda McKay. and .V,Qi,..e,s. .. The grouphas traveled an over the country and shared the stage with such t gospel greats as Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin, Tye Tribe.tt, The Clark Sisters, and many, many other gospel greats. The group has a summer "T1 rOne of the highlights of this young group's career was winning "Best Group" at Dr. Dorinda ClarkCole's National Singers and Musicians Conference in 2006. In 2007, the group tour scheduled to debut 0 their new album in Miami, Ft. Myers, Louisville, Baltimore, Washington, D. C Philadelphia, and Cincinnati. You don't want to miss received the New Artist of what some have coined as the Year .Award from GSN "the event of the year! Gospel a division of is free and fea-God Saves Humanity, groups tliat.night making the first will be Pittman youth group .to ever do this. and Tampa Boys, DJ Elo, One group's .. career ,' :Dravis ,..Caire;-< The :highlights was performing liof 'Boys,' t:h e 2009 NFL Super Priscilla Upshaw, and Cele_bration background and .many .. for--Pastor Marvin Sapp; .. For more information, popularly known for his hit contact 813-900-1416 or "Never Would Have Made:.: or event '' -... llA.M. CBANIEL: Speaker ,. ;o. 4 :P."M. t-" SIS. ELEANOR : ,DIXON' ... Greater Mt. Cannel A. M. E. Church Speaker Bishop Philip F. Tucker, Sr., Pastor. For information, call (813) 258-9275 Sponsored by Bles'd Productions/Outreach Ministry :::D CJ) m z ::! z m r;IJJ c: r rm ::! z "'D c: IJJ r-c;; :::r:: m c m < m -1 c: m CJ) c )>' z c "T1 :::D a. C) m CD I )>


0) Local Church oners Home Stabilitv Workshop On Saturday, May 30th, from 10 a.m., until 2 p.m., the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 405 N. Oregon Avenue, will host a seminar. The purpose of the seminar is to provide information about the Affordability Stability Prog'ram offered by President Barack Obama. Anornev Eniovs Abilitv To Improve life Of Clients The seminar is for individuals in Hillsborough County who are' homeowners, renters who want to become home owners, or homeowners who are facing foreclosure. In addi tion to the information, those in attendance will be treated to barbecue.1.for additional information about the workshop, contact church at (813) 251-3389. :f./''f\ -.:r GREATER MOUNT CARMEL A.M.E. CHURCH. 4209 N. 34th Street ** Tampa, Florida Rev. Harry L. Dawkins, M.Div., Senior Pastor DlmNGUJmm BY llUS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Upon an initial meeting, Attorney Chinwe Okpechi Fossett gives one the impression that she likes staying out of the limelight and in. t,he shad-.ows. And this may hold true. However as an attorney, she welcomes the spotlight. Attorney said -she_' enjoys of the courtroo, ni ; from determining strate-. gies for a case : tp her position' :in, of a jury. The subject of law has been her passion since Keynote Speaker Missionary Carrie Worship Leader Dayle Greene childhood. But, her goa!' is to have "the ability to change people's circuni-for tp.e better." _, .. c A native .of Columbus,. Ohio, Fossett is ATTORNEY CHINWE OKPECHI FOSSETT Attorney Fossett, who c the Dr. z Siuieoth :, t and:: Mrs. -. icC : .-: -May 31, 2009 -3:00 P.M. Whetr::slle was: six,. her THJEME: tOO woMEN EMPDWERED BY FAITH ,. : paren:ts "to :::::' > I '' ( '!Ji Nig:eria.)t ,that ..,. Chalrperson:Mnt.CiattlnH.Dawklna,LocalWMSAdvlsor f r r she firs_ t discovered-her' > Sarah Lawrence Women's Mlaalonary Society t Jt a:. DemetrtaMerritt-Beii,WMSPresldent .... 11Jt. love ofthe law:.'She' W Program Participants Include: .. : > Steven Miller, Joseph Lundy, Bob Buckhorn, Lammuel Padge\tflL } remei:p.b"ers '"negotiating". w 1 Reverends Joseph Bwrts, Lao Donaldson & Bryon Pressley, Thct, With her :parents' t'o allow c Honorable Lealey Miller, Mra. Zel Carnegie, Me. Coreatha Larkins w Mrs. Sarah Hamm, Mra. Bettye Johnson, and others -to watcli''"The .-::z: r .-. : ****** on._:,television. The fn...J 10:30 A.M.-"A Call to Globalization: Empowering Women-show. aired. af. ter lier bed-Econqmlcal/y, Socially, and Politically" :; time. D. Keynote As she grew older, she Z Speaker Worship Leader, considered becoming an KAREN JACKSON DR. ADA B. DAVIS ti SIMS, AICP Christian Women's Orthopedic Surgeon and ...J Field Office Director Fellowship ...J U.S. Founder/CEO she' considered following in. her father's footsteps an:d _:. .. becoming an Accountant. But_in.the end, she was i= z w U) C a: g LL. on future path, she that her. skills_ wo11.

Birthday Greetings Local 'Mastershark' Is Father Of Tampa MMA Sport !TUrning 25 YearsJJ Happy Birthday I At the age of 5, Master'shark's father had him involved in the martial arts. It started out with. Judo, and later progressed to Tae Kwon Do and other arts. He also got involved in kickboxing, and has a 4th degree in Shotokan (hand combat). Participating in tournaments all over the country, Mastershark was able to enjoy phenomenal success, mostly attributed to the array of styles he mastered. "I remember when I started out, I was training people out of a house on Chelsea. Since then, I've had a hand iii virtually every big name fighter in Tampa. I've also accumulated more than 1.2 different Black belts." Mastershark became the Southern California representative for The World Black Belt Bureau, and is versed in' over600 tech-. niques as well as tradition al martial arts. He's also a Golden Gloves boxing champion. "Over the years, I'.;,e developed a security business where I escort celebri ties and top sports figures. "When it comes to-putting on a show, l have' more than 200 fighters who will fight, and I'm a trainer, matchmaker and promoter." Mastershark said physi cal conditioning is an everyday for' him, and you must be disciplined in "As far as training is con-that respect. cerned, my regime has kept "I've worked as a martial me virtually injury free. I arts instructor for the niili. fought 125 fights in two. tary, and I personally days a few years ago, and trained the actors that got banged up a bit. The appeared in the movies bottom line is, you have to Mortal Kombat and Ninja be one with your body. You Turtles. During the Super ha.;,e to take care of it so it Bowl, I supervised a staff of. ;. will take care -more than 60. I've. also: Well known Tainpa pro-AYANA Happy birthday, Sis. Love you and stay strong. Weezie and family. worked,as a stunts.coach 'moter, Darryl Under-Happy10thbirthdaytomy for Universal studio's wood, .:is working with d rfulP Ill won e .nncess ... Batman show Mastershark as his per-, l With so much love coming Mastershark said he's sonal trainer. your way from,. mom, considered the "Ground "Darryl is a fitness ath: Graq..dma YoYo, .GiGi, and MS. YOLANDA 6-1-09 Happy birthday, Mom. From, your kids. We love you. Man" when it comes to lete, and helps to train me the rest ofthe family : martial arts, and is .proud properly. He makes sure' ------------------------to be responsible for bringI'm not missing anything." ing the art to Tampa. Reporter Leon B. Crews "I have a book coming out can be reached at (818) that will teach traditional 248-0724, or emailed at Japanese techniques. lcrews@flsentinel.com. r 0 :::D c )>. en m z -t z m r;a:J c: r r z ., c: .. a:J' r c;; :c m c m < m -t c: m en c )> z c :g c C) m ..... ..... I )>


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Sports Vikings QB Jackson Vows To Work Harder TAVARISJACKSON MINNEAPOLIS Tarvaris Jackson has tried to tune out all the chatter about Minnesota's quarterback situation this offseason, but he can't make a clean escape. The latest opinion came froin teammate and defensive tackle Pat Williams, who in a recent radio interview urged Jackson to work harder -reiterating a challenge he's issued to .him often. "This ain't college no more. This is the NFL. You have to put in more time than you are used to putting in," Williams told the Sirius satellite radio network. "If you're putting in four hours, you have to put in eight. You have to put in more time than what he's doing. I think if he puts the right time in, he will be a great quarterback in the league." .Boldin More likelv -To .--Stav:With cardinals ANQUAN BOLDIN Boldin did not' attend the start of this week's team voluntary workouts Tuesday and was unavail: _.., .. able for coll11:llent. There :{( wa$ however, .,,. that' lie might' report' to :. :today's workouts as a show :;:[ ..... "' Cardinals' Boldin Set To Fire Agent Rosenhaus wide receiver Anquan Boldin is in' the process of firing his agent Drew Rosenhaus. Boldin, in a long contract ADquan Boldin took a dispute with the tean{, major step in trying to informed the NFL Players resolve his contract dispute Association in a letter that with the Cardinals and he intende d to replace the repai.t his image with fans agent. The players associa -by firing agent Drew tion says it received the let-Rqsenhaus, a move some ter on Friday, so with the teammates applauded required five-day waiting Tuesday. According to period, Boldin can sign reports; the Pro Bowl with a new agent on receiver filed papers Friday Thursday. RB Jones Shows Up For Jets OTis THOMAS JONES FLORHAM PARK, NJ -New York Jets running back Thomas Jones rejoined his teammates Wednesday after boycotting voluntary work outs while in a contract dispute. Jones, who led the AFC with 1,312 yards rushing last. season, was on the field for organized team activities after sitting out the Jets' pre vious six OTAs and minicamp The Pro Bowl running back is entering the t hird of a four-year, $20 million d eal, which was front-loaded with $13 1 million over the first two seasons.' He's scheduled to makeon}).tT$900,000 base salary .. ., !;,.. .. n?tifying the NFL Players_ Rosenhaus issued a .Association ofhis intent to statement saying he has dismiss .. "great respect" for Boldin. Boldin, after waiting a "I'm hopeful we can work five business out anc;t. h e -will accordaJi'ce with return to thrRosenhaus .-. union r1,1les, can hire new Sports family in the near :representation 'Friday. future," Rosenhaus said r .. Bills Startinu CB McGee Hurts Arm ORCHARD PARK, NYBuffalo Bills starting cornerback Terrence McGee hurt his right arm when he tumbled to the turf while defending receiver Terrell Owens during a voluntary minicamp practice on Wednesday. McGee was hurt about 30 minutes into the 90-minute session and did not return after entering the trainer's room Bills coach Dick Jauron did not have an ti,pdate on the -player's injury following practice TERRENCE MCGEE "It was just a competitive play," Owens said. "He did what he was .trying to do to break it up, and I was trying to make a play on it. During team drills, McQ-ee was, shadowing Owens up the. sideline when the two went' up for a p-ass Owens initially caught the ball but had it. ripped out by McGee. The two then fell to ff Sentinel Bulletin with Owens partially landing on.the .... .,_, .. .. .. before getting Florida Sentinel up on :liis own while favor. ing his!h<>{iider. .. ;.r. ., .. r 0 CJ) m z :::j z m r;m c: m :::j. z "'C c: m c CJ) :X m c m < m :::0 : -< -4 c: m CJ) c )> z c c C) m ..... CJ1 I )>


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MS. DORIS CRAWFORD Homegoing services for Ms. Doris Crawford of 4208 E. Clifton Street, who passed away Friday, May 22, 2009, will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Aikens Funeral Home, 2708 E. Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd., with Pastor J. D. Simmons, officiating. Interment will be in Orange Hill Cemetery. Ms. Crawford was born January 29, 19in, and was a long time resident of Tampa. She enjoyed spending time with, her family and friends. Ms. Crawford was preceded in death by: both of her parents; and cousin, Alton Palmore. She leaves to cherish her fond memory: cousins, May Smith, Adell and Leo Gainer, Evamae McLendon, Ruth Collins, Gladys Senell, Mary Allen, Patricia Brown, Charles Brown, Benjamin Smith, Charles Bethel, Heward Bethe-l, Da-nny Bethel, Carolyn Col.e and Celeste Palinore; special friends, Carolyn Williams, John and Wynell Mitchell, the White family, Mary Freeman, Rosa Lee Norton and family, Evangelist Bettye Viverette, Elder Michael Russell, Elizabeth Watson, Jean Anderson, Minister Eva Russell, Nell St. Clair, Mattie McCarr and family, and the Pope family. The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home from 5-8 p. m., Friday evening. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p. m. __ Family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel Saturday at 1:45 p. m. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MR. WILLIE LEE PEARSON "SON" Mr. Willie Lee Pearson, 74, of 2204 24th Avenue, departed this life on Tuesday, May 19,2009. Mr. Pearson was born May 5, 1935, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, to the late Eugene and Willie Mae Richardson. He was educated in Orangeburg, South Carolina, and was last employed by Lyle Simpson as a concrete finisher. Son, as he was affectionately called by his family and friends, met and married Jannie V. Mitchell. To this union four children were born. Son enjoyed singing and was loved by many family and friends. He was preceded in death by: both parents; daughter, Evelyn D. Pearson; sister, Elouise Richardson; nephews, Andrew F. Belin and Calvin Richardson; brothers-in-law, Andrew Belin and Eddie Gauntt. He leaves to cherish his fond memories: daughter, Laverne Pearson (John); sons, Willie Pearson, Jr. (Becky), June Pearson (Angela) and Rex Pearson; grandchildren, Trecia Norwood, Joshua Davis and Lashawn Pearson-Casteel; great grandchildren, Shaniquia Johnson, Dayqwain Norwood, Rashad Mincy, Leighland Davis, Christian, Christina, Charles Christopher Casteel, Latisha, Latosha, Lazora and Tony Daniels; sisters, Louise Belin and Mary Richardson; aunts, Helen Walker and Frances Richardson, of Orangeburg, South .Carolina; uncle, Jimmy Mack; nieces, Linda Lee (L.T.), Carolyn Williams, of South Carolina, Judy V. Evans, Angela Daniels (Michael), Jacqueline Gauntt, Valerie Gauntt, Glynis Belin and Tecie Belin; great nieces, Kenya Henry, Danika Daniels, Andrea and 11. a _Artina 'tataria ani:l "Charidra. lee; nephews, Harold Richardson, Jr. and wife, Toni, Vincent Richardson, Eric Richardson, Algernon Belin and wife, Connie, Antonio Belin and wife, Rhonda, Eddie Gauntt, Jr., Algernon, Jr., Antwan, Phillip Belin, Adrian Belin and Anquawn Stovall; and a host of cousins, other sorrowing relatives and friends._ The remains will repose at Aikens Funeral Home, 2708 E. Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd., Friday (today) from 5-8 p. m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME MRS. FAITH MONICA SAMPSON MRS. ETHEL L. WILLIAMS The mass of the resurrec-Homegoing services for tion for the repose ofthe soul Mrs. Ethel L. Williams of of Mrs. Faith Monica 3619 Machado Street, who Sampson, 68, of 4114 W. passed away Monday, May Mango Ave., who passed 25, 2009, will be held away Monday, May 25, 2009, d J will be held Saturday, May Tues ay, une 2 2009, at 11 a. m. at New Friendship 30, 2009, at 11 a. m. at St. Ch h Peter Claver Catholic Church, MissiOnary Baptist urc 12o3 N. Nebraska Ave., 3202 E. Lake Ave., Rev. Dr. Father Hugh, officiating. The H. L. Daniels, pastor, officiat-interment will follow in ing. Interment will be in Rest Orange Hill Cemetery. Haven Memorial Park Mrs. Sampson was born in Cemetery. Kingston, Jamaica, June 28, Ethel L. Williams was born 1940. She moved to Tampa in February 6, 1926, in Eufaula, 1978 and resided in South Alabama, to the late Everett Tampa for 30 years. and Minnie Laster. She came Mrs. Sampson was a loving to Christ at an early age at wife, mothel', nanny and godh h f mother who will be missed by Free mont Baptist C urc o f 'I d Clayton, Alabama. She her loving ami Y an many resided in Tampa for many close friends. She is survived by: her years since the late 50s. devoted husband, Vincent She was a member of New Sampson; 4 children, Vincent Frie1,1dship Missionary Sampson, Jr. of North Baptist Church, where she Carolina, Audris Sampson of was 'proud to serve as a dea: Wesley Chapel, Dorette in the church she Sampson of Tampa, and Gary dear.lt' loved. Sampson of St. Pete; grandSli.e was preceded in death children, Kirk Stapleton and by he-r parents and 5 siblings wife, Chanisse of Tampa, She leaves to cherish her Maurice Rainey of Tampa, passing: son, Willie E. Morris Jemell Trotman, Michael and t,. of daughter, Mary -Brown; great grandchildren;';:, J. of Hudson, FL; 5 Destiny Rainey and 16 loving grandchildren; brothold Kira Alexyss er, James Everett Laster of and her loving St. Peter Ashburn, GA; sisters, Lalar ClaverChurchfamily. -: M. Taylor of New York and The remains will repose. at Lillie M. Graddic ofTampa; a AikensFuneral Home Friday host of nieces, nephews, froin 5-8 p. m. The family cousins, other family and will receive friends from 5-6 friends. p. m. Family and friends are The remains will repose at asked to meet at the church Aikens Funeral Home on 10:45 a. m., Saturday for the Monday, June 1, 2009, from service The family is requesting in 4-7 P m. The family will lieu of flowers for donations receive friends from p. m. to be made to St. Peter Claver The family and friends are Catholic School, 1401 N asked to meet at the church Governor St., Tampa, FL, for the service on Tuesday at 33602. 10:45 a. m. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME AIKENS FUNERAL HOME .:, has prov est .. '"in funeral services for over 70 years. .. Ray Williams Funeral Home Rhodes_ & Northern, Owners 301 N. Howard Avenue Tampa, FL 33606 Ph:.(813) Fax: (813) 251-4912 !Email: raywms@ij.net R ISIS FUNERAL PRICES C l'RBv. JoHN HARMON LFn.813 626-8600 JAMEs HARMoN LFo 5002 N. 40th Street Tam a Florida 33610 MRS. LUCINDA K. WILLIAMS Homegoing celebration for Mrs. Lucinda K. Williams 3521 E. Genesee Street, who passed away in St. Joseph's Hospital on Saturday, May 24, 2009, will be held on Friday, June 29, 2009, at 11 lJ c l> :5: l> -< I\) I\) 0 0 Jeraline Williams. She was a member of New Mt Zion M. z B. Church, where she served ::::! on the Purple Lily Usher Z Board. She was also a mem-m her of The Eastern. Star, r;National Council of Negro Women, B&B Society, Iota rPilates and Nurses Guild. r-She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and z great grandmother who was affectionately' called "Mother" by' her and close friends of her children. "tt c: IJJ r-u; :::z:: m c She was preceded in death by: her husband, English Williams;' a son, Kenneth Williams, and 3 sisters and 1 brother. She leaves behind to cherish the memories of her sweet soft voice, humor, wit, contagious laughter and loving ways: a devoted son, Rodney Williams and wife, Rhonda of Middletown, NY; daughter-in-law,_ Martha Williams; daughter, Marian Massey and husband, Robert; m < m lJ -< -4 c: m (J) c )> z c 6 grandchildren, Kentarya Williams of Atlanta, GA, Rewa Chisholm, and hus-::0 band, X-avier of Tampa, C Rodney E. c. Williams, Middletown, NY, LaMount Thompson, Jimmy Ricks and Tasha Ricks, all of Tampa; and a host of great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Mildred Perry and husband, Jimmy, Eleanor McGuire and Lue Ellen Mosley; brother, Lonnie P. Williams and wife, Frances, all of Tampa; beloved and devoted nephew and "caretaker", Jarvis Green; uncle, Jerry Adams and wife, Bennie; 2 aunts, Gussie Goff and Rosa Mae Johnson, all of Palmetto, Florida. She also leaves a host nephews, nieces and and 4 _special devoted friends, Ed dye Brady, Thelma Ricks, Agnes Mackey and Frances Walker. ; The remains were reposed at Aikens Funeral Home from 4-7 p. m., Thursday evening. )g The family and f1iends are C) asked to meet at the chapel at m 10:45 a. m. on Friday for the _.. service. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME ";'I )>


0) Funerals gf == >;' C( 0 a: LL 0 a: LL o z c( 0 (/) w :l 1-w > w 0 w l: (/) ::i m :l G. z ..J ..J :l m ..:. w z w (/) 0 Harmon : -------' MR.ANGELO .r MANUEL CAMP AZJ.. SR. .. Funeral service for Mr. Angelo Manuel Campaz, Sr. of Tampa, who passed away on Tbursday,.May 21, 2009, will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 10 a. m. at St. Matthew M. B. Church, 3708 E. Lake Ave., with Rev. W. D. Sims, officiating. Interment will follow in !test H .eaven Memorial Park. Angelo was born August 18, 1988. He raised in .East Tampa and attended Williams and Elementary Schools, Franklin Middle School and later dropped out in the 9th grade at Middleton High School. He subsequently returned seeking his GED at Gary Adult School. 1 He was a welder, having recently compieted training in welding at Evening Tech Ceriler, December 18, 2008. He has held' employment at Tampa SteelErecting Co., Boston Market, and Industrial Timber as a grinder and woodcutter, as well as being an independent Car Washer. At age 8, Angelo and his three brothers joined St. Matthew M. B. Church and they were baptized. He was a member of the Youth Choir during that time. Mr. Angelo Manuel Campaz, Sr. was prec:ecled in death by his father, Mr., An1el0 Campaz. Angelo leaves to cherish precious memories of him: a very devoted mother, Judy L Davis; 2 years old son, An1elo Manuel Campaz, Jr.; 10 months old dau1hter, J'adah Alida Campaz; three brothers, Julius T. Ho1a'n, Tanis L Bell and Mandela J. Pa1e; devoted p11Ddmother, Gloria W. Davis; Jrandfather, Julius Davis (Sandra); uncle, Julius Darren Davis (Shani); aunt, Victoria D. Saho (Nema); first cousins, A. Bakary .Saho of Atlanta, Daryn P. Davis and Julius Wilson Davis; sever-al &reat andes and aunts, includin1 Parris E. Wilson, Arthur L. Wilson of Newark, NJ, Mar1aret W. Webb (Bobby) of Wilson, NC, Bettye Ennis, Ulysses "East" Davis, Gene Davis and Martha-Davis; a host of second cousins, including Melton Lewis Davis, Ashley Green of Wilmington, NC, Deshawn W. Russ and Lashawn Whitehead; the mother of his children, Claudia Renteria; :f 1odmother, Marilyn Parrish -of Orlando; devoted .,... friends, among who are: W Marcus Wilburn, Andre Blaylock, Michael "Bobby" ... Brown, Darrell "Dee" Bibbins and Twan; along with a host of other sorrowing rel-atives and friends. Visitation for Mr. Angelo Manuel Campaz, Sr. will be held this Friday evening at Harmon Funeral Home, 5002 N. 40th Street from 5-8 p.m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. The funeral cortege will arrange from 3202 East Lindell. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the church approximately 9:45 a; m., Saturday morning. A HARMON BURIAL. MR. CHARLES. LEROYHUGEE _.-Homegoing services for Mr. Charles Leroy Hugee, who passed away on May 26, 2009, will be held Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 3 p. m. at Macedonia Baptist Church, 9570 Rock Hill Road,w.itb Rev. Willie Jackson, oftiCJating. Interment will follD'Y in Mayberry Cemetery. Charles, known tb:Jbis friends as "Googum", M!i a native of Palmetto, Fl1;the_ was a resident of Thonotosassa, FL Charles e!Qoyed miting the casino, cutting yards -ancl1' playing dominos. He loved1 playin1 with his 1randchilc dren. : .: Goo1um never met a ) stran1er. If anyone needed a l ride, jumper cables or a flat fixed, Charles was there.' He will be forever loved, dearly missed, and always in our hearts. Charles Hu1ee was preced-. ed in death by: his parents; and son, JeromeUugee. He leaves to celebrate his life: his children, Linda, Charles, Care, Michael, Debra, Angie, Brian, Carla, Kandice, Brandi, Anthony, Monica and Branden; a host of Jrandchildren, and Jreat p11Ddchildren; a companion, Lisa; a close friend, Willie Hart (Buster); and other relatives and friends. Visitation for Mr. Charles' Hu1ee will be held t _he church on Saturday at 2 p. m. A HARMON BURIAL I Jackson : -----MR. ELDRIDGE JEROME REED, SR. Homegoing celebration for Mr. Eldridge Jerome Reed, Ray I : Williams _j MR. SHELTON H. BILLUPS, SR. Sr., who passed away May 21, Mr. Shelton H. Billups, Sr. 2009; at a local hospital, will of 2907 E. Crawford Street, be held Saturday, May 30, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2009, at 1 p. m. at New 2009. Funeral services will Greater Friendship M. B. be conducted Saturday, May Church, 3325 E. Emma 30, 2009, at 11 a. m; at Street, Rev. Madison Murray, Greater Bethel Missionary pastor, and Pastor Willie Baptist Church, 1207 .N. Marshall, FireHouse Jefferson Street, w1th .. Christian Center, officiating. Reverend Oscar Johnson, Jr., Interment will be at Rest officiating. Interment, HavenMemoriauCemetery. will follow in Rest Haven Mr. Reed was born Febru-Memorial Park Cemeteey. ary 13, 1950, to. Mr. and Mr. Billups was a native of Cephus (N olia) Reed in Lake Tampa, and was educated in Wales, FL. He was married to the public schools of Patricia Reed. He .. was Hillsborough County and was employed at Flowers Bread a graduate of C. Leon King Company and was a member High School, Class of_ 1978. of FireHouse Christian He was employed as a Center. ,_;'l !Iiu Manager at National Car He leaves tdlrejoice his Rental. homegoing: wife, Patri_cia He was preceded in death Reed; ... six noaa.ughters, by: his father La Wanda Ree1J. Topeka Billups, Sr.; sister, Larnett. Uwis, LaTonja Edwards and Pye; grandparents, Henry fi3:rtl!e, Ricar4o 1':-il, and.Jeail Joyner and James and spouse,. and Louise Billups; Mountry, Miss Edwards and Alan Billups and Joseph Antonio Torres, Billups; and cousins, Lewis a and Billups and David BilluPI'! Chr1s; three sons, He leaves to cherish his Jerome Reed, Jr., memory: his lovin1 Aiir#J?ny Edwards and com-" Charlotte Billups; paP,Xon, Ebony ,White, "and Shelton H. Billups, Jr. Eldridge Jerome Reed, IV;__ (Justine) and William .. and. "idlost of lovin1 grandBillups; dau1hter, Shelby ki.; other relatives and close Billups; granddaughter, friends. Aylssia Billups; mother, Visitation will be Sonja Bexley; brothers, Friday, May 29, 200'9, Marion Billups, Jr. (Sabrina) Jackson Funeral Home, 4605 and Troy Bexley; stepbrothN. 34th Street from 5-8 m. 1 er, Michael Bexley; sisters, Family will receive friends Sonja Billups al!-d Katrina from 6-7 p. m. The funeral Billups; uncles, James corte1e will form 'at 1220 East Billups (Cleo); James Joyner Curtisat12:30p.m. (Donna), Lewis Billups Arran1ements entrusted to. (Wadie), Booker Joyner Jackson Funerall;lome. (Brenda), John Billups "A JACKSON SERVICE" (Gale) and Homer Billups (Sarah); aunts, Senator Arthenia Joyner, Patricia Wilson, .Mable Billups, Claretha Davis, Phyllis :Danzy; Donna Cason, Valda, ..,. Family Owned & Operated Brownie ltlld Gwen Kennon; nieces, Artbenla Billups, Teala Bexley, Sequinis Pye and Pelar Bexley; nephews, Darwin MeNish, II, Geor1e Peoples, Jr., Mario McNish and Devin McNish; 1reat nephew, Darwin McNish, ID; Jreat niece, Makiy'ah Posey; mother-in-law, Elena Tom; grandmother-in-law, Iline Tom; brothers-in-law, David Johnson and Gregory Kee; devoted friends, the Solomon family, Michael Hod1es, Mercedes Martinez, National Car Rental, Donnell Hanes, Ted Thurmond, the Andrews family, and King High School -Class of 1978; and a host of cousins, other relatives and Everett-Derr & Anderson Funeral Home 5117 North 22r:td Street Tampa, Florida 33610 813-237-5775 Personalized Funeral Services Shipping & Cremation Our F :amily Can Meet Y our Family s Needs ....... -. friends. The. remains will repose after 5 p.m. today, May 29, 2009,1 at Ray Williams' Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, and the family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m. at the Chapel. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. MR. HENRY E.PHILON Mr. Henry E. Philon of Tampa, passed away Monday, May 18, 2009. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 4008 E. Cayuga Street, with Reverend Dr. C. P. Epps, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. 1 .. Mr. Philon was a native of Silas, Alabama, and a resident of Tampa for 52 years. He was a former member and Deacon of St. John M. B. Church and a member of Mt. Olive M. B. Church. He was employed as a Machine Operator at Griffin Industries Inc. 'Mf. Philon waS preeedetfi'n death by his parents, Horace Philon, Sr. and Fannie Thompson Philon. He leaves to cherish his his wife, Audrey B. Philon of Tampa; brothers,:. Horace Philon, Jr. ofTampa,. and Isiah.PhiJon of Silas, Alabama; Ollie M Hill of Tampa, Ida B. Nicholson and qme M Napier, _both Alabama; 1oddaughter, Tma; a host of ni'eces, nephews, other sorrowin1 relatives and friends. .' The remains will repose after 5 p. m. 29, 2009, at Ray W1lhams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. i Ai-ran1ements entrusted to 'RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes &: Northern, Owners. t heaven can not


'"" Funerals .. .. .. .. .. e, .. 3 .. 1 .. N ..... MRS. RUDEEN O'NEAL REID MRS. CAROLYN ELOISE SMITH Mrs. Rudeen O'Neal Reid of Mrs. Carolyn Eloise Smith 4815 S. 85th Street, passed of 2'113 W. Arch Street, away Thursday, May 21, passed away Thursday, May 2009 Funeral services will 21, 2009. Funeral services be conducted Saturday, May will be conducted Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 2 p. rn. at 30, 2009, at 2 P rn. at First Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church of Progress Baptist Church, 2606 W. Village, 8616 Progress Grace Street, Pastor T. D. Boulevard, with Pastor Leonard, pastor, with Pastor Samuel Maxwell, pastor, offi-Larry D. Lewis, officiating, ciating. Interment will follov and Elder Curtis G. Williams, in Rest Haven Memorial Park Sr., eulogist. Interment will Cemetery. follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Reid was a native of Mrs. Smith was a native and Hawkinsville, GA, was raised lifelong resident of Tampa. in Pineview, GA, and was a She was educated in the pub-resident of Tampa for 67 lie schools of Hillsborough years. She was a member of County and was a faithful First Baptist Church of member of Joyful Noise Progress Village, Red Hat Holiness Tabernacle of Jesus Society, Hospitality Christ. Community High Noon Mrs. Smith retired as a Prayer Band and Widowers Nurse from Tampa General on the

0) Funerals/Memoriams a) N == >= icC c a: LL. c i:E 1&. c z c( c en w ::;) 1-w > w c w l: en :::l m ::;) Q, z i= w ...J ...J ::;) m ...:. w z i= z w UJ C a: 0 ...J LL. MASTER RASHUAD o';i: -, BROOKS, JR. Homegoing service for Master Jermaine Rashuad Brooks, Jr. who passed away May 11, 2009, will be held Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at 12 noon at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, with the Reverend W. D. Sims, officiating. Interment will be made on Tuesday, June 2,' 2009, at 2 p. m. at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery He leaves to cherish memories of him: his parents, mother, Alyshia S. Espada, and father, Jermaine R. Brooks, Sr.; sister, Jalayab J. Brooks;. grandmothers, Denise Harrison, Debra Brooks and Christy Campbell; grandfather, Elmer Robinson, Sr.; great grandmother, Phyllis Harrison; aunt, Elka D. Perez'; great aunts, Etrullia L. Lawson, Gloria Kaham, Jackine Young, Nikkia Brooks, Keisha Brooks (TeeTee) and Teresa Brooks; great uncles, Elmer Robinson, Jr. and Courtney Kaham; and other relatives and friends. Master Brooks was born on May 10, in Tampa Friends are asked to assemble at the chapel at approximately 11:45 a.m., Tuesday "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralbome.com 'Earth .has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.' MR. FLOYD MILLER, JR. "RICKY'' Homegoing celebration for Mr. Floyd "Ricky" Miller, Jr. of 3512 N. 25th Street, who passed away Friday, May 22, 2009, will be held Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 2 p. m. at St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 2504 E. Chipco Street, Reverend Bartholomew Banks, pastor, with the Reverend David L. Jones, Sr., officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. He was pr.eceded in death by his father, Mr. Floyd Miller, Sr. He leaves to cherish loving memories of him: his mother, Queen Richardson Miller; 2 sisters, Yolanda MillerTrigg and husband, Marion, and Carla Miller-Gant and husband, Gerald; 2 nieces, Turquoise Wilson and! husband, LeeAndrew, -and Marquia Trigg; nephew, Shar'Ron Brown of Quincy, FL; 2 great nieces, Taliya Wilson and Tatiana Wilson; aunt, Estelle Miller of Quincy; and a host of other relatives and friends, who include a special friend, Dr. Thomas Trunnell. -l A native of Tampa, Mr. Miller was educated in the Hillsborough County School i System. Floyd then furthered : his education and received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Social Studies from the University of South Florida. He also received his Master of Science Degree in Computer Programming from the University of South Florida. He was employed with the School District of Hillsborough County for 28 years as an educator. He was certified and taught Alternative Education classes as well as Special Education classes. Mr. Miller was a member of the National Teachers Association. He coached J. V. high school football throughout his, career. At the time of his demise, he was employed at Carver Center. Mr. Miller was a member of St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. Floyd was very devoted to his students. The remains will repose from 5-9 p. m. and the family will receive friends from s-7 p. m., Friday, May 29, 2009, at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street. Friends are asked to assemblertrtttte church at approximately 1:45 p.m., Saturday. "A WILSON SERVICE" wMy.wilon-funeralhome.com t MR. LEROY MITCHELL, JR. "PEP" Hoinegoing services for Mr. Leroy (Pep) Mitchell, Jr. of 802 Urban Village, Tampa, who passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009, will be held Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 2 p. m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, with the Reverend James B. Crews, officiating. Interment will be held at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Mitchell was born September 13, 1954, to Leroy Mitchell, Sr. and Beatrice Wright. He attended Hillsborough County Public Schools and was employed with Tampa Electric Motor Company for over 30 years. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Blanche Mays. He leaves to cherish memories of him: a loving and devoted wife, Bernadine Anthony-Mitchell,; 4 sons, Kundre Mitchell, .TaQuawn Anthony, Karea Anthony and Keion Mitchell; mother,. Beatrice Wright and husband, Robert Wright (stepfatlter); father, Leroy Mitchell, wife, Patricia; grandchijdren, Kundre, Jr., TaQuawn, Jr. and Briara; 4 b :rot)l'ers, Robert Wright <4,ch;lan), Glenn Wright Gregory Wright and Horatio D. Wright (friend,. Janice); aunts, Anne Mae and Helen, Retha; uncle, Leonard; a number of nephews, some of whom are, Darren, GJerin A, Denzel and Horatio L.; a number of nieces, some of whom are, Deja and Sade; sisters-in-Jaw, Delores Anthony Hardy (Lensy), and Cynthia Anthony; brothers-in-Jaw, Otis Anthony, Wayne Anthony and Bernard Anthony; devoted friends, Kelvin Fulks and wife; and cousin, Laverne Fulks; and a host of other sorrowing family and friends. The remains will repose at Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street from s-8 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 7-8 p. m., Friday, May 29,2009. Family and .:Friends are asked to meet at the chapel at 1:45 p. m., Saturday for the service. "A WILSON SERVICE" MRS. EVELYN WEBB Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Webb of Plant City, who passed away while under the care of Hospice on May 22, 2009, will be at 1 p. m., Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Allen Temple A. M. E. Church, 2101 N. Lowe St., Tampa. She was a member of the Marshall High School, class of 1967. An avid music enthusiast, .Evelyn was a dedicated member of Allen Temple A.M.E. Church in Tampa, where she was a member of the Voices of Allen Choir, the Willing Workers, the Healthy Living Ministry, and several other boards and committees. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Clifford Jewel Webb, Sr.; and daughter, Venessa. Cherishing her memory are: children, Anita Sams (Larry), Erica Williams, Dorrell Webb, and Ashanti Webb; mother, Fannie Mae Williams; grandchildren, Shayla, Venessa, Amanda, Ka'Shard and Aliyah; brother, Willie James and sister-in-Jaw, Willie Mae; sisters, Maxine Williams, Eva Mae Johnson and brother-in-, Jaw, Jimmy, Erma Weldon and Betty Williams; aunts, Ida Mae Thompson, Gladys Simmons and Flossie Sears; 10 nieces and 6 nephews; best friends, Belinda Strawder, Johnnye Char low, and Herbeline Davis Miller; and many more loving family members and friends. Visitation will be Friday, May 29, 2009, from s-8 p. m. at Allen Chapel A. M. E. Church, 1109 E. Laura Street, Plant City. Services entrusted to: Charlow Funeral Home, 1010 East Laura Street, Plant City, Florida 33563. IN MEMORIAM THINKING OF YOU ON YOUR BIRTHDAY ANDRE MAURICE WilSON May 30, 1973 -April 23, 2003 We miss you so much Andre, your smile and laughter. You were so full of life and greatness, but God has called you home to a much greater place. We will never forget you. We truly have lost a father. Love, Andre Maurice Wilson, Jr., Vardrene Anita Wilson and Ronell Lilvon Owens. IN MEMORY OF A LOVING SON ON HIS BIRTHDAY KEVIN HARRIS 5/27/90-3/28/09 It's been 2 months since God called you to be with Him. Although 'it's been painful at times to go on 'another day, I realize you are in a better place. I miss you so You may be gdne, buf never forgotten. You were my life and I Jove you. .. tc;-11f 19 birthday 'and all JANICE J. YOUNG Sunrise: 5-18-61 Sunset: 5-28-98 Janice, it's been 11 years since you left us. But your memories will last forever. We miss and Jove you dearly. Mother, children, grands, sister, brothers and family. the joy you brought me. Forever in my heart. Love you always. Your mother, MaDanna Manning.


"T1 Memoriams BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM HAPPY BIRTHDAY MEMORIAM LOUIS MCNAIR May 31,1911-Sunset: June u; 1995 ; Happy birthday, Daddy. You will forever be in our hearts. We will always love you, Daddy and you will never be forgotten. From, your children, George and Lula, son-in-law, Leon, grandchildren, Timothy and Dolph us, and all your family. Love always. : : ,, CIIA.RLIE S. RIGGINS, SR. A Time For Everything 10/23/44-5/30/08 Charlie, it's been one. year that you went home to be with our Heavenly Father. Our hearts are still'saddened by your absence. I miss my friend,. husband, confidant, love of my life and -my coparent partner You remain in our hearts. .:. Remembering, loving and missing you. Your wife, Pastor Carolyn Riggins, and your 'and dren. PRECIOUS:. MOTHER THELMA CANTY-GARCIA Sunrise: October 12, 1909 Sun8et: May 24, 2003 Faith is the key to heaven and only God's children hold the' key that opens the gateway to that beautiful city of gold. This is the gate of the Lord, the righteous shall enter through. PSALMS 118:20. : Love always, Rhonie and -Ann Scott, Edward Garcia, Timothy, and AntonioAvery. Ns iJ REMEMBERING _vou R .. BIRJHDAY; CYNTHIA GARCIA-AVERY MAY31, 1948 Faith .is the key to heaven and. only God's children hold the key that opens the gateway to that beautiful city of gold. This is the gate of the Lord, the righteous shall enter through. PSALMS 118:20. Love alW.ys, Rhonie and Ann Scott, Edward Garcia, Timothy, Colette and Antonio Avery. BIRTHDAY N TOWILLA MAE WI. LSOM (6/2132 3121/95) { '! You have no more earthly' fears. God's love for you keeps you in His care. Our love for you will never disappear. From, your family and friends HAPPY_:. MS.MELVENA 'B. I.' MOORE 1\;fay 29th We niiss you and we you. ; From, your sons, Horace, Darryl and Keith Drew, and grandkids, Donteye, TyJi, Kim, Angel Drew and Tamkia Goodson. local news education I, .'lr, ,; religion business health sports family entertainment in the Florida Sentinel 813-248-1921 .. .. THEODOREE CROSS. May 24, 1944-February 6, 2008 : It a God gently took you home. miss you and you will always be inour hearts. .. : Your loving mother, brother, family and friends._. 5006 E. BROADWAY AVE.: 813-300-9107 STATE & FEDERAL PRIVATE.GPS. : -SERVING "' MIAMI ;-NEW YORK FL.RE..;;;.D_D_l_E ........ .. au LOS ANGELES AAD ,. '. Bail Agent. MANY CITIES IN FLORIDA 1m Jolm J':i6-ForGo!! that his .. ..., .... = I thal.wbosoever believeth m him should not pc:nsh. but have everlasting lifi:. -. We're notjust in .. .your neighborh

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en g Local N a) N Militarv Hometown News == >=' ct Air Force Airmen Jock-Countv To Proclaim June As Martin Luther King Jr. ScholarshiP C quez T. Gipson and GeoffE frey White graduated from c a: LL c z c( c CJ) w :: .... w > w c w :r:: CJ) ::J m :: a. z tu ...J ...J ':: m ..:.. w z t= z w CJ) c( c a: g LL m I N w (!J basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and stud ies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare and .. Airmen basic training earn credits to. ward an associate in applied sCience through the : .>Fund Month Community College of the Air Force. Ainnan Gipson is the son of Camille Williams of W. Blann Drive, Tampa: Gipson graduated in 2007 from Robinson High School, Tampa. Airman White is the son of Harry and Linda White of Whispering Pines Drive, Tampa. The airman is a grad. uate of Alonso High School, Tampa. Reserve Airman Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class David R. T.orres graduated from basic military 'i.' .. --. JOCKQUEZ GIPSON training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week pro gram that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles imd ( Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits to ward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. He is the son of Carmen Torres of Bloomsbury Court, The airman is a 2003 grad uate of Vivian Gaither High School, Tamp'. :tl "......., .. :. .. '-........... ...... ampa Thanks to donations from Hillsborough County, the Sher iffs. Office and City of Tampa empioyees, hundreds of Hills borough County high school graduates have ail opportunity to.pumle a. higher education. In honor of .that commitment and the. Councy Boara of County Com missioners .wi11 proclaim June as Dr>M:artin Luther King, Jr. MeJitorial.: _Scholarship Fund Month : on J11ile 3 at 9 a.m. in the 2nd flo. or boardroom of County Center, 6ot K Kennedy Blvd., in downtown Tampa. Hillsborough County employ ees established the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund in 1988 to commemorate the life and legacy of the slain civil rights leader. City of Tampa employ ees joined the effort in 1992. During that time, over 400 de serving students .: regardless of race, creed or color have received more than $550,000 in scholarship monies provided through voluntary payroll deductions and fundraisers. The awards are based on academic achievement, financial need and community service The 2009 recipients, who re ceived $1,000 each, are: Chantell Albert, SaraAlmcrantz, Tarris Bell, Joshua Bent, DeekSha Bhat, Denzel K. Brown, Christopher Burney, Joshua. Calera, Christopher Curr8:n, Jo Jasmine Gray, Aileen Herrera, Alysori Hickey, Matthew Holte, Ciara Johnson, Stephanie Ki1ey, Keria Martin, Maria Mogollon, Julian Montoya, Alena Ransom, Adriana Reyes ; Suleyma Sanchez, Mara Walker, Ayana Wiggins and Marie Zachmann. The MLK Memorial ship Committee honored the students at a reception on April 19. For more information, contact Joyce Russell, African Ameri can Affairs Liaison, at (813) 276-2637 PRESENTS VOTE NOW FOR YOUR FATHER OF THE YEAR!!! = tfftJ:.W-1 SundayJune21,20096PM Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore 5303 West Kennedy Boulevard Tampa, Florida Featuring .. --' 2009 Father of the Year Award Presentatio., Food and Edu-Tainment .... 1 oo Black Men of Tampa Bay Pinning and --. _-. :;' .. : :, Event Treat Your Father to an ExtraordinarY.. the Entire Family wiU nckets are only $30 per individual or $50 per couple Reserve Your Seat Online at www.1 OObmtb.org Tune in and Listen Live to WTMP 11 SOAM/96.1 FM for Date with the Doctor Hosted by James Cole and Dr. Ayer-Cole Sunday Mornings @ 830 for your Chance to win Free Tickets Your Name: Your Telephone ____ ._..;___ Candidates Name: ________ Candidates Telephone Number: ____ The 100 Black Men ofTampa Bay operates under the 4 for the Future initiatives; Mentorlng, Education, Economic Development, Health and Wellness Which of these areas does your Candidate most qualify for? _Mentorlng _Education _Economic Development _Health and Well ness .. TeH us about your Candidate, and why Is he the best fit for the 2009 Father of the Year. :. ;l, .-. Entries Must Be Submitted by: June 7,2009 Submit Your Entries Online by going to www.1 OObmtb.org or Mail Fonn to: 100 Black Men of Tampa Bay 3837 Northdale Blvd #165 Tampa, Fl33624


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WATKINS, SENIOR PASTOR FOR AODJTIONAL INFORMATION, CALL (8 t 3) 728-0t 57 Christ United Methodist Church East Columbus Drive Tampa, Florida Pastor, B. Aaron Wilds < 813-248-2175 .. ...... .,... j-.11 .... l., ........ "!._.. # .! ;. Come Share With Us In Celebration Of Our 10th Year 01 .. Here At Christ United Methodist Guest Speaker r:: Guest Speaker MayZMh Bishop Pastor Arthur Saughanto Austin Randall Guest Speaker May 30th Pastor Geraldine Chrlatopher Life In Christ Community Church war going on and you must be prepared to fight it. Because you are going to war to fight this battle, you must be clear on a few things before going Before you engage in a fight, one must be assured of their strength. You must have an idea of how you are going to withstand the outside forces that will come against you. Paul encourages them "to be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might" (vs. 10). As the people of God, we must all know that our strength to fight this good comes from God. The strength you need to make it through life's daily chal lenges will come from God. Not only will your strength come from Him, but He is also the source of your power. Your ability to win or overcome the forces that are against you will not be FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF COLLEGE HILL 3838 North 29th Street, Tampa (813) 248-6600 EVAN BURROWS Senior Pastor Early Worship-7:50a m Sunday School-9 :45 a.m. Morning Worship-10:50 a.m. For Transportation Call SISTER BARBARA MCGILL at 621-1155 Tuesday Prayer Service 6 :30 p m Bible Study7 :30 p.m. Visit our Website or E-Mail us: www:fbcch.org info@fbcch.org of your own. Your power is insufficient to win this battle alone. You being victo rious rests in the power of God. He has the power to open doors no man can close He has the power to change man's mind. There are no limits to the power of God. When you go out to battle and war, being properly dressed is vitally necessary. Not wearing proper gear can prove to be detrimental to your health. The gear that you need to fight the battle is not man made or material. Paul says, "Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil" (vs. 11). You know there is a devil out there who is trying to destroy you and kill you. He will try his best to kill you using every weapon at his disposal, he will do it close up and from a distance. To be able to withstand those threats and attacks FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PROGRESS VILLAGE 8616 Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619 Church Office: (813) 677-1948 Pastors Office : (813) 672-0389 Academy Office : (813) 677-5988 Fax: (813) 672-0514 E-Mail : fbcopv@tampabay .rr.com DR. SAM MAXWELL, SR., S e nior T eaching P a stor Adult/Children Worship Times 7:30A.M & 10:55 A .M. I:!!:I!Jiil!n lft Sunday9 :45A.M. -Adult & Youth/ Children Tuesday-11 A .M. -Adull W ednesday7 P M.-You th/ Children 7 : 30P M Adult A Satellit e Campus For Faith Bibl e Insti tute Growing The Church For Global Chang e (Acts 1:8, R o m 1 : 8 1 Thes 1 :8) you must be properly dressed. The armor that God provides has the capabilities of protecting from all dangers and help you overcome any thing that should befall you. God's armor has been tested and tried and it works What makes God's armor work for believer is that it must be worn and used. Many people are losing the battle because they are not wearing the armor God is providing and has instructed us to use. You cannot go out half dressed or pick and choose what you will wear and not wear. He tells you what to put on because he knows what enemies you have to wrestle with. The enemies you are warring against are enemies of great experience and power. They fight a different type of battle that cannot be over come by material things. That is why your strength and your power are not sufficient enough to win this battle. To be victorious you must have the power of God at work on the inside and the armor of God on the out-.,_ side: Your success in your battle will be as a result of using what God has pro-vided ..... Forget. about you ; have and what you can do : It is not about the clothes and the material things o f this world that will h elp you. You must have that which is greater than you are. Everyday make sure you are well dressed and prE:pared to do battle. You have what you need just use i t Don t let your armor just sit the r e collecting dust, put it on; it" will save your life! 29th Street Church e>r 33"'1 0 N. 29th Street "nnlrnpa. FL 33805 For "'l-anaportatlon Call: 8"'13-828-4243 or (8"'13) 486-2"'108 Dlretcor: Bro. Sarn Mobley -Aaat. Director: Bro. Perry Johnson Local Minister: Bro. Harold Rodriguez


Local Former Soldier To Sing For Troops Timmy 'T-Rock' Baker served in the U S. Army from until Although he clirln 't. see any combat. he wHs part. of a unit. that. went. to the Honduras to patrol the area and im;t.ruct the soldiers there. Baker said as an ex G.I., he's never felt. soldiers get. the recognition they deserve for the sacrifices they make for their country. Practicing Law In: "These guys come back home and are either forgotten or All they ask for is to be appreciated for risking their lives for their country. To show his appreciation, on May :30t h at. Veteran' s Park, :3602 U.S. Highway :301, North, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Baker will be part. of a group of people performing in honor of area veterans. Criminal Defense Family Lay, Personallnjury Atrornev & Counselor ,.t\t lmv Cypicss Point Office Park N. Da1t! Mabrv. Suite 101 Tampa. Rorida 33618 (813)269-9706 Fax:(813)960-0641 Tb: )f b :\'Y!r tt rt:;J! sh vnlJ :l.:lr Ire: h:o,..t-tl ,;c;!,:;y llJXn !h:r,,l"c-y-:u .. k t,... hl "c-ud i 1 -ol.,>l!l (II :lnd L Offi Of DEBORAH GLOVER-PEARCEY, P.A. D G P LAW ESTATE PLANNING: "Meeting Legal Needs For Over Twenty Years" Same bay Service Available Wills I Trusts Powers Of Attorney Health Care Designations Notary & Witnesses Provided And More (813) 961-2802 www.dgplaw.org rhe hiring o f .1 bwyer i s an imporlant de() pnr forming Ht PHrk Baker said hn wrote it t.wo ymus ago. and didn' t record it until earlier this year. "This is my WHY of giving the soldiers the praise they deserve, and especially those who gave their lives for their country. So many fam ilies go t.hrough turmo.il when a member is overseas fighting a wat. No one feels their anguish and torment. Activist, Michelle Williams and Timmy Baker. On July 4th, Baker has been asked to participate in a parade and sing t.o wounded soldiers recovering in the Veteran' s Hospital. Baker will be singing a song he wrote ea11ed "Welcome Home, Gooci. Soldier." Baker saicl he's always been a singer, ancl 25 years ago he started writing musie. As is the ease with most African American singers, my roots are in the ehurch." "I write a11 kinds of musie, and I wrote a 1:.'-ng for the victims of 9/11, hut. it was never released. Hopefully I do plan on releasing it. some time this year. \:. "A little can mean a lot to these men and women. The l itt.Je things rea11y c:ount. and means more to them than we know or understand." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be rea.ched a.t (813) OI lcrews@flsentinel.com. &. PERSON, P .. A .. : ; ; .. : ::.: :. : :. .....: .. Community Focused Areas Of Practice: Criminal Defense DUI, Felony, Traffic Personal Injury Auto Accidents, Slip & Fall Medical Malpractice .. (813) 221-4454 501 E. Kennedy Blvd. Darnell E. Ingram, PA., Cory J. PerSon, Esq. & Suite 715 Tampa, Delano S. Stewart, PA. Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Lawyer i ; t.M To our Yo;-The hiring of a l awye r i s an important decision that should not be based solely upon a dvertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications a nd experience. :::0 0 )> _-< s: )> -< 1\,) () N 0 0 () r-0 0 )> en m 2 ::f z m r;m c: r rm ::::r 2 'C. c: m c en ::J: m 0 m < m :::0 -< -1 c: m (JJ 0 )> -< )> 2 0 :::0 0 )> -< "0 )> G) m --.1 I llJ


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Social Birthday Celebrants What a blessing to the May celebrants: Amber Washington, Allison Baker, Jessica Martin. Happy birthday to the May celebrants: Jennifer Pearson, Sandra Clark, Heidi Parker, Florence Alexander, Alexis Battle and Mrs. Rose Johnson. Also celebrating their natal day this month are: Samuel "Mack" Richardson, Bryce Johnson, Ericka Haywood, Sean Deitrick Mayes, Sylvia Pendergrass, Reginald Martin, Millie E. McClellan, Gerald Randolph, Charles Martin, Christine Phillips, Ilder Jeannet, David Everett, Crystal Russell, Keana Thompson, Samantha Reid, Rechienda Jernigan, Johnny Lawton, Frank L. Moultrie and Kalen Holmes. Anniversaries Happy an11iversary to Mr. and Mrs. George (Sarah) Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. Alphonso (Nellie) Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thompson. New Kid On The Block Benjamin Laroi Wilson was welcomed with love by mom, dad and big brother, BJ on April 6, 2009. He topped the scale at 8 lbs., 1i oz. and measured 20.5 inch es. Congratulations Congratulastions to Octavis Benzel Jones, who will graduate from Spoto High School on June 2, 2009. Congratulations to Brandi Nicole Foster, who will graduate from Brandon High School on June 1, 2009. Nurses Day Sunday, May 17, 2009, St. James AME Church, Rev. Joe Gay, Pastor, celebrated their annual NurseS Day. The theme was, 'There Is Healing In His Wings. Malachi 4:2. The program was as fol-.. lows:-Pte siding :... -sis:--Arlear Dexte.r, the Doxology, Call to WorshipSis. Cyrstal Crawford; the Hymn of Praise -Sis. Deidra Gibson; the Invocation -Sis. Patrina Caldwell, Worship in Song, the Decalogue -'Summarized,' the Gifts for Mission -Sis. Earnestine Frazier, Welcome Embress Watmer, Occasion -Sis. Charlotte Mathis, Solo Sis. Grabrielle Ash, Acknowledgement of Visitors -Sis. Helen Marshell, Solo -Sis. Charlotte Matter, Seed Time I Presentation of Tithes -Bro. Julius Robinson and Bro. Larry Thomas; Introduction of Speaker -Sis. Eva G.ay, the Hymn of Preparation -Sis. Pat Thomas, the Message Proclaimed -Rev. Leticia Jones, the Invitation to Discipleship-Rev. James Murphy, The Lord's Prayer, Remarks Rev. Joe L. Gay and Sis. Olga Douglas, the Recessional, the Affirmation of Faith, the Doxology and the Benediction. Sick And Shut Ins Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Uplifting prayers for the fol lowing people: Dr. Junius and Dr. Fern Moore (home), Mrs. Peggie Lise, Beatrice Rodriguez, Mildred Hanna, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Richardson, Mrs. Della Vickers (TGH), Sis. Bert Graham, the Blue family, Sis. Lula Philon, Bro. George Smith, Mrs. Carol Pierce (recuperating at home), Joe Williams, Samuel Sheppard, Sam Oliver, Mrs. Darla Yvette McCoy, Catherine Cannon (Brandon); Mrs. Henrietta Peterson, Mrs. Marie Benson, Mrs. Lelia Felder-Moss, Mrs. Hazel Petty and Mrs. Rosa DuPree Winkfield. Also in need of prdyers are: Mrs. Evelyn Webb, Mrs. Annie Laure Jelk, Mrs. Rose Jolly, Larry Purr, Oscar and Lillian Hightower, Mr. and Mrs. Roger (Joyce) Humphrey, Mrs. Archia Mae Wright, Mrs. Lena Conyers and Mrs. Catherine Cannon. On May 20, 2009, Tonya Simmons celebrated her natal day, her family and friends wish her many more and are praying that she gets stronger Prayer For Family And Personal Concerns .. -Our out to Mrs. Darla (Yvette) McCoy, who is suffering from an illness and needs donors who have type 0 Negative blood. She is a for mer Villager. Her sister, Rosalind McDaniel can be reached at (813) 476-8547 or you can call (813) 684-3326 Bloodnet at Brandon Hospital to donate and state that it is a "Direct donate for Darla McCoy." Prayer requests have come from the following: Andrae Johnson, Joshua Thompson, Alfonso Green, Bruce Leon Williams, Charles Bailey, Adonis Hartsfield, Ryan Cameron, Anthony Brown, Alfred Rollie, Samuel Howard, Dontrell Harris, Jimmy Rice, Michelle Griffin, Harry Copeland and Johnny Anderson. Best Wishes Get well prayers go out to our neighbor, Mr. Samuel "Mack" Richardson, who is recuperating after a short hospital stay. Also, happy belated birth day to "Mack" whose special day was 5-14. Sympathy Our sincere sympathy is sent. to the Walker family due to the loss of their loved one, Mr. Willie Walker. Friends and neighbors send sympathy to the entire family of our long time neighbor, Mrs. Beaulah Robinson, who was funenilized on Saturday, 5/15. Ms. Beaulah will be missed by many. Our deepest sympathy is extended to the entire family and church family of Mrs. Eva Gay, First Lady at St. James AME Church, who recently passed away. 2nd Annual Lupus Walk The 2nd Annual Lupus Walk will be held Saturday, June 6, 2009, from 9 a. m. -noon at Tropicana Fi.eld (home of the Tampa Bay Rays). For more information, contact Michelle Morales at (727) 742-8005 or visitthe website www.lupusflorida .. Qig. The Community Of Power Prayer Band The Community Hour Of Power Prayer Band meets every Thursday morning at 10:30 a. m. at St. James AME Church. They are a group of God's children gathered together on one accord to learn the Word of our Father. Come out and share, everyone is welcome. Progress Village Family And Friends Reunion. Good fel1owship, good food and good fun for all! Jump aboard the. Carnival's Cruiseline Sensational as it -----... -For more info, call Debora Barr at (813) 4176654. Homeless Helping Homeless (HHH) HHH, 2626 E. 32nd Avenue, Tampa, FL, 39ft1o, phone (813) 516-2770, fax (813) 315-6009, has obtained their first shelter with 16 beds available. Their goal is to have 75 beds by theend of this year for anyone who is in a dis tressful situation. Our mission is to make an impact in individual's lives even though we have our own plights through bad choices, economic circumstances and mental/physical challenges. Visit them at the website www.homelesshh.com. Cynthia Pickney Outreach Ministries Cynthia Pickney Outreach Ministries is still sharing, lending hands to homeless and underprivileged families. Volunteers provide hot meals, canned foods, toiletries, clothing items, shoes to those in need. For more details visit website cynthiapickneyministries.org. My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry Inmates can request a FREE Bible and greeting cards by writing to: My Brothers 2 Keep Ministry, P. 0. Box 4618, Tampa, FL, ., lJ c )> :5: Thought For Today "The best way to destroy N an enemy is to make him a friend." Scripture (Matthew 5:4) Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted. F. Y.I. Let us keep President Barack Obama and his family in our daily prayers as he tries to bring change for everyone. Remember .our service men and wpmen who put their lives on tbeljne daily. Remember the helpers in the kitchen: Thelma, (813) 671-3614, Family Deli, (813) 671-1541 or H. 0. P., (813) 238-5221. Call your news in to Iradean London-Biggs at (813) 677-6071. Be blessed! Yes We Can! 1\) 0 0 c.o ., r-0 lJ 6 )> en m z ::! z m r;m c: r rm ::! z 'tl c: aJ l en ::1: m c m < m lJ -< -t c: m en c )> z c ., lJ c


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Local. 34th Street Church 01 God Hosts Ushers Convention The ushers at 34th Street Church of God hosted the National Association of the Church of God ushers for its 54th cohvention in 'l'ampa, May 14-17,2009. .. { Pastor Thomas Scott, and Rev. Jeffrey Johnson both of 34th Street Church of God were among speakers during worship services City of Tampa Clerk, Shirley Foxx-Knowles welcomed the group to the City on behalf of Mayor Pam Iorio. The group was also treated to a tour of the city. Their banquet was at the Marriott Airport Hotel. President and 1st Man, Donna and Arthur Ravenell. .Donna Dr;J. Douglas Walls (ioo9 horiore.e) at the Ushers Union Banquet. ,, Reverend James Brown and Dana Saunders (Asst. Treasurer, Monroeville, PA) were the dinner guests. T. honoree) were among the gUests at the Ushers Uniori banquet. I James Pharr (Trwurer) and Laura Pharr of Seattle, WA at the Union Convention Banquet. DOROTHY PATTERSON ... Spiritual Resource Coordinator, Newark, NJ CHRISTINE STRINGFELLOW ... Secretary, .. J.1.. .. '. "' .. ... # ... I t. Elizabeth Gaddis (Columbus, OH) at the podium, -Immediate Past President. .Bishop Timothy Clarke at the Usher Union Banquet He was the speaker at the Friday evening service. .r .. 'lr-.. INTRODUCfNG SECURE :CHEC.KtNG :: "'! ? .. _;,-. 1 J ... ...... r : '<. .. Build a more secure future with Fifth Third Secure Checking Pakage To helP 'You Protect your financial and persOnal'iilformation, you get _free. Fittt'l Third. !'i ----,, Identity Alert1 and 50 off,all. safe'deposit box renta l s x ou ,;;-'l sleep better at night, we'll set up emergency savings a c co l! nt. P lus Mob ile : : Banking with text alerts2 helps you-maAage and access your money easl er t han ever All for one low monthly price Stop iri.any F ifth Third Bank location call 1-877579-5353 or visit 53. com to .see we can do for you. .... ::' ''"'' :::'l'"''f: LENDING TODAY o;,\11,l' FOR TOMORROW FIFTH THIRD BANK 'Ill\'' The things we do for 'Jileservit:esaoo irW!ed will1in fifth Third Alert are provKied by AtlinKm Bertfits wtudl aseparate oot an affiliate of fiflh Thk d Bank. lfhere oo fee to a

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Twenty years ago, dermatologists noted that the typi cal warning sign s of early melanom a follow an easy-to rememb er formula: Asymmetrythe mole is not a c ircle, but lop s id ed Borders-the mole has un even or ragged edges Color-the mole is not a uni form brown, but a mix of brown, black, red blue, a nd white Diameter-the mole is wider than a pencil eraser The d erma tologi s ts who de vised that list now suggest adding "E," for "Evolving." Your overall chance of devel oping a skin cancer is related to y ou r lifet ime expo sure to UV radiation. While most skin canc ers appea r after age 50, the sun's damaging effects begin a t an ea rl y age It's im portant to start sun protection in childhood to pre vent skin cancer later in life. Che ck yourse lf regularly for new grovvths or other changes in your skin, an d report any unu s u a l growths to a doctor. Anxietv Disorders Anxiety di sorders, as a group, are the most c ommon menta l illn ess in Amer i ca What Are The Different Kinds of ; Anxiety Disorders? Panic Disorder: R epe ated episo des of int ense fear that strike oft e n a nd without w arn in g Physi cal symptoms in clud e chest pain heart palpit a tions, shortness of breath, dizzin ess, abdomi nal distress, f ee lings of u nrea lity, and fear of dying Obsessive-Compulsive Disord er: Repeated, un wantedthought s or compul sive behaviors that see m impossible t o stop or contr ol. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Persistent s ymp toms that occur after ex peri encing or witnessing a tra um atic event such as rape or other crimin a l assau lt w a r, child abuse, natura l or human-ca used disasters, or crashes Nightmares, flash backs, numbi n g of emot ions, depression, and fee ling angry, irritabl e or d istracted and being easily startled are com mon Family memb ers of victims can a l so d e velop this disorder. PhobiasTwo m ajor types of phobias are socia l phobia and specific phobia People with social phobia have an overwhelming and dis ab ling fear of scrutiny, embarrass ment, or humili a tion in social situations, which l eads to av oidanc e of m any potentially pleas urabl e and mea,ningful activ iti es. P eople with.speci fic phobia experience extreme disabling, and irrational fea r of someth in g that poses little or no act u a l danger; the fear l eads to avoidance of objects or s itu ations and can ca u se peop l e to li mit their liv es un. nec essa rily. Generalize d Anxiety Disorder: Constant, worrisome tho u ghts and ten sion abo ut everyday routine lif e eve nts and activities, last ing at least six months. Al most always anticipating the worst eve n though there is lit tl e reason to expect it; accom panied by physical symptoms, s u ch as fatigue, trembling, muscle tension, headach e, or nause a. 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::rJ 0 3: Oral Cancer: What African American Men Need To Know Oral (mouth) cancer is more common in African American men than in any other group in the U.S. population. Most cases of oral cancer are linked to cigarette smoking, heavy alcohol use; or the use of both tobacco and alcohol together. In fact, using to bacco plus alcohol poses a much greater risk than using either substance alone. Addi tionally, certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV) may also play a part in oral cancer. And the risk of oral cancer increases with agemost oral cancers occur after the age of 40. What are possible signs and symptoms of oral cancer? A sore, irritation, lump or thick patch in your mouth, lip, or throat A white or red patch in your mouth A feeling that something is caught in your throat Difficulty chewing or swal lowing Difficulty moving your jaw or tongue Numbness in your tongue or other areas of your mouth 6 Sell-Care Steps For Asthma suners Do you use your inhaler more times a day than usual? Do you feel like there is no other way to be relieved? Try these natu ral remedies to help you breathe better. The following self-care steps may be helpful: Clean it up -To avoid trig gering asthma attacks, control household and workplace irritants such as dust, mold, smoke, chemicals, and animal dander, and dietary triggers like certai.n food additives Keep A Healthy Body Weight-Shed extra pounds to improve breathing and decrease the need for medications Check Out Certain Antioxidants -30 mg a day of lycopene or 64 mg a day of nat ural beta-carotene can help prevent exercise-related asthma attacks Try Proven Herbal Remedies -Supplements containing boswellia extract (goo mg a day), ivy leaf extract (so drops a day), or tylophora leaf (200 to 400 mg a day) may improve breathing symp toms; children should be given one-half of these amounts or less, depending on body weight Watch The Salt-Avoid ag gravating symptoms by limit ing use of table salt and salty fast foods, and by reading la bels to find low sodium gro ceries See An Allergist -Find a specialist to help you build tol erance to allergens Pool Etiquette Don't swim when you have diarrhea whether it's clean and clear, and the drain is visible. *Avoid swallowing pool water Shower before swimming Wash your hands after using toilet or changing diapers Listen for pool equipment, because the pool pumps and filters should make noise. ,;i;'f 10 Take children on bathroom breaks or check diapers often Change diapers in bathroom and not at pools ide :10i') Feel the tiles and pool They should not be sticky or slippery. 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0) g Hurricane News C\1 a) C\1 Hurricane Season 2009: Preparing Before The Storm c a: LL c a: LL c z c( c en w ::l .... > a: w > w c w l: t!) ::::i m ::l a. z i= w ...J ...J ::l m I ...J w z i= z w en c( c a: 0 ...J LL m I CD .... "I Part I Recent hurricanes, flood ing, tornadoes, and the trag ic events of September 11th have emphasized the need for everyone families, busi nesses, agencies and institutions -to be prepared. As a result of this, residents are urged to take the necessary precautions to prepare early in the event of a storm. Things To Do Now Make ;sour Family Disaster Plan. Refer to the Hurricane Evacuation to locate your residence and determine if you are in an evacuation zone. If you need to determine where you live, obtain a 2008 Hurricane Guide; or online at www.tampabayprepares.org Decide NOW where you will go if you need to evacuate. REMEMBER if you're leaving the area, or plan to go to a hotel, do not delay. Determine your route, leave early, and travel the shortest distance possible. Create or Update your Disaster Supply Kit. Make plans and purchase items needed, such as storm shelters, to protect your home. Keep your home in good repair. Tacking down loose roofing, trimming trees, and keeping gutters clean are good starting points. Purchase a battery-powered weather alert radio and a non-electric land line telephone. Cordless telephones will not work if there is a power outage. Take inventory of your property and possessions on paper. You may also video your property. Keep the inventory list with insurance and other important papers in a safe place and send a copy to a relative or friend out of the area. Make sure your street address number is clearly marked on your home. If you are a homeowner, review your policy early. If you are a renter, you may consider purchasing renter's msurance. Create a safe room in your home. Do not stay in a room if the windows or glass doors are not protected. The room should be an interior room, such as a bathroom, closet, or hallway that will help buffer you from the storm's winds. Be sure to take your disaster supply kit to the safe room when a storm threatens.' In The Path Of A Storm If a hurricane is predicted for your area, pay close attention to the weather updates. Hurricanes can be unpredictable. Maintain at least a two-week supply of prescription medicine throughout the hurricane season. Remove items such as lawn furniture, potted plants, bicycles, trash cans, etc., from your yard. During high winds, these items can become dangerous missiles. Protect windows and glass doors with plywood or storm shutters. If there is a chance your home could be flooded, remove electronic items, antiques, and furniture from the floor. Fill your vehicle with gasoline and obtain cash. Gas pumps or ATMS will work during power outages. After The Storm In the event of a storm, power outages are likely to be widespread. If you do not evacuate, you should have supplies to last for at least 7 days. The power will be restored Our commitment to customers through hurricane season Tampa Electric's comprehensive, year-round storm plan forms a cornerstone of our commitment to our customers. Companywide response drills, enhancements to customer service, proactive tree trimming and upgrades to our equipment are all part of our hurricane season preparation. To report a power outage or a public safety concern such as a downed power line, customers may call our toll-free, automated system at 1-877-588-1010. To fully use this system, update your primary phone number at tampaelectric.com. The system can recognize your phone number or Tampa Electric account number and match it to your address when you call, helping us locate outages quickly. With our Mutual Assistance Routing System, customer service representatives from other utilities will answer your calls in the event our call center must evacuate. After Severe Weather, We're Ready Should severe weather result in the temporary loss of electricity, our plan helps us restore power as safely and quickly as possible. When conditions are safe for our crews to work, our restoration effort begins with facilities critical to public health and safety. This is followed by work prioritized to restore power to the most customers in the least amount of time. In the event we are faced with a widespread outage and require additional help, Tampa Electric's membership in the Southeastern Electric Exchange provides support from other utilities. In turn, we will send crews to help restore power for other communities in need. To help ensure power supply, we have installed peaking units with "black start" capability which can start larger generating units should power from the system not be readily available. Putting Safety First As we make safety our top priority, we ask that you do the same. This means planning for severe weather as soon as possible. In addition, before and during hurricane season, we advise our customers to have a personal storm plan in place and follow these electrical safety guidelines: Stay away from downed power lines. assume that a downed power line is energized, and move away to safety. ------ Stay out of floodwaters. Roodwaters can hide energized power lines or other hazards, or put you at risk of drowning. Visit tampaelectric.comlweatherwatch for severe weather preparation guidelines. Our priorities are safety and service. TAMPA ELECTRIC RUNS ON ENERGY-by priority. Police, Fire, 9-1-1 centers, and shelters will be restored first. Use perishable food items from the refrigerator first, then use foods from the freezer. Avoid opening the refrigerator as much as possible. (You may post a list of the contents on the outside). If the freezer is well filled and well insulated, food will still have ice crystals in the center (meaning the food is safe to eat), for at least three days. NOTE: Do not refreeze food after the power is restored. Non-perishable foods and staples should be used last. Charcoal grills, gas grills, or camping stoves can be used (outside only) to cook during an emergency. If you heat canned goods in the can make sure to open the can and remove the paper label before heating. You can also heat food with candle warmers, chafing dishes, and fondue pots. Warning Public shelter spaces are limited, so shelters may fill up quickly during an evacuation. In addition, shelters provide a basic living environment. Those who need to evacuate should make every effort to find a protected location other than public shelters. All mobile home residents must evacuate, regardless of where they live. Options may include homes of friends or relatives who do not have to evacuate, hotels/motels in safe areas or leaving the county (travel only as far as you must). Under a major storm scenario, it may become necessary to open refuges to accommodate evacuees. Thesefacilities have not been fully certified as public shelters and will not have the extent of services avail-. able at the public shelters listed on this page. All residents looking for refuge from a storm should tune in to local television and radio stations for updated information. Announcements will be broadcast confirming shelter openings and refuges if neces------. --sary. Special Needs Shelters Hillsborough County provides a shelter program for those residents requiring special medically related care. Special needs shelters will be available for persons requiring more skilled med ical care than available in a public shelter, but not requiring an acute care facility such as a hospital. If this type of extended care is needed, contact the Hillsborough -Info Line at 813-272-5900 to be considered for registration into this program.


Local Entertainment Sir Charles Concen Held On Mother's Dav Weekend 1\) The Tampa community came out in full force Mother's Day Weekend to attend the King of Southern Soul Sir Charles Concert. Sir Charles and his Live 1\) Band appeared at Tampa Live. o 0 During the evening, the artist entertained the crowd with his hit single, "Is Anybody Lonely." The event took place Tampa Live. Floyd Joy,. Mr. Bull c.o Winkle, and Jomama Johnson were the hosts. (Photographs by Julia Jackson and Brunson). Rose and Crystal attended the Sir Concert. Among those attending the Sir Charles Concert were Kayme mdMs.Poo. Amanda Kitt and Charlene attended the Sir Charles Concert held at Tampa Live Mother's Day Weekend. Ottisola and Nate attended the Sir Charles Concert at Tampa Live on Mother's Day Weekend. SEMINOLE HEIGHTS ,'i .. .. : YBOR.' CfTY BRANDON L r. (., Sloomingdale Ave. .. .. -ROUTE & (') POINTS OF .. i "TT r-0 ::c c :t> (/) m z -1 z m r:m c: r rm :::! z 'tl c: m c (/) ::t m c C) m ... -..J I III


Q) Entertainment a) C\1 c a: T.l. Packs Atlanta Arena Before Heading To Prison LL. T.I. ATLANTA--Graminywinning rapper T.I. told fans he would stay optimistic when he heads to prison on a federal weapons conviction. The 28-year-old rapper, whose real name is Clifford J. Harris Jr., performed for a packed audience Sunday night in Atlanta's Philips Arena less than two days before he is to begin serving Q the sentence of a year and a ii: day. LL. "I'm going to stand up tall, C head up high," he said. "Thank you for all of your >-support." <1: Many in the packed crowd of about 16,000 people held w up encouraging signs, like ::> one reading "T.I. We Will t-Miss U!" ft T. I. entered an Arkansas federal prison Tuesday to v w begin a year and a day sene w tence on a weapon charge. The rapper made a concert-lilt entrance to the Forrest Citylow-security prison showing up late in a black conversion van with tinted windows. Traci Billingsley, a prison spokeswoman, said the prison had no special protections prepared for the rapper. T. I. was arrested after prosecutors said he tried to buy unregistered machine guns and silencers from undercover federal agents in 2007. During the concert, T.I. said he hoped that everyone learned from his mistakes. He brought his five children on stage, often holding one of them while he performed "No Matter What"-a single off the almost double-platinum album "Paper Trail." T.I. who won a Grammy for "Swagga Like Us," also performed all his hits from "What You Know" to "Bring 'Em Out" to his recent chart-topping singles "What Ever You Like" and "Live Your Life." Teenage rapper Soulja Boy also joined him on stage. "What I need y'all to do is pray for me while I'm gone," he said. "I'll see y'all in 366 days." 1 [,;. :I: en ::J m ::;) MR.MONEYPAWNBROKERS D. z i= w ..J ..J ::;) m ..J w z i= z w en C3 a: 0 ...J LL. m I co ..-Gold Jewelry Diamonds fir : Guns Cameras Tools '"d i Cars Boats Electronics r 3315 East Hillsborough Tampa (813) 238-3600 OPEN 364 DAYS TAX & PAYROLL CHECKS CASHED Mon Fri. 9 a.m .. To 9 p.m Sat. Sun. 9 a.m. To 6 p.m. Kanve West To Headline stav In School' Concen KANYEWEST Kanye West is set to headline a concert in his hometown of Chicago, in which he will encourage teens to stay in school until graduation. The rapper will perform the second "Stay In School" event in honor of his mother, Dr. Donda West, who passed away in 2007 after a cosmetic surgery procedure. The idea for the concert came from teenager David Abrams, who approached West seeking his assistance. West thEm decided his Kanye West Foundation (KWF) would be the spon sor, reports allhiphop.com. Ben Stiller Finishes 011 Terminator Salvation BEN STILLER LOS ANGELES --One movie grossed $70 million over the long Memorial Day weekend) all right. It just wasn't Terminator Salvation. Ben Stiller's Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian ran away from the latest Terminator film, and the rest of the box-office pack, grossing an estimated $70 million from FridayMonday. Salvation bowed in second, taking in $53.8 mil lion over the same four-day period, and falling short of expectations. "I think most people felt Terminator was going to win the weekend," Chris Aronson, an exec for Smithsonian's Fox, said Sunday. "I think it's a testament to comedy is king." Among spoof comedies, Dance Flick ($10. 7 million Friday-Sunday, $13.1 million Friday-Monday) fell somewhere between Date Movie ($19.1 million threeday debut in 2006) and Superhero Movie ($9.5 mil lion in 2008), and nowhere near the Wayans family's original Scary Movie ($42.3 million in 2000). Kellv Rowland Finds 'love' On Dance Floor NEW YORK --Singer Kelly Rowland was in France last summer when she discovered DJ David Guetta, at one of his exhilarating techno shows in Cannes. When she later met up with Guetta and asked him to play a new track for her, the French DJ unveiled a pop number built around a lush piano loop and throbbing percussion. The track, which would become the groundwork for "When Love Takes Over," moved Rowland to tears. "I felt so much emotion from the track; something happened the first time I heard it, and it was just beautiful," Rowland says. The former Destiny's Child member took the track to London to write and record the song's vocals. The finished product was unveiled at a show-stop-KELLY ROWLAND ping joint performance in March at Miami's Ultra Music Festival. Last month, "When Love Takes Over" was officially released as the first single from Guetta's upcoming album, "One Love," and bulleted at No. 2 on the Hot Dance Airplay chart. Guetta and Row land will perform the song at various points on Guetta's continent-crossing DJ tour during the summer. Mike. TVson's Daughter Dies In Treadmill Tragedv PHOENIX, AZ -Former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson's four-year-old daughter died on Tuesday, a day after accidentally catching her neck in a cord on a treadmill at her home, police said. Exodus Tyson had been hospitalized on life support since Monday, when she was found with her neck wrapped in a cable of the exercise machine by her seven-year-old brother. The boy summoned his 34-year-old mother from another room, and the woman freed the girl, called an and tried to revive her. Tyson, who doesn't live in the Phoenix house where the accident occurred, arrived Monday afternoon from Las Vegas and was fi]med by television news cameras entering the hospital where Exodus was being treated. "We are grateful for the tremendous outpouring of love and prayers from all over the world," the family said in a statement. "There are no words to describe the tragic loss of our beloved Exodus. We ask you now to please respect our need at this .. -MIKE TYSON very difficult time for privacy to grieve and try to help each other heal." Hill said Monday that the police investigation of the scene indicated a "tragic accideitt." "Somehow she _was playing on this treadmill, and there's a eord that hangs under the console -it's kind of a loop," Hill said. "Either she slipped or put her head in the loop, but it acted like a noose, and she was obviously unable to get herself off of it." Tyson, 42, had been in the news this month with the US release of the film "Tyson, a documentary directed by James Toback that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last year.


Entertainment Cole Had Her Kidnev .Transplant suruerv, While Her Sister Was Dvinu NATALIE COLE While Natalie Cole was having a life saving kidney transplant surgery earlier this week her older sister died according to the New Yo r k Pos t Carole "Cookie" Cole's cause of death was not reported, but Timolin Coli'n, Natalie's younger sister, told the Post, Carole had a "cancerous spot "Our sister Cookie hadn't been t o a doctor in 30 years, and last week she went in and they found a cancerous spot on her lung," Colin told Page Six. "They had wanted to start chemo right away, but Cookie said no." Natalie Cole, who has hepatitis C and was under g oing kidney dialysis three times a week, was at her sister's bedside when she got the news that a kidney was available "She said, 'What do you mean? I can' t deal with that right now! I'm here with my dying sister!' And they said to her, 'No, ma'am. We 've got to do it now. You've go t to be at Cedars -Sinai in two hours Colin noted N atalie Cole had the successful surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Ang e l e s. She is expected to be r e leased over the weekend Bolla's Familv Disputes Alleged Killer's Claim Of Self-Defense DOL LA The family of slaiin rap artist Dolla (real name: Roderick Burton). responded to claims by the accused killer's lawyer that the J shooting was done n1 self-defense, and that Dolla was a gang member. Aubre y Louis Berry allegedly shot and kille d Dolla a t the Beverly Center in Los Angeles on Monday. He was arrested later that day and charged Wednesday with two co u n t s o f a ssault with a firearm and one count o f murder and is being hel d o n $ 5 million bail; h e has p leaded not guilty and remains in jail. "There a r e three vi ctims in this case none o f which i s Aubrey Berry," the Burton family' s s pokes per s on, Dennis Byron, said Friday ( May 22) in a s t a t e ment, adding to MTV N e ws tha t the family was upset b y the cl a im. "H i s cl a i m o f sel f-defens. e is very c olo rfu l but t he fact i s t hat he traveled from Atlant a with a loaded firearm for which he d idn' t possess. a carry permit for in the state o f Calif ornia -and t hen he assassinates Mr. Burton a n d attempts to shoot. his c ousin Will and his friend DJ Shabazz. Dolla was doing h.e does, and that is to c ome to town and .rec o r d in the stu dio and visit his family. He has been a recording artist for many years and being a member of any gang is as far-fetc h ed as Mr. B erry's claim of selfd efense. Mr. Price is attempting to argue his client's case in the media but the c ourtroom is where this matter will be dealt with." O n Thur s day, B erry lawyer Howard K. Price told MTV News that his clien t had been victimized and threatened by Dolla o ver a previous i ncident at an At lanta nightclub. Divorcing Mel Gibson, Girlfriend Expecting Babv In this April 28, 2009 file photo, Oksana Grigorieva and Mel Gibson arrive to the 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' screening on, in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES -Mel Gibson and his girlfriend, Russian musician Oksana Grigorieva, are expecting a baby, only six weeks after his wife filed for di v orce. Gibso n confirmed that 39year-old Grigorieva is pregnant 9ri: :Monday night's airiiig,]iLNBC's Tonight" s lu nll .. ;..,l{l,.(th Jay Leno. "This i& .true, we're having a child, Gibson said. T_he baby .-wil. l b e eighth. Gibson's wife, Robyn; cite d irreconcilable differ: ences in. h e r April l;P divorce p etition t o their marriage o f 28 years; The 53year-old Oscar winner has seven children with Robyn, but the cou pl e have b ee n separated for a lmo s t three y ears. Teased by Leno about having so many children, Gibson said, "I guess I'm Octom el n o w." Nick cannon Insists: No Beef With Eminem over Mariah carev Dis Nick Cannon was pretty steamed over Eminem's brutal lampooning of the singer and his wife, Mariah Carey, in the song. "Bagpipes from Baghdad, which appears on Eminem's new LP, R elapse. Cannon wrote and then quickly took down a long blog post where he accused Eminem of being racially insensitive and "still obsessed with my wife, the same female that wouldn't let him get to second base from eight years ago" ; Eminem later said Cannon had misinterpret ed the song. NICK CANNON and stick b y everything, but I think it's one of those things where it becomes that it's not really that big of a dea l you know? : he did say he has no beef w i t h the MC. ., Entertainment Weekly talked with Cannon on Thursday about the issue. "I never even <;onsidered 5 "I felt like I said what I had to say," Cannon said. 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DREW-Z'S MOVIE REVIEW Night At The Museum -Ben Stiller tries to save the museum pieces from moving to federal storage. Fell asleep on this one. No. 1 at box office -$S3M [*Y:i] rr.. Terminator Salvation -Very Good Storyline and speGial !:effects. Must See! No. 2 at box office-$43M [**"Y:i] t.Er Angels And Demons-Tom Hanks stars in this mystery about a secret society out to destroy the Catholic Church: Worth Seeing! Too long -2hrs/20 mins. [**"Y:i] -Star Trek -The U.S.S. Enterprise goes back to the beginning. Grade A Judge Divides James Brown's Estate JAMES BROWN A South Carolina judge has approved a settlement for the estate of the late soul singer, James Brown. The settlement approved Tuesday gives nearly half of the estate to Brown's' char itable trust, about one-quarter to his wife and young son and the rest to Brown's adult children The settlement establishing that Tomi Rae Hynie Brown is. the sur-viving spouse and that her son is James Brown's child. The value of Brown's assets has not been made public since his death in 2006. OJ. Simpson Appeals Robberv, Kidnap Conviction special effects/ Enjoyed it! [-) XMen Origins: Wolverine -This Marvel comic book movie tells the1st0r:y,-. gr oLWolverine (Hugh Jackman) violent and romantic past Expected Y.f3 { } -!S ol:l :...s Obsessed-Beyonce stars in this drama about her husband (ldris EJtla) lo:.; being stalked by a temp worker (Ali Larter). Rainforest Films (St. Pete/Will 1v1, Packer-Stomp The Yard) produces another blockbuster..41h week at box. ""=---=--... office-$63M. (***Y:i] 0. J. SIMPSON The Soloist-Oscar-worthy Jamie Foxx plays a mentally ill musical genius who happens to be homeless. A L.A. reporter (Robert Downey, Jr. ) tries to save him from the streets. [**"] State Of Play-Russell Crowe stars in this crime thriller about a journalist investigating a of brutal murders. Worth seeing! [***Y:i] The Haunting In Connecticut-Based on a true story, a family moves into a house haunted by ghosts. Not for Kids. (***] Observe And Report -A mall security guard does wha t e ver it takes to impress his dream girl. Surprisingly funny. (***) Fast And Furious -A fast-paced action and adventure starring Vin Diesel. The best of the series. A must see! No. 1 at box office -$72.SM. ij Monsters vs. Aliens -Your kids will love this one. (***) Knowing -A creepy, suspense/thriller starring Nicolas Cage. This move could have been a classic but the ending was disappointing. No. 1 at box office-$27M. Worth seeing! Duplicity -A comedy/spy caper that was too long (2 hrs/S mins) and confusing until the end. You can pass on this one. (**] Race To Witch Mountain -The Rock comes through with this actionpacked movie from Disney: The kids will love this one. No. 1 a t Box Office:: -The House On The Left -A family of crazy prison escapees kidnap two g1rls, rapes them and leave them for dead. A revenge killing you can feel good about [***Y:i ] Watchmen -Comic book comes to the big screen. Over the top violence and nudity. Definitely not for kids. Too long 2 hrs./43 min. No. 1 at box office -$SSM. (**) CarolineA dark animation about a girl who is terrorized by a witch. Too scary for kids. (**] Fired Up -Two high school football stars decide to join the cheerleading team to be around the girls. Well-written comedy. Enjoyed it! [***Y:i] He's Just Not That Into You A comedy/drama about different relationships concerning women. Starts slow but turned out to be good. [***] Iyter Perry's Madea GQes To Jail -Comedy/drama starring Tyler Perry as Madea. S111 week -$87M. (***] -Friday The 13th-The same as before. Fifteen victims to slash and two to survive. You pick who will survive. Blood and guts. No. 1 movie-$42M The Confession Of A Shopaholic -A light-hearted comedy and love story about a young woman who is addicted to shopping. Your daughter will love this one. n RA,.INGS ****V ery Good I*** GoodJ **Av erage I*-W ait For Video LAS VEGAS, Nevada -American football legend OJ Simpson is appealing his conviction for robbery and kidnapping charges that landed him in prison for at least nine years, according to court records. A 4 7 -page brief alleges judicial misconduct, a lack of racial diversity on the jury, and errors in sentencing and jury instructions led to a wrongful conviction at his trial, which ended in October last year. ,, 'The steinmea fiom a September 2007 hotel con frontation with two sports memorabilia dealers in Las Vegas Judge Jackie Glass sen tence d Simpson, 61, to 33 years in prison with the possibility of parole after nine. The judge b ecame known during the trial for vocally scolding attorneys for both sides as w ell as witnesses, is s ues raised in the appeal. The jury that convicted Simpson was comprised of 10 whites, one Asian and one Hispanic; Simpson attorneys protested the dis missal of several black prospective jurors during the seating process. Jackson Postpones Start Of Comeback Tour LONDON --Michael Jackson's representatives announced Wednesday that the elusive King of Pop will postpone several of his London comeback shows scheduled for this summer. The opening night at the 02 Arena had been set. for July 8 but will be moved to July 13, promoters said. In addition, shows scheduled for July 10, July 12 and July 14 will instead be held in March 2010. The delays are likely t o fuel speculation that Jackson is suffering from health ailments that may curtail his comeback bid. Kenny Ortega, Jackson's collaborator, said the change is needed to deliver a flawless production "W e apologize to all disappointed Michael Jackson fans and remain extremely de-dicated and focused on creating ari exceptional live music experience," he said. Promoters said anyone who chooses not to attend the rescheduled shows will be MICHAEL JACKSON Jbl entitled to a full refund. I Jackson's 50 shows are""; scheduled to kick off in July and stretch into March. The 1 troubled pop singer has said the series, entitled "This is It," will be his last in the British capital. Promoters said the tickets sold out within hours of becoming available. Jackson, who has sold more than 750 million albums and won 13 Grammys, hasn't undertaken a a major tour since 1997 or released an album of new material since 2001. Kim Kardashian Picking Out A Riqg. LOS ANGELES --Kim Kardashian may not know when she and Reggie Bush are getting engaged, but she's already looking at rings. "It's just easier," the E! reality star tells me. "Isn't it easy if someone's like, 'This is exactly what I want.' It'll make your life so easy." She's already let sisters Kourtney and Khloe know which baubles she's. been eyeing because she figures Bush will ask them for their help when he decides to pop the question ... "She found one the other day and she was like, 'It's only $20 million,' Kourtney KIM KARDASHIAN And REGGIE BUSH says. Kim promises that's not the real price but says with a laugh, "I exaggerated a bit so that when he went in, he would feel like he's getting a good deal."


Read All About It Today's Birthday -For you, this year is about managing authority. Your own creativity brings you more and more into the spotlight. But that also means you'll be held to a higher standard. Can you stand up under the pressure? Can you become wealthy? Quite possibly. Take on the challenge. Gemini (May 21-June 21) Today is a 6 -If you're having trouble understanding an older person's whims; stop thinking logically. React emotionally. That's what the other person is doing. Don't expect this to make sense. Not everything does, you know Or you should know by nQw. ; Cancer (June 22-July 22) Today is a 7-The boss's great scheme needs a little more work. Instead of pointing out the error, do what you can to solve it Make suggestions, provide facts, and both of you can be winners. Get help from others, too. A team effort succeeds. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Today is a 7 -You're about to have an amazing idea, or discov er a brand new option. This has to do with money you share with other people. Taxes, loans and debt all fall into this category: Don't do anything illegal. VIrgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Today is a 7 -A partner has a fabulous idea. Don't shrug it off. It could be the way around a bar rier you've encountered. If at first you don't understand, ask and ask again. Help this person come out of the clouds and come up with a good proposal. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) -Today is a 7 -You'll be sur prised with the results of all your diligent efforts. It's not what you expected, but it'll serve the pur pose. Celebrate with a dinner based on your favorite comfort food. Include your sweetie's comfort food, too. If you're on a diet: little bites. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Today is a 7 No need to let anybody know what you and a loved one are planning. You'll come up with an idea that really captures your imagination. The others can figure out what you were up to after you get it done. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -Today is a 6 -A quiet evening at home is highly recom 'mended. It will have its surprises. Or perhaps a great idea occurs to you or one of your family. So settle in, relax and see what happens. Don't worry if there's a mess; an old-fashioned remedy works just fine. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Today is a 7 -Your research uncovers a brilliant idea you can use to your advantage. It m ight not work out in your present job, it could be something quite differ ent. As you well know, it's always good to diversify. Don't keep all your eggs in one basket. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)Today is a 7 -You're liable to think of a new way to savd money, soon. It'll come to you in a flash. You'll wonder why you didn't do it before. It'll seem that obvious. Don't dwell on that, though. Set aside your pride. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Today is a 7 -It's good to set some ground rules when you're in "confession" mode. The whole idea is to heal old wounds, not embarrass anyone. All partici pants must be pledged to secre cy and mutual support. It's all part of the healing process. Aries (March 21-April 19) Today is a 7 -A brilliant idea that comes in a dream could actually work. Can you remem ber what it was? Did you write it down? Get into the habit, by the way. This will happen again. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Today is a 7 -Friends come up with an awesome idea. Join with others who share your passions. Together, you might be able to budge that brick wall previously encountered. With faith, anything is possible. Sentinel's To_p to Albums 1. Crime Pays ......................................... ............ .... ........ .... ............ Cam'Ron 2. Eplphany : ................................................................... ChriseHe Michele 3. Deeper Than Rap ....................................................................... Rick Ross 4. Murder Was The Case ................ Gucci Mane 5. Fantasy Ride ........ Clara 6. Fast Ufe ...................................................................................... Paul Wall 7. In A Perfect World .................................................................... Keri Hilson 8. The Last Klss ................................................................................ Jadakiss 9. lntuitlon ..................................................................................... Jamie Foxx 10. Love VIS Money ........... ; ................................. ; ..................... : .The-Dream 11. Forever In A Day ............................................................................ DAY26 12. Uncle Charlie ....................................................... ; ........... Charlie Wilson 13. A Different Me ...................................................................... K8Jshla Cole 14. Soui .............................. ............. : ....................................................... Seal 15. UGK 4 Ufe ......................................................................................... UGK 16. I Am ... Sasha Fierce ................................................................... Beyonce 17. Lotus Row3r/MPLSoUNDIEIIx3r ............................. Prlnce/Bria Valente 18. The Point Of It AII ..... ............... ............................... Anthony.Hamilton 19. The Sound ................................................................................ Mary Mary 20. onmyradlo ........................ .... ....................................... Muslq Soulchild Sentin e l's Top 20 Singles 1. Birthday Sex ................................................................................... Jeremih 2. Blame lt ....................................................... Jamie Foxx Featuring T-Pain 3. Knock You Down ................ Kerf Hilson Featuring Kanye West & Ne Yo 4. Boyfriend 12 .............................................................................. Pleasure P 5. Tum My Swag On ........................................................ Soulja Boy Tell'em 6. Day 'N' Nlte .................................................................................... Kid Cudl 7. Every Girl ................................................ ............................. Young Money 8. If This Isn't Lova ............................................................. .Jennifer Hudson 9. Never Ever ....................... .. ...................... Ciarra Featuring Young Jeezy 10. Rockin' That Thang .... ; ........................................................... The-Oream 11. Tumln Me On ...................................... Kerf Hilson Featuring Ul Wayne 12. Best I Ever Had ... ............................................................................. Drake 13. sobeautlful ...................................................................... muslc soulchild 14. Pretty Wings .. ........................................................................... Maxwell 15. Eplphany ........................................... ; ........................... Chrisette Michele 16. Mad .................................................................................................. Ne-Yo 17. Halle Berry (She's Fine) ............ Hurricane Chris Featuring Superstarr 18. Magnificent ...................................... Rick Ross Featuring John Legend 19. There Goes My Baby ........................... ........................... Charlie Wilson 20. Halo ....................................................... ..................................... Beyonce ALL MY CHILDREN: Colby understood her par ents after Uza explained their history, and forgave her mother for withholding the truth. After finding bloody evidence at the mansion, Colby accused Liza of having shot Stuart, which she denied, although Uza admitted to being in the mansion that night. Scott punched David when he encountered David getting rough with Krystal. Accused by Scott and Krystal of the shooting, David made his claim of innocence. Annie was stabbed by a fellow inmate and was defended by someone when Ryan questioned her role in the murder. With his hands damaged in Iraq, Frankie felt his life is over since he'll never be a surgeon, and rejected Randi. Jake told Amanda the arrangements he made for her baby but left Liza's name out. Coming: David defends himself when suspicion points his way. AS THE WORLD TURNS: Paul offered to return the baby to Meg in return for her dropping the kid napping charges. When Meg agreed, Paul handed Eliza to Meg at the police station, but before he could leave, an angry Dusty grabbed him. Meanwhile, everyone was shocked when Dusty and Bonnie returned to Oakdale with Rosanna. Margo and Tom revealed that Adam died in Afghanistan, where he had been rebuilding homes. At Adam's memorial service, Sgt. Riley Morgan arrived, saying he had met Adam in Afghanistan, and Margo immediately invited Riley to stay in town. Brad was ecstatic when Katie told him she's pregnant. After Katie fainted and learned that she will need bed rest until she has the baby, Vienna took her place with Brad on the TV show, which Henry was not pleased about. Coming: Not every one is glad to have Riley around. BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: Stephanie realized she made a bad mistake by joining forces with Bill and severed their association but Bill, armed witg evidence, told Eric to either sell Forrester Creations or go to jail. After Eric shared his dilem ma with the family, Stephanie helped him to fight Bill using their own dirty tactics. Donna told Eric she can take care of Bill, who put time pressure on Donna regarding his proposal. Facing threats from Nick, Owen and Jackie gained the upper hal'!d when they moved in together. Steffy told Rick what she expects if she gives him a second chance1 Just as Ridge thoughthis troubles were finally. over, he got an unexpected visit from Steffy and Rick. Coming: The Forresters fight back as a family. I DAYS OF OUR LIVES: Hearing OwetQll announce that he's taking Stephanie away, PHmp>r tevealed himself and overpowered Owen, as1 Bo and Hope closed in to make the arrest. Nicole wfis stunned when Stefano said he knows about the baby switch. Stefano got EJ to smuggle him out of the hospital, launching a plan to make sure that Owen will implicate the DiMera family. As EJ held Sydney, Stefano said there's something he needs to know. Kate offered Chloe her old job back on the TV show, all part of Kate's trap. Arianna blamed Sami for causing Rate to lose his dream of working for the FBI. Challenged by Lucas over his involvement with Mia, Will refused to give her up, and his loyalty made Mia decide to keep the truth a secret. Coming: Owen is targeted from all direc-X B L w T L I 0 p A X L L I N T ,U p F 0 E y E v s R R s T R :z: B tions. GENERAL HOSPITAL: Holly finally revealed that Luke is Ethan's father. A talk with Lulu led Ethan to accept Holly, as she and Luke said good bye. As Nikolas and Rebecca made love, Rayner told Alexis that Rebecca had been adopted illegally. Alexis shared more information about Rebecca with Nikolas. Meanwhile, Rebecca met with a secret person after rejecting anything to do with Helena. Claudia became uneasy when Michael began to remember her hospital visits while he was in the coma. Later, Michael managed to leave his hospital room and surprised Kristina. Patrick grew concerned when Robin didn't want to go back to work full time and be away from Emma. Coming: Michael goes home, but his troubles aren Jover. GUIDING LIGHT: Phillip intercepted James, who was about to start a new investment fund using a fake ID. James promised to start over dli!ian, ing that Phillip may end up going to jail : for him. However, when Bill was .arrested for securities fraud, Phillip told the agents it's James they want, later explaining to Beth that he had to do it to pre vent James from turning into Alan. Cyrus returned to Springfield accompanied by Natasha, who's looking for the diamonds Edmund had. As Remy sold one of the diamonds to pay Clayton's mort gage, Frank put Remy together with Cyrus to find the gems. Mallet found a pipe in Reva's trunk that could be the murder we apon and she was charged with killing Edmund, but denied it. Natalia couldn't tell Rate the truth about Olivia, who decided to give them space until Natalia wants her back. Coming: Remy's secret gets closer to the surface. ONE LIFE TO LIVE: Viki managed to get through to Bess, enabling Jessica to finally realize that her baby is dead, and toremember everything about the night she gave birth. Michael and Marcie awaited Hope's return; but instead got an apology from Todd. Brody offered comfort to a devastatecj Jessica. Stacy paid off Stan and had him punch her in the face as a ploy to gain Rex's sympathy, which it did. Warned by Kyle that Schuyler and Gigi are on to her, Stacy got Rex into a compromising position as her pursuers walked in Rachel ques tioned Nora's motives for accepting Clint's propos al. Fish became Cristian and Leyla's new room mate. Destiny was happy to spend more time with Matthew. Coming: Starr makes a tough decision about the adoption: YOUNG AND RESTLESS: Adam became furi ous when he heard Ashley tell Victor that she no longer has fears about Sabrina. Later, after Ashley had a new nightmare about Sabrina, Adam made Ashley believe that Sabrina is haunting her. Ashley unveiled the "ghost" to find A<;fam, then fell down the stairs and lay unconscious. Pliyllis threw out Nick, who got passionate with Sharon, while Phyllis and Jack's misery brought ttiem together in des peration sex. Daniel realized he'd been conned when the real Agent Aucker showed up, knowing nothing about an art theft ring. As Paul investigated Mary Jane, Victor had a quarrel with her, and Jill secretly photographed them. Chloe was shattered when Sharon told her she slept with Billy on their wedding day. Coming: Cane is hiding secrets from his past. K E ::T 0 Q T E L E w L A G v p u T T D w c tv\ A I tv\ K E N p 0 y N N E F A l ... )JK w A N Find and circle 1-hese words: STREAIV\ WELL FILTER TREATIV\ENT PIPES TANK SAFE POLLUT:XON WATER LAKE ., r-0 2:!. c )> en m z ::t z m r;m c: r rm ::t z "'D c: m r c;; ::::1: m c m < m :11 -< -4 c: m en c )> z c ., 2:! c "'D )> C) m N ...... I m


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0 Community Conference To BeHeld BAMS,. Jill Bolender, Principal, hosted its 2008-All Sports Banquet on Tuesday, May 19th. Don't miss The host site of this event designed to your the': new BAMS : kti9wledge of the Df G:od. You are to MrS. BOtender rendered Hi.gher *e to all guests .. Further in the-Mission. and athletes. She alsorec-. the. Tairipa. Guests. WestCoast District Church: was Teit).pie: Church'of GOd by ; : friricipal. .Luther. KIDg, .r.r. Aventle .. iil : enjoyed & : video pi-esentaLakeland. the. 29th >i:OO p.i:n:-Prayer various games arid compeService Md Home Mission the BAMS sports worshi-p; Saturday, May .. .. teams. An addition to this 30th 1 p. m. 4:30 p. m. year's banquet was guest A forum vari. speaker Micah.Grimes, a -: ous .workshops-including graduate of Fort Meade ho_:w to :be a:ri_ effective-High School, who was praise worship leader, introduced hy Mrs. c.ffective daily:devotion, ... "Mr. Grimes effecti-ve altar ministry ... _. to imd much more that will .. : .stay focused, keep their strengthen and G.P.A high while playing adults; both spiritually sports, because education and physically. is important. ALL YOUTH don't miss The athletes were intro-JGNITE THE F.i:RE! : Aued as they received DARE To BE' awards. ENT!, a young (?oach Deanna shop for ages 13 2i gave remarks; then intr.o.-or: age with_ facilitator, duced this year's J Paulette Mack; Wendy Mitchell, 6 p .'tn. Evening Praise & Competitive Cheerleading; Worship. featuring the Wendy Blue and Tina Tampa WestCoast District Glover, Girls Basketball; :Youth Choir and Elder Moses, Wearing, Boys JV Neal Phillips, Pastor of Basketball; -Eric and Victory Temple COGBF. Leslie Fuhrman, Boys On Sunday, May 31st Varsity Basketball; Chad Enjoy Sunday School and Beth Smith, d'asses at 10 a.m. and Volleyball; Pete .brown Midday Praise & Worship and KentHoviotis, Boys at 12 noon -with Soccer;_ Chris _messenger Tan:1pa West :muller and goast District Saperinten-, Mitc!J.elly -Girls So 'ccer; dent Janies, -Brian ch."';r;.-J,es and Keiit'. III._.-.BY. the.' ;,v .: Flag Kingdom .. :.for : the. Rick Pettus and: Kii).gdom. It's ;ot Mark Flag _.: ,. soul:savmg! EveryltO(fy is Sm1th, G<,llf; Jill invited and to ,: { all workshops and :. services. of Nine NO REGISTRATION.. Po you wa;nt to a FEEL. ::No' COST TO i n the life of a ATTEND! For further girl today? For ONLY $9, information and/or travel you can send a iP,r.-in need call : (813) to summer .cS:mp for one 8709 or (863) 513-8437. day. Summer c'amp at Girls Inc. of Lakeland is BAMS .Holds Sports Banquet Berkley Accelerated Middle School a/k/a an awesome' experience that inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold. The curriculum is filled with daily fun and interac tive programs that offers for the girls to broaden their educational and personal life skills horizons while mak ing new friends, improving self-confidence and devel oping leadership skills in a and safe environment For furt,her information, on how you can give a girl a un:ique summer gift, please call Kay_.Fields, Girls Inc, of .Lakeland's Executive at (86;J) 682-3002, Ext. 222. Shaw-Nuf This. we ek's Shaw-Nuf .. Shout-out goes out to. the Tampa West Coast District's Church of God by Faith Youth Choir for their outstanding performance at the Gainesville Youth Conference, also shouts out words. of encouragement to AI Smith, II who served as coordinator for the bus trip to Gainesville, Anita Landers who served as Youth -conference Assistant Coordinator and Dexter PhillipJ,Jt':WCDCQGBF .. Youth Choir. .. Keep good We thank qo,il for your talents! May HI to bless you! Birthday Greetings ., Shaw-Nuf-Talk extends wishes for a Happy Birthday to a very person, Mother Ruby Axson of Polk City, Florida, who celebrates another year of life on May 30tl?-. Birthday wishes are also extended to Joann Snelson who celebrates her birthday on June 2nd. May the Lord bless each of yoh_ w-ith many, mariy -wore birt4days! -. ;:;..: >:. ... ;:> : F ,. ::': Talk to Shaw-Nuf ;; Taf,k 'wants from you. .. -and/or photos ofyour special events, birthdays, anniverweddings, family reunions, etc., with the' readership of Florida Bulletin with Shaw-Nuf Talk. by sendin g an e-mail to: shawn uftalk@yahoo. com or-calling (863) 513-8437. Shaw-Nuf Talk will share' your exciting news with the readership! SCLC Hosts First LeadershiP Meeting Recently, the first Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Central Floi-ida meeting was hosted at Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Christopher O'Bryant, pastor. Pastor H. Holmes;.'pastOr .ofRhema Family Fellowship served as Facilitator : .. ;,. Pastor H. B Holmes wei. comes the;meeting attendees. '! ,."; ... Williams J. Boss, ater Faith Christian Center: Pastor Christopher O'Bryant addresses the audience.' 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Bible-Based Annual Picnic In The Park Bible-Based Fellowship Church of Carrollwood held its picnic on a recent Saturday afternoon at MacFarlane Park. (Photography by Brunson) Rev. Dr. Arthur T. Jones, Pastor, and Mrs. Doris Jones were at Park for the picnic. Ladies enjoying the picnic at MacFarlane Park were Gleneda, Kelita, Kettly and Natalie. Eric Lee, Sr., Bonnie Mcintosh and John T. Warren enjoyed the picnic atmosphere at MacFarlane Park. Truby Johnson, Nikki Jackson and Erika Clark at the BibleBased picnic. Attorney Warren Hope Dawson was among the picnic guests at MacFarlane Park. Alicia and Jaz at the pienic hosted by Bible-Based Fellowship Church of Carrollwood. Yvonne and Yvette Davison attended the picnic sponsored by Bible-Based Fellowship Church ofCarrollwood. Rufus and Sean Hollis. Peter Harriott, Bro. Gilbert, lloyd Monroe and Gaylord Jackson overseeing a game of checkers. Genny Maria Stetson and Erika enjoying pimic good-ies. Greg, Clarence, Maize and Dean assisted with the food distribution. Chris and Melissa attended the Bible-Based Fellowship at MacFarlane Park. Dahlia and Greg at the Bible-Based picnic.


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Local Blake Grad Looks Forward To Career As .Entenainer In 2008, Janelle Richardson (J'Nelle) graduated with honors from Howard W. Blake High School. An aspiring singer and songwriter, J'Nelle's musical career has skyrocketed due to her major accomplishments. J'NELLE Performing before superstars like Vickie Winans, ,John P. Kee, at the before a live audience on Street Talk at Pinellas Access Television, and The Drunk D and Suga Shack Show at Tampa Bay Cable Network. I've shared my dream story of becoming an inspirational and/or R&B singer in Tampa. I also minister through song weekly at my place of worship. J'Nelle continues to per form live at various social functions and is an excellent songwriter. She's also currently working on her debut CD. 2009 Tampa Bav Hurricane Expo Planned The City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, in conjunc tion with the Museum of Science &, Industry (MOSI), will host the 2009 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, at MOSI. Admission to the Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo is FREE! This year, the Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo theme is "Run From the Water, Hide From the Wind" and will feature seminars on the importance of staying safe this seaAccording to her mother, Francesca Richardson, J'Nelle has been the recipient of many beauty pageant awards and has graced her audiences with a wide genre of musical performances. She holds the coveted title of 2007 South Tampa Idol, and in 2008 opened the Tampa Bay Rays' baseball games on two occa$ions, singing the National Anthem at Tropicana Field. She's also sang the Anthem at many local football games, specifically Darryl Jackson's Foundation Celebrity Basketball Tournament. Winky ,Wright Benefit Concert (Super Bowl weekend), the Hip Hop Soda Shop, and most recently, a live opening performance for Ray J, M Dot and others in Orlando has been "My goal is to help keep the bay area on the map with my voice," said J'Nelle. "But, I will need the support of everyone out there." Reporter Leon B. son by knowing the possible threats to your community, ., knowing your evacuation zone, and what preparation steps 6 to take if you are required to evacuate your home due to an ::D impending hurricane. g phenomenal. "I reminisce performing Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. The 2009 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo has been added to en the list of drop-off sites for the multi-county initiative, Medicine Cabinet. The City of Temple Terrace -1 Police Qepartment will be responsible for the collection of ii unuse z c ., JJ 6 G) m w ()


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The amendment to the Annual Ac tion Plan is required to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Devel opment (HUD) no later than June 5, 2009. lbe County proposes to use these funds for the following activities: $501,000 for infrastructure development in Habitat of Humanity's Radio Lane subdivision. $946,195 for infrastructure development in Florida Home Partnership s Ba y ou Pass Phase III subdivision. S 160,799 for administrative expenses Hillsborough County is providing a public review and comment period beginning on May 27, 2009 and ending on June 3, 2009 Copies of the proposed an1endment will be available at the following locations during this time : Affordable Housing website: Affordable Housing Department: 1208 Tech Boulevard, Suite 300, Tampa Local libraries: 76 25 Palm River Road, 2902 West Benrss Avenue, I Dickman Drive SE, and 302 McLendon Street University An:a Community Cente!: 14013 22nd tampa Public comments regarding amendment can be provided'llrrwriting to: Hiilsborough Coun-=-ty Affordable Housing Department; Attn: Maureen Calderraro; 1208 Tech Blvd., Suite 300 Tampa, FL 33619; vi a phone at: (813) 274-6657; via fax at: (813) 635-8134; or via e-rriail at : calderarom@l)lillsboroughcounty.org. Para informacion en fP?.Oilol, llan:ar a/246-31 50. -Public Hearing Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Time: 2:00p.m. Place: Frederick B. Karl County Center; 601 E. 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Department of Housing and Urban Development 's (HUD) Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide contract administration for project-based Section 8 HAP contracts. The HUD RFP has not been issued as of yet. However, in order to respond to the HUD RfP, NTHDC is seeking to id en tify a long-term Asset management Partner with Data Collection/Processing capabilities (AMP). Once identified, the AMP would assist NTHDC in preparat ion of its response to HUD's the AMP would become NTHDC's partner in performing the tasks required by HUD. Submittal of Proposal Proposals shall be recei ved until 2:00p.m. (prevailing Tampa, FL tim e ) on Friday. June at 1529 W. Main St, Suite 213, Tampa FL 33607 Proposals received after this date and time will be rejected. 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ACADEMY -oF : HOLY NAMES KELLY AGE: 18 PARENTS: Ann Kelly and Kevin Kelly > CHURCH: St. Catholic iCC Church. C AWARDS AND HONORS: a: u.. Leadership Scholar Award. C ACTIVITIES: Intern at Florida Orthopedic Institute; Volunteer at Tampa General Hospital; Volunteer at Faith CafE; Academy Student Amb.assa. dors, (Vice President); and 1-Vice President of Teen Leader Council. w COLLEGE: Duke University. > FUTURE PLANS: Pre-Med. w c w l: f/) :::i m :::: 11. z ti ..J ..J :::: m I ..J w z i= z w f/)

CAIJE MURPHY AGE: 18 PARENT: Carol Williams. GPAlRANKING: 5.0 AWARDS AND HONORS: DECA President and Florida State Vice President; Bright Futures; and William A Gregory Foundation Finalist. ACTIVITIES: NHS; Student Government; Interact; Rho Kappa; and DECA. COLLEGE: Howard University FUTURE PLANS: Law. ALEXIS SHEREE WILLIAMS AGE: 17 PARENTS: Tommy and Sherry Williams. GPAIRANKING: 4.60 CHURCH: ... Bible-Based Fellowship Church of Temple Terrace AWARDS AND HONORS: Academic Letter and Will be Graduating with Honors : ACTIVITIES: HOSA Vice President (Health Occupation Students of America); and currently in Certified Nursing Assistant Class at School. COLLEGE: Accepted and will be attending FAMU ; Major Nursing : FUTURE PLANS: Nurse or a Doctor working for the CDC (Center for Disease Control) in Atlanta, GA. BERKELEY PREP. HIQH SCHOOL JORDAN CROCKETT AGE: 18 PARENTS: Raymond and Donna Crockett. GPAIRANKING: 3.57 AWARDS AND HONORS: Honorable Mention AllHillsborough County Football (Tampa Tribune and St. Pete Times); Dean's List; Class 2B Academic State Champion, Football; and Class 3A Academic State Runner Up Soccer ACTIVITIES: Berkeley Varsity Football Team Captain; Berkeley Varsity Soccer Team; Berkeley Varsity Track Team ; Diversity Awareness Council ; and Photographer for Berkeley Fanfare (school newspaper) COLLEGE: United States Military Academy FUTURE PLANS: Study International Relations JULIAN CROCKETT AGE: 18 PARENTS: Raymond Crockett and Donna Crockett. GPAIRANKING: 3.38 AWARDS AND HONORS: 2nd Team All-Hillsborough County Football (St. Pete Times); Dean's List; 2B Academic State Champion Football; Honorable Mention All-Hillsborough County Football (Tampa Tribune); 2nd Team All-State Class 2B Football; and Class 3A Academic State Runner Up, Soccer. ACTIVITIES: Berkeley Varsity Football Captain; Berkeley Varsity Soccer; Berkeley Varsity Track; Jolly Rodgers Club; and Bocce Club COLLEGE: United States Military Academy FUTURE PLANS: Helicopter Pilot. JOHNATHAN GRAY AGE: 17 PARENTS: Barbara and Jerome Gray GPAIRANKING: 4 0 CHURCH: St. Paul Catholic Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Hillsborough County All-Star MVP; Perfect Attendance; National Honor Society; FOX 13 Athlete of the Week; and Class 3A District II Player of the Year. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Basketball. COLLEGE: Cornell University FUTURE PLANS: Doctor (Pre Med). DANIEL NILSSON-COLE AGE: 18 PARENTS: Gunilla Nilsson and Everett Cole. GPAIRANKING: 4.0 AWARDS AND HONORS: Perfect Attendance ; National Honor Society; and FHSAA Academic State Champions, Basketball. ACTIVITIES: Basketball CoCaptain. COLLEGE: Cornell University FUTURE PLANS: Engineer (jffinish teachers for thef schools or tol a centre of it is, :'($ t.1 'WJ. to be the organ ofpffi I I %%that fine ad]ustmentl Wi. tbetween life and theu1 Y}of life, an adJustmentg; $1 tW.which forms r1 ,r11 g secret of czvzhzatzon. it W. E B. Du BLAKE HIGH SCHOOL BRIANA JANAY BINNS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Maureen Morrison and Richard Binns GPAIRANKING: 4.9 CHURCH: 34th Street Church Of God. ACTIVITIES: Pres.ident of Ladies and Gentlemen's Club; National Honor Society; Blake High Symphony and Chamber Orchestra; Big Brother, Big Sister at Just Elementary; .and Tutor in Principal's Special Task Force. COLLEGE: University of Florida. FUTURE PLANS: To obtain my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and become a Sexologist. DENZEL BROWN AGE: 18 PARENTS: Mavis and Jackie Brown. GPAIRANKING: 4.1 CHURCH: Peace Progressi't'& Missionary Baptist Church AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society Inductee; Letterman Award; Martin Luther King Scholarship; and High Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Marching Band; Sign Language Club; Brotherhood; Concert Band (Symphoni c) ; and Work 0 (Dunkin Donuts). l> COLLEGE: Ta llahassee Community College FUTURE PLANS : To major in -< Business Administration; Minor in Finance; anq Own a F\> Financial Advising Firm. g JERMAINE CHIN AGE: 17 PARENTS: Ricardo Williams and Lesley Allen 1.0 GPAIRANKING: 3 .5; #21 "TT AWARDS AND HONORS: r Perfect Attendance; Best Defensive Back (football); o Academic Letterman; and Old l> Gold Classic Award ACTIVITIES: Track and Field ; z Football ; Basketball ; and Men :::! of Tomorrow Mentoring Program. r;-COLLEGE: Undecided IIJ FUTURE PLANS: General ? Surgeon (Pre-Med) LARISHA COOK :::! z "'D c IIJ r en ::I: m c m < m ::n -< c m en c )>' :z c AGE: 18 "TT PARENTS: Marvin an(Sylvia ::!;! Helms and Larry Cook. GPAIRANKING: 4.40 < CHURCH: The New St. Peter Apostolic Church, Inc. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society Inductee; Principal's Honor Roll; Letterman Award; and Superior Rating at All CountY Band Competition. ACTIVITIES: Howard W Blake Marching Yellow Jackets; American Sign Language Club; and Senior Class Historian COLLEGE: University of Tampa. FUTURE PLANS: I plan to attend college with a major in nursing. Once my education is complete, I would like to become a labor and delivery nurse G') m w I c


0 II C COLLEGE: Jacksonville FUTURE PLANS: Music Major; 2008 Winner Capital Jazz Fest hH;$ c1 t N University. minor in Language. Competition; 2008 earwa er ai' Prfl$id{lnt FUTURE PLANS: Computer Jazz Holiday Performer; Animation/Web Design. 2008/2009 Tampa Bay Rays < Performer; and 2008 CD :E Release "On The Move." >"' ACTIVITIES: Member, National ( Honor Society; Member, Jazz a: Ensemble; Member, Jazz LL Combo; Member, Ruth Eckerd c a: LL c z < 0 en w ::J 1-> a: w > w c w J: en ::::i m ::J a. z i= w ...J ERIC CORBITT AGE: 18 PARENTS: Tina Rance and Ralph Rance. GPAIRANKING: 4.0; 12 out of 169. CHURCH: Mt. Calvary Seventh Day Adventist. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society Inductee; Principal's Honor Roll; and Drum Foundation Scholarship. ACTIVITIES: Principal's Special Forces Team; Male Mentors (Club); Men Of Tomorrow (Club); and National Honbr Society (Club). COLLEGE: University of Central Florida. FUTURE PLANS: I plan to attend the University of Central Florida to study Computer Engineering. ...J IL------------1 ::J ID I ..J w z i=. z w en < c a: 0 ...J LL TONY COX AGE: 17 PARENTS: Agaree and Tony Cox, Senior. GPAIRANKING: 3.7 AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Roll; Straight Superiors at Districts and Sate In Wind Ensemble; straight Superiors at Districts and State in Symphony Orchestra. ACTIVITIES: Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. COLLEGE: Florida A & M University. FUTURE PLANS: To major in Computer Science and' minor in Music.' DEMETRUIS DEANDRE DAVIS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Clarence and Cathy Norton GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 43:165 CHURCH: Progress Village SDA Church ACTIVITIES: Senior Class President; Ladies and Gentlemen, Vice President; and Male Mentor Treasurer. COLLEGE: Florida A&M University. FUTURE PLANS OR CAREER CHOICE: Major in Pharmaceutical Science, to become a Pharmacist. DARIO HAYNES AGE: 18 PARENTS: Venita Haynes and Robert Hayne.s. GPAIRANKING: 4.26 AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Choir. COLLEGE: Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas. FUTURE' PLANS: Math Education. KENEEN HERRING AGE: 18 PARENT: Milagros Martell. GPAIRANKING: 4.21 AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll; High Honor Roll; and Talented 20. ACTIVITIES: Principal's DONTAE IVERSOM AGE: 18 PARENTS: Rev. Lloyd C. Black and First Lady Shirley A. Black. GPAIRANKING: 4.0; 75/167 CHURCH: Bible M. B. Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: "Who's Who Among Seniors In America;" High Honor Roll; Academic Letter; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Scholarship Award; and Spanish National Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: Principal's Special Forces Team; Ladies and Gents; Student Advisory Committee; Howard W. Blake Gospel Choir; and S.A.S.S. Dance Team. COLLEGE: Morehouse BERNARD KYM JACKSON, II AGE: 17 PARENTS: Ralph and Regina Jackson Underwood. GPA/RANKING: 4.8; Class Rank 26. CHURCH: 34th Street Church Of God. AWARDS AND HONORS: 2009 SAC (Student Advisory Howard Certified Hall Conservatory Jazz Combo/Big Band; and Dual Enrollment Hillsborough Community College. COLLEGE: Accepted at University of Central Florida and Florida A & M University. FUTURE PLANS: Jazz Studies major; Business Administration, minor. Audit Of Non-profit Organizations Individual and Business Taxes Representation Before The IRS Accounting Services Electronic Filing .. -1936 E. Hillsborough Ave. (813) 237-4496' Fax: (813) 237-9132. May God' .. Bless. The Class Of2009 Trust In The Lord With All Thine Heart; And Lean Not Unto Thy Own Understanding. In All Thy Ways Acknowledge Him,And He Shall Direct Thy Paths.-Proverbs 3:5-6 CHELLE B. PATTY 13) 495-3702 Michelle B. Patty Advertising, Inc. Toll Free For Surrounding Counties 1-866-352-4200 ... \


JULIAN JACKSON AGE: 18 PARENT: Julia Jackson GPAIRANKING: 2.8 CHURCH: 34th Street Ghurch of God AWARDS AND HONORS: Sr Shooting Guard on Varsity Basketball; Sr. Player for UNCF Basketball, 2009; Best Mime Praise Dancer Ministry, 2009; Perfect Attendance throughout high school; and Scholar Athlete. ACTIVITIES: Boyz To Mime Praise Dancer Organization; Praise Dancer 34th Street Church of God; Mayor for a Day Award; Best Attitude for an Athlete Award; and Defensive Playerof the Year, Varsity Basketball. COLLEGE: Bethune-Cookman University. FUTURE PLANS: Full four year Music Scholarship. .. 2o ...... r ,. ...... : :::.:. :: ./ : PHYLISHA LOENAE JACKSON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Patricia Jackson and the late Alexander Williams. GPAIRANKING: Top 40% CHURCH: Revealing Truth Ministries AWARDS AND HONORS: 1st Runner Up Miss Tampa Bay Youth Pageant and Leadership Through Education: Award and Scholarship. ACTIVITIES: Derrick Brooks Charities, Rites of Passage ; Family Support and Resource Center, Volunteered (8/08) For Back To School Bash; Distributed School Supplies; Peer Tutor After School In Math; Run For Shelter 5k (4/09); JROTC Blake High School; and Tampa Bay Academy of Hope. COLLEGE: Florida Memorial. FUTURE PLANS: To pursue a degree in Criminal Justice. SALINA PEACE AGE: 17 PARENTS: Keith Carpenter and the late Theresa Ann Nord. GPA/RANKING: 3.63; 18 of 367 CHURCH: Now Faith Fellowship AWARDS AND HONORS: Talented Top 20 Program; and Academic Awards. ACTIVITIES: Cheerleading; Girls Flag Football; and American Sign Language Club. COLLEGE: Florida A & M University. FUTURE PLANS: Whatever the Lord has planned for me. 17 AWARDS AND--HONORS: O Talented Twenty; Membership in National High School Scholars; and Letterman' s Award for Scholars. ACTIVITIES: Senior Class N .!D Senator; Dual Enrollment; 1\) Football Announcer; and o 0 employed at Busch Gardens) co BRITTANY SAFFOLD AGE: 18 PARENTS: Elaine Sledge Saffold and Robert Saffold. GPA/RANKING: 4.2; 7th place. CHURCH: 34th Street Church Of God. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society Inductee; and Letterman's Award. ACTIVITIES: Jack & Jill of America, Inc., Teen President; Principal's Special Forces Team; Ladies and Gentlemen's Tampa Bay. COLLEGE: Accepted in USF, but will attend HCC, Dually Enrolled at HCC. FUTURE PLANS: Aspire to make a difference. .. ,.,_ Club; National Honor Society; ERIC D. TIMMONS, JR. and Top Teens of America. COLLEGE: Florida A & M AGE: 18. University. FUTURE PLANS: Psychology. PARENTS: Laudria Agee and Child Shirley Agee GPAIRANKING: 3.5; Ranked #26 CHURCH: New Hope AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Roll; High Honor Roll; and Honored by Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators for Outstanding Academic Accomplishments. ACTIVITIES: Football, Tr'l!ck, and Soccer. \ COLLEGE: FlU, Miami,. FL FUTURE PLANS: Pursue a degree in Engineering. f ZACHARY THOMPSON "The future belongs to ][{those who believe intot. l[tthe beauty of theirl AGE: 17 PARENT: Victoria Thompson. GPAIRANKING: 3.76; Rank l\1 Eleanor Roosevelt!;*! SPENCER T. CROWELL Financial Services Profession! I'L Ins. Uc. II P006002 Ill New York Life Insurance Company Licensed Agent 3109 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Suite 300 Tampa FL 33607 Tel:813-281-0100 cer:sU-732-0411 stcrowell@ft.newyorklife.com Yo11 31C AffinifY-J.nsurance Co Auto Home Life Connie L. Hill -Independent Agent Maya Henderson & Nellie Bell-Sales Associates 8010 N. 56th Street Tampa, FL 33617 aicinsure@tampabay.rr.com Phone: 813-989-7844 "T1 r-0 ::c 0 l> (/) m z :::! z m r-1 m c: r rm :::! z "'D c: m r-Ci5. :c m 0 m < m ::c < c: m (/) 0 l> z 0 "T1 :!! 0 G) m (1'1 I 0


CHURCH: Bell Shcnils Baptist ($20,000); National GPA Or CLASS RA -NKING: a) AWARDS AND HONORS: Achievement Referred; and 3.8 N Tampa Tribune; National Honor Alpha Kappa Alpha Presidential AWARDS AND HONORS: Society; State's Cheerleading Scholarship ($2,000). Valedictorian; Principal's Honor :: Title, FSHAA; and Western ACTIVITIES: Spanish Honor Roll; Perfect Attendance; and Conference Cheerleading Society; National Honor Honor Roll. Team. Society; and Rho Kappa Honor ACTIVITIES: University Area a: ACTIVITIES: Student Society. Community Center decorations u. Government; Varsity COLLEGE: University of for special events; University -------KERIA MARTIN e a: LL c CHADWICK BOYD Z AGE: 17 < PARENTS: Charlene and 1 Robert Boyd. C GPA: 5.65 UJ w CHURCH: Springhill ::l Missionary Baptist Church. 1-AWARDS AND HONORS: Mid-weight Body Building Champion; Honor Court; and W 100% Bright Futures Scholarship: :::1: ACTIVITIES: President of Spanish Honor Society; Church m Usher; and President of Teen ::l Youth Group. a.. COLLEGE: University of Z Florida. lu FUTURE PLANS: Mechanical :::i Engineering. ::::) m ...J w z i= z w UJ < c a: 0 ..J LL ARRAELENOX AGE: 17 PARENTS: Angelique Lenox and Tory Lenox. GPA:4.3 CHURCH: Rivers of Life. AWARDS AND HONORS: Ebony Scholar; National Honor Society; and Honors Court. ACTIVITIES: FBLA (Futur,e Business Leaders of America); True Love Waits; Thespians; Spanish Honor Society; and National Honor Society. c COLLEGE: University of South -cb Florida. -W FUTURE PLANS: Veterinary e, Medicine. AGE: 17 PARENTS: Richard and Deborah Martin. GPA: 5.79; Ranked 23rd. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Achievement Scholar; AP Scholar with Honors; Academic Letter; Top 5% of Class; and nominated for Ryan Niece Foundation Good Samaritan Scholarship. ACTIVITIES: Crimson Timer School Newspaper Editor-In Chief; National Honor Society Historian; Osprey Observer Community Newspaper Internship; Crimson Dolls Color Guard Squad; and Press Release Writer for The Dream Factory of Florida. COLLEGE: University of Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Broadcast and/or Print Journalism. STEPHANE PIERRE-PIERRE AGE: 18 PARENT: Regina PierrePierre. GPA: 3.64. AWARDS AND HONORS: Deadalian Award (ROTC). ACTIVITIES: R O .T.C Competitive Drill Team and Vice President of French Honor Society. FUTURE PLANS: U. S. Marine Corps. CAITLIN THOMAS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Celeste and Anthony Thomas. GPAIRANKING: 5.8 ; 15th In Cheetleading Squad Captain; Florida. Area Community Center hostNational Honor Society; FUTURE PLANS: Archaeolo-ess for the 2008 Gala; Spanish Honor Society; and gist. Decorating assistant for the Senior Steering. Hillsborough County Teacher of COLLEGE: Florida State the Year Award Dinner; University. Decorating assistant for the FUTURE PLANS: To attend Hillsborough County Ida S FSU for 4 years then graduate Baker Award Dinner; and Lutz and apply to medical school to Area Arts and Crafts Festival become an OB/GYN. display artist. COLLEGE: Erwin Technical Center FUTURE PLANS: To Attend Erwin's Floral Design and Dental Assisting programs. E3 BRITTANY WRIGHT AGE: 16 \'Mchangzng world,;1:ll PARENTS: Janina and Jonathan Wright. GPA: 5.19 CHURCH: Bell Shoals Baptist SHIKARAH ALLEN Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: AGE: 18 1:!,'1 John H. Finley@!! Honor Court; Verizon PARENTS: Kelvin and BEST WISHES & GOOD LUCK TO THE CLASS oF 2009 "Keep Up The Good Work ... The Best Is Yet To Come" Hor ,M, rAs--.; F' / y-H". ror :. 11 J/ r-. ; :-: : i ,-: : li -.. ':!::!!f7-v .___ -!< --... "Serving The Community Since 1947" Prevention Care Extractions Root Canal Therapy Te_ eth Whitening Crown, Bridges & Dentures On-Site Denture Lab Repair & Relines Done On-Site Custom Designed Gold Crowns Available Call And Schedule Your Appointment Today!!! (813) 623-1014


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== < c a: LL c a:. LL c z < c 0 w :::: .... > a: w > w c w J: 0 :J Ill :::: c.. KIARA BOOKER AGE: 18 PARENT: Christopher Booker GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.5 CHURCH: New Salem Primitive Baptist Church AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll; Honor Roll; and Perfect Attendance. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College FUTURE PLANS: While in col lege I plan on furthering my education in the administrative assistant field. PAUL ROBERSON AGE: 18 CHAKA ZELLNER AGE: 18 PARENT: Ruby Davis GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.1 CHURCH: Center Point AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll and Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Student volunteer at Muller Elementary and University Area Head Start and Student Volunteer for Miles Elementary Field Day. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College FUTURE PLANS: Childcare. My plan is to open a daycare center. I already have the name for my center, "Pee Wees." BRANDON HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTOPHER BURNEY AGE: 17 PARENT: Tanya Burney GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 5.4 AWARDS AND HONORS: Academic Pin and Letter; Bright Futures Scholarship; Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship; and Honor Court. ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society; MV Alpha Theta; Senior Honor Society; and Key Club. COLLEGE: University of South Florida FUTURE PLANS: Engineering. CHARLES AGE: 17 EVELYN COBBOLD AGE: 17 PARENTi Jean Cobbold GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 4.3 AWARDS AND HONORS: Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators; and NTHS. ACTIVITIES: NHS Club; NTHS Club ; Leos Club ; Sen!6r Council; and FBLA. COLLEGE: Undecided-FUTURE PLAN.(Becoming an Academic Letter Award; Talented 20; U. S Army Reserve and Scholiu Athlete : KEIONA JONES Award; Honor Court, National Scholar and Athletic Award; AGE: 17 Outstanding Vice President of PARENTS: Rossie Williams HOSA; and Lettered in Track and Clarence Jones and Field GPA Or CLASS RANKING: ACTIVITIES: NHS; Track and 3.5 Field; HOSA; Key Club; and AWARDS AND HONORS: Senior Council. African American Scholarship. COLLEGE: Florida State ACTIVITIES: D E.C.A. and University Interact. FUTURE PLANS: Graduate COLLEGE: H.C .C. from FSU, work as a Nurse FUTURE PLANs: To be a Practitioner. police detective. have l l ''"'" potentzg.. youth, and we;::}, lmust have thei-1, :x:x to change: z i= w ...J ...J :::: Ill PARENTS: David and Madia Roberson PARENTS: Patricia Francis, Leon Charles ideas and prac-:,j -i.!tices so that lti ...J w z i= z w 0 < c a: 0 ...1 LL GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.0 CHURCH: St. Paul AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Roll; Honor Roll; and Perfect Attendance. COLLEGE : Hillsborough Community College FUTURE PLANS: Criminal Justice. JASMiNE. WASHINGTON AGE: 18 PARENT: Phyllis King GPA Ot CLASS RANKING : 3.1 --AWARDS AND 1-ft>N'ORS: Certified Teaching Assistant and Honor Roll: ... ACTIVITIES: Student volunteer at Muller Elementary School. COLLEGE: Hillsborou!iJh q Community College co FUTURE PLANS: To pursue a degree in the field of nursing. GPA Or CLASS RANKING: unweighted (4.76 weighted} AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll; Perfect Attendance; Honor Court; Academic Letter and Pin; Bright Futures medallion scholarship; and HCC Board of Trustees full scholarship. ACTIVITIES: Senior Council; NHS; Interact; DECA ; and Steak N Shake. COLLEGE: HCC Honors Institute JOSAYNE COLE PARENTS: Bancroft Cole (Dad}, Nicole Cole (Stepmother}, Garnet Lee (Mother} GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 5.4 -CHURCH: Bay Life AWARDS AND HONORS: Academy of l"''may direct theirif.] -.] power l goodends." FUTURE PLANS: Transfer to Fashion Institute of Technology JARQUEZ BRADSHAW in New York. Major in Fashion Owner-Mgi'_.< .... ,,. ,; ,.,. -. Sr .. GPA-Or CLASS ., 4.4. .. ; ... CHURCH: Word of His Grace AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Court; Bright Futures Scholarships; and Scholastic Athlete Award. ACTIVITIES: NHS; Football; and Track & Field. COLLEGE: FlU FUTURE PLANS: Business Management Have my own business. Tax Doctor Income Service 103 W. Hamilton Ave. Tampa, FL 33604 Dr. George Foxx (813) 354 (Fax)


COURTNEY BOBQ-McKENZIE TREBORA SYMONE ROBINSON AGE: 18 AGE: 18 PARENTS: Schantel and PARENTS: Mary A. Kelly and Cornelius Bobo Robert Robinson. GPA Or CLASS RANKING:.GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.3 3.75 CHURCH: First Baptist of CHURCH: New Salem Progress Village Missionary Baptist Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Full AWARDS AND HONORS: Outstanding Musician Award 2009; Rated Superior at District Music Performance Assess ment: Rated Excellent at State Music Performance Assessment; Reserve Officer Association Certificate: JROTC Cadet; and HASSE Honoree. ACTIVITIES: Elite Show Choir: ride to Broward College for Volleyball; Most Athletic; Poetry Jam 3rd place; Lettered in Volleyball; and Top Student in English Honor Class ACTIVITIES: Varsity Volleyball; Student Advisory Committee Officer; Boys & Girls Club Counselor; and Fashion model for Brandon High School. COLLEGE: Broward College FUTURE PLANS: I plan to attend college and play volleyball. GREG McNEALY AGE: 17 PARENTS: Venice Fisher (Mother), Andra Cuffie (Stepfather), Greg McNealy Sr., (Father). GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 5.5 AWARDS AND National Achievement Scholarship Finalist; Honor Court Member; High School Heisman Award Recipient (Wendy's); and Bright Futures Scholarship. ACTIVITIES: Football; Track; and National Honor Society. COLLEGE: University of South Rorida. FUTURE PLANS: PreMedicine at USF Honors College Aquilla; Varsity Cross Country Team; Sabers Honor Club; Junior Classical League; and TriM Honor Musical Club. FUTURE PLANS: Currently enlisted in the Army National Guard I will pursue a career in the U. S. Military, then go on to receive her Doctorates Degree in Medicine. MATTHEW DALE SAMANIE AGE: 18 PARENT: Tiffany Samanie GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 4.98 weighted CHURCH: First Born, Mulberry AWARDS AND HONORS: National Merit Scholar; Honor Court; and Bright Future Scholarship. ACTIVITIES: National Honor society; Mu Alpha Theta; and Senior Council. COLLEGE: University of Central Rorida FUTURE PLANS: Double major, Business & Economics; Double Minor Marketing & Sales & Management. .. VICTORIA SAMUELS AGE: 17 PARENTS: Bonneta Graydon, and Jasper Samuels (Deceased). GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.7 AWARDS AND HONORS: LATASHA SWANKS AGE: 18 PARENT: Marguerite Swanks GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 4.3 CHURCH: First Baptist Church 07 Progress Village. AWARDS AND HONORS: Bright Futures; Honors Court; Most Outgoing; and Talented 20. PATRICK WALKER AGE: 18 PARENTS: Davonne and Carlos Walker GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 4.46 CHURCH: Rivers of Life AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Court; Honor Society ; and Bright Futures Scholarship ACTIVITIES: Football ; Track and Field: and National Honor Society. COLLEGE: University of -c l> s: 1\) c.c 1\) 0 0 <0 Student Government Award ; National Honor Society; and Thespians Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: Student Government Executive Board; Natjonal Honor Society; Leos Community Service Club; and Thespians Honor Society. COLLEGE: Howard University FUTURE PLANS: News BroadcasterfTalk Show Host. ACTIVITIES: PEARLS; Youth Choir; Drill Team; and Interact. COLLEGE: FAMU Central Florida., FUTURE PLANS: To become a teacher. FUTURE PLANS: Aeronautical b Engineer. :a Ill "Be -careful to leave your sons well instruct-rllled rather than rich, for the hopes of the are better than the wealth of the 1111ignorant." _,.. Epictetus HIIMIIFUIEIILHIME 5002 N. 40th Street Tampa, Florida 813.626.8600 ... -Tbe Way To A Dignified Hoinegoing HF. H Since 1991 JOHN HARMON, L.F.D JAMES HARMON, L.F.D. 6 l> en m z -t z m r:I:D c: I'"" I'"" m :::! z ., c: I:D I'"" en % m C m < m :a < -t c: m en c l> z c ., :a 6 G') m <0 I c


-----g COLLEGE: University. of COLLEGE: HCC, Plant City. N Florida. FUTURE PLANS: HCC, Then FUTURE PLANS: To become Transfer to USF to Study an OB/GYN or a Dentist. French and Theatre. == ic( c LL c LL c z <( c en w :::;) .,_ > a: w > w c w ::i Ill :::;) a.. z ..J ..J :::;) Ill ..J w z t= z w en <( c 0 ..J LL CHAVIERA GODFREY AGE: 18 PARENTS: Octavia Powell and Donavan Powell; and Fredrick Godfrey. GPA/RANKING: 4 77 ; Top 15%. CHURCH: Trinity Gospel Community Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Scholar ACTIVITIES: Alpha Omega Step .Team; BETA Club; Civinettes, and PTSA. COLLEGE: Florida International University or University of Central Florida FUTURE PLANS: Nursing. GARRETT JONES AGE: 18 PARENT: Gaynor Jones (mother). GPA/RANKING: 4.23; Top 20% CHURCH: Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church AWARDS AND HONORS: Chamberlain High School Academic Letter and Latin Pin ACTIVITIES: Red Cross Club and Church Volunteering .. COLLEGE: Xavier University, New Orleans, LA. FUTURE PLANS: Cardiac 0 Surgeon 0 T-w e, KENYA M. RYAN AGE: 19 PARENT: Margrett Isaac GPAIRANKING: 3.70 AWARDS AND HONORS: Academic Award. COLLEGE: HCC for two years then transfer to USF and major in the medical field. FUTURE PLANS: Medicine or Business. VICTOR TAMBURRO AGE: 18 PARENTS: Geraldine Riley and Jerry Tamburro GPAIRANKING: 5.33; Top 9%. AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Roll for the first 3 9 weeks; Academic Pin for Letter; BETA Club member; and Mu Alpha Theta Club member ACTIVITIES: Thanksgiving Food Drive at Metropolitan Ministries. COLLEGE: University of South Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Possibly Mechanical Engineer DAPHNE TOUSSAINT AGE: 18 PARENT: Yolaine Toussaint. GPAIRANKING: 5.1176; Top 10%. CHURCH: First Baptist of Brandon. AWARDS AND HONORS: Academic Award and NEHS (National English Honor Society). ACTIVITIES: Red Cross, President; Marching Band (Woodwind Captain); BETA; Mu Alpha Theta; and Science CHAMBERLAIN ADULT HIGH SCHOOL CORTEZ WRIGHT AGE: 18 PARENTS: Charles and Marsha Wright. CHURCH: Exalted Word Ministries. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College. FUTURE PLANS: To attend HCC and join the baseball team. DURANT HIGH SCHOOL MEGAN ELYSE HOLMES AGE: 18 PARENTS: Hope G. Yerty and Gary Yerty. GPAIRANKING: 4.6558 : CHURCH: Bell Shoals Baptist AWARDS AND HONORS: President's Award; National Honor Society; Lettered in Spanish; Lettered in Orchestra; and Honor Court. ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society; Orchestra; Peer Mentoring; Student Advisory Committee; and Teaching Elementary Students to Peer Mediate COLLEGE: University of South Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Psychology. ARIESHA LUCAS AGE: 17 PARENT: 'Joyce Polk. GPAIRANKING: 5.91; 14 out of 571. CHURCH: Church On The Rock. AWARDS AND HONORS: Tampa Tribune Scholar; President's Award for Academic Achievement; Talented 20; American Business Women's Association Scholarship Recipient; and Plant City Auxiliary Club Scholarship Recipient. ACTIVITIES: French Honor Society; Mu Alpha Theta; and BETA Club. COLLEGE: University of Central Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Veterinarian. JESSICA ROBINSON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Leon and Paulette Robinson. GPAIRANKING: 5.8673 AWARDS AND HONORS: National Achievement Reserve; Tampa Tribune Scholar; Durant Honors Court; and President's Award for Academic Achievement. ACTIVITIES: Mu Alpha Theta, Historian; BETA Club; Key Club; and Latin Club, Secretary. TRINITY THOMPSON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Mark and Pamela Thompson GPAIRANKING: 6.1427. CHURCH: Revealing Truth Ministries. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Achievement Scholarship Finalist; President's Awacd for Academic Achievement; Tampa Tribune Scholar; All Academic Athlete, Track 2009 ; and Offensive MVP, Soccer 2009. ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society; Pride Yearbook Staff, Managing Editor; Marine Science Club, Treasurer; Track & Field Team Captain; and Student Advisory Committee. COLLEGE: Stanford University. FUTURE PLANS:. Cardio Surgeon MALCOLM E. BELL-THOMAS COLLEGE: University of AGE: 19 Florida. PARENTS: Chestine Bell and FUTURE PLANS: .Major in The Late Donald Thomas. Accounting with hopes of GPA: 3.51,Ciass Rank 57. becoming a Financial Planner. AWARDS: Medal for NA'IYMA THOMPSON AGE: 17 PARENT: Tajuana Green. GPAIRANKING: 4.7 AWARDS AND HONORS: In the Tampa Tribune for winning Ms. Cougar (Bodybuilding at Durant); In 3 AP Classes and Taking Honors Classes; Honors Court; Bright Futures; and Secretary of Thespians ACTIVITIES: Thespian (Drama); Color Guard; French Honor Society; Teach Guard at Tomlin Middle School; and Outstanding Academia Accomplishment from HASSE. COLLEGE: HCC FUTURE PLANS: Degree in Architecture.


EAST BAY HIGH SCHOOL CHAZ BURROWS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Brian and Sandra Burrows GPA/RANKING: 3.75; 5 50; (unweighted/weighted); Ranked 11th. CHURCH: Love First Christian center. AWARDS AND HONORS: SDHC Pepsi Scholar Athlete Award; National Football Foundation Tampa Chapter Scholar Athlete Award; 1st Team All-Conference Football Player; Hillsborough County All Star; and East Bay High School Career Rushing Leader (2,946 yards) ACTIVITIES: Varsity Football ; Varsity Track; and Relay For Life. COLLEGE: University of Charleston (WV). FUTURE PLANS: Play football for Charleston and study Pre Med to become an Orthopedic Specialist. DANIELLE MARIE GREEN AGE: 18 PARENTS: James and Felicia Stokes. GPAIRANKING: 4.2 weighted; Ranked 58 AWARDS AND HONORS: HABSE Award for African American Achievement; and Qualified for the Talented 2o Program. ACTIVITIES: Senior Steering Committee Participant. COLLEGE: H illsborough Community College FUTURE PLANS: To become an Obstetrician. PRINCE HUBBARD AGE: 17 PARENT: Marlene Hubbard GPA/RANKING: 3 .58 unweighted; 4.46 weighted; Ranked 45 AWARDS AND HONORS: ASHLEY PALMER AGE: 17 PARENTS: Angela Smith and Michael Palmer GPAIRANKING: 4.18 weight ed; Ranked 67 AWARDS AND HONORS: Outstanding Participant in PSAT Scholarship. ACTIVITIES: NHS Historian and NTHS. COLLEGE: University of Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Pharmacist. Honor Roll. .,.,.,.,., ... ,,.,.,.,.,.,,,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,,,.,,.,.,.,.,.,,,,,.,,.,.,.,,,.,.,.,.,,,.,,,.,,,,,,,,, .. ,,,,,,,,,,,,, .. ... ... ...... ,,.,,,,, ACTIVITIES: Junior ROTC Squad Member 9th and 1Oth Grade; and Company Commander 11th Grade. COLLEGE: University of South Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Business Management; Marketing. JJ!II!"to those who .!!!!!in the beauty of their!!.!.!! :.,,!dreams." liJ;!I Eleanor ,,,,,,,,,,, ... ,.,,,, .. ,,,..,,.,,,.,,'.,,,,.,,,,.,',,',.,'.',.,'.,','.,','.,','.,','_,'..,' .. ::=: ,, FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL JORDAN A. ALLEN AGE: 18 PARENTS: Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Johnson. GPAIRANKING: 4 5 CHURCH: Brown Memorial COG I C. AWARDS AND HONORS: Outstanding Foreign Language Student (Latin); 'Outstanding o B 'and S1udent ; -Solo and Ensemble Superio r Ra!ing ; and HABSE Award 3: ACTIVITIES: Marching Band ; Latin Honor Society; and National Honor Society 1'\l COLLEGE: FAMU College of g Pharmacy te FUTURE PLANS: Mycareer goal is to become a Registered Doctor of Pharmacy (RPH D), and open a pharmacy ::::: The most zmpor-:: jJjiJtant aspect of free-Ill illdom of speech isl\!j JVreedom to learn.J:J rll is a l !!!! 1contznuous dzalogue::: J!ii,-questions anai:i .J.Jianswers that pur--iJ jJJsue every problemlli .CONGRATULATIONS KENYA R. JENKINS AGE: 17 PARENTS: Frank Jenkins, Jr., and Gladys E. Jenkins. GPAIRANKING: 4.4 CHURCH: East Bay Church of Christ. AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Award for Leadership on Court and Off ; High Honor Roll; Excellent Received at Distri cts for two monologu!3s; and Honor Thespian. ACTIVITIES: Girl' s Varsity Basketball; President of National Honor Society; Thespian Society; Ophelia Club ; and Writing Club. COLLEGE: University of South Florida FUTURE PLANS: I plan to major in Accounting or International Business and mi!"JOr in Theatre. I know that I would like to focus perhaps on Business, working for a compa ny and handling finances And yet, perform on stage as an actress in my free time. .. -. TO CLASS OF 2009 ,. Five convenient locattons across Hillsborough County. Financial aid Is available. Go to www.hccfl.edu for more Information Hillsborou _gh Community College is committed to making your educational dreams be.come reality Registering now for fall 2009 .' Applications for fall admission must be received no later han August 10 for classes starting August 24. -HILLSBOROUGH Community www.hccfl.edu


ACTIVITIES: NJROTC a) Principal's Advisory Council N {PAC); Hillsborough Youth Collaborative {HVC); and Teen ::= Empowerment Council {TEC) >=' COLLEGE: University of a: w > w c w ::z:: en :J m :J a. z i= w ...J ...J :J m I ...J w z i= z w en <( c a: 0 ...J LL c I N ,.... w (!) NYASHA BAILEY AGE: 18 PARENTS: Howard and Joan Bailey. MONIQUE BLAKE AGE: 17 PARENT: Joan Emsley-Biake. GPAIRANKING: 4 : 949.8 AWARDS AND HONORS: GPAIRANKING: 4.8592 AWARDS AND HONORS: Freedom Math and Science National Honor Society; Award; National Honor Society; Outstanding Senior; National Society o.f High School and High Roll. Scholars; and Hillsborough ACTIVITIES: Salvation Army Alliance of ._-Black School Can Drive; Pig Roast at local Educators {HABS.$) Award. Supply drive -f9( :;;tuACTIVITIES: -.: Member, dents rrr need;"' Band; and Freedom High Principal's Interact Club : AdvisQry Board; Future COLLEGE: Smith College. Business Leaders of America, FUTURE Pl.ANS: Computer Treasurer; Volunteer, New 'Engineer :--Tampa YMCA; and Senior. Club. 1 COLLEGE: Florida State University FUTURE PLANS: To major in Accounting with plans for a career as an Accountant. ASIA HAMILTON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Gary Hamilton and Gloria Sheppard GPAIRANKING: 4.0008 AWARDS AND HONORS: Graduating with Honors; Academic Letter; and Principal's Patriot Award. ACTIVITIES: Teen Empowerment Council; African American Studies Club Secretary; National Art Honor Society; and National Honor Society. COLLEGE: UCF FUTURE PLANS: Masters in Accounting. However they express it, the pride your parents feel at moment is deeper than anything you will feel until your oW:O: kids gradilate from high school. You absolutely have achieved significant and great. And you have the diploma, if not the text message, to prove it. Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union WH,ERE SMART PEOPLE KEEP THEIR_ MONEY. www.joinsuncoa'st.org I 800-999-5887 TYISHA L. JAMES AGE: 18 PARENTS: Mrs. Wendy L. Carter and Mr. Oscar C. Carter GPA: 3.0 CHURCH: The Church Of The Apostles ACTIVITIES: Cosmetology FUTURE PLANS: To Attend Hillsborough Community College. BRENNON MORRIS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Barney and Kimberly Morris. GPAIRANKING: 4.3. AWARDS AND HONORS: Superior at State Solo and Ensemble; Presidential Scholarship to Florida A & M University; Participated in Florida Tri-State Honor Band; Participated in District Honor Band; and Superior at District Solo and Ensemble. ACTIVITIES: Jazz Band; Concert Band; Volunteer at Land O'Lakes Library; and Marching Patriots Marching Band. COLLEGE: Florida A & M University FRANK H. WADE AGE: 18 PARENT: Camellia Wilson GPAIRANKING: 3.91. AWARDS AND HONORs: Exemplary Leadership Award T E C ; NJROTC, Promotion to Comp a ny Adjut a nt ; and Month of Febru ary Ry a n N eice apply to Georgetown's Medical School, pur. suing my _goaUn becoming a plastic surgeon. STEPHANIE YOUNG AGE: 18 PARENTS: Matthew Young {father) and Yvonne Sheppard. CHURCH: College Hill Church of God in Christ. COLLEGE: Rollins College Scholarship FUTURE PLANS OR CAREER CHOICE: LPN. GAITHER HIGH SCHOOL AARON LITTLE AGE: 18 PARENTS: Karen Oruweriye GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 5.03 CHURCH: New Life Baptist Church AWARDS AND HONORS: N ational Honor Society; BETA; and Florida Medallion ACTIVITIES: Football and Wrestling. COLLEGE: University Of Central Florida FUTURE PLANS: Obtain a Degr ee in Psychology


RIKKA LOVELY AGE: 17 PARENTS: Angela Y. Davis GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 4.38 CHURCH: Without Walls lntern.ational AWARDS AND HONORS: Captain of Track Team; Miss Teenage Tampa Finalist; BETA and National Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: Track and Field; and Miss Teenage Tampa AKA.. .. COLLEGE: st. John's University FUTURE PLANS: Secure a Degree in Communications. MARIE CLAUDE SASKYAH MEVS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Nadine Mirambeau and Laurent Valles GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.8 CHURCH: St. Paul Catholic Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: FCCLA District Gold Medal; FCCLA State Gold Medal; Hillsborough Education Foundation Scholarship; and Herff Jones Award. ACTIVITIES: FCCLA President; President of ELITE (Educated Ladies In Total Excellence) ; Teacher -Little Wranglers; and Community Volunteer Tutor. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College FUTURE PLANS: To Secure a degree in Law. RONNIE MILLS, Ill AGE: 18 PARENT: Charles Scott GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 2.9 AWARDS AND HONORS: Athlete of the Week, Football; Team Captain, Football; Biggest Flirt; and Recipient of the R. B. Brown Scholarship. ACTIVITIES: Football and Track and Field. COLLEGE: Glenville State FUTURE PLANS: Obtain A DeQree !n Nursing. t1omSteomlng King AGE: 19 PARENTS: Father, Soloman Oyegunle, Louise Adebano GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.1 CHURCH: Idlewild AWARDS AND HONORS: Iron Man, Football; Team Captain, Football; Homecoming King; and Football Scholarship to Citadel. ACTIVITIES: Football; Track and Field; Basketball; Key Club Member; and Senior Class Representative. COLLEGE: Citadel FUTURE PLANS: Attend Citadel, Obtain an MBA degree and pursue a career in the NFL. THE LAW OFFICE OF R. E. TAYLOR, P. A. Criminal Trial Attorney "justice For You" Convenient Hyde Park Location With Free Parldng otllce: 813-154-1712 Cell: 813-527-1434 602 1/2 South Boulevard Tampa, Rorida 33606 lh( hi flO j nl 1..J.o,lt r UllplrtoJIIt t!CIUI>r1 ltll[ IHIIJioj nr t I C lttvd Yok IV UfKn rl1 I)' lit\ )('IJ oj I II!( \\I (\Jt ,oll,trJl{ V1!\, 1 0 l. P rr r u ,_. FonMI Hils. County Assistant St.tit Attorney Former HIIIL County Sheriff's Deputy' ZO Years Of IAfal Practlc:ll GARY ADULT HIGH SCHOOL Principal: Dr. Shirley M. Harvey Graduates: 122 TONYA PALMER AGE: 33 PARENT: Monica Robinson GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 2.58 AWARDS AND HONORS: Social Studies Recognition; and Certificate for Academic Success. ACTIVmES: Violin, Orchestra COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College FUTURE PLANS: Busi'ness Management. ISEMIDE PETIT-FRERE AGE: 21 PARENT: lzenne Petit-Frere GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.08 CHURCH: Bethany Seventh Day Adventist AWARDS AND HONORS: Outstanding Cheerleader. ACTIVITIES: Cheerleading; Soccer; Volleyball; and Retail Employee. COLLEGE : Hillsborough Community College TIANA ROBINSON AGE: 19 PARENT: Monica Robinson GPA:3.04 AWARDS AND HONORS: Honoi Roll and Principal's Award. ACTIVITIES: Basketball and ROTC. COLLEGE: Erwin Tech FUTURE PLANS: Dental Assistant HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL CHANTELL ALBERT AGE: 17 PARENTS: Vianca Albert and Gregory Albert. ., GPAIRANKING: 6.2 weighted CHURCH: Without. Walls International Church; -AWARDS A ND HONORS: 'AP SCHOLAR; Barnes Sch.olar; and High School Arts Stars: Literary Arts. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Track and Field; National Honor Society; Spanish Honor Society; and part time empl9yment @ Wendy's. COLLEGE: Florida State University. FUTURE PLANS: Study_ Medicine to become a CRild Psychiatrist. LAKIA BERRIEN AGE: 18 PARENTS: Larry Berrien and LaQuita Berrien. GPA/RANKING: 4.6 weighted; 3.2 unweighted; 19 of 254. AWARDS AND HONORS: Honored for maintaining a 4.0 my Senior Year; Inducted into c the National Honor Society;_ l> and Inducted into the Spanish .:< Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: President of the < Project Shine and Volunteer at Sheehy Elementary School. COLLEGE: Florida State g University. c.c FUTURE PLANS: I plan on attending Florida State University and studying Social Work for my undergraduate degree. LaCHELLE ELAINE DAVIS AGE: 18 PARENT: Janet Davis. GPA/RANKING: 5.2; Ranked #7 AWARDS AND HONORS: Crowned Miss National Society of Voices in Unity for Education; Academic Award for ,.. r-0 ::u tn m z -4 z m r-1 aJ c: r-. r-z AP Calculus @ USF Upward Bound; Recognized in Top 3 "tt percent of Class by TBO; and ffi Gear Up Scholarship Winner. rACTIVITIES: President of Ci5 ::::1: Sophisticated Ladies; Student m Government Member; National C Honor Society member; m Upward Bound @ and Tampa Cotillion Debutante Organization.-4 COLLEGE: University' of C: Florida to major in Biology; Pre-{g Med. C FUTUF E PLANS: To attend Howarl University School of )It Medicine after undergrad and spec!alize in Pediatric Medicine ,.. to become a Pediatrician. :a college education is not a body of memorizedl knowledge saltedl ff1!iaway zn a card file. It:J!l flosophy, if you wzll; a:mm 01 1lcapacity to explore, toilliilli rtffiquestzon to I relationships, between I t.1lfields of ft#. c land experience." :ii-:![ I I A. Whitney?::: Griswoldi::'.j:: =<= 6


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AWARDS AND HONORS: Senior Class President; Honor c Roll; "Miss Jefferson High ffi School, 2009;" and Voted "Most ::> Likely To Succeed. .,_ ACTIVITIES: Senior Class Council (Class President); W Yearbook Editor); [ij National Honor Society; C Student Government W Association; and National Technical Honor Association. :::i JUDEEN MOLYNEAUX COLLEGE: Florida A & M University. a. AGE: 17 1 FUTURE PLANS: Pursue Z PARENT: Judith Young. Bachelor's Degree in Business iii GPAIRANKING: 5.1; Ranked andthen Master's Degree I ...1 17 plan to major in Business .and S CHURCH: St. James House Of Minor in Accounting. I will even-Ill Prayer Episcopal Church. tually obtain my CPA License. AWARDS AND HONORS: z National Honor Society; Florida Law Honor Society; and w National Technical Honor UJ Society. Student ACTIVITIES: a: Government Association; 0_. Florida Public Service u. Association, Historian; Class JESUIT HIGH SCHOOL AKILCRAIG AGE: 17 PARENTS: Garnett and Lori Craig. GPAIRANKING: 3.96 (Magna Cum Laude). CHURCH: Living Faith Assembly of God. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Achievement Outstanding Participant; National Merit Commended Student; Scholar Athlete; 2009 Bank of America Student Leader in Hillsborough County; and Ronald A. Hammond Scholarship (full tuition scholar ship to the University of Miami. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Football; Engineering Club (Jesuit High School); Hillsborough Youth Collaborative; Community Tampa Bay; and Peer Ministry, (Jesuit High School). COLLEGE: University of Miami. FUTURE PLANS: Become an Engineer. KING HIGH SCHOOL KING PBDJ.E Principal: Carla 1;3runing Graduates: 425 Valedictorians: Lauren Stewart (traditional), Xi Vu (18) GPA: 5.75, 8.16 Salutatorians: Samantha Groene (traditional), Sonia Joseph (18) GPA: 5.64, 7.67 Class President: Emily Pietsch. JADA CALHOUN AGE: 17 PARENT: Linda CalhounPorter. GPAIRANKING: 4.5 CHURCH: New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, of Tampa, FL,Inc. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Letter for Academics; and Multiple Awards through school's Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC). ACTIVITIES: Lionettes (Dance Team); Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps; and Softball. COLLEGE: Florida State University. FUTI,JRE PLANS: Neonatologist, Study Medicine. DONOVAN CELERIN ,Ill illlll. AGE: 18 M PARENTS: Chaplain and Wendi Celerin. GPAIRANKING: 3.94, unweighted; 6.26 weighted. CHURCH: Bell Shoals Baptist. : AWARDS AND HONORS: National Achievement Finalist; National Honor Society; ::t:f'!fffi!:ff!'l Spanish Honor Society; STEFAN EDWARDS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Brian Edwards, father and Nicole HeadleyEdwards, mother. GPAIRANKING: 3.58 (3.6) CHURCH: St. Marks Catholic Church AWARDS AND HONORS: Scholarship to UCF Pegasus Bronze. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Soccer; Blue Tide; Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Club) ; Student Council ; and Stamford University Summer School. COLLEGE: Amherst College, (MA). FUTURE PLANS: I plan to continue my academic and soccer career at Amherst College. I have not yet decided my career choice, but will pursue Liberal Arts. National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award; Professional Athlete Foundation 2009 Scholar Athlete Award; AP Scholar; NFL Players Association Scholarships; Recipient of USN Athletics Certificate and All Hillsborough County Honorable Mention. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Football Captain; FOX 13 Athlete of the Week; Tampa General Hospital Volunteer Program; Relay for Life ; Amnesty International Club ; The Joshua !-louse Volunteer ; J. C and Frankie Watts Full Impact Leadership Academy ; African American Youth Leadership Conference; West Point Ethics Conference, and Number of Community Service Activities. COLLEGE: Harvard. FUTURE PLANS: Medical Field. ANDREW DONALDSON PARENTS: Katy Donaldson and Kevin Donaldson GPAIRANKING: 2.7 AWARDS AND HONORS: UNCF All-Star Game MVP ; Superior (Athlete Award U S Marine Corps); Regional Basketball Champion; and Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Basketball COLLEGE: Barry University. FUTURE PLANS: Athletic Training. ADRIAN FEDRICK AGE: 17 PARENT: Patrice Davis GPAIRANKING: 2.3 CHURCH: Brown's Memorial COGIC AWARDS AND HONORS: Two All-Stars Game; Team of the Year; District Champs ; Regional Champs; and State Final Four. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Basketball Team. COLLEGE: William Penn University, Oskaloosa, lA FUTURE PLANS: Bu'siness and Management. TOARLYN FITZPATRICK AGE: '19 PARENTS: Limbana Le-ster and Johnny Lester GPAIRANKING: ;3.1 CHURCH: Emmanuel Cathedral (Church Of God In Christ) AWARDS AND HONORS: Hillsborough County Player of the Year ; AII-Suncoast Team Player of the Year; FACA All Star ; Federal Division, Player of the Year ; and King AllTime Leading Scorer (11th i n Hillsborough County History) ACTIVITIES: First Regional Championship Team in School History. COLLEGE: USF FUTURE .PLANS: Sports Agent-


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II GPA/RANKING: 5.2; Class Rank, 6 gf CHURCH;. New Hope LENNARD HIGHSCHOOL Missionary Baptist Church. :E AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal: Craig S, Horstman Graduates: 181 Valedictorian: >=' Academic Award; and a: w > w c w :X: UJ :::i m ::;) D.. z tu ...1 ...1 ::;) m ...:. w z i= z w UJ

JERUSHIA SULLIVAN-BASS AGE:"19 PARENT: Janette Kearse. GPA/RANKING: 3.13; 117/400. AWARDS AND HONORS: Zeta Phi Beta Scholarship Student; and Honor Graduate. ACTIVITIES: DECA; Cheerleader; Flag Football; and Basketball. COLLEGE: Pace University. REBECCA PIERRE Nominee. AGE: 18 ACTIVITIES: Blood Donation PA.RENT: Marne Delisine. for the Florida Blood Services GPA/RANKING: 4.5 twice a month; Falcon CHURCH: Countryside Baptist Regiment Marching Band; Church. Color Guard; and DECA AWARDS AND HONORS: (Distributive Education Clubs of Honor Graduate. America) Competition ACTIVITIES: Soccer, COLLEGE: Hillsborough Volleyball; and SciFi Club. Community College, Dale COLLEGE: FGCU (Florida Gulf Mabry Campus Coast University). FUTURE PLANS: Pursue a FUTURE PLANS: Medical ER career in Law Enforcement. KAYLA KIER AGE: 18 PARENTS: Nicole Kier and Wesley Kier. GPA/RANKING: 2.5. CHURCH: Christ Church of. Universal Love, Largo, FL. AWARDS AND HONORS: Most Career Business-Like Award. ACTIVITIES: Sells & Marketing ; Drama; and Multi Cultural Club. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College. FUTURE Optomology. JESSICA LESTER AGE: 18 PARENT: Jacqueline Lester. GPAIRANKING: 5.11; 10 out of 400. AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Roll ; Tribune Honor Congratulations Physician (Emergency Room Doctor). MIDDLETON HIGH SCHOOL MATTHEW D. ARRINGTON, JR. AGE: 18 PARENTS: Mr and Mrs Matthew (Cathy) Arrington, Sr:, and Ms. Jacqueline Cheaves-GRADUATING CLASS OF 2009 Ken Anthony Ins. Agency, Inc. Ken Anthony, Agent 1101 N. Howard Avenue Bus: 813-251-8685 www.kanthonyinsurance.com STATI FARM A INSURANCE LIKE A GOOD STATE FARM IS THERE:?. I PITTViding Insurance and Financial Services statefarm.com ., State Farm IL Houston. GRANDPARENTS: Georgia Davis (Sherman); Rosalie Nelson Jones (Curtis); and Margie Jones GPAIRANKING: 3.00 AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Middleton High Marching Tigers Band; and Patel Conservatory Jazz Band Ensemble. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College/USF FUTURE PLANS: (CIS) Computer Information Systems KRISTIN RACHELE PERSEPHONE BRONER AGE: 17 PARENTS: Valerie and James Broner. GPAIRANKING: 3.43; Ranked in Top 10% CHURCH: Northside Church of "christ. AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Rolf; I received a MHS Letter a:rid Pen for Cheerleading; Chosen to be MHS Co-Captain for the Varsity Cheer Squad; and Gave an exclusive interview to Navajo (Radio) OJ for Wild ACTIVITIES: Co-Captain of Cheerleading Squad; Vice President of SWAi Club (Students Working Against Tobacco); Club Creole; and FBLA (Future Business Leader of America). COLLEGE: Saint Leo University FUTURE PLANS: To pursue a double major in Business Administration and Secondary Education. JUSTIN CAMPBELL AGE: 18 PARENTS: Jefferey and Belinda campb ell. GPAIRANKING: 4 1 AWARDS AND HONORS: Invited. to the National High School Honor Society; Won NAACP Essay Contest on "How Education Makes Your Future Bright;" Recognized as an African American Achiever by HASSE; Won Regionals in Florida OCT Chapter for Parliamentary Procedure; and Academically eligible for Florida Medallion Scholars Award. ACTIVITIES: OCT Club; Track and Field; Future Farmers of America; and Volunteered over 50 hours of community service to North Tampa Boys & Girls Club. COLLEGE: Tallahassee Community College. FUTURE PLANS: To major in Broadcast Journalism TIARA ANTIONETTE .CLARK AGE: .17 PARENTS: Tony Clark and Hazel Clark. GPAIRANKING: 4.51; Ranked #2 CHURCH: First Baptist Church of College Hill. AWARDS AND HONORS: Captain of Cheerleading Team; Captain of Softball Team; Student Government President; Salutatorian; and National Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: Cheerleading; Softball; Flag Football; Big Brothers, Big Sisters; and Educational Talent Search Program. COLLEGE: University of South Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Business Administration. LeQUITACOX AGE: 18 PARENT: Patricia Rumlin. GPAIRANKING: 4.2; Ranked 4th. AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance ACTIVITIES: Flag Football; Elite Dance; Secretary in Japanese Honor Society; Member in National Technical Honor Society; an Officer in HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) COLLEGE: University of West Florida. jJ FUTURE PLANS: To major in C Biology; graduate with a B. A degree; attend Medical School and fulfill my dreams of becom-:: ing a Gastro Bypass Surgeon SAKIYA E. GLOVER AGE: 17 PARENTS: Lennie C Butler and Calvin E. Glover Jr. CHURCH: Revealing Truth Ministries ACTIVITIES: Middleton High Varsity Cheerleading Captain ; Tampa Bay Academy Of Hope Leadership Through Education; N "' 0 0 CD and HOSA (Health ;!! Occupations Students of 0 America). ::!:! COLLEGE: Bethune-Cookman g University CJ'J FUTURE PLANS OR CAREER m CHOICE: Plans on attending BCU and majoring in Nursing. \?el{ldictorien z :::1 z m r-1 IXJ c: r rm :::1 z 'tl c: IXJ. r-(j) X m c m < m ::::0 -< -t c: m CJ) c JOVONNA M. HARRIS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Laura James and C Jonathan Harris "T1 GPA/RANKING: 4 .6120; Ranked #1. CHURCH: Mount .Olive Missionary Baptist Church AWARDS AND HONORS: African American Achiever; Valedictorian; and Part of Talented 20. ACTIVITIES: Track Team; T E E N Leadership; and Honor Roll. COLLEGE: Uncommitted. FUTURE PLANS: To become an Athletic Trainer dealing with Sports Medicine ..... <.0 6


FUTURE PLANS: Game a; Designer. N :!: < c a: LL Q ii LL. Q z c( Q f/) w :::: 1-NIKKI RAE HINDS AGE: 18 PARENT: Dawn Hinds. GPAIRANKING: 3.89; Ranked #9 of 172. AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Court. ACTIVITIES: Swimming. COLLEGE: Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University. FUTURE PLANS: I plan to go to FAMU to major in Pharmacy. w DERRICK G. HUDGINS, II > w Q w :::1: f/) :::::i r:D :::: c. z tu _, _, :::: r:D I _, w z i= z w f/) c( Q ii 0 _, LL. AGE: 18 PARENTS: Derrick Hudgins, Sr., and Sheila Hudgins. GPAIRANKING: 3.7; Ranked 11 of 172. CHURCH: New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Middleton Varsity Baseball and Middleton Track and Field. COLLEGE: Undecided. FUTURE PLANS: My future goal is to play professional baseball. My backup is to become a Sports Manager. /. .. ,:-.. '' \ >\ ... \ \ :; : \ .... :?' .ANTHONY JACKSON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Claude and Diane Jackson. GPAIRANKING: 5.6617 AWARDS AND HONORS: Academic Letter. Q ACTIVITIES: President of Middleton's Japanese National w Honor Society and Member of Cl National Honor Society. ANGELICA F. JAMES AGE: 18 PARENTS: Karin D. Powell and Adrian James. GPAIRANKING: 3.3; Ranked #18. AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Roll; Honor Roll; and Academic .Excellence Award/Medal. ACTIVITIES: HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) Club; T A (Teacher Assistant); and Tutoring. COLLEGE: Planning on UCF. FUTURE PLANS: RN (Registered Nurse) at a University/College. ERIC L. LEEKS AGE: 17 PARENTS: Michael and Jacqueline Leeks. GPAIRANKING: 4.26 CHURCH: Springhill M. B. Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society; National Technical Honor Society; 1st Place in TOB@ Oratorical Contest; and Won Tom Joyner HBCU Tour. ACTIVmES: Leadership Team at MHS; Mayor's Youth Corp. Spokesperson for Patel Conservatory; Anchor on From the Corp; and Choral Dept. MHS. COLLEGE: Morehouse in Fall of 2009. are, JASMINE LA'TASHA MINGO AGE: 17 PARENTS: Dionne Ball; Joseph Mingo; and Robert Ball (Stepdad). GPAIRANKING: 3.59; Ranked 11 of 172. AWARDS AND HONORS: Captain of Dancerette Team; Secretary for Delta GEMS; Secretary for SWAT; and Talented Twenty. ACTIVITIES: Dancerette; Delta GEMS; SWAT; 3rd Place for Miss Teenage Tampa; and Vice President of Senior Class. COLLEGE: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. FUTURE PLANS: To attend Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University to become a Pharmacist. JOSHALAJ.PETERSON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Michelle and Joshua Peterson GPA/RANKING: 4.1; 6th in Class. AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll; TBWA Youth Scholarship Recipient; Florida Bright Futures Recipient; 1st Place in CECF District Competition; and High Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society; Career Education Clubs of Florida; Educational Talent Search; Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance Youth Leadership Institute; and P O.W.E.R. Program. COLLEGE: University of West Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Neonatologist. CHERKEIL D. SIMMONS AGE: 17 PARENTS: Teresa Girdner and the late Calvin Darrell Simmons; Grandparents, Calvin Simmons and Evelyn Simmons. GPAIRANKING: 2.9 CHURCH: Word Became Flesh International Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Academic Achievement Award; Ambassador's Award; Leadership Award; and Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Middleton Golden Doll Auxiliary Team; Student Government/ Leadership; and Big Brother & Big Sister. COLLEGE: Florida A & M University. FUTURE Psychologist. PLANS: NEWSOME HIGH SCHOOL ALISAN HORTON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Miriam Horton and Oscar Horton. CHURCH: Faith Christian Center. AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Court; and Western Conference Award (Cheerleading). ACTIVITIES: Cheerleading, Varsity; FCCLA; FBLA; NTHS; and Rho Kappa. COLLEGE: University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. FUTURE PLANS: Study Physical Therapy. ALLISON LINETTE JOHNSON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Larry and Valerie Johnsori. GPA/RANKING: 5.0/5.0168; Ranked 101. CHURCH: St. Mathews M. B. Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Rho Kappa History Honor Society; BETA Club (Honor Society); National Technical Honor Society; 75% Bright Futures Scholarship; and High Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: community Service (America's 2nd Harvest of Tampa). COLLEGE: University of South Florida. FUTURE PLANS: PreMed/Radiology : BRITTAN! McLEMORE AGE: 17 Henry and Beverly Mclemore GPAIRANKING: 5.65; 27. AWARDS AND HONORS: Academic Letter; AP Scholar; Senior Spotlight for Hillsborough County; Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship; and Talented Twenty. ACTIVITIES: Senior Section Editor of Yearbook; Vice President of Forensics Club; Rho Kappa Honor Society; National Honor Society; and Volunteer at Everyday Blessings. COLLEGE: New College of Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Plan on majoring in International Relations and work for the United Nations.


JONATHAN D. PHILBERT AGE: 17 PARENTS: Francis P. Philbert and Norman L. Philbert. GPAIRANKING: .33 weighted CHURCH: Garden of Grace Ministries AWARDS AND HONORS: Graduating Class of 2009 Honors Court; 2nd Place Career Education Club of Florida District Competition; 3rd Place Future Business Leaders of America District Business Procedures Competition; and Varsity. Football District Champions. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Football; Secretary of School's Future Business Leaders of America Club, (FBLA); National Technical Honor Society (NTHS); Member of Career Education Club of Florida, (CECF); and Employee of over 2 years at Buffalo Wild Wings. COLLEGE: University of South Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Further my development in the Music Industry; pursue a career as an Actuary. ALECIA VASCIANNIE AGE: 18 PARENTS: Stephanie and Henry Vasciannie GPAIRANKING: 3.4 unweight ed. AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll. COLLEGE: Florida International University. FUTURE PLANS: Registered Nurse. r--J tlt I ... li!:::i t-1 ?.''' l but impossible to .-:.; PLANT HIGH SCHOOL ORSON CHARLES AGE: 18 PARENT: Naseline Charles. GPAIRANKING: 2.92 CHURCH: Glory To Glory AWARDS AND HONORS: 2008 U. S. Army All-American; 2008 State Playoffs MVP; 2008 St. Pete Times County Offensive Player of the Year; 2008 AII-Suni::oast County Player of the Year; and 2008 Ranked #7 overall Prospect in FL; #15 in U.S. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Football ; Varsity Basketball; Varsity Track; Student Advisory Committee; and of Christian Athletes .COLLEGE: University of Georgia. FUTURE PLANS: Building Construction, Business, or Coaching. URSHULA EDWARDS AGE: 17 PARENTS: J.acqueline Patty and Delorse Osbourne GPAIRANKING: 3.55 CHURCH: St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Chyrch. AWARDS AND HONORS: 2nd Place Book-A-Rama and OCT Speech Contest Winner. ACTIVITIES: Color Guard; JV Volleyball Team; Varsity Flag Football; DECA Secretary; MYCHAL GIVENS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Monica Givens and Darien Anderson. GPAIRANKING: 3.46 CHURCH: Without Walls AWARDS AND HONORS: Jackie Robinson Award; Gold Medalist, Team USA; MVP Under Armor All-American Game; AFLAC All-American; and National Infielder Award. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Baseball; Varsity Basketball ; Sertoma; Student Advisory Council; and Executive Board. COLLEGE: Oklahoma State University. FUTURE PLANS: Business field or MLB. BRYANT JONES AGE: 18 PARENTS: Calvin and Pamela Duggan. GPAIRANKING: 3.34 CHURCH: Bible-Based Baptist Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Defensive Lineman Award. ACTIVITIES: Student Advisory Committee; Varsity Football ; SADD; Peer Mediator; Varsity Track; and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. COLLEGE: Florida State OMOTADE OGUNLEWE AGE: 1 7 PARENT: Aideyan Emokpolo GPAIRANKING: 4.63 CHURCH: St. Mary's AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society; French Honor Society; and Ebony Scholars. ACTIVITIES: Sertoma Service Club and Student Advisory Committee. COLLEGE: University of Central Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Major in Finance. PLANT CITY HIGH SCHOOL KENNETH A. ADAMS University. FUTURE PLANS: Athletic. AGE: 18 Trainer or Physical Therapy PARENTS: BiBi Habib and Claude T Adams, Jr. GPAIRANKING: 3.85 AWARDS AN D National Honor Society; 'Who's Who __ Among Ameri.qan Scholars;" and Future Business Leaders of America. ACTIVIT IES: Football Captain (Defense); Basketball Co Captain; and Track Team Long Jump. COLLEGE: Florida State University. FUTURE PLANS: Sports Management/Sports Medicine. DENZEL DRONE AGE: t9 PARE NTS: Damandyln Cooper and Alton Drone. GPAIRANKING: 4.0321; 3.2727; and Ranked -126 of 497 CHURCH: Victorious Church Of God !n Christ. AWARDS AND HONORS: NHS; Tampa Chapter National Football; and Honor Graduate. ACTIVITIES: Football; FCA; SADD; Volunteer for YMCA; ., and Volunteer for kids flag foot-r ball. g COLLEGE: Michigan State i5 FUTURE Engineering. l> TERRAKEYLA AUNDREA FLOYD AGE: 17 en m z -t z m r I m c: r r z "tt c: m c en :I: m c m < m :a -< -t c m en PARENTS: Cassandra Elder C and Terrance Floyd. GPA: 2.69 l> CHURCH: Pilgrim Rest Freewill Baptist Church, Lakeland FL. ., AWARDS AND HONORS: ::0 National Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: HOSA, Dancing, Stepping, Singing, and JROTC. COLLEGE:HCC, USF ,FAMU of Spelman .. FUTURE PLANS: RN, or VET .. "Learning is like;.:'!': ;:::.:: '!fi to drop back." c


g COLLEGE: Uz:Hversity o f GPA Or CLASS RANKING: Flor i d a S t a t e Fa i r 2 n d Place "' C e l)tral Ftoricra:-3.80 Dai r y Cattle H i gh Individual ; gf FUTURE PLANS: Financi al CHURCH: Bible-Based Girl Scouts of West C ent ral Analyst. Fellowship Church of Temple Florida Girl Board Member ; Girl Terrace Scouts of West Central Florida ACTIVITIES: Varsity Basketball National Council Session < Team; Varsity Track and Field; Delegate; and Currently work-VP Science Honor Society; ing on Girl Scouts Gold Award u. Thespian Honor Society; (Highest Award a Girl Scout c a: u. c z < c (J) w ;::) it w > w c w ::z:: (J) ::;j m ;::) Q. z ffi ...J ...J ;::) m ...J w z j::: z w (J) < c a: 0 ...J u. MELISSA HARVEY AGE: 17. PARENTS: Elder Larry (Adriane) Sykes; and Michael Harvey. CHURCH: St. Luke M B. Church. ACTIVITIES: St. Luke M B. Church Youth Choir and Sisterhood Society COLLEGE: Tallahassee Community College and later transfer to Florida State University. FUTURE PLANS: Major in Business Management. CHRISTAL ROBINSON AGE: 18 PARENT: Nicole Robinson. CHURCH: New Grace Chapel COLLEGE: Undecided FUTURE PLANS: Working with Computers and Joining the Service. MALISHIA VONSHA WILLIAMS AGE: 18 PARENT: Lula B Napier (Great Grandmother). GPAIRANKING: 4 86; 59 out of 497 CHURCH: Laura Street Church of Chr ist. AWARDS AND HONORS: 1st 0 Place --Personal Finance C::. (FBLA District Competition) C'l ACTIVITIES: Future Business W Leaders of America; National Honor Society; and College AYANA JA'NIQUE BELTON AGE: 18 PARENTS: Marvin and Markitia Haggins and Oscar and Brenda Belton, Ill. GPAIRANKING: 2.75 CHURCH: Potter's House Deliverance Tabernacle 0 AWARDS AND HONORS: English; Economics; and American History ACTIVITIES: Early Childhood on Campus Educator ; Ophelia Club ; Impact Youth M i nistry; M i nistry K i ds Care Volunteer Provider; Youth Choir; and Dance Ministry. COLLEGE: Bethune Cookman University. FUTURE PLANS: Plans include pursing a career in the field of Special Needs/Elementary Education, opening a private childhood education facility that will pro vide classes and services for special needs children and families, and I would like to have my own clothing line in the future. DARNESHA CARTER AGE: 17 PARENTS: Darlene Carter and Ernest Carter GPAIRANKING: 5.46/26 CHURCH: House of Prayer AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll; Scholarship from FAMU; and District Winner of the Mock Trial Competition. ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society; Spanish Honor Society; Rho Kappa (Social Studies Honor Society); Science Honor Society; and 2009 Mock Trial T earn. COLLEGE: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. FUTURE PLANS: Civil Case Attorney. DANIELLE DAVIS AGE: 17 PARENTS: Anica and David Davis. 0 GPAIRANKING: 5 .55 CHURCH: First Baptist Church of Progress Village. AWARDS AND HONORS: AP Student and District Champions, Softball2009 ACTIVITIES: Varsity Softball ; Science Honor Society; FBLA; Pangea; and Marching Band COLLEGE: University of Florida. FUTURE PLANS: Optometry SIERRA LEE LOUISE FAREED AGE: 18 PARENTS: Sheila Russ and Derrick Brooks First and Goal Can Earn). Program. ACTIVITIES: FFA and 4-H ; COLLEGE: Florida A & M Girls Golf Team; National University. Honor Society; Girl Scouts of FUTURE PLANS: Corporate West Central Florida; and Lawyer. National Technical Honor Mi!! T{l{lnag{l Tampa KEZIA M. GILYARD AGE: 17 PARENTS: Mr. and Mrs. Herman L. Gilyard. GPAIRANKING: 5.25; 34/460 CHURCH: New Hope M B : Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: AP Scholar; Ms. Teenage Tampa; Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship Recipient; Top 5 African American Student, Riverview High School ; and Outstanding Volunteer and Leadership Award from Social Studies Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: President and Founder Pangea (Multicultural Club); President, Precious Pearls Young Women's Club, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority ; President Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society; National Honor Society Member; and Hillsborough Youth Collaborative Member COLLEGE: Howard University FUTURE PLANS: Civil Rights Attorney. LAUREN MAYO AGE: 18 PARENTS : Mark and Cheryl Mayo 0 GPAIRANKING: 5.59 ; 17th of 465. CHURCH: Nativity Catholic Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Society COLLEGE: University of Florida FUTURE PLANS: Attend a 4Year program while working towards a major in Animal Science. I hope to later secure a career in Cattle Reproduction JASMINE MURCHISON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Kandatl a o nd Genene Murchison. GPAIRANKING: 27 of 460. CHURCH: Big Bend United Methodist Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Achievement Finalist ; and Distinguished Scholars Award from Florida A & M University ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society; Rho Kappa (Social Studies Honor Society) ; and Sci ence Honor Society COLLEGE: Florida Agr icult ural and Mechanical Univers i ty FUTURE PLANS: Pharmacy


DARIUS WASHINGTON AGE: 16 PARENTS: Samuel and Yolanda Washington. GPA: 4.3. CHURCH: Apostolic Church of Jesus, Inc ., New Season Ministries. AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Roll and Graduating with Honors. ACTIVITIES: JV and Varsity Basketball; Science Honor Society; FCAT Goes To Hollywood; Black History Tribute; and Bles'd Production Participant. COLLEGE: UCF. FUTURE PLANS: Master's Degree in Construction Engineering; Minor in Music Theory. i ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL t1om{leoming Clu{l{ln APRIL BROADWATER AGE: 17 PARENT: Carolyn Broadwater. GPAIRANKING: 5.4 AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Roll and Homecoming Queen. ACTIVITIES: Cheerleading Captain; National Honor Society; Yearbook Staff; Flag Football Captain; and Stu_dent Government. COLLEGE: University of FUTURE PLANS: Lawyer. 0 DANIELLE COX AGE: 18 PARENTS: Wesley Cox and Paula Cox. GPAIRANKING: 4.5 weighted CHURCH: Abundant Life Church Of God In Christ. AWARDS AND HONORS: Robinson High School Band Secretary; Future Business Leaders of America Secretary; Bright Futures 75% Recipient; Ophelia Project Young Leaders Symposium Nominee; and George Edgecomb Bar Association Scholarship. ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society (NHS); Robinson High School Marching Band, (Flute and Piccolo); Robinson High School Wind Ensemble (Concert Band Flute); Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA); and Focus on Females Annual Symposium Volunteer. COLLEGE: Undecided. FUTURE PLANS: Pre-Dental Studies, Oral Surgery. SHANNON DOUGLAS AGE: 17. PARENTS: .Glenda and Calvin Douglas. GPAIRANKING: 5.01; Ranked 28 AWARDS AND HONORS: NHS and Accepted for Bright Futures Scholarship.' ACTIVITIES: Step for Delta GEMS, St. Petersburg Chapter; Step for First Breed; and Play Flag Football. COLLEGE: Florida International University. FUTURE PLANS: Web and Graphic Design; Computer Programmer. DARRIN CHRISTOPHER GIBSON AGE: 17 PARENTS: Ferrell Gibson and Kimberly D. Gibson. GPAIRANKING: Unweighted 3.34; Weighted 5.08; Ranked #24. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society; Track and Field Captain; Head Drum Captain; and Ranked "#1 in State, #4 in Nation for 800 Meters. ACTIVITIES: Marching Band Drumline; Soccer; Varsity Cross Country; Track and Field; and Concert Band. COLLEGE: Florida State University. FUTURE PLANS: Run Track for Florida State; Neurosurgeon. ERIKA HAYES AGE: 18 PARENTS: Tonya Wideman and Phillip Hayes. GPAIRANKING: 5.0 CHURCH: Baptist Highway Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: DECCA Vice President; Miss Teen Tampa Pageant Finalist, Ranked in Top 1 0; Prom Court; Over 13 Years of Perfect Attendance; and Over two hun dred hours of community ser vice hours. ACTIVITIES: NHS (National Honor S.ociety); NTHS (National Technical Honor Society); Varsity Cheerleader; Student Government; and Red Cross "Officer." COLLEGE: FAMU FUTURE PLANS: Major in Pharmacy and work for Pfizer Corporation. SAIQUAN P. PLATo -AGE: 18 PARENTS: Donald and Carlo Plato. ACTIVITIES: CROP, USF. COLLEGE: HCC FUTURE PLANS: To pursue a career in Nursing. SICKLES HIGH SCHOOL KADEEM AIKEN AGE: 17 PARENT: Angella Dyke GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.6 CHURCH: Riverhills Church of God AWARDS AND HONORS: Perfect Attendance; Track and Field Letterman; Florida Medallion _Scholar; and Vocational study letter, bar and pin ACTIVITIES: Track and Field 4 years; National Honor Society; and Sickles Track and Field Team-3rd place District COLLEGE: University of South Florida FUTURE PLANS: Civil/ Mechanical Engineering, Drafting. KELVIN DANIELS AGE: 19 PARENTS: PreSandra and Kelvin Daniels GPA Or CLASS' RANKING: 2.3 CHURCH: Bible-Based Fellowship AWARDS AND HONORS: Honorable Mention All County Basketball; and UNCF All Star. )> :s: 1\) 1\) 0 0 (0 ACTIVITIES: Sickles High School Varsity Basketball Letterman; Sickles High School Basketball Senior Captain; and "T1 Fellowship of Christian r Athletes. g COLLEGE: undecided 6 FUTURE PLANS: Business/ l> Sports Management. JOHN HENSON AGE: 18 z ::! z m r I IJJ c: r r m ::! z "tJ c: IJJ r c;; :::t m 0 m < m :a < -4 c: m en PARENTS: Matt and Annette 0 Henson GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.1 > z 0 CHURCH: Bible-Based "T1 Fellowship :a AWARDS AND HONORS: 1st 0 ream Parade All-American (Basketball); McDonald's All American (Basketball); Black Diamond Award Finalist; 1st Team All Western Conference (Basketball); and Team MVO Sickles Migh School Basketball. ACTIVITIES: USA National 18-under Select Team Basketball Game (Oregon}; Varsity Basketball Sickles High School; Jordan Brand Classic Basketball Game (Madison Square Garden's) starter; McDonald's All-American Game -(Miami, FL) starter; and Spent day at Ronald McDonald House/Children's Aid Society (Harlem) in conjunction with All Star Basketball Games. COLLEGE: University of North Carolina (Basketball Scholarship). ;g FUTURE PLANS: Major in C> business administration/ NBA m hopeful. 1\) w I 0


, Member; Statician Award for Girls Basketball Team; and ro Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance > Scholars Award <1: ACTIVITIES: Divine Gift of Dance Ministries Creative Dance Director; Captain of the 0 Track Team; Manager of the i::2 Girls Basketball Team; u.. Q a: u.. Q z c( >-en w .W > w c W ':::z::: en .:::; m ::::) l:l. z 'i= w .... .... ::::) m I ...I w z w en a: 0 .... u.. ISAAC MANNING AGE: 18 PARENTS: Ronda and James Manning GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.2 CHURCH: Faith Outreach Center AWARDS AND HONORS: Take Stock in Children Scholarship; Sickles Marching Band Superior Awards; Concert Band Superior Awards ; and Jazz Band Superior Awards. ACTIVITIES: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Explorer Program; Sickles High School Wall of Sound and Marching Band, Drum Line; Jazz Band, drummer. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College then on to St. John's University. FUTURE PLANS: Bachelor's Degree in Criminology then work for FBI or CIA. LINDSAY K. BELL AGE: 18 PARENTS: Phillip and Linda Bell GPAIRANKING: 5.49; Ranked 6th 0 CHURCH: Rivers of Life Treasurer of the National Spanish Honor Society ; and Youth Leader of Shiloh's Peculiar Generation COLLEGE: University of South Florida. FUTURE PLANS: To major in Business and Dance and minor in Education; to be the CEO of a popular company with a dance studio on the side ROMANDO PURCELL LIGHTBODY Church AWARDS AND HONORS: AGE: 18 National Achievement Noted PARENTS: Robyn Donaldson Scholar; Chairman of the. and Winston Lightbody. GPAIRANKING: 5.32 Leadership for AWARDS AND HONORS: Precious Pearls Youth Group; N t 1 H S t p m and Top-ranked African IOna OCIS y, ro A t d t .. at Sp .oto Kmg; Young Scholar Award, BIANCA MORRISON AGE: 18 PARENTS: An. nette and Lloyd Morrison GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 5.3; 57/597 CHURCH: Fellowship Bible-Based AWARDS AND HONORS: 2009 Honor Graduate; Florida Medallion Scholar; Full scholar ship to FlU Track and Field ; Gasparilla Distance Classic fin isher; and Ranked #1 in state for triple jump, Track and Field. ACTIVITIES: Captain of Girl's Track and Field; C A.U.S.E Club (Caring Adolescents Understanding Situations Everywhere); Art Club Secretary; Leader's Club (Bob Sierra YMCA); and NHS (National Honor Society. COLLEGE: FlU FUTURE PLANS: Executive Commercial Art Director at a teen magazine. mencan s u en H h s h 1 and 2009. Honor Graduate. 1g C 00. .. ACTIVITIES: Color Gua rd ACTIVITIES: _Poetry J_am; Student Counc1l; Operat1ons Captam National Off r(Naval ROTC) Football Honor Soc1ety; Sc1ence Club; dicTa k S C 'I d W ld an rae ounc1 ; an or .. COLLEGE: USF. ,. Wide ProJect. RE PL. ANS El t I COLLEGE: University of _.: ec nca Fl 'd Engmeenng. on a. .. FUTURE PLANS: I plan to :., major in Anthropology for m,. BBffE-M-:*H%0-hlttmW'M%?1 undergraduate studies and ;. = continue on to get a Master's !' : Degree in Public Health in the ,. :: d hopes of becoming an :: ra uates with the cDc in i! and stops learn-ii:! SHAKEA KINDRED AGE: 18 PARENTS: Cynthia and Earl McGruder. GPAIRANKING: 5.05 ; 18 out of 256 students. CHURCH: Shiloh Restoration Tabernacle. AWARDS AND HONORS: District Champion i n Shot Put and Discus ; Leader of the Month at Shiloh Restoration ing tomorrow is : ,: neducated the .: !: ; after." Newton D.= ... LUELLA AMANDA ARMSTRONG AGE: 18 PARENTS: Patricia Armstrong and Terry Armstrong. GPAIRANKING: 5.2 weighted; 22nd in Class CHURCH: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses. AWARDS A ND HONORS: Principal's Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Volunteer at Assisted Living Facility; Licensed Practical Nursing Student; and Preaching Work. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College. FUTURE PLANS: Registered Nurse. GERALD M. DEVINE-JACKSON PARENTS: Candy Jackson and Clifford Devine; Step Dad, Freddie Jones; grandparent, Annie P Jackson and the late Garfield Jackson, Jr CHURCH: St. John Progressive. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College. ADELIA JOSEPH AGE: 17 PARENTS: Delia and Shane Joseph. GPAIRANKING: 6th in Class of 151. CHURCH: The General Assembly of the Pentecostal Church. AWARDS AND HOSA Regional Conference, Clinical Nursing, 3rd Place ; Academic Letter USF Scholars Award; Scholar Award ; and Tampa Tribune Scholar. ACTIVITIES: I volunteered at many different hospitals this year, "Ciinicals"; Tutoring with the National Honor Society; Faces of Courage Cancer Awareness; Key Club; Lowry Park Zoo Student Volunteer; and Health Occupation Student of America Competitions. COLLEGE: University of South Florida. -,_. FUTU RE PLANS: I ptan on pursuing a career in medicine. I would like to become a medical : doctor. KEYOSHA SMART AGE: 18 PARENTS: Jeffrey and Kezian Smart. GPAIRANKING: 5.3007 CHURCH: First Baptist Church of Progress Village. AWARDS AND HONORS: High Honor Roll and Recipie(lt of the African American Achievers Award. r ACTIVITIES: In mem ber; NHS member ; Volunteer at Savannah Court Assisted Living Facility; and active member of Youth Choir and Drill Team at Church. COLLEGE: Florida A & M University. FUTURE PLANS: I plari to venture on and complete the s i x-year Pharmacy program at FAMU ; my goal i s to obtain a Pharm. D from there I want to become engaged in the field of Pharmacology and possibly have a career as a Pharmacologist.


Society; and Campus Ministry. c COLLEGE: FlU AGE: 18 l> FUTURE PLANS: CPA PARENTS: James and Janette ANTWAN L. HAWKINS AGE: 18. PARENTS: Willamena and James Johnson. GPA: 3.02. ACTIVITIES: Key Club and (ETS) Educational Talent Search. COLLEGE: Bethune Cookman University. TAMPA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL REGINE BRUNACHE AGE: 17 P!'RENTS: Raymond and Gina Brunache GPAIRANKING: 3.1 CHURCH: Saint .Mark's Evangelist Catholic Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Bright Futures, 75%; and Honor Roll. ACTIVITIES: Student Government, Senior Class Secretary; Spirit Club; Working at Marshall's; and Volunteering at my church. COLLEGE: Hillsborough Community College. FUTURE PLANS: Lawyer. NEEMIE CHERY AGE: 18 JJEN IMWENSI AGE: 18 PARENTS: Olayemi Fadiora GPAIRANKING: 3.7 AWARDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: Volunteering at an Assisted Living Facility. COLLEGE: Florida State University. FUTURE PLANS: Nursing. TAMPA PREP. HIGH SCHOOL MELISSA GOODEN-DAVIS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Jewel GoodenLiburd and Patrick Liburd, Sr. GPA/RANKING: 3.53 unweighted. CHURCH: Northside M. B Church. AWA.RDS AND HONORS: National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: Volunteer at Belmont Heights Little League; Hostess at Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay; Kiwanis Key Club; and HillsqQr;augh Youth Collaborative. COLLEGE: Et;n'o.r.Y University. FUTURE PL.NS: Become a Pediatric :,(' PARENT: Rose Chery ? Uhemselves W!th the'WJ St. which ilii.i!Iedge gives." Service Award; and High :n: Honors. ACTIVITIES: National Honor Ransom. S: GPA/RANKING: 3.91 CHURCH: St. Lawrence 1\> Catholic Church. g AWARDS AND HONORS: <0 Cum Laude Society; National Honor Society; Dr MLK Memorial Scholarship Recipient; St. Pete Times Volleyball Hillsborough County; Tampa Tribune Second Team All County; and National French Honor Society. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Volleyball; Varsity Basketball; Student Council; Peer Counseling; and Writing Center. COLLEGE: Emory University. FUTURE PLANS: Sports Medicine Orthopedist. WHARTON HIGH SCHOOL JARVIS L. ABRAM AGE: 18 PARENTS: Pamela Johnson and Isaiah Abram, Jr. GPAIRANKING: 2.8. CHURCH: Emmanuel COGIC, Clearwater, FL. AWARDS AND HONORS: Team Leadership Certificate of Accomplishment. ACTIVITIES: FCCLA and FBLA. COLLEGE: Johnson & Wales University, Miami, FL. FUTURE PLANS: Culinary Arts; Chef. REAGAN-CORAL HIGH SCHOOL (DADE COUNTY) EURICH EDWARDR AGE: 19 PARENTS: Grover Edwards and Meyarnda Coleman (1st). GPAIRANKING: 3.6. CHURCH: Bayview Baptist Church, Clearwater; FL. ACTIVITIES: Mentor. COLLEGE: St. Petersburg College. FUTURE PLANS: Business ;n and Music Producer. g PINELLAS PARK HIGH SCHOOL RONNISHA BROWN ... c l> (/) m z ::j z m r-. I OJ C:. r h; :::! z 1J c: OJ !: (/) J: m c m < m ::0 -< AGE: 18 PARENTS: Ronnie and C: m (/) Patricia Brown. GPAIRANKING: 3.85. CHURCH: Greater St. Paul. AWARDS AND HONORS: c CLAUDE T. ADAMS, Ill l> AGE: 18 Honor Roll; National Science PARENTS: Claude and Honor Society Certificate; ., SHAMIE'L NELSON AGE: 18 Margarita Adams. .. "Who's Who;" Dr. Mac J. :II PARENTS: Paris and Sharon GPAIRANKING: 2.9 Williams Excellence Award; C Nelson. AWARDS AND HONORS: Athlete Award for Cheering; GPAIRANKING: 5.0 weighted; Spanish Honor Society; "Who's and 2nd Degree Choi Kwan Do 75 out of 473. Who In American High Marshall Arts Black Belt Avyard. CHURCH: Eastside Church of Schools;". and Future ACTIVITIES: Basketball Christ. Businessmen of Miami : Cheerleading; Interact Club; AWARDS AND .HONORS: ACTIVITIES: Student Council American Sign Language Club; High School Ambassador" for Member; Chess Club; Member Science Honor Society; and Feed America; Hillsborough of _Young Men's. Social Flag Football. County Black Educators Organization and Track Team COLLEGE: USF. (Academic Award); National Member. FUTURE PLANS: Pharmacy. Honor Society; Spanish Honor COLLEGE: FAMU Society; BETA Club; and SAC FUTURE PLANS: TV Sports Vice President 2008-2009. Announcer. ACTIVITIES: Volleyball, Team Captain, Leadership Award; Basketball; Track and Field; and Key Club. COLLEGE: University of Florida or University of Central Florida. _.,. ..... ,_,. FUTURE PLANS:


N II Osceola County Teen Court; KATHLEEN HIGH SCHOOL a) and Various National Honor N Society Service Projects. COLLEGE: University of :lE 11111111111 Florida at Gainesville. FUTURE PLANS OR CAREER c CHOICE: I plan to study a: Political Science and attend LL Law School to become an C a: LL. c z < c 0 w ;:) 1-> a: w > w c w ::1: 0 ::::i m :l Q. z ru _, _, ;:) m ...:. w z i= z w 0 JOSHUA BONNEY AGE: 19 PARENTs: Brenda Bonney and Joe Bonney. GPAIRANKING: 2.90 CHURCH: Rrst Born Church of the Living God AWARDS AND HONORS: State Runr1er Up Award. ACTIVITIES: Football. COLLEGE: Tallahassee Community College. FUTUijE PLANS: I plan to attend college to become a male nurse. RUf1EAL L. AGE: 19 PARENT: Rhonda L. Freeman. GPAIRANKING: 2.571 CHURCH: Friendship Baptist Church. EBONY N. JONES AGE: 18 PARENTS: Sabrina and Ronald Jones GPAIRANKING: 3.66; 12th in Class Rank. CHURCH: St. Paul AME Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Polk Regional Science Fair, Honorable Mention: 3-Time Achievement Award for Honor Roll; Top 20 Award; and Bright Futures. -ACTIVITIES: FCCLA; Fort Meade Football Manager; Volleyball; and Basketball. COLLEGE: Clark-Atlanta University FUTURE PLANS: I am major ing in Political Science and Sociology. GAUSE ACADEMY DANIEL STOKES AGE: 18 PARENT: Helen Jones GPAIRANKING: 2.00 CHURCH: Church Of God AWARDS AND HONORS: Principal's Excellence Award. COLLEGE: Go to College and the Marines. HAINES CITY HIGH SCHOOL advocate for people's rights. TYRENCE HERRINGTON AGE: 18 PARENTS: Vernon and Cherry Herrington GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 27th of 275 students CHURCH: Location Varies Baptist AWARDS AND HONORS: President -National Honor Society; Student Government Representative; and Captain of the Varsity Football Team ACTIVITIES: Dual Enrollment at Polk State College; National Honor society; Student Government; Footqall; and Community Service COLLEGE: Florida International University FUTURE PLANS OR CAREER CHOICE: Lawyer or Sports Agent. JENKINS HIGH SCHOOL TIERRA YOUNG AGE: 17 PARENT: Troy Young GPAIRANKING: 3.49 CHURCH: New Bethel AME < c a: 0 _, ACTIVITIES: 2007 Offensive MVP (Football); 2008 Offensive MVP (Football); and 2008 Defensive Player, (Basketball). COLLEGE: Upper Iowa University, Liberty University, or AWARDS AND HONORS: LL. Charleston University FUTURE PLANS: Further my education to persist in fire fighting prevention. THEODORE DETREON HOWARD AGE: 19 ROSLYN BURKES : AGE: 18. PARENT: Jynean L. Howard GPAIRANKING: 2.8 PARENTS: James Green a nd Renee' Burkes CHURCH: First Baptist. AWARDS AND HONORS: FAU Football Scholarship; Best Offensive Player, (Basketball); Iron Miner Award (Football); MVP at Cal Camp; and Second Team All-County, Football. ACTIVITIES: Basketball; Football; Working Out; and Track. C COLLEGE: Florida Atlantic cD University. ::! FUTURE PLANS: Coa ching GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 4.1 GPA -5th out of 275 CHURCH: Kingdom Dominion Abundant Life Center, Kissimmee, FL AWARDS AND HONORS: Gates Millennium Scholar ; Vi ce P resident National Honor Society; Silver Garland Award Candi date for Performing Arts Category; and High GPA Award. ACTIVITIES: N aomi a nd Ruth Group Leader ; Choreog r apher -Praise and Worship Dance High Achieving Minority Scholars; Bright Futures; and Calendar Girl June ACTIVITIES: HOSA, and Volunte er ing. COLLEGE: Florida State Univer s ity. FUTURE PLANS: Medical School, Radiologist. The World Is Yours To Conquer ORENTHANAL BENNETT, JR. PARENTS: LaDonna and Bennett, Sr. GPA/RANKING: 4.017; Ranked 1Oth. CHURCH: Revealing Truth SHALONDA LEWIS Ministries. AGE: 18 AWARDS. AND HONORS: PARENTS: Carolyn and Larry Accepted at the University of Anderson. Central Florida. GPAIRANKING: 3.69; Ranked ACTIVITIES: Senior Class 28 President and Vice President of CHURCH: Without wat'ls Honor Society; Treasurer of Central. Key Club; Enrolled in AP AWARDS AND HONORS: Economics/Government, AP Kiwanis Scholarship; High Psychology; AP Calculus; -Honor Roll; and Southern Member of Letterman Club;. Housing Polk Vision Leadership University of Florida. Conference; Member of Men of ACTIVITIES: Drama Ciub; Tomorrow; Community Service: Yearbook Editor; Student Relay for Life; 2009 Prom King; Government; SAC Committee; and Accepted at University of and National Honor Society. Central Florida and University COLLEGE: University of of Miami, FL. Flor i da COLLEGE: University of FUTURE PLANS: Lawyer Central Florida : FUTURE PLANS: Computer Engineering. LYNN DORCE' AGE: 18 PARENT: Lorette Dorce GPAIRANKING: 4.085/ #7 out of 384. AWARDS AND HONORS: Ludd Sprivey Scholarship; Florida Medallion Scholars Award; Top 1 o Percentage. Ranking; Minority Achievement ). Award;. and Outstanding .EDWIN A. RANSON Student in ACTIVITIES: Tutor in Readfng AGE: 18 and Math for_ Monster Club; PARENT: Erica Ranson National Honor Society four-: GPA: 3 0 year member; Key Ciub tourCHURCH: The Chu rch of God year member; Chemistry in Christ Dade City, FL Teacher Assistant; and Library AWARDS AND HONORS: Assistant. Honor Roll Student COLLEGE: Florida Southern 'ACTIVITIES: Football College. COLLEGE: Florida Memorial PLANS: Maste(s in University; Major-Sports: Nursmg. Medicine. .. "He who l ea rns : but does not' think is lost. He who thinks but does not learn zs : : gr eat danger. WINSTON WILLIAMS Ill AGE: 18 PARENT: Evelyn' Jones-Haynes. GPAIRANKING : 2.5 CHURCH: St. Johns AWARDS AND HONORS: Southern Housing Scholarship; McDon a ld 's Scholarship; and Men of Tomorrow Graduate. ACTIVITIES: Senior Class Treasurer; Key Club Senator : Lett e rman's Club; NAACP : and G2G. COLLEGE: University of F lorida. FUTURE PLANS: Computer Engineering.


cAKE GTBSON HIGli SCHOOL ;f KENYA BULL AGE: 17 PARENTS: Josephine Jones and John Jones. GPAIRANKING: 2.5 CHURCH: Church of God Gospel Tabernacle. AWARDS AND HONORS: (FCA) Fellow Christian Athletes; Track and Field; and (FBLA) Future Business Leaders of America. ACTIVITIES: FBLA ; FCA ; Track and Field; and Volleyball. COLLEGE: PCC, FSU FUTURE PLANS: To become a type of Scientist, Orthodontist. KANESHA SANDERS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Deacon and Eldress John D. Sanders. GPAIRANKING: 2.9 CHURCH: Pilgr .im Rest Freewill Baptist Church, of Lakeland. AWARDS AND HONORS: National Spanish Honor Society; and National Society of High School Scholars. ACTIVITIES: Future Business Leaders of America. COLLEGE: Polk Community College. FUTURE PLANS: Business Administration and Management; Cosmetology. COURTNEY LYNAE SIMONE SILAS AGE: 18 PARENTS: Curtis and Linda Silas. GPAIRANKING: 3.6 CHURCH: First Baptist Institutional Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Bright Futures Scholarship Recipient; High Achieving Minority Senior Award Recipient; and Senior Academic Award for 3.5 or above GPA. ACTIVITIES: Future Business Leaders of America; Bravettes; and Health Occupations Students of America. COLLEGE: University of Central Florida. FUTURE PLANS: I plan to major in Accounting at UCF. LAKELAND HIGH SCHOOL SHANIKA LEESHAY DUKES AGE: 18 PARENTS: Ernest Lee Dukes and Deborah Y. O'Steen. GPAIRANKING: 2.75 AWARDS AND HONORS: Military Excellence Medal; All Around Cadet Award; Cut Edge Award ; Attitude Award ; and Outstanding Dedication and Support Award. ACTIVITIES: Member of the FBLA; and a JROTC Private (S-3). FUTURE PLANS: I plan to go to a technical college and after wards to the Air Force. JAMAL RODMAN AGE: 19 PARENTS: Joe and Janice Rodman. GPAIRANKING: 2.895 CHURCH: New Bethel AME of Lakeland. AWARDS AND HONORS: A Football Scholarship from Webber International. ACTIVITIES: Varsity Football for the DreadNaughts, Class SA State Runner up; and Varsity Baseball Class 6A District Champs. COLLEGE: Webber International FUTURE PLANS: To obtain a Business Degree. JUDY ROSE AGE: 18 PARENT: Mary Ann Rose. GPAIRANKING: 4.0 CHURCH: Church Of God Gospel Tabernacle. AWARDS AND HONORS: Best in Show Award for the 2009 Polk History Fair; Traviss Career Center National Honor Society Student; and Nominated Unified Culture Club's 2009 Club Member of the Year. ACTIVITIES: Member of the Unified Culture Club of Lakeland High School; Member of the Business People of America of Traviss Career; and Accounting Operations Student @ Traviss Career Center COLLEGE: Polk Community College. FUTURE PLANS: Further my career in Accounting, Receive a Master's Degree; becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA); or a Forensic Public Accountant. CAPPRIELL ZINNERMON AGE: 19 PARENT: Bessie Richardson. GPAIRANKING: 3.0 CHURCH: Church of God Gospel Tabernacle. AWARDS AND HONORS: Basketball MVP. ACTIVITIES: Basketball and Volleyball. COLLEGE: PCC CLARENCE WILSON, Ill AGE: 18 PARENTS: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence P. Wilson, Jr.; grand mother, Mrs. Curtiss Wilson. CHURCH: St. Luke A. M. E. Church. AWARDS AND HONORS: Master Certification in Choral Music; and sang at Carnegie Hall in 2008. ACTIVITIES: Member of the Magnet Chorus Program; Future Business Leaders of America; Student Government Association ; Student Advisory Council; and Gospel Choir. COLLEGE: Morehouse College. FUTURE PLANS: To become a Music Producer. ALICIA LEWIS : KEYSTONE PREP KOURTNEY ROSE HARVEY AGE: 17 PARENTS: Dr. Kermit Harvey and the late Alta Harvey CHURCH: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church ACTIVITIES: Attends Arconettes, plays piano FUTURE PLANS: Will attend Tuskegee Institute LARK SHAVON MITCHELL AGE: 23 PARENT: Larry Mitchell GPA Or CLASS RANKING: "'T1 3.0501 CHURCH: Word Alive :C Ministries (Lakeland, Florida) 0 AWARDS AND HONORS: )> Dean's List (Fall 2008); cn National Pan-Hellenic Council Scholar; and FAMU Feeder ::! Scholar. Z ACTIVITIES: Senior Class Chief of Staff; Student m Government Association, ? Deputy Secretary of the Office r of the Surgeon General; Relay for Life, Advocacy Committee z Chair; Leon County DOH, "tJ Minority Health-Campus ffi Liaison; and State of the Black r Student Summit, H _ospitality Chair. m FUTURE PLANS: My future 0 plans include, partaking in an individual study in Cairo, Egypt, m beginning May 11, 2009. During this educational experi--f ence 1 -will be working in coop-C: eration with Cairo University's rn School of Nursing, as it per-o tains to health care access and delivery. Following my experi-> ence in Egypt, I will be continu-ing my education at the "'T1 University of South Florida, to :c attain Master's in Public Health. 0 .. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH SCHOOL Of BUSINESS! LACE SHELISE MITCHELL AGE: 24 PARENT: Larry Mitchell GPA Or CLASS RANKING: 3.0 CHURCH : Word Alive Ministries (Lakeland, Florida) AWARDS AND HONORS: Honor Roll (Fall 2008, Spring 2009). FUTURE PLANS: My future plans include working Humana Health Care 1n Tampa, Florida. I plan to utilize jg the knowledge, skills, and dedi-C) cation invested in me to be an m 1\) asset to this amazing health care corporation. 0


(J) Local cn-C\1 == >' <( c a: !.L. Blake Senior To Follow Mother's Footsteps Howard W. Blake's graduating senior, Julian Jackson, doesn't have to look too far to decide his future. Thanks to his mother, Julia, he will be following in her footsteps in the field of music. As a student at BethuneCookman University, Ms. Ja.ckson fell in lovE!' with the school's concert chorale. She was also fortunate to attain a 4-year sfnging scholarship with the group. "I will also be grateful for that opportunity. I didn't know after my audition if I'd be a part of the group, but things turned. out in my favor." Julian Jackson has received a 4-year music scholarship for the concert LL chotale for singing and dance ing at B-CC. He will be the Z first Mime Dancer for the <( concert chorale. "I'm very excited about this opportunity and I hope I W -make the best of it. I credit God and my church for bringing out my talent of dance. w > w c w ::1: en :J m ::::) L z i= w ..J ..J ::::) m ..J w z i= z w en a: 0 ..J LL c I re w JULIA AND JULIAN JACKSON I remember when I would get so tired, but now I see how it has paid off with a great gift ." At the age of 5, Julian became the youngest membeq of the Inner-City Boys Choir and recalls after their first concert, someone stole all of their music and equipment. Julian offers credit to not just his mom, but also to his grandmother, Julia H. Jackson. "God has really smiled on me with this great opportunity. I am so excited to be attending Bethune-Cookman University." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com. //Keep. The Of5u ::,:so ,Or. .. ... Later Get To The Top// In Spite Of Earlv Predictions, Young Man To Graduate With Honors DONTAE IVERSON The Prayers of the Righteous .Availeth Much Not a one of us is born. without some degree of distinction ... whether it is a distinction tinged with great honor or with the distinction of knowing that "all things work together for good for those who are called accord ing to His purpose." Physicians and sociologists, some 19 years ago, portrayed a life of handiCap for Dontae Iverson. With parents who believed in prayer, patience and perseverance, Dontae flourished and has excelled. Early predictions indicated that he may be headed for 'special education classes. His parents were diligent and he, too, has worked hard to be where he is today. On Wednesday, June 3, 2009, he graduate from Howard W. Blake Hig_h School with the distinction of academic honors and moral integrity among 276 graduates. This young man, who is the son of Reverend Lloyd and Sister Shirley Black, plans to attend Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia in the fall. He is a member of Bible MB Church (Rev. Black is the pastor), a prolific dancer, a gifted choreographer and producer, a peer mentor, and a trained and naturally endowed vocalist. As an honor graduate, Dontae will graduate with a grade point average of 4.0 or better and will receive both an academic letter and an academic pin. He h as been named as a Who's Who Among American Seniors and was recognized with hon9rs at the Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators' awards ceremony. Among the varied academic and other awards, Dontae is also a member of the winning team of the Blake High School's Mrican American Scholastic Brain Bowl Team Dontae, along with other will be honored at Baccalaureate at Bible MB Church during July. Congratula:ting Dontae along wit h his. parents, Lloyd arid Shirley; are his grandmother, Geneva Copeland; and godmother,, Minister Cynthia J. Robinson. (Information for article provided by Cynthia Robinson) Floridaassociation 01 Post-Secondarv Schools. And Colleges Extends 2009 ScholarshiP Deadline Over $1 million worth of scholarships still available to Florida high s chool seniors and G. E. D. recipients for .fitture education. Tallahassee -The Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC), in partnership with 61 member schools and colleges throughout Florida, has extended the 2009 FAPSC Scholarship deadline to June 30, 2009. Scholarships worth more than $432,000 have already been awarded to 99 students seeking to further their educational goals. For additional information about the FAPSC Scholarship Program visit www.FAPSC.org to download an application and find a list of pa.rticipating institutions you may contact directly, or e mail us at scbolarship@FARSC.ari.


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