GRCC in the News: 2/2/10

Showers signs letter of intent with GRCC
Jeannie Gregory | 2/1/2010 4:02:00 PM

Rockford senior Karli Showers signed a national letter of intent for softball with Grand Rapids Community College Jan. 21 in front of her coaches, teammates and family.  Karli’s grandparents, June and Mike Rodriguez, traveled from Detroit to witness the signing. The visit was a welcome and emotional surprise for Karli, who thanked her grandparents for their support.  (More)

Some complain Grand Rapids schools’ closing, consolidation plan unfairly targets West Side
By Kym Reinstadler | The Grand Rapids Press | February 02, 2010, 12:01AM

GRAND RAPIDS — In a school district that’s lost 7,000 students in the last decade, West Siders complain they are taking the biggest hit in the latest plans for Grand Rapids Public Schools’ closings and consolidations. […] The forum’s moderator, Grand Rapids Community College President Steven Ender, said school closings are emotional, hitting “our hearts, our homes.”  (More)

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