GRCC in the News: 1/22/11-1/24/11

Profile: Mr. Burger restaurant chain owner Peter Christopoulos
Published: Sunday, January 23, 2011, 6:00 AM | Chris Knape | The Grand Rapids Press

Peter Christopoulos spells success with a W. Generations of Grand Rapidians who regularly sink their teeth into a freshly cooked Mr. Burger will understand where he’s coming from. […] Through it all, they raised three children – Helene, Jim and Andrew – who grew up in the restaurants’ back rooms doing homework, drawing, playing Lego’s and, yes, washing dishes. […] Andrew, who is in culinary school at Grand Rapids Community College, also hopes to have a role in the company.  (More)

Jackson Community College women’s basketball team clobbers Grand Rapids Community College
Published: Friday, January 21, 2011, 10:52 PM | Jackson Citizen Patriot staff

Caitlyn Owens scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the Jackson Community College women’s basketball team defeated Grand Rapids Community College 101-55 Friday night. Homer High School graduate Nicole Wurster had nine points, 11 rebounds and six assists for the Jets (8-10, 3-3 Michigan Community College Athletic Association).  (More)

GRCC’s Ford Fieldhouse upgrades an en-lightening experience; building good as new inside
Published: Friday, January 21, 2011, 12:00 PM | Brian VanOchten | The Grand Rapids Press

GRAND RAPIDS — You can’t help but wonder upon setting foot inside the newly renovated Ford Fieldhouse to attend a home basketball game at Grand Rapids Community College if you’re in the right place.  (More)

Former ’Jack Brown walks on at GRCC
By PETER SILAS PASQUA | The Daily News | Published/Last Modified on Thursday, January 20, 2011 5:53 PM CST

Upon graduation from Bogalusa High School in 2008, Theron Brown refused to let his dream die. A walk-on basketball player at Grand Rapids Community College in Grand Rapids, Mich., Brown’s road back to thecourt was long and winding. Brown, a 6-3, 185-pound forward, was first-team all-District 10-3A as a senior under Lumberjack coach Ken Martin.  (More)

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