Local educators react to feds’ guidelines on transgender protection
5/13/16 – WOOD TV8
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The White House is reaffirming their stand on one of the most divisive social issues to hit the country in a long time.
…“We see this as consistent with Title IX, and quite frankly, we see this as the right thing to do,” said Kimberly DeVries, equal opportunity compliance director at Grand Rapids Community College.
Former East Grand Rapids football players, friend launch Southern Hound clothing line
5/13/16 – MLive
…Carter and three childhood friends – Jack VanGessel, Conor Conaboy and Mac Grysbek – have recently launched their own clothing line – a classic, countryside brand called Southern Hound.
…All four are studying business in college, with VanGessel attending Grand Rapids Community College, Conaboy Michigan State and Gryzbek the University of Charleston.
Classmates track the scent of success
5/13/16 – GRBJ
They’re only in their first years of college, but already four East Grand Rapids natives have created a budding clothing line that’s getting digital hits from all over the world.
Saranac’s Josie Manion signs with GRCC basketball
5/13/16 – Sentinel-Standard
Josie Manion had a choice to make. Would she play softball or basketball in college? The three-sport athlete, who also runs cross country in the fall was leaning toward basketball, but possibly as a walk-on.
Mollie Hill, Tiffany Tasma help Sparta softball track down wins
5/15/16 – MLive
SPARTA – Be it hunting down wins on the softball field or tracking wild game in the woods, Sparta softball players Mollie Hill and Tiffany Tasma are a pair of productive student-athletes.
…“Mollie maintains a 3.46 GPA and plans to attend Grand Rapids Community College next year,” Hutchens said. “In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, and going hunting and fishing.”