Change Ups: Wolverine earns historic preservation award
June 2, 2017; Grand Rapids Business Journal
… The following Grand Rapids Community College teams were winners at the recent MWest Challenge student venture competition: Shelby Rose received $1,500 as the second-place winner of the Innovation Showcase People’s Choice Award; Mark Saint Amour and Andrew Johnson won a $750 Impact Award; and Rebecca Peterman won the $500 Impact Award for Wholesome Eats.
Painkillers, heroin take lives of 84 in Kent Co. in 2015
June 2, 2017; WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — They were strangers on earth, but dozens of people who died in 2015 will be forever connected by the way their lives ended.
… Among them were a 20-year-old Grand Rapids Community College student who first tried painkillers with friends as a teen, a 24-year-old man whose got hooked on pain meds after a snowboarding injury, a 25-year-old man who started experimenting with pills and pot with friend in his teen years and a 30-year-old mom who according to an aunt began experimenting early in life in an effort to escape a tough childhood.
Local student, entrepreneur open Monster Graphics Studio
June 3, 2017; The Holland Sentinel
Belicia Hernandez wears a number of hats.
It is a list that starts with her being a college student at Grand Rapids Community College. Along with that, she coaches eighth grade volleyball at a local school. Lastly, she is also a business owner.
June 2, 2017; schoolnewsnetwork.org (Kent Intermediate School District newsletter)
Godwin Heights Public Schools, MI — Senior D’Nyszha Brand was accepted into six colleges: Baker College, Ferris State University, Wayne State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Aquinas College and Western Michigan University.