Mentor Madrid Smith competing in College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational

March 11, 2015 by admin

UNC mentor Madrid Smith participated in the UNC Wordsmith’s Grand Poetry Slam this past month and received second place overall for his piece. Because of his victory, Madrid will go on to participate in the 15th Annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). This year’s invitational will take place from March 25-March 28 on Virginia…Read More

UNC Site Director Kelsey Williams Accepted to Summer Internship Program

March 11, 2015 by admin

UNC Chapel Hill MOY site director Kelsey Williams has recently been accepted to Project IMHOTEP, a public health research internship that will take place this summer from May 18 to July 31. Through the program, Williams will spend her first two weeks at Morehouse Public Health Institute in Atlanta, GA, where she will take courses…Read More

Mentee Jaylen Lloyd accepted to early college program

March 10, 2015 by admin

Movement of Youth mentee Jaylen Lloyd was recently accepted into both J.D. Clement Early College High School and Hillside New Tech Magnet School. Jaylen is currently an eighth grader at Shepard Middle School in Durham. He has ultimately decided to continue his studies at J.D. Clement in the fall. The early college is located on…Read More

Mentee Brittany Worthy accepted into National Honor Society

March 10, 2015 by admin

Movement of Youth mentee and Research Triangle High School junior Brittany Worthy was recently accepted into her school’s National Honor Society. In order to be inducted into the organization, students must hold a 3.0 cumulative GPA, demonstrate leadership ability and good character, and conduct community service. After filling out an application, Worthy says that she…Read More