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  • 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

    UNC Mentor Kamaara Lucas places in Miss Krimson and Kream Scholarship Pageant

    February 4, 2015 by admin

    Movement of Youth mentor and UNC Chapel Hill junior Kamaara Lucas placed in the Miss Krimson & Kream Scholarship pageant, which she participated in on Wednesday, February 4th at 7 PM. The hosts of the pageant, the Theta Omicron chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., sought to uplift UNC women through a mutually beneficial…Read More

    Mentor of the Month – Makaela Jones

    February 4, 2015 by admin

    Makaela Jones is a sophomore at UNC Chapel Hill majoring in Psychology and Exercise & Sports Science. She says that she chose to double major because she would like to continue her education and receive her Master’s Degree and Ph.D in Sport Psychology. Makaela is from Silver Spring, Maryland, which is right outside of the…Read More

    UNC Mentors Madrid Smith and Levincent Clark participating in spoken word show

    February 3, 2015 by admin

    UNC Movement of Youth mentors Madrid Smith and LJ Clark will be participating in a Valentine’s Day spoken word show alongside their poetry group, EROT (Ebony Readers Onyx Theater), a subgroup of UNC’s Black Student Movement. The show is entitled “Love Struck: A Valentine’s Day Presentation,” and will feature multiple selections from the groups members….Read More

    Mentee Emily Sherbert Performing at Evening of Entertainment

    February 3, 2015 by admin

    Movement of Youth participant Emily Sherbert will be performing at the Evening of Entertainment at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 13th at 7 PM. The Evening of Entertainment is a musical showcase of elementary, middle, and high school students from the triangle area. Emily, who has been participating in Movement of Youth…Read More

    Movement of Youth receives $20,000 anonymous gift

    January 26, 2015 by admin

    Movement of Youth received a $20,000 anonymous gift right before the end of 2014. The gift will fuel the partnership between Movement of Youth and the Student Athlete Leadership Academy, a summer academy developed by Dr. Harvey Hinton, III, Assistant Professor of Urban Education at North Carolina Central University. Designed for middle school student-athletes, the…Read More