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Highland High School Graduate Iamanni Jackson Earns Prestigious Bill Gates Scholarship

In a remarkable achievement, Highland High School's Iamanni Jackson has been awarded the prestigious Bill Gates Scholarship, securing a full ride to Stanford University this fall. This scholarship is a testament to Iamanni's outstanding academic performance and dedication. Her journey to this point has been marked by a 4.5 GPA, numerous accolades, and an unwavering commitment to her education and extracurricular activities.

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Highland High School Graduate Iamanni Jackson Earns Prestigious Bill Gates Scholarship

In a remarkable achievement, Highland High School’s Iamanni Jackson has been awarded the prestigious Bill Gates Scholarship, securing a full ride to Stanford University this fall. This scholarship is a testament to Iamanni’s outstanding academic performance and dedication. Her journey to this point has been marked by a 4.5 GPA, numerous accolades, and an unwavering commitment to her education and extracurricular activities.

Democratic Black Caucus of Florida’s 41st Annual Conference To Include Exciting, Powerful, Engaging Speakers, Workshops, and Gala

Justin J. Pearson and Justin Jones, both well known for being part of the Tennessee Three and being representatives in the Tennessee State Assembly, will be the keynote speaker and special guest respectively at the Democratic Black Caucus of Florida’s 41st Conference June 7 through 9, 2024 at the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, Florida.

Biden, Harris Invited to NNPA Convention as Black Press Celebrates 197 Years, Addresses Voter Turnout and Empowering Black Communities

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) will host its annual national convention from June 19 to 22 at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore. The NNPA is the trade association of the more than 250 African American-owned newspapers and media companies that comprise the Black Press of America.

Public Health Releasing Weekly Heat Safety Tips This June

With triple-digit temperatures approaching, the Kern County Public Health Department is urging residents to protect themselves against the heat as high temperatures pose a substantial health risk, especially for vulnerable populations including young children, the elderly, those with chronic diseases or disabilities, and pregnant women. 

Prevent Child Drownings: Public Health Recommends Water Watchers

With temperatures rising, many Kern County families may be trying to beat the heat by swimming in the backyard or taking trips to the beach and other recreational bodies of water. Because of this, the Kern County Public Health Department is urging adults to designate Water Watchers to supervise children during water activities.

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