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Muskegon, MI 49442
The Michigan College Access Network has announced the Muskegon Area Promise Zone Authority will receive a $10,000 grant to support board development with a goal to establish a strategic plan to ensure long-term success.
On Monday, November 9, 2015, Marvin Nash was sworn in as a new member of the Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System (MHPSAS) Board of Education. Emergency Manager Steven Schiller appointed Nash to replace former Board President Arthur Scott.
On Friday, November 6, 2015, Samuel Hansen drove to the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District to hand deliver his acceptance form for a two-year Muskegon Area Promise Scholarship. By placing the form in the hands of MAISD Superintendent John Severson, Hansen became the first official Muskegon Area Promise Scholar. The scholarships will cover tuition, books, and mandatory fees up to $4,050 for the Muskegon High School Graduate.
On November 11 and 12, 2015, Catering and Culinary Management students from the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) will prep, cook, and serve over 4,000 samples of flavorful dishes featuring winter squash at all eight school buildings in Montague and Whitehall as part of the “Cultivate Michigan” program. Montague students and staff will taste the samples on Wednesday, November 11, while Whitehall students and staff will dig in on Thursday, November 12.
On November 9, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. the community is invited to remember the 77th Anniversary of Kristalnacht—the Night of Shattered Glass. “Telling the Story of Edi Shafer: A Writer’s Perspective” will feature Mary Munson Murphy, author of Shanghai Deliverance: A Holocaust Survival Story. Susan Harrison-Wolffis will interview Munson during the event at Muskegon Community College Stevenson Center in Room 1200.