Wednesday, 04 December 2013 06:44
The San Gabriel Section of the National Congress of Negro Women recently honored four John Muir High School students for their achievements in academics and citizenship.
NCNW representative Helen Goodman presented certificates and cash incentives to Johnas Pulley (Most Improved GPA), Charles Townsend (Most Improved GPA), Skylar White (Most Improved Attitude) and Dashon Pulley (Study Hall Standout).
All four young men are participants in Muir's acclaimed male youth program, Mentoring & Partnership for Youth Development (MPYD). Mrs. Goodman presented the awards during MPYD's Annual Barbecue and Family Day, which was held on the Muir campus.
Helen Goodman stated, "Ever since Mary McLeod Bethune founded the National Congress of Negro Women in 1935, we have been dedicated to educational success among African-American youth. Supporting MPYD is one of ways the San Gabriel Section of NCNW pursues that mission."
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