I See Me Positively! Celebrating the Accomplishments of Children of Color!

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I See Me Positively! Celebrating the Accomplishments of Children of Color!

PTSY believes that seeing is believing. I See Me Positively offers a place to celebrate the accomplishments of children of color.

 

 

Arianna Alexander received over $3 million in scholarships to 26 universities, six of them Ivy League.  Arianna graduated as valedictorian of her class at Kenwood Academy High School in Chicago, Illinois, and earned a 5.1 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.


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11 year old prodigy, Carson Huey, was the youngest to ever enroll at Texas Christian University.  Before Huey left high school he scored a 1770 on his SAT and was co-valedictorian of his high school senior class. He aspires to graduate from college by the age of 20 and become a quantum physicist!

 

 

Female pitcher Mo'Ne Davis led her team into the Little League World Series, throwing a three-hitter Sunday to lead Taney Youth Baseball Association Little League of Philadelphia to an 8-0 victory.  The 13-year-old will become only the 17th girl to play in the Little League World Series in 68 years.

 

 

 

At only  11-years-old, Glennita Williams worked with her class to form “Operation Twinkie.”  In just 10 days, the group had collected and shipped over 1000 Twinkies to Iraq.

 

 

 

Tony Hansberry invented a method of reducing the amount of time it takes to perform hysterectomies and potentially reducing the risk of complications after the procedure.

 

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Gabrielle Jordan is the owner of Jewelz of Jordan, a booming jewelry business, which she started at the age of 9. Her modern jewelry is made of gemstones and precious metals, which create classic pieces and represent her desire to develop a sense of ageless beauty and elegance. 

 

 

 

Taylor Townsend, is a professional tennis player and the 2012 Australian Open girls' singles champion. She is the first American to hold the No. 1 year-end world ranking for junior girls in 30 years!
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Brooklyn native Rochelle Ballantyne is an African-American female chess player.

 

 

Kelvin Doe an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and transmitters.  (Also meet his mentor, David Sengeh, guiding him to success!)

 

 

Oakland Teen, Akintunde Ahmad,  Wows With 5.0 GPA and 2100 SAT Score.

 

 

 

 

NY Teen, Kwasi Enin, Accepted at All 8 Ivy League Institutions.
 
 
 
Sujari Britt has been playing music since she was 2-years-old and has been playing cello since she was 4. When she was 8, she performed for President Obama at the White House.

 

 

 

 Triplets Malik, Ahmad and Khalil Jones are deciding which Ivy League school they want to attend in the fall after they finish at Georgetown Day School.

 
 
 
Jordan Coleman created a short film, Say It Loud --- a youth film that explores the importance of education for African-American boys.
 

 

 

 

Teens Make Video About Dressing Up To Defy Stereotypes

 

 

 

At the age of 16 Stephen R. Stafford is earning his way towards a triple major at Morehouse College in pre-med, mathematics and computer science.  Stafford is expected to graduate at the ripe age of 22.

 
 
 
High School student interviews Michelle Obama  Nene Sy, a senior at the Young Women’s Leadership School of East Harlem, was given the opportunity to interview first lady Michelle Obama. 

 
 

 

‘I’m Proud of my Black HistoryToooo cute Black  History Rap by Kindergartner 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Know someone we should feature for ISMP? Send an email to sharla@parentingthroughschoolyears.com  

 

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