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I00KA's sucessful EYL Program Beta Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority held the second year of its Emerging Young Leaders (EYL) Program with Gamma Kappa Chapter at lkskegee University part- nered in program. AKA took third place for its 2011 program -- chosen from among all chapters in the Southeastern Region (Alabama, Mississippi and Ten- nessee). EYL is one of the sorority's signa- ture programs for 2010-2014 and is designed to cultivate and encourage high scholastic achievement through leadership development, educational enrichment, civic engagement and character building. There were 30 girls enrolled with Beta Xi' Omega Chapter from D.C. Wolfe Elementary School, Notasulga High School, Tuskegee Institute Mid- dle School, St. Joseph Catholic School and Tuskegee Public Elementary School. . Participants completed four "AKAdemies" including: Leadership- Devel'opment; AKAdemy; Educa" tional Enrichment AKAdemy; Civic Engagement AKAdemy; and Charac- ter Building AKAdemy. The four AKAdemies were con- ducted by local educators and com- munity leaders including: Carolyn Bett, is, Christel Haygood, Dr. Elaine Bromfield, William Gunn and Patri- cia Clay. Workshops were also held for par-' ents of participants to include Finan- cial Education, Scholarships for College and Technology Etiquette. Thee workshops were conducted by Gwendolyn Harris, Rodney Stone, Bernice Frazier, Rosemary Wright, Takova Wallace and Alice Paris. In addition to the AKAdemies, the girls also participated in social fun activities, including skating and a pizza outing, cookout, attendance at the Miss Tuskegee Pageant and in 'recognition of National Arbor Day, the planting of a tree at Tuskegee In- stitute Middle School. The year ended with an "Emerging Young Leaders Luncheon" at Tuskegee University Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center during which time the girls were featured. We thank everyone involved for the great success of this program. Submitted by Vera Smith, president Beta Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority started the second annual Emerging Young Leaders (EYL) Program. 'i I ' i, Photos by Jacquelyn Carlisle Aspiring Innovative Minas (A.I.M.) males presented a program for family and friends during an open house and Parents Day celebration on Saturday, July 21. The Potters House 0I Alabama featuring A.I.M. (Aspiring Innovative Minds) Mentoring Program is to empower at-risk youth in the community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their personal potential. The Potter's House Enrichment Facility is located at 102 Rosewood Lane, Tuskegee. For more informhtion, call (3340 727-7500 or visit the website at thepottershouseofalabama.com. ' 15% Discounts: Sun-Tues on any pizza 10101d Mentgemery nd./21.2440 ..... I - ,,, ,, i ,, ,, , i r .,,, The Tuskegee News, August 9, 2012, Pago A'7 V" Contributed photos Emerging Young Leaders attended the Miss Tuskegee Pageantl t , , ) Tuskegee Institute Middle School Emerging Young Leaders planted a tree on National Arbor Day in front of school. EYL participants performed during the end fo the year luncheon. ' i i Keep Experience Working Re-Elect Harold Washington Utilities Board Place #2 August 28, 2012 Pd. Pol. Adv. By Harold Washington, 302 E MLK Hwy, Tuskegee, AL CONTACT US: :L600 East Glenn Avenue ..... Auburn, AI 36830 . P . . . phone: fax: 334-826-6512 prayer request: 334-887-8783 hkeviewba for chi four years old. ;