Marcell Simmons named Judge Marable Student of the Year

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67th District Judge Herman Marable, Jr. and his Citizens Advisory Committee announced that Marcell Simmons of Flint has been selected as the Judge Marable Student of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year. Marcell, 17, is currently a  junior in the Gateway to College program at Mott Community College. He was a 10th grade student at Flint Northwestern High School when he was selected as a Judge Marable Student of the Month.

He was honored in a ceremony in Judge Marable’s Courtroom in Flint last month where he received a $500.00 award, trophy, and certificate. His name has been engraved on a plaque on permanent display and was unveiled during the ceremony.

Marcell intends to pursue a career as a Paleontologist or in Media Production.

He is a participant in the Jobs for American Graduates, Teen CEO, Teenquest, and Youth Leadership Institute programs. He was a participant in the past in the Navy ROTC program.  His interests include community service, playing video games and collecting comic books.

The Judge Marable Student of the Month/Year program was established in 2004 by Judge Marable and his Citizens Advisory Committee to encourage Genesee County high school students to focus on academic achievement and career goals.

Each month during the school year (September-June) a 10th grade student is recognized and awarded a $75.00 prize, trophy, and certificate based on the completion of an application and essay about their career goals. the deadline for receipt of applications for the 2017-2018 school year is June 27, 2018.

Tenth grade students who are city of Flint or Genesee County residents, or who attend public, charter, or private schools located in Genesee County are eligible to apply for the Judge Marable Student of the Month/Year Award.

Further information on the Judge Marable Student of the Month/Year Award and applications are available on line from www.judgemarable.net or from high school guidance counselors or principals or by calling (810) 597-7795.

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