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Bishop Claude Alexander Is Charlotte Post Foundation Luminary For 2020

Published Sunday, June 28, 2020

"People are able to see structural dynamics of race," Alexander said. "Literally what is in the ground -- Interstates 77 and 85 coming through what were intact communities of color. When we understand what's in the ground, the better able we are to understand what has popped up and to address it in a broader context. To the degree that indifference to racial bias is giving way to a feeling of responsibility, he said, the community is moving forward. "There is still so much to do," he said.

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Dr. Curtis Carroll Wins Charlotte Post Foundationís Educator Of The Year Honor

Published Sunday, June 28, 2020

Schools exist to benefit students, Carroll said. “I think kids can do so much more than we ever anticipate.” He advocates rigorous academics from nurturing teachers. “To see him in action, it’s a beautiful sight,” said Dr. Daisy Walker, who spent a half century with CMS and who was the Foundation’s Educator of the Year for 2017. “The kids love him. They know he cares. They respond to him.”

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Driven To Achieve and Serve the Community

Published Sunday, June 28, 2020

“Anything she sets her mind to, she does not stop until she achieves it,” her mother, Shonda Funderburk, said. That drive is clearly seen in all the Olympic High School senior has achieved during her academic career. She has a weighted grade point average of 4.48 and is ranked ninth out of the 622 students in her class. She’s an ambassador for the Young Black Leadership Alliance. She’s a part of Key Club, the National Honor’s Society and Student Council. She has also volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Writing A New Chapter Through Passion

Published Sunday, June 28, 2020

Brinson recently received the Gold Medal Portfolio and a $10,000 for her writing achievements from Scholastic. She and 15 other students earned the highest honor in the 97th annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the longest running scholarship program for creative teens in the country. Eight writers and eight artists are recognized annually, and the competition included nearly 320,000 submissions this year.

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Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown earns Post Foundation's Luminary prize

Published Friday, May 31, 2019
She’s a physician and a minister who heals both physically and spiritually. Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown is The Charlotte Post Foundation 2019 Luminary. For healing and for promoting opportunity, Garmon-Brown will be honored with The Charlotte Post Foundation's highest award at its banquet Oct. 5 at the Hilton Center City. Garmon-Brown, a board-certified more»

Broadcaster Steve Crump Wins Charlotte Post Educator Of The Year Award

Published Thursday, May 30, 2019

"Maybe I do educate," Crump said, "but the overarching theme is cheering for the underdog. I see myself as somebody who has delivered information that empowered a community. You end up sinking your teeth in something."

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Students in Post Foundation Program Achieve Reading Proficiency

Published Friday, January 25, 2019

Seven elementary students soared from more than a year behind to reading on grade level after participating in a Charlotte Post Foundation remedial program.

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Herschel H. and Cornelia N. Everett Foundation Grants $10,000

Published Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Herschel H. and Cornelia N. Everett Foundation grants the Charlotte Post Foundation $10,000 to continue its after school program at Walter G. Byers elementary school.

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