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September 28, 2020

Meet MAM Kid Kiya Watson!

Kiya is a senior at Middle College High School and has big plans for her future. She is a College Prep Scholar through QuestBridge, a national nonprofit that connects exceptional low-income youth with leading colleges and scholarship opportunities. “I really want to go to Vanderbilt or Wash U. After that,…
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November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving Q & A

In honor of the holiday, MAM coaches and students participated in a Thanksgiving Q & A.   What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?   Coach Lindsey, associate youth coordinator at MAM Bethel LaBelle: Sweet potato pie   Rodneisha, 8th grader at MAM Bethel LaBelle: My sister's lasagna   Coach Johntavius,…
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November 28, 2016

Meet a #MAMkid – Ky’ron

Ky’ron is in the 10th grade at Hamilton High School and has been attending the MAM Grizzlies Center since 2nd grade.  In his first year of MAM’s career readiness program, Ky’ron has learned many things from Coach Kyle including resume building – “you shouldn’t leave anything blank, be truthful, and…
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November 17, 2016

Meet a #MAMkid – William

William is in the 3rd grade at Berclair Elementary School, and has been attending MAM Leawood for two years.  At school, William really loves his social studies class because he gets to “learn about the United States.”  His dream is to become a police officer one day because they “do…
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October 31, 2016

Meet a #MAMkid – Maurecio

Maurecio is in the 4th grade at Alcy Elementary and has been attending the MAM Grizzlies Center for two years.  Maurecio really likes reading and one of his favorite books is Paw Patrol.  His favorite subject in school is math because “we count and get in groups and learn about…
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October 17, 2016

Meet a #MAMkid – Jose

Meet Jose!  Jose is in the 9th grade at Kingsbury High School, and has been attending MAM Leawood for the past four years.  Jose enjoys his art, physical science, and math classes, and hopes to be a computer scientist one day.  “In 7th grade, my teacher’s computer began acting up…
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September 29, 2016

Meet a #MAMkid – Versayda

            Versayda is in the 12th grade and is attaining her education through Pathways in Education, an independent study program. Versayda began participating in activities at the Memphis Grizzlies Center in middle school. Typical of many middle schoolers, Versayda says she was rude, disrespectful and…
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September 19, 2016

Meet a #MAMkid – Keith

  Keith Goins is in the 11th grade at Hamilton High School and has been attending the MAM Grizzlies Center for the past three years. From an early age, Keith remembers hearing stories of his dad being a wonderful basketball player with great dreams to make it in the NBA.…
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September 8, 2016

Meet a #MAMkid – Akya

Meet Akya!  Akya is a 4th grader at Goodlett Elementary School and has been attending MAM Olivet for 4 years.  Akya’s favorite classes are Math and P.E.  Akya absolutely loves playing basketball and hopes to play ball in college one day!  During her time at MAM, Akya loves to play…
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August 22, 2016

Meet a #MAMkid – Peach

Meet Angela “Peach” Maxwell.  18-year-old Peach began attending MAM St. Andrew when she was just 6 years old!  At this young age, Peach met Coach Ernie and it did not take long for their bond to form.  Coach Ernie took Peach, and her two brothers, under his wing and has…
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