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  • High 5 4 Kids: Aleynah and Arien Thomas, Tennis Sisters

    High 5 4 Kids: Aleynah and Arien Thomas, Tennis Sisters

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:42:31 GMT

    It’s a tale of twos “She started at four I started at five,” said Aleynah Thomas. Two rackets…Two pairs of tennis shoes…And two young ladies. “I just like to swing free….yea swinging the racket,” said Arien Thomas. They just happen to be sisters. “I like beating her!”, said Arien. They have been playing tennis for years. “We practice four to five times a week. And we develop our skills,” Aleynah explained. And ...

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    It’s a tale of twos “She started at four I started at five,” said Aleynah Thomas. Two rackets…Two pairs of tennis shoes…And two young ladies. “I just like to swing free….yea swinging the racket,” said Arien Thomas. They just happen to be sisters. “I like beating her!”, said Arien. They have been playing tennis for years. “We practice four to five times a week. And we develop our skills,” Aleynah explained. And ...

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Teen battling tumors receives support from around the world

    High 5 4 Kids: Teen battling tumors receives support from around the world

    Thursday, June 7 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-06-07 14:41:31 GMT

    Genesis Reyes has a medical condition that causes her to constantly battle tumors, but she is not alone in her fight. Her school, and the community, are standing behind her. Her school, and in the community, are standing behind her.

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    Genesis Reyes has a medical condition that causes her to constantly battle tumors, but she is not alone in her fight. Her school, and the community, are standing behind her. Her school, and in the community, are standing behind her.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Teen graduates high school with absolutely perfect attendance

    High 5 4 Kids: Teen graduates high school with absolutely perfect attendance

    Thursday, May 31 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-05-31 18:06:33 GMT

    As student at Glenn Hills High School prepare to walk across the graduation stage, the moment marks a second accomplishment - finishing school with absolutely no absences.

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    As student at Glenn Hills High School prepare to walk across the graduation stage, the moment marks a second accomplishment - finishing school with absolutely no absences.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Henry Stevens IV

    High 5 4 Kids: Henry Stevens IV

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:03:33 GMT

    Henry Stevens IV a very focused and determined young man...who loves to hit the links.

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    Henry Stevens IV a very focused and determined young man...who loves to hit the links.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Teen graduates high school with college degrees

    High 5 4 Kids: Teen graduates high school with college degrees

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:19:43 GMT
    Tinsley graduated from Richmond Co. Technical Career Magnet School at the top of her class with 3 college degrees (Ana Tinsley)Tinsley graduated from Richmond Co. Technical Career Magnet School at the top of her class with 3 college degrees (Ana Tinsley)

    Ana Tinsley graduated from Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School at the top of her class - and with three college degrees. She became a dual enrolled student three years ago because she wanted to go above and beyond the norm. "It just means that I'm able to do more in the same amount of time that another student going right out of high school is doing, so I'm like a step ahead," Tinsley explained. The 18-year-old high school valedictorian earned an Associate of Ap...

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    Ana Tinsley graduated from Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School at the top of her class - and with three college degrees. She became a dual enrolled student three years ago because she wanted to go above and beyond the norm. "It just means that I'm able to do more in the same amount of time that another student going right out of high school is doing, so I'm like a step ahead," Tinsley explained. The 18-year-old high school valedictorian earned an Associate of Ap...

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Zaccavion Turk

    High 5 4 Kids: Zaccavion Turk

    Friday, May 11 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-05-11 13:49:05 GMT

    Give Zaccavion Turk an Instrument, and he will give you a groove. Check out this week's "High 5 4 Kids."

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    Give Zaccavion Turk an Instrument, and he will give you a groove. Check out this week's "High 5 4 Kids."

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Journey Allen

    High 5 4 Kids: Journey Allen

    Thursday, May 3 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-05-03 13:40:38 GMT
    Journey Allen (WFXG)Journey Allen (WFXG)

    This week's high five for kids features an energetic and accomplished ten-year-old. She's fit, focused, and funny. "She's a hard worker and she loves the sport. She loves gymnastics. She loves competing," says Cassie Hayden, Coach and Co-Owner of C and C Gymnastics.

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    This week's high five for kids features an energetic and accomplished ten-year-old. She's fit, focused, and funny. "She's a hard worker and she loves the sport. She loves gymnastics. She loves competing," says Cassie Hayden, Coach and Co-Owner of C and C Gymnastics.

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  • Ridge Spring High School student shines on the field and in the classroom

    Ridge Spring High School student shines on the field and in the classroom

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-05-25 01:31:03 GMT
    Ridge Spring High School student shines on the field and in the classroom (WFXG)Ridge Spring High School student shines on the field and in the classroom (WFXG)
    Ridge Spring High School student shines on the field and in the classroom (WFXG)Ridge Spring High School student shines on the field and in the classroom (WFXG)

    One eighteen-year-old at Ridge Spring High School is making strides on the field and inside the class room. Miguel Leaphart is the pitcher for the Ridge Spring High School baseball team.

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    One eighteen-year-old at Ridge Spring High School is making strides on the field and inside the class room. Miguel Leaphart is the pitcher for the Ridge Spring High School baseball team.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Jaiden Harris

    High 5 4 Kids: Jaiden Harris

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-07-05 22:35:41 GMT

    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a rising sixth-grader who is heading to the Junior National Young Leaders Conference. But she had to get creative to pay the steep $2,100 price tag.

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    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a rising sixth-grader who is heading to the Junior National Young Leaders Conference. But she had to get creative to pay the steep $2,100 price tag.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Cornell Harris

    High 5 4 Kids: Cornell Harris

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 9:08 PM EST2017-12-28 02:08:47 GMT
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to one teenager who has his eyes set on the White House in the future. But right now, he's in the final stages of starting a mentoring group at his school.  It doesn't take much to notice Cornell Keshaun Harris. He's a Junior dual enrollment Student in Richmond County who plans to complete 8 college classes when he graduates high school. A testament he owes to his inner circle. "It's really encouraging to notice that f...More >>
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to one teenager who has his eyes set on the White House in the future. But right now, he's in the final stages of starting a mentoring group at his school.  It doesn't take much to notice Cornell Keshaun Harris. He's a Junior dual enrollment Student in Richmond County who plans to complete 8 college classes when he graduates high school. A testament he owes to his inner circle. "It's really encouraging to notice that f...More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Rudy Washington

    High 5 4 Kids: Rudy Washington

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 10:20 PM EST2017-12-21 03:20:45 GMT
    Bullying has been making headlines across our country for years. Right here in the C-S-R-A we now have a 12-year-old who has started a no bully zone rally.  There's not many things that 12-year-old Rudy Washington doesn't enjoy doing. "I love to sing, I love to dance, I love to play the drums. I play guitar but I really love giving. I love giving so much," he says. And his giving has already impacted thousands of students. Washington and his family recently moved to C...More >>
    Bullying has been making headlines across our country for years. Right here in the C-S-R-A we now have a 12-year-old who has started a no bully zone rally.  There's not many things that 12-year-old Rudy Washington doesn't enjoy doing. "I love to sing, I love to dance, I love to play the drums. I play guitar but I really love giving. I love giving so much," he says. And his giving has already impacted thousands of students. Washington and his family recently moved to C...More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Richard Crawford

    High 5 4 Kids: Richard Crawford

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 10:59 PM EST2017-11-30 03:59:02 GMT
    The Greenbrier WolfPack Men's basketball Team are currently 4-1 and has its eyes set on bringing home the 1st ever basketball championship.  There are 365 days in a year. And on any of those given days there's a good chance you'll see Richard Crawford in the gym sharpening his toolkit.  "Happiness. Somewhere I can release anger, somewhere I can just show the love for the game," says Crawford. Basketball is Life for Crawford. He says it's his sanctuary ...More >>
    The Greenbrier WolfPack Men's basketball Team are currently 4-1 and has its eyes set on bringing home the 1st ever basketball championship.  There are 365 days in a year. And on any of those given days there's a good chance you'll see Richard Crawford in the gym sharpening his toolkit.  "Happiness. Somewhere I can release anger, somewhere I can just show the love for the game," says Crawford. Basketball is Life for Crawford. He says it's his sanctuary ...More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Jaida Jenkins

    High 5 4 Kids: Jaida Jenkins

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:22 PM EST2017-11-23 03:22:17 GMT
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to one 11th grader who can already say she's traveling the world playing music.  For 16-year-old Jaida Jenkins, her daily life starts and ends with one word, Time Management. "There's a lot of homework and rehearsal after rehearsal," says Jenkins. This Junior at Davidson Fine Arts is a part of several volunteer organization including the Red Cross, plays 5 instruments, and aspires to work in the medical field one ...More >>
    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to one 11th grader who can already say she's traveling the world playing music.  For 16-year-old Jaida Jenkins, her daily life starts and ends with one word, Time Management. "There's a lot of homework and rehearsal after rehearsal," says Jenkins. This Junior at Davidson Fine Arts is a part of several volunteer organization including the Red Cross, plays 5 instruments, and aspires to work in the medical field one ...More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Kameryn Cooper

    High 5 4 Kids: Kameryn Cooper

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-05-11 03:36:21 GMT

    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a 5th grader who's known by many as the hardest-working students in school. It seems there's never enough time in the day for Kameryn Cooper.

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    This week on High 5 4 Kids, we're introducing you to a 5th grader who's known by many as the hardest-working students in school. It seems there's never enough time in the day for Kameryn Cooper.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Leila Hunter

    High 5 4 Kids: Leila Hunter

    Wednesday, January 18 2017 3:05 PM EST2017-01-18 20:05:29 GMT
    Leila HunterLeila Hunter
    Leila HunterLeila Hunter

    This week on our High 5 4 Kids segment, we introduce you to one first grader who is young but many people describe her as being "old in soul". Inside Burke County at Waynesboro Primary School, there's first-grader Leila Hunter.

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    This week on our High 5 4 Kids segment, we introduce you to one first grader who is young but many people describe her as being "old in soul". Inside Burke County at Waynesboro Primary School, there's first-grader Leila Hunter.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kimani Perlote

    High 5 4 Kids: Kimani Perlote

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 4:59 PM EST2017-01-04 21:59:34 GMT
    Kimani Perlote (WFXG)Kimani Perlote (WFXG)
    Kimani Perlote (WFXG)Kimani Perlote (WFXG)

    In this week's High 5 4 Kids, Shaquille Lord interviews Kimani Perlote, a Barnwell High School student who is working to help children in Kenya fight off chigoe fleas.

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    In this week's High 5 4 Kids, Shaquille Lord interviews Kimani Perlote, a Barnwell High School student who is working to help children in Kenya fight off chigoe fleas.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Jenny Hong

    High 5 4 Kids: Jenny Hong

    Friday, October 7 2016 5:18 PM EDT2016-10-07 21:18:10 GMT
    Jenny Hong, Burke County High School student (WFXG)Jenny Hong, Burke County High School student (WFXG)
    Jenny Hong, Burke County High School student (WFXG)Jenny Hong, Burke County High School student (WFXG)

    This week on our "High 5 4 Kids", we introduce you all to a special girl who just a little over a year ago was living in a different country. Now she's a freshman at Burke County High School and is beating all the odds. Our FOX 54's Shaquille Lord has the story.

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    This week on our "High 5 4 Kids", we introduce you all to a special girl who just a little over a year ago was living in a different country. Now she's a freshman at Burke County High School and is beating all the odds. Our FOX 54's Shaquille Lord has the story.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Malik Danley

    High 5 4 Kids: Malik Danley

    Thursday, September 29 2016 6:35 PM EDT2016-09-29 22:35:37 GMT

    This week on High 5 4 Kids we introduce you to one student who started a business to help pay for college but instead it turned into a professional service. He tells Fox 54's Shaquille Lord how this idea came about

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    This week on High 5 4 Kids we introduce you to one student who started a business to help pay for college but instead it turned into a professional service. He tells Fox 54's Shaquille Lord how this idea came about

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kevon Brown

    High 5 4 Kids: Kevon Brown

    Thursday, September 22 2016 1:02 PM EDT2016-09-22 17:02:28 GMT

    This week on our "High 5 4 Kids segment" we introduce you to a young superstar who is beating all the odds, despite being legally blind. Kevon Brown is just like any other 16-year-old high school student. He likes to read, listen to music, spend time with family. But he's been legally blind since the day he was born.

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    This week on our "High 5 4 Kids segment" we introduce you to a young superstar who is beating all the odds, despite being legally blind. Kevon Brown is just like any other 16-year-old high school student. He likes to read, listen to music, spend time with family. But he's been legally blind since the day he was born.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kaylea McGlothin

    High 5 4 Kids: Kaylea McGlothin

    Sunday, September 11 2016 9:40 PM EDT2016-09-12 01:40:37 GMT

    This week  we're honoring an 11-year-old girl who wanted to do something special for the animals in her community waiting to be adopted. Every couple of weeks, you can catch Kaylea McGlothin and her family donating handmade ropes for dogs along with pet treats to the SPCA. "I really wanted to help the dogs and help the SPCA," says McGlothin. And it all started with Sasha, the dog Kaylea adopted when she first came here. "We came here with a preschool o...

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    This week  we're honoring an 11-year-old girl who wanted to do something special for the animals in her community waiting to be adopted. Every couple of weeks, you can catch Kaylea McGlothin and her family donating handmade ropes for dogs along with pet treats to the SPCA. "I really wanted to help the dogs and help the SPCA," says McGlothin. And it all started with Sasha, the dog Kaylea adopted when she first came here. "We came here with a preschool o...

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kennedy Isaac

    High 5 4 Kids: Kennedy Isaac

    Wednesday, December 16 2015 5:45 PM EST2015-12-16 22:45:24 GMT
    Wednesday, December 16 2015 5:45 PM EST2015-12-16 22:45:24 GMT
    Kennedy Isaac is a 12-year-old at Augusta Preparatory Day School. She lives with Cerebral Palsy but doesn’t let her disability stop her from achieving her goals. "I mean, I have to live with this my whole life. So, I have to get used to it sometime. I can't let it keep pushing me away from the things that I want to do,” Kennedy said. It’s that attitude that has Isaac participating in any activity she’d like. "People say don't try to be normal, but t...More >>
    Kennedy Isaac is a 12-year-old at Augusta Preparatory Day School. She lives with Cerebral Palsy but doesn’t let her disability stop her from achieving her goals. "I mean, I have to live with this my whole life. So, I have to get used to it sometime. I can't let it keep pushing me away from the things that I want to do,” Kennedy said. It’s that attitude that has Isaac participating in any activity she’d like. "People say don't try to be normal, but t...More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Mia Rhodes

    High 5 4 Kids: Mia Rhodes

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 10:53 PM EDT2015-08-06 02:53:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 1:33 PM EDT2015-08-06 17:33:54 GMT
    Mia Rhodes is an Augusta 17-year-old aspiring to be a computer programmer. She's starting her senior year at the Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School, and is setting a great example for her peers.More >>
    Mia Rhodes is an Augusta 17-year-old aspiring to be a computer programmer. She's starting her senior year at the Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School, and is setting a great example for her peers.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Boys and Girls Club of Augusta

    High 5 4 Kids: Boys and Girls Club of Augusta

    Wednesday, July 8 2015 10:17 PM EDT2015-07-09 02:17:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 8 2015 10:17 PM EDT2015-07-09 02:17:50 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kids features the Boys and Girls Club of Augusta, who are working together to help stop bullying in the CSRA. More >>
    This week's High 5 4 Kids features the Boys and Girls Club of Augusta, who are working together to help stop bullying in the CSRA. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Madison Harwell

    High 5 4 Kids: Madison Harwell

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-05-31 18:15:47 GMT
    Madison's got the smarts and the smooth swing to make her dreams a reality. (WFXG)Madison's got the smarts and the smooth swing to make her dreams a reality. (WFXG)

    College is tough. Taking college courses and finishing high school at the same time is tougher. For sixteen-year-old Madison Harwell, it's just another day in academia. At this rate, Madison will have her Associate's degree by the time she graduates from High School.

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    College is tough. Taking college courses and finishing high school at the same time is tougher. For sixteen-year-old Madison Harwell, it's just another day in academia. At this rate, Madison will have her Associate's degree by the time she graduates from High School.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: JAYLON BOKKNIGHT

    High 5 4 Kids: JAYLON BOKKNIGHT

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-08-30 23:41:17 GMT
    This week, we high five Augusta’s very own Jaylon Bokknight. He won a national essay writing contest held by the United States Tennis Association. Each year, the United States Tennis Association hosts an annual National Junior Tennis and Learning Essay Contest open to tons of young players. Given 2,600 submissions, judges chose ten winners. This is where A.R. Johnson Science Engineering Magnet School Junior Jaylon Bokknight comes in.  Based off of the...More >>
    This week, we high five Augusta’s very own Jaylon Bokknight. He won a national essay writing contest held by the United States Tennis Association. Each year, the United States Tennis Association hosts an annual National Junior Tennis and Learning Essay Contest open to tons of young players. Given 2,600 submissions, judges chose ten winners. This is where A.R. Johnson Science Engineering Magnet School Junior Jaylon Bokknight comes in.  Based off of the...More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Jonathan Lnariof

    High 5 4 Kids: Jonathan Lnariof

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-08-09 19:18:17 GMT

    Camp Rainbow: Where challenges become victories. This week, we high five one camper for overcoming cancer. Jonathan, an energetic third grader, wins daily as a cancer survivor.

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    Camp Rainbow: Where challenges become victories. This week, we high five one camper for overcoming cancer. Jonathan, an energetic third grader, wins daily as a cancer survivor.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Jahmar Bingham

    High 5 4 Kids: Jahmar Bingham

    Thursday, August 3 2017 5:11 AM EDT2017-08-03 09:11:03 GMT

    This week we High 5 Grovetown High School athlete Jahmar Bingham 4 involvement in the Cam Newton Foundation. Since 2010, Jahmar Bingham has been an incredible athlete at every level. Throughout elementary school, middle school, and high school he won Best Offensive Player, Best Defensive Player, Best Special Teams Player, as well as Most Valuable Player Awards.  Now, preparing for 2017, Jahmar, a Grovetown High School Senior, motivates Columbia County Freshmen, Sophomores, and ...

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    This week we High 5 Grovetown High School athlete Jahmar Bingham 4 involvement in the Cam Newton Foundation. Since 2010, Jahmar Bingham has been an incredible athlete at every level. Throughout elementary school, middle school, and high school he won Best Offensive Player, Best Defensive Player, Best Special Teams Player, as well as Most Valuable Player Awards.  Now, preparing for 2017, Jahmar, a Grovetown High School Senior, motivates Columbia County Freshmen, Sophomores, and ...

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Katherine Ivey and Victoria Vallatton

    High 5 4 Kids: Katherine Ivey and Victoria Vallatton

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:44:18 GMT

    Teens Katherine and Victoria live with a disability every day of their lives. Like most kids, they're headed to camp this week. 

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    Teens Katherine and Victoria live with a disability every day of their lives. Like most kids, they're headed to camp this week. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Maya and Tayla Rogers

    High 5 4 Kids: Maya and Tayla Rogers

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:57:18 GMT
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    This week, we HIGH 5 Tayla and Maya Rogers 4 their interest in serving others. The twins work together to perform “Random Acts of Kindness.”

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    This week, we HIGH 5 Tayla and Maya Rogers 4 their interest in serving others. The twins work together to perform “Random Acts of Kindness.”

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Zion Bullard

    High 5 4 Kids: Zion Bullard

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:35:08 GMT
    High 5 4 Kids: Zion Bullard (WFXG)High 5 4 Kids: Zion Bullard (WFXG)

    C.T. Walker Magnet School Honor Student Zion Bullard is seven years old, and she will be beginning second grade come August. On one half year’s training, Zion is already prepared for three Junior Olympic Track & Field and Cross Country program events: the 100 meter, the 200 meter, and Long Jump.

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    C.T. Walker Magnet School Honor Student Zion Bullard is seven years old, and she will be beginning second grade come August. On one half year’s training, Zion is already prepared for three Junior Olympic Track & Field and Cross Country program events: the 100 meter, the 200 meter, and Long Jump.

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  • H54K: Heidi Gray

    H54K: Heidi Gray

    Wednesday, March 30 2016 10:05 PM EDT2016-03-31 02:05:47 GMT
    Wednesday, March 30 2016 10:05 PM EDT2016-03-31 02:05:47 GMT
    Source: Troika EntertainmentSource: Troika Entertainment

    After auditioning twice for her dream role, with no luck, this week's High Five for Kids is a perfect example of persistence paying off! Meet Heidi Gray, a 12-year-old native of North Augusta with big dreams, and an even bigger voice!

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    After auditioning twice for her dream role, with no luck, this week's High Five for Kids is a perfect example of persistence paying off! Meet Heidi Gray, a 12-year-old native of North Augusta with big dreams, and an even bigger voice!

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Emmakate Few

    Wednesday, December 23 2015 7:45 PM EST2015-12-24 00:45:42 GMT
    Wednesday, December 23 2015 7:51 PM EST2015-12-24 00:51:42 GMT

    This week's High 54 Kids does it all! She's a high school senior with stellar grades and an even more impressive extra curricular rundown. Meet Emmakate Few.

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    This week's High 54 Kids does it all! She's a high school senior with stellar grades and an even more impressive extra curricular rundown. Meet Emmakate Few.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Nathaniel Foreman

    High 5 4 Kids: Nathaniel Foreman

    Wednesday, October 14 2015 8:13 PM EDT2015-10-15 00:13:55 GMT
    Wednesday, October 14 2015 8:13 PM EDT2015-10-15 00:13:54 GMT
    Both on and off the field, Nathaniel Foreman exemplifies the old adage 'It's not how you start, but how you finish'.More >>
    Both on and off the field, Nathaniel Foreman exemplifies the old adage 'It's not how you start, but how you finish'.More >>
  • H 5 4 Kids: Hayden's Gymnastics Academy

    H 5 4 Kids: Hayden's Gymnastics Academy

    Wednesday, September 23 2015 10:24 PM EDT2015-09-24 02:24:45 GMT
    Wednesday, September 23 2015 10:26 PM EDT2015-09-24 02:26:12 GMT
    Hayden's Gymnastics Academy is one of only five gyms in the state of Georgia with a program dedicated to trampoline and tumbling.More >>
    Hayden's Gymnastics Academy is one of only five gyms in the state of Georgia with a program dedicated to trampoline and tumbling.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Eric Ruiz

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 10:01 PM EDT2015-08-27 02:01:24 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 10:01 PM EDT2015-08-27 02:01:24 GMT
    "I felt that I could've been challenged more," said Eric Ruiz. Instead of hanging out in the halls between classes and studying for the SAT, Ruiz has decided to take advantage of a pretty neat opportunity. He is dually enrolled at both Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School and Georgia Regents University. More >>
    "I felt that I could've been challenged more," said Eric Ruiz. Instead of hanging out in the halls between classes and studying for the SAT, Ruiz has decided to take advantage of a pretty neat opportunity. He is dually enrolled at both Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School and Georgia Regents University. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Kayleigh Golden

    High 5 4 Kids: Kayleigh Golden

    Wednesday, July 29 2015 8:43 PM EDT2015-07-30 00:43:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 30 2015 2:45 PM EDT2015-07-30 18:45:34 GMT
    This weeks High 5 4 Kids goes to Kayleigh Golden, a rising fourth-grader who has made tremendous progress at the GRU Literacy Center. More >>
    This weeks High 5 4 Kids goes to Kayleigh Golden, a rising fourth-grader who has made tremendous progress at the GRU Literacy Center. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Paul Khaylon Coleman

    High 5 4 Kids: Paul Khaylon Coleman

    Thursday, October 30 2014 9:16 AM EDT2014-10-30 13:16:35 GMT
    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-10-30 15:00:49 GMT
    He's faced many challenges at just seven year old, but he's making an incredible come back. Looking at this smile, first glance you would see a young boy filled with life and happiness.Paul Khaylon Coleman is a unique seven year old.More >>
    He's faced many challenges at just seven year old, but he's making an incredible come back. Looking at this smile, first glance you would see a young boy filled with life and happiness.Paul Khaylon Coleman is a unique seven year old.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Noah Wilson

    High 5 4 Kids: Noah Wilson

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 10:54 PM EST2014-11-27 03:54:00 GMT
    Thursday, January 29 2015 11:03 AM EST2015-01-29 16:03:56 GMT
    He's a McDuffie County kid with a big dream, and now he's making that dream into a reality.More >>
    He's a McDuffie County kid with a big dream, and now he's making that dream into a reality.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Canaan Wright

    High 5 4 Kids: Canaan Wright

    Wednesday, February 18 2015 8:07 PM EST2015-02-19 01:07:44 GMT
    Tuesday, March 3 2015 4:58 PM EST2015-03-03 21:58:13 GMT
    He's representing the CSRA in a big way. This week's High 5 4 Kids honoree is now the CSRA Youth of the Year presented by the Boys and Girls Club.More >>
    He's representing the CSRA in a big way. This week's High 5 4 Kids honoree is now the CSRA Youth of the Year presented by the Boys and Girls Club.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Amari Young

    High 5 4 Kids: Amari Young

    Wednesday, July 27 2016 6:07 PM EDT2016-07-27 22:07:33 GMT

    This week's "High 5 4 Kids" goes to a a young lady, who may be the next Lisa Leslie. Amari Young is a dynamic athlete and an academic scholar pushing her way to the top. 

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    This week's "High 5 4 Kids" goes to a a young lady, who may be the next Lisa Leslie. Amari Young is a dynamic athlete and an academic scholar pushing her way to the top. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Beleil Lamb

    High 5 4 Kids: Beleil Lamb

    Wednesday, July 20 2016 6:56 PM EDT2016-07-20 22:56:13 GMT

    This week's "High 5 4 Kids" award goes to a bright young man who is heading to the top. He's an academic scholar, athlete and an overall leader in his community. 

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    This week's "High 5 4 Kids" award goes to a bright young man who is heading to the top. He's an academic scholar, athlete and an overall leader in his community. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Miranda Mills

    High 5 4 Kids: Miranda Mills

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 6:05 PM EDT2016-07-13 22:05:15 GMT

    This week's "High 5 4 Kids" award, goes to a ten year old who is striving to be the best that she can possibly be. She's an honor student and very creative. 

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    This week's "High 5 4 Kids" award, goes to a ten year old who is striving to be the best that she can possibly be. She's an honor student and very creative. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Gracey Chafin

    High 5 4 Kids: Gracey Chafin

    Wednesday, June 1 2016 7:18 PM EDT2016-06-01 23:18:47 GMT

    This week's High 5 4 Kids, is making a huge impact in the community. 

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    This week's High 5 4 Kids, is making a huge impact in the community. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Marlon Brown

    High 5 4 Kids: Marlon Brown

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 6:33 PM EDT2016-05-25 22:33:08 GMT

    This week's High 5 4 Kids is the salutatorian for the graduating class of 2016 at T.W. Josey High School, an athlete and the list goes on. 

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    This week's High 5 4 Kids is the salutatorian for the graduating class of 2016 at T.W. Josey High School, an athlete and the list goes on. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Sawyer Roberts

    High 5 4 Kids: Sawyer Roberts

    Wednesday, April 13 2016 6:42 PM EDT2016-04-13 22:42:54 GMT
    Wednesday, April 27 2016 12:04 PM EDT2016-04-27 16:04:30 GMT

    This week's High 5 4 Kids honoree, is an eight year old who is doing great things at Waynesboro Primary. She's in the gifted program, is an honor student and is reading on a seventh grade level, even though she's in second grade! 

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    This week's High 5 4 Kids honoree, is an eight year old who is doing great things at Waynesboro Primary. She's in the gifted program, is an honor student and is reading on a seventh grade level, even though she's in second grade! 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Darrion Hershner & Lemario Hobbs

    High 5 4 Kids: Darrion Hershner & Lemario Hobbs

    Thursday, April 21 2016 10:04 AM EDT2016-04-21 14:04:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 21 2016 10:04 AM EDT2016-04-21 14:04:20 GMT

    In this week's High 5 4 Kids, a duo is making a mark in the music industry early. The two are freshmen at TW Josey High School.  And after competing in The Georgia Student Media Festival, their music video has made it to the state level to compete against other artists across the state.  

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    In this week's High 5 4 Kids, a duo is making a mark in the music industry early. The two are freshmen at TW Josey High School.  And after competing in The Georgia Student Media Festival, their music video has made it to the state level to compete against other artists across the state.  

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kyong Ku

    High 5 4 Kids: Kyong Ku

    Wednesday, January 13 2016 4:12 PM EST2016-01-13 21:12:45 GMT
    Wednesday, January 13 2016 4:12 PM EST2016-01-13 21:12:44 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kids is a teen with a big heart. He devotes the majority of his time lending a helping hand to his community. Meet Kyong Ku. A junior at Greenbrier High School, who's going above and beyond for his community.  More >>

    This week's High 5 4 Kids is a teen with a big heart. He devotes the majority of his time lending a helping hand to his community. Meet Kyong Ku. A junior at Greenbrier High School, who's going above and beyond for his community. 

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Shaniya Blockett

    High 5 4 Kids: Shaniya Blockett

    Thursday, November 19 2015 10:26 AM EST2015-11-19 15:26:16 GMT
    Thursday, November 19 2015 10:26 AM EST2015-11-19 15:26:16 GMT
    One local high schooler is getting a new experience and who knows, you might just see her on TV with us one day. After six years, T W Josey has brought back a program that allows kids to be creative and explore broadcasting.More >>

    One local high schooler is getting a new experience and who knows, you might just see her on TV with us one day. After six years, T W Josey has brought back a program that allows kids to be creative and explore broadcasting.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Natosha Jordan

    High 5 4 Kids: Natosha Jordan

    Thursday, July 23 2015 8:28 AM EDT2015-07-23 12:28:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 23 2015 8:28 AM EDT2015-07-23 12:28:45 GMT
    She's representing the CSRA in a big way. This week's spotlight kid started running for fun and now she's racing to the finish line for some major titles.From Richmond County high point female athlete three years in a row to now a state champion.More >>
    She's representing the CSRA in a big way. This week's spotlight kid started running for fun and now she's racing to the finish line for some major titles.From Richmond County high point female athlete three years in a row to now a state champion.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Aaron Harrison

    High 5 4 Kids: Aaron Harrison

    Wednesday, June 24 2015 5:05 PM EDT2015-06-24 21:05:08 GMT
    Wednesday, June 24 2015 5:18 PM EDT2015-06-24 21:18:54 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kids nominee is representing not only the CSRA, but the state of Georgia in a big way. He will be one of 40 middle school students competing with USA Football's National Team.More >>
    This week's High 5 4 Kids nominee is representing not only the CSRA, but the state of Georgia in a big way. He will be one of 40 middle school students competing with USA Football's National Team.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Ellie Baxter

    High 5 4 Kids: Ellie Baxter

    Wednesday, June 3 2015 5:54 PM EDT2015-06-03 21:54:37 GMT
    Thursday, June 4 2015 4:43 PM EDT2015-06-04 20:43:33 GMT
    She's a 9-year-old with a big heart. This week's High 5 4 Kids nominee has gone above and beyond to help others in her community.More >>
    She's a 9-year-old with a big heart. This week's High 5 4 Kids nominee has gone above and beyond to help others in her community.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Destiny Canales

    High 5 4 Kids: Destiny Canales

    Wednesday, May 13 2015 5:41 PM EDT2015-05-13 21:41:08 GMT
    Wednesday, May 13 2015 9:27 PM EDT2015-05-14 01:27:09 GMT
    She's faced many challenges at just nine years old, but that doesn't stop her from enjoying life everyday as an average kid her age.More >>
    She's faced many challenges at just nine years old, but that doesn't stop her from enjoying life everyday as an average kid her age.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Leyana Baggett

    High 5 4 Kids: Leyana Baggett

    Wednesday, April 22 2015 5:05 PM EDT2015-04-22 21:05:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 22 2015 5:53 PM EDT2015-04-22 21:53:44 GMT
    A Richmond County teen is representing the state of Georgia through her writing. This week's spotlight kid was one of the county-level winners of the Young Georgia Authors contest.More >>
    A Richmond County teen is representing the state of Georgia through her writing. This week's spotlight kid was one of the county-level winners of the Young Georgia Authors contest.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Preston Kitchings

    High 5 4 Kids: Preston Kitchings

    Wednesday, April 1 2015 10:53 PM EDT2015-04-02 02:53:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 2 2015 11:30 AM EDT2015-04-02 15:30:58 GMT
    He's representing Richmond County School System in a big way.This week's High 5 4 Kids honoree is now the reigning State Sheet Metal Champion. More >>
    He's representing Richmond County School System in a big way.This week's High 5 4 Kids honoree is now the reigning State Sheet Metal Champion. More >>
  • Year In Review: High 5 4 Kids of 2014

    Year In Review: High 5 4 Kids of 2014

    Friday, December 26 2014 10:47 PM EST2014-12-27 03:47:46 GMT
    Thursday, January 29 2015 10:53 AM EST2015-01-29 15:53:48 GMT
    This year, WFXG started a new program to recognize kids in our area for going above and beyond. We have definitely met some amazing kids this year, and we wanted to remind you of a few.More >>
    This year, WFXG started a new program to recognize kids in our area for going above and beyond. We have definitely met some amazing kids this year, and we wanted to remind you of a few.More >>
  • High 5 4 kids: Devonta Sims

    High 5 4 kids: Devonta Sims

    From a devastating hit and run accident that happened five months ago, comes a story of survival.More >>
    From a devastating hit and run accident that happened five months ago, comes a story of survival.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Angelica Duthie

    High 5 4 Kids: Angelica Duthie

    Meet Angelica Duthie, a senior at Burke County High School, suffering from spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, a disease that she hasn't allowed to define her.More >>
    Meet Angelica Duthie, a senior at Burke County High School, suffering from spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, a disease that she hasn't allowed to define her.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Jarrett Hutchens

    High 5 4 Kids: Jarrett Hutchens

    Wednesday, October 7 2015 6:48 PM EDT2015-10-07 22:48:55 GMT
    Wednesday, October 7 2015 6:48 PM EDT2015-10-07 22:48:55 GMT
    In this week's High 5 4 Kids spotlight, we meet a high school senior who is a leader in his Junior ROTC program, and in the classroom, which has earned him a national award. More >>
    In this week's High 5 4 Kids spotlight, we meet a high school senior who is a leader in his Junior ROTC program, and in the classroom, which has earned him a national award. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Mackenzie Blackwell

    High 5 4 Kids: Mackenzie Blackwell

    Wednesday, September 30 2015 7:05 PM EDT2015-09-30 23:05:58 GMT
    Wednesday, September 30 2015 7:05 PM EDT2015-09-30 23:05:58 GMT
    This week, the High 5 4 Kids spotlight is on Mackenzie Blackwell. At just eight years old, she's already a published author, and starting to work on another book!More >>
    This week, the High 5 4 Kids spotlight is on Mackenzie Blackwell. At just eight years old, she's already a published author, and starting to work on another book!More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Naquan Anthony

    High 5 4 Kids: Naquan Anthony

    Wednesday, September 9 2015 3:38 PM EDT2015-09-09 19:38:26 GMT
    Wednesday, September 9 2015 4:30 PM EDT2015-09-09 20:30:12 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kid's spotlight is senior at Josey High School, who is a standout on the football field, and in the classroom. More >>
    This week's High 5 4 Kid's spotlight is senior at Josey High School, who is a standout on the football field, and in the classroom. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Rebecca Wang

    High 5 4 Kids: Rebecca Wang

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 4:03 PM EDT2015-08-12 20:03:10 GMT
    Thursday, August 13 2015 9:18 AM EDT2015-08-13 13:18:07 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kids spotlight is Rebecca Wang. Rebecca is a high school senior who is not only excelling academically, but artistically. More >>
    This week's High 5 4 Kids spotlight is Rebecca Wang. Rebecca is a high school senior who is not only excelling academically, but artistically. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Madison Spensley

    High 5 4 Kids: Madison Spensley

    Wednesday, July 15 2015 3:04 PM EDT2015-07-15 19:04:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 16 2015 11:13 AM EDT2015-07-16 15:13:29 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kids nominee is Madison Spensley. Madison is actively involved during the school year, and over the summer, she isn't slowing down. More >>
    This week's High 5 4 Kids nominee is Madison Spensley. Madison is actively involved during the school year, and over the summer, she isn't slowing down. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: McKenzie Dutton

    High 5 4 Kids: McKenzie Dutton

    Wednesday, June 17 2015 5:37 PM EDT2015-06-17 21:37:35 GMT
    Thursday, June 18 2015 3:51 PM EDT2015-06-18 19:51:56 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kids highlights a fourteen year old girl hoping to help a local food bank in a big way before her summer vacation is over. More >>
    This week's High 5 4 Kids highlights a fourteen year old girl hoping to help a local food bank in a big way before her summer vacation is over. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Gracey Chafin

    High 5 4 Kids: Gracey Chafin

    Wednesday, June 10 2015 8:02 PM EDT2015-06-11 00:02:26 GMT
    Wednesday, June 10 2015 8:02 PM EDT2015-06-11 00:02:26 GMT
    Gracey Chafin and her red wagons made the rounds at Children's Hospital June 3.More >>
    Gracey Chafin and her red wagons made the rounds at Children's Hospital June 3.
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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kamdyn Richardson

    High 5 4 Kids: Kamdyn Richardson

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 6:24 PM EDT2015-05-27 22:24:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 28 2015 10:10 AM EDT2015-05-28 14:10:12 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kids nominee is 11-year-old Kamdyn Richardson. She's finishing up the fifth grade with a pretty impressive list of awards, and is already excited to see what else she can learn in middle school. More >>
    This week's High 5 4 Kids nominee is 11-year-old Kamdyn Richardson. She's finishing up the fifth grade with a pretty impressive list of awards, and is already excited to see what else she can learn in middle school. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: 'Bacteria Battle' design team

    High 5 4 Kids: 'Bacteria Battle' design team

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 7:12 PM EDT2015-05-20 23:12:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 21 2015 9:45 AM EDT2015-05-21 13:45:28 GMT
    "Bacteria Battle" is now a fun game you can download for free on your smartphone, thanks to a few fifth-graders at Chukker Creek Elementary.More >>
    "Bacteria Battle" is now a fun game you can download for free on your smartphone, thanks to a few fifth-graders at Chukker Creek Elementary.
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  • High 5 4 Kids: Ra'Quan Reeves

    High 5 4 Kids: Ra'Quan Reeves

    Wednesday, May 6 2015 5:50 PM EDT2015-05-06 21:50:15 GMT
    Wednesday, May 6 2015 5:53 PM EDT2015-05-06 21:53:53 GMT
    This week's High 5 4 Kids highlights a Westside High School senior, who doctors say has defied odds by making it to his graduation. More >>
    This week's High 5 4 Kids highlights a Westside High School senior, who doctors say has defied odds by making it to his graduation. More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Serica Weaver

    High 5 4 Kids: Serica Weaver

    Wednesday, April 29 2015 7:13 PM EDT2015-04-29 23:13:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 30 2015 11:13 AM EDT2015-04-30 15:13:53 GMT
    Serica Weaver is the co-captain of the soccer team for Lucy C. Laney High School, captain in the Pride of Augusta Band, a member of the National Art Honor Society and is on Student Council.More >>
    Serica Weaver is the co-captain of the soccer team for Lucy C. Laney High School, captain in the Pride of Augusta Band, a member of the National Art Honor Society and is on Student Council.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Dylan James

    High 5 4 Kids: Dylan James

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 7:13 PM EDT2015-04-15 23:13:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 16 2015 9:41 AM EDT2015-04-16 13:41:47 GMT
     This week's High 5 4 Kids features a fourth grader with sky high dreams. Dylan James was selected to attend a very special camp to help make those dreams come true.
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     This week's High 5 4 Kids features a fourth grader with sky high dreams. Dylan James was selected to attend a very special camp to help make those dreams come true.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Matthew and Myles Springs

    High 5 4 Kids: Matthew and Myles Springs

    Wednesday, March 25 2015 8:17 PM EDT2015-03-26 00:17:40 GMT
    Wednesday, March 25 2015 8:17 PM EDT2015-03-26 00:17:40 GMT
    Matthew and Myles Springs are 17-year-old twins, juniors at Aiken High School and two of the busiest people you might ever meet.More >>
    Matthew and Myles Springs are 17-year-old twins, juniors at Aiken High School and two of the busiest people you might ever meet.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Lindsay Wallace

    High 5 4 Kids: Lindsay Wallace

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 8:41 PM EST2015-03-05 01:41:54 GMT
    Thursday, March 5 2015 9:53 AM EST2015-03-05 14:53:59 GMT
    Lindsay Wallace didn't have her sights on first or even second place during the Georgia High School State Swim meet. The Davidson Fine Arts junior just wanted to make it onto the podium.More >>
    Lindsay Wallace didn't have her sights on first or even second place during the Georgia High School State Swim meet. The Davidson Fine Arts junior just wanted to make it onto the podium.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Russell Noah

    High 5 4 Kids: Russell Noah

    Wednesday, February 11 2015 11:04 PM EST2015-02-12 04:04:10 GMT
    Thursday, February 12 2015 11:21 AM EST2015-02-12 16:21:21 GMT

    Russell Noah is a young musician who is impressing people with his songs on the piano and excelling academically.

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    Russell Noah is a young musician who is impressing people with his songs on the piano and excelling academically.

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  • High 5 4 Kids: Lauren Walker

    High 5 4 Kids: Lauren Walker

    Wednesday, February 4 2015 7:14 PM EST2015-02-05 00:14:31 GMT
    Thursday, February 5 2015 9:42 AM EST2015-02-05 14:42:37 GMT
    Lauren Walker, a fifth-grader at Forest Hills Elementary, won the Richmond County Elementary Spelling Bee.More >>
    Lauren Walker, a fifth-grader at Forest Hills Elementary, won the Richmond County Elementary Spelling Bee.
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  • High 5 4 Kids: Kallen Leeseberg

    High 5 4 Kids: Kallen Leeseberg

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 6:57 PM EST2014-11-19 23:57:30 GMT
    Thursday, January 29 2015 11:06 AM EST2015-01-29 16:06:38 GMT
    This week High 5 4 Kids highlights Kallen Leeseberg, a senior at Aquanis High School, who is a star player both on and off the field.More >>
    This week High 5 4 Kids highlights Kallen Leeseberg, a senior at Aquanis High School, who is a star player both on and off the field.
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  • High 5 4 Kids: Gillrick Stroman

    High 5 4 Kids: Gillrick Stroman

    Wednesday, January 21 2015 10:11 PM EST2015-01-22 03:11:38 GMT
    Wednesday, January 21 2015 10:11 PM EST2015-01-22 03:11:39 GMT
    Schofield Middle School 8th grader Gillrick Stroman is on the Robotics Team at Aiken High School. He one day dreams of being an engineer.More >>
    Schofield Middle School 8th grader Gillrick Stroman is on the Robotics Team at Aiken High School. He one day dreams of being an engineer.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Amari Wilson

    High 5 4 Kids: Amari Wilson

    Wednesday, December 31 2014 6:04 PM EST2014-12-31 23:04:48 GMT
    Wednesday, December 31 2014 7:34 PM EST2015-01-01 00:34:28 GMT
    Baby Amari wasn't expected to live past 24 hours, after she was born 23 ½ weeks early January 12th, 2014.More >>
    Baby Amari wasn't expected to live past 24 hours, after she was born 23 ½ weeks early January 12th, 2014.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Christian East

    High 5 4 Kids: Christian East

    Wednesday, December 10 2014 10:25 PM EST2014-12-11 03:25:36 GMT
    Thursday, December 11 2014 10:00 AM EST2014-12-11 15:00:32 GMT
    Christian East came home from Schofield Middle School Tuesday with a big announcement.More >>
    Christian East came home from Schofield Middle School Tuesday with a big announcement.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Sean Powell

    High 5 4 Kids: Sean Powell

    Wednesday, December 3 2014 11:09 PM EST2014-12-04 04:09:04 GMT
    Wednesday, December 3 2014 11:09 PM EST2014-12-04 04:09:05 GMT
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    He's had multiple surgeries and operations, all stemming from a pretty serious diagnosis.More >>
    He's had multiple surgeries and operations, all stemming from a pretty serious diagnosis.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Marlana Ryan

    High 5 4 Kids: Marlana Ryan

    Wednesday, November 12 2014 8:55 PM EST2014-11-13 01:55:01 GMT
    Wednesday, November 12 2014 8:55 PM EST2014-11-13 01:55:02 GMT
    Evans High School senior Marlana Ryan is your typical 12th grader. She's getting ready to graduate and is busy working on her senior project.More >>
    Evans High School senior Marlana Ryan is your typical 12th grader. She's getting ready to graduate and is busy working on her senior project.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Kaden Mielitz

    High 5 4 Kids: Kaden Mielitz

    Wednesday, November 5 2014 11:01 PM EST2014-11-06 04:01:33 GMT
    Thursday, November 6 2014 11:08 AM EST2014-11-06 16:08:25 GMT
    Kaden Mielitz - an 8-year-old with a big heart - donated more than 1,500 pounds of food to The Salvation Army of Augusta's food bank.More >>
    Kaden Mielitz - an 8-year-old with a big heart - donated more than 1,500 pounds of food to The Salvation Army of Augusta's food bank.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Quincy Wells

    High 5 4 Kids: Quincy Wells

    Thursday, October 23 2014 5:34 AM EDT2014-10-23 09:34:10 GMT
    Friday, October 24 2014 9:27 AM EDT2014-10-24 13:27:21 GMT
    At only 10-years-old, Quincy Wells has a lot of responsibilities. That includes the weather report every morning at Mossy Creek Elementary School.More >>
    At only 10-years-old, Quincy Wells has a lot of responsibilities. That includes the weather report every morning at Mossy Creek Elementary School.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Melinda Elser

    High 5 4 Kids: Melinda Elser

    Wednesday, October 8 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-10-09 02:31:43 GMT
    Wednesday, October 15 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-10-15 20:02:21 GMT
    Taking those turns in an expert fashion - Melinda Elser is one of dozens of kids who spend their nights on the BMX track in Augusta.More >>
    Taking those turns in an expert fashion - Melinda Elser is one of dozens of kids who spend their nights on the BMX track in Augusta.
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  • High 5 4 Kids: Xavier Perez

    High 5 4 Kids: Xavier Perez

    At only 4 years old, Xavier Perez can swing a golf club better than most people, but it's even more impressive considering that doctors told his parents he would have trouble doing normal things.More >>
    At only 4 years old, Xavier Perez can swing a golf club better than most people, but it's even more impressive when you consider that doctors told his parents he would have trouble doing normal things because he was born premature.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Kemara and Makayla

    High 5 4 Kids: Kemara and Makayla

    Kemara Jones and Makayla Benefield are 10th graders at Richmond County Career Technical Magnet School, who have created a YouTube show called ‘The Conversation.'
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    Kemara Jones and Makayla Benefield are 10th graders at Richmond County Career Technical Magnet School who have created a YouTube show called ‘The Conversation.'More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Elliot Huffman

    High 5 4 Kids: Elliot Huffman

    Elliot Huffman has been doing it for so long, he can't even remember how old he was when his passion for computers started. More >>
    Elliot Huffman has been doing it for so long, he can't even remember how old he was when his passion for computers started.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Adam Mansour

    High 5 4 Kids: Adam Mansour

    He's just 14 going on 15. But already Adam Mansour has made his own 3D printer, a special tool used to print actual objects. More >>
    He's just 14 going on 15. But already Adam Mansour has made his own 3D printer, a special tool used to print actual objects.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Tyler Abbott

    High 5 4 Kids: Tyler Abbott

    High school senior Tyler Abbott is already getting a start in his future law enforcement career.
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    High school senior Tyler Abbott is already getting a start in his future law enforcement career.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Chloe Parker

    High 5 4 Kids: Chloe Parker

    She's just fifteen - but Chloe Parker is on the fast track to be an artist. She sat down with me today at the Clubhou.se in Downtown Augusta where she meets for her manga classes. "My father Eric ParkerMore >>
    She's just fifteen - but Chloe Parker is on the fast track to be an artist.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Ava and Adrien

    High 5 4 Kids: Ava and Adrien

    Ava & Adrien are 5-year-old break dancers who are training for their first battle in a few weeks.
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    Ava & Adrien are 5-year-old break dancers who are training for their first battle in a few weeks.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Hannah Elser

    High 5 4 Kids: Hannah Elser

    "People don't understand how really cool it is," said Hannah Elser, "how much stuff you can do." The 16-year-old was about her passions: math and science, which includes building things. "This is whatMore >>
    Hannah Elser is this week's High 5 4 Kids spotlight.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Preston Weaver

    High 5 4 Kids: Preston Weaver

    It's that time of week where we give a high 5 to an amazing kid in the CSRA. This week we're high fiving 6-year old Preston Weaver. Since birth, Weaver has battled cerebral palsy an epilepsy.More >>
    It's that time of week where we give a high 5 to an amazing kid in the CSRA. This week we're high fiving 6-year old Preston Weaver. Since birth, Weaver has battled cerebral palsy an epilepsy.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Gracey Chafin

    High 5 4 Kids: Gracey Chafin

    She's just seven, going on eight years old, but this second grader from Byrd Elementary School is well beyond her years. "They brought stuff and I would go count it every morning, and there would be twoMore >>
    She's just seven, going on eight years old, but this second grader from Byrd Elementary School is well beyond her years.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: New Ellenton Middle School News Team

    High 5 4 Kids: New Ellenton Middle School News Team

    It's that time of week where we highlight kids that are doing awesome things across the CSRA. This week we're giving a high five to a group of aspiring journalists.More >>
    It's that time of week where we highlight kids that are doing awesome things across the CSRA. This week we're giving a high five to a group of aspiring journalists.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Mensah Obryant

    High 5 4 Kids: Mensah Obryant

    In a few weeks, Mensah Obryant will not only graduate from North Augusta High but he will have a pre-engineering certificate from Aiken Tech.
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    In a few weeks, Mensah Obryant will not only graduate from North Augusta High but he will have a pre-engineering certificate from Aiken Tech.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Khaleb Phillips

    High 5 4 Kids: Khaleb Phillips

    Khaleb was born with a rare neurological disorder called Moebius syndrome that affects the 6th and 7th cranial nerves . He's unable to move his face and the disorder affects his speech.More >>
    Khaleb was born with a rare neurological disorder called Moebius syndrome that affects the 6th and 7th cranial nerves . He's unable to move his face and the disorder affects his speech.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Jason Williams

    High 5 4 Kids: Jason Williams

    High 5 4 kids nominee Jason Williams loves football. "Ever since he was little, when I would ask him what do you want to be when you grow up, he said I want to be a football player, "Mom Mary Grace WilliamsMore >>
    "Ever since he was little, when I would ask him what do you want to be when you grow up, he said I want to be a football player, "Mom Mary Grace Williams said.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Rudolph Brown

    High 5 4 Kids: Rudolph Brown

    Rudolph Brown describes himself as "just somebody who is out there to make a difference in the community."As a 17-year-old motivational speaker and radio show personality, he is certainly on the rightMore >>
    Rudolph Brown is an exceptional young man that wears many hats both in high school and in the community.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Shayla Schubert

    High 5 4 Kids: Shayla Schubert

    This week we're giving a high five to 13-year-old Shayla Schubert who stepped up when her mother was nowhere to be found.More >>
    This week we're giving a high five to 13-year-old Shayla Schubert who stepped up when her mother was nowhere to be found.More >>
  • High 5 4 Kids: Mackayla Caudill

    High 5 4 Kids: Mackayla Caudill

    10-year-old Mackayla Caudill loves to cheerlead. Caudill said, "When I started working on my back handspring, I was glued to it. I just all of the sudden felt committed to getting it and committed to cheerleading." ButMore >>
    10-year-old Mackayla Caudill loves to cheerlead.More >>
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