In this week's High Five for Kids, meet a Richmond County high school student, who's musical talents have allowed her to play at a venue that's reserved for "la creme de la creme," not once, but twice.
Colby Sanchez is 14 year-old eight grader at Burke County Middle School. He prides himself on getting A’s and B’s, but a battle with cancer threw him a curveball and he wasn’t the only one in his family who was fighting for their life at the time.
Einnaja Brown is the youngest of ten in her family, and the Butler High School senior thought college was out of her reach, but now she’s been accepted to 18 schools and earned $252,000 worth of scholarships.
A Greenbrier high-schooler combines her dedication to helping the earth and a passion for education to achieve a top honor. 17 year-old Hannah Smith has been in Girl Scouts for almost 12 years, and she's got the pins to prove it.
A life-long girl scout uses her passion to show city kids how fun the country can be. We meet her in this week's High Five For Kids. Brittany Pritchett says, "You sit in that saddle and I don't know...I just immediately felt comfortable in that saddle. It works for me. I just feel comfortable sitting there."
Every day during the summer out at Diamond Lakes Regional Park, you'll find a young man who is in love with the back and fourth of tennis. Coach Michael Harden says, "He's gone from hitting the ball in a safe manner to being a lot more aggressive in his play." And now ranking as a top 30 player in Georgia, and in the top 1500 players his age in the nation
In this week's High Five For Kids, we meet a middle school student whose life is focused on harmony and hitting just the right notes. She can't stop thinking about it. "When I was little, about 3 or 2 years old, I use to sing in my church choir," says Charlissa. Singing is a part of Charlissa Smiths' soul. "When you give her her words and her note, she runs with it." said her Mother. And she takes it seriously. "To ...
We're celebrating Keaira Jefferson who recently graduated from the Academy of Richmond County High School with honors, and a large list of accomplishments to her name - all of this even though she went into foster care in the middle of her adolescent years.
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 ...
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.