MeckEd names Vance senior Khamiah Alderman to its board

Khamiah Alderman of Vance High

The education-focused nonprofit MeckEd recently named Vance High senior Khamiah Alderman to its Board of Directors as a student liaison.

“Throughout her four years of high school, she has dedicated herself to education, leadership and service,” MeckEd said in announcing Khamiah’s selection.

MeckEd is dedicated to ensuring that all young people in Mecklenburg public schools have the knowledge, skills and experiences to lead successful and productive lives.

Khamiah is among five people named to the MeckEd board in December.

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Program helps Vance students cross the digital divide

Digital Literacy Academy at Vance HighDozens of Vance High students recently traded Saturday freedom for an extra class at school. Their incentive: free reconditioned laptop computers and the training to make good use of their new learning tools.

University City Partners and E2D Inc. hosted the Vance Family Connect digital literacy academy.

E2D (Eliminate the Digital Divide) works with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and area businesses and groups to bring digital education and solutions to all students and families in Charlotte. (more…)

Vance High’s Khaimah Alderman is named NCWorks Outstanding Teen

Khamiah Alderman and her book driveKhamiah Alderman’s GPA alone will turn heads, but that is just the beginning of her achievements.

When you hear her list of interests and activities, it is easy to understand why this Vance High scholar was honored on Oct. 11 as the 2018 Outstanding Teen by NCWorks, a group devoted to promoting workforce innovation and opportunity.

Khamiah, a participant in the MeckEd Career Pathways Program at Vance, was nominated for the 2018 Governor’s NCWorks Award for Distinction by her MeckEd career pathway advisor, Torrie Burgess. (more…)

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