Friday, March 15, 2013
Plymouth and Canton Chambers combine to offer five $1,000 scholarships for Plymouth, Canton, Salem, Starkweather and non-PCCS students.
Submitted by Wes Graff The March 22 deadline is approaching for students to submit applications to receive the Student Citizen Scholarships from the Plymouth Community and Canton Chambers of Commerce. The two Chambers reward the scholarships based on community service only, not grade point. There will be a selection committee that will pick one student each from Canton, Plymouth, Salem, Starkweather and a non PCCS high school student who lives in the district. Scholarships will be at least $1,000 apiece. The application is attached to this story, and can be downloaded from a link on the front page of the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools website (www.pccs.k12.mi.us). To apply return applications to: Community Relations 454 S. Harvey St. …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Jeremy Hughes: 'Our program here at (PCEP) is the best college prep program in the state of Michigan.'
Outgoing Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Superintendent Jeremy Hughes on Wednesday touted student and administrative accomplishments in the past year during his final State of the District address. Hughes, originally hired as an interim superintendent in 2011, will leave his post this summer. A search for his successor recently was narrowed to five finalists admidst a slate of national candidates. According to the outgoing district chief, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools will remain in good hands. "We are on the verge here of a new era of excellence," Hughes said, speaking to an audience primarily consisting of local business owners and service organizations at Plymouth High School. "We're turning the corner into something to become …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Company matches seniors who need in-home support with volunteer-minded seniors.
Wednesday, February 13
Mary Ribeiro and the team from Seniors Helping Seniors, along with Chamber Ambassador Bruce Webb, cut the ribbon recently at its grand opening in Plymouth. The company matches seniors who need in-home support with loving, caring, kind, compassionate, volunteer-minded seniors who want to help throughout eastern Washtenaw and western Wayne counties. Those interested in caregiving must be over the age of 50. To contact Senior Helping Seniors, call (734) 996-9570. Submitted by Wes Graff, Plymouth Community Chamber of Commerce