District--Fifth (Flint) Division Judge Herman Marable, Jr. and
his Citizens Advisory Committee announced that
James Richardson, Jr. of Flint has been selected as the Judge
Marable Student of the Year for the 2015-2016 school year.
James, 17, is currently a junior at Grand Blanc High School.
James will be
presented with the award on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 11:30
AM in a ceremony in Judge Marable's Courtroom at the McCree
Courthouse, 630 S. Saginaw Street, in Downtown Flint He will
trophy, and certificate. His name has been engraved on a plaque
on permanent display and will be revealed at the ceremony.
James intends to pursue a degree in criminal justice and
ultimately become a Prosecuting Attorney. The
Judge Marable Student of the Month/Year program was
established in 2004 by Judge Marable and his Citizens
Advisory Committee to encourage Genesee County high
school students to focus on academic achievement and
career goals. Each month during the school year
(September-June) a 10th grade student is recognized and
awarded a $75.00 prize, trophy, and certificate based on
the completion of an application and essay about their
career goals. Last year, the committee selected its
100th Judge Marable Student of the Month.
Tenth grade students who
are city of Flint or Genesee County residents, or who
attend public, charter, or private schools located in
Genesee County are eligible to apply for the Judge
Marable Student of the Month/Year Award. Further
information on the Judge Marable Student of the
Month/Year Award and applications are available on line
or from high school guidance counselors, principals, or
from the office of Judge Herman Marable, Jr., Courtroom
1, 67th District Court, 630 S. Saginaw
Street, Flint, Michigan 48502, Phone (810) 597-7795.
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