62 Parker High School seniors honored by Rotaract of Birmingham

The Rotaract Club of Birmingham will host the first ever College Signing Day on Friday, April 28, at A.H. Parker High School. The ceremony will honor the achievements of 62 Parker High School college-bound seniors.

Khadijah Abdullah, key note speaker

College Signing Day will celebrate graduating seniors, showcase student leaders and inspire younger classes to continue their education. Khadijah Abdullah, executive director of Teach For America and a Birmingham City Schools graduate, will be the keynote speaker.

 

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GO NATIVE this year at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale

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Birmingham Audubon says, “Restoring native plant habitat is vital to preserving biodiversity. By creating a native plant garden, each patch of habitat becomes part of a collective effort to nurture and sustain the living landscape for birds and other animals.”

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Birmingham’s Will Pearson to lead podcast for HowStuffWorks

Will Pearson and his business partner, Mangesh Hattikudur, founded Mental Floss magazine while they were still in college at Duke University in 2001.  Mental Floss, which gained popularity based on its fun, inquisitive tone, grew over the years to be a successful national brand and was bought by a publisher in New York.

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