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YDC Star of the Month

The YDC Star of the Month award recognizes those that go above and beyond in their duties and service to the Youth Development Commission


Star of the Month – March 2017

Teachia Turrentine

YDC Star of Month - March 2017

Teachia Turrentine is a 24-year-old life enthusiast. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communication Arts, with a certificate in Technical and Professional Communications, from Lawrence Technological University. Teachia is currently one of our Youth Development Coach’s working onsite at Ann Arbor Trail Magnet supporting the Success Mentor Project; a partnership with Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) to reduce chronic absenteeeism.

Teachia has recently started an educational business in the Metro-Detroit area, called Inspiring Intellect Services, where she tutors and coaches people of all ages, and also specializes in text editing. Together she and her husband are dedicated to making lasting impacts in the lives of everyone they encounter, through the love of God.

If Teachia could describe herself in one sentence, it would be: “A resource that taps hidden potential in everyone she crosses paths with.”


Star of the Month – February 2017

Kaye Sutherland

YDC Star of Month - February 2017

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