Police Basis donates laptops to graduate seniors – Outlook Pasadena

(Images courtesy of the Pasadena Police Basis) – Within the image Rev. Van Edward White, Pastor George Van Alstein, Rev. Dr. Larry E. Campbell, Pasadena Police Officer Jarvis Shelby, Police Basis President Robert Monzon, Crystal Reggie, are the recipients of the scholarship. Liggins and Kennedy Hackett, Ramona Hackett, former President of the Police Basis Gilbert Mars, cpl. Matt Widger, Sgt. Andrea Perez and Lieutenant Chris Sharma.

first printed within the September 8 problem of Pasadena Outlook,

The Pasadena Police Basis, in partnership with the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Better Pasadena and First African Methodist Episcopal Church Rev. Larry Campbell, lately offered laptop computer computer systems and $2,000 scholarships to college-going native college students.
The items have been a part of an ongoing partnership between the Pasadena Police Basis and Pasadena Police Division interim chief Jason Clausen, wherein the funds are used to help schooling and the group. Greater than three dozen computer systems have been given since final yr.
Native college students to be honored embody:
Kennedy Hackett Metropolitan Baptist Church, the place Rev Tyrone Skinner is pastor.
Within the church, she was an lively member of the Youth Fellowship Program and Bible Research. She graduated from John Muir Excessive College with a 4.0 unweighted grade-point common, 4.43 weighted.
Hackett has participated in plenty of extra-curricular actions, together with the Affiliate Pupil Physique, the Black Pupil Union, the Class of 2022 Cupboard, observe and subject, and the Pep Squad. Kennedy is attending Harvard College and plans to main in biomedical engineering.
Her long run aim is to turn into both a pediatrician or a pediatric surgeon.
Mikiela Lignins is a member of Zion Star Missionary Baptist Church, the place Rev. John B. Bledsoe is pastor.
In church, she was a reward dancer and took part in youth fellowship packages. Liggins graduated from John Muir Excessive College with a 3.5 grade-point common.

Isaiah Crowell (middle), who acquired a laptop computer courtesy of the Pasadena Police Basis, is accompanied by the Rev. Larry E. Campbell and Isaiah’s grandmother Velma Butler.

As a highschool pupil, she was the president of the women’ membership and took part in observe and subject and the Puente program. She was a part of a twin enrollment program with Pasadena Metropolis Faculty and was a Particular Olympics volunteer.
Liggins will attend Tuskegee College to main in aerospace engineering. Her long-term targets are to work for JPL or NASA, personal a fuel station, write a guide, assist others, be a job mannequin, and do one thing memorable.
Isaiah Crowell is a member of First AME Church Pasadena, the place Rev. Larry E. Campbell is a pastor.
Within the church, he was an lively member of the Youth Fellowship Program and assisted in main worship. Isaiah graduated from Maranatha Excessive College with a 3.11 grade-point common.
He served because the captain of the varsity soccer staff and likewise participated within the varsity golf, pictures membership, and the Black Pupil Union. Crowell shall be attending Cal State College Northridge, the place he plans to main in psychology.
Her long-term aim is to turn into a psychologist and develop packages to assist youngsters deal with the results of divorce and parental separation.
Alyssa Wright is a member of Metropolitan Baptist Church, the place Rev Tyrone Skinner is pastor.
He graduated from John Muir Excessive College with a 3.32 grade-point common.
She has participated in Volleyball, Black Pupil Union, Puente Program, Enterprise Academy and Early Academic Outreach Program. Wright will attend Tuskegee College to review early childhood schooling. Her long-term aim is to turn into an elementary faculty instructor.
“We’re proud to have the ability to help our youth as they put together for his or her future,” stated Rev Campbell, on behalf of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Better Pasadena.
“We’re additionally grateful to the Pasadena Police Basis for offering new laptops to scholarship recipients. Our future leaders, medical doctors, lecturers, entrepreneurs and expert staff are members of the highschool class of 2022,” he stated.
“The long run success of our communities is straight tied to their success. If they will efficiently obtain their targets and make a constructive contribution to society, not solely will our communities be stronger, however so will the graduating highschool class of 2022 Will be capable to assist the generations to come back after them.
The Pasadena Police Basis, often known as the annual “Chief’s Breakfast” on the Rose Bowl final October, raised practically $40,000 to help PUSD graduate senior residents and police youth packages.
This yr’s occasion will happen on Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 a.m. on the Pasadena Civic Heart Ballroom D&E.
“That is the primary of many donations to be made to Pasadena youth teams and local people youth packages,” stated the group’s president, Robert Monzon. They are going to be offered to an extra 15 undergraduate seniors headed for greater schooling, every to be chosen by one in every of six group organizations, he stated.
Extra details about the Pasadena Police Basis is on the market on the group’s web site at pasadenapolicefoundation.org.

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