Chenelle Harkless selected as the Judge Marable Student of the Year

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Chenelle Harkless and Flint 68th District Judge Herman Marable, Jr.

Flint 68th District Judge Herman Marable, Jr. and his Citizens Advisory Committee announced that Chenelle Harkless, of Flint, has been selected as the Judge Marable Student of the Year for the 2011-2012 school year. Chenelle, 16, is currently a junior at Northwestern High School in Flint. She was selected by Judge Marable’s Citizens Advisory Committee on the basis of her application and essay.

Chenelle is looking forward to a career as an attorney or judge. Her extra-curricular activities at school include serving as drum major of the marching band, basketball, softball, cross-country, track and field and participating with Wildcats in Motion. Her interests include reading and writing.

As a Judge Marable Student of the Year, Brittney will receive a $500.00 award, trophy, and certificate. Chenelle’s name has been engraved on a plaque on permanent display at the 68th District Courthouse.

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. At the end of the school year, one of the monthly awardees will be selected as Judge Marable’s Student of the Year and will receive a $500.00 savings bond.

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 from www.judgemarable.net <http://www.judgemarable.net/>  or from high school guidance counselors, principals, or from the office of Judge Herman Marable, Jr., Courtroom 1, 68th District Court, 630 S. Saginaw Street, Flint, Michigan 48502, Phone (810) 597-7795.