Brenda Swann selected as the Judge Marable Student of the Year


 Flint 68th District Judge Herman Marable, Jr. and his Citizens Advisory Committee announced that Brenda Swann, of Flint has been selected as the Judge Marable Student of the Year for the 2012-2013 school year. Brenda, 16 is currently in the 11th grade at Mott Middle College High School in Flint. She was selected by Judge Marable’s Citizens Advisory Committee on the basis of her application and essay.

Brenda is looking forward to a career as an anesthesiologist. Her extra-curricular activities at school include participating with Young Women Leaders of Tomorrow . She is an avid reader and tutors elementary students. 

As a Judge Marable Student of the Year, Brenda receives a $500.00 award, trophy, and certificate. Brenda’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. One of the monthly awardees is selected as the Student of the Year and receives a $500.00 award.

Other Judge Marable Students of the Month for the 2012-2013 school year were: Aaron Fisher, Aquisha Wilson, Brandon Whiteside, and Micah Powell from Flint Northwestern High School; Kylee Jamison, Lauren Holloway, and Emmanuel Solis from Mott Middlle College High School: and Adriana McKinley from International Academy of Flint. 

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 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.