2021-2022 Bladensburg High School 9th and 10th Grade Students Become Wellness Ambassadors During Their Pathways to Career Success Orientation Workshop Supported by Community Leaders.
On Saturday, March 19, 2022, in the cafeteria of Bladensburg High School (BHS), the 2021-2022 9th & 10th grade students with their parents were welcomed into End Time Harvest Ministries’ (ETHM) Pathways to Career Success (PTCS) / Wellness Ambassador Leadership Program (WALP) by staff and community officials. The parents and students were so happy to learn how the program prepares students (and parents) for college, careers, and the workforce. The Community of Care partners (state, county, municipal, and a nonprofit environmental educator) participate in the students’ growth and development. Bautista Flores, the Port Towns Youth Council President, said that he saw a spark in the eyes of the students when they participated in the discovery of more than 150 career fields they could choose from, in addition to the stormwater management curriculum they were introduced to and will navigate through for the next 3 years as Wellness Ambassadors.
BHS Principal, Lisa Faulkner-Jones addressed the students along with Senator Malcolm Augustine, (47th Maryland State Legislative District); Prince George’s County Council Member Jolene Ivey, (District 5); Mayor Tracy Gant (Edmonston); Mayor Sadara Barrow (Colmar Manor); and Commissioner Artis Amarche (Cottage City); addressed the audience filled with students and parents. We were also honored by Ms. Bambi Harman, an ETHM Board Member and a past PTYC/PTCS parent. Upper class Wellness Ambassadors, alumni, and a parent were workshop facilitators along with community leaders and staff inspired the students to work hard to achieve their academic, career, and health goals that will bring them to life success.