JB Young will host an upcoming Gear Up event at 5:00pm on the evening of April 23rd, 2015. All Davenport Community School’s 7th grade students and families are invited to attend the event. The event will introduce the Gear Up Program and bring awareness to some of our Historically Black Colleges & Universities. JB Young Principal Marianne Corbin will welcome several distinguished speakers who will speak on the evening theme of “Promoting Higher Education, Literacy and Unity,” along with scholarships and the 529 Program available for assisting in funding college education. In addition, several local community organizations, youth programs and a variety of family resources will join JB Young to make this evening informative and spectacular. There will be fun activities, performances and several raffles. Come join us for this great event! To learn more, please download this promotional flyer.