November Newsletter 2022

Coach Akeshia Seamster was nominated for coach of the Year for Shape Arkansas. She serves as a physical education girls athletics and health and safety teacher at Robert F. Morehead. She states, "God gave me the greatest opportunity to impact the lives of His children everyday. I take my career very seriously. It is my hope that all I do for the children I serve makes my Father in heaven proud of me. As long as He gives me breath I will be His worker bee for our children." During her years of service I have served in the following roles:  University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquatic instructor Assistant - 8 years  University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquatic Instructor - 4 years  University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Summer Programs instructor - 2007 to 2017  Coach of the Year - 2018-2019  Several Teacher of the Month awards - 2018 to 2022 Coach Seamster has declared her career is not easy, simply reward- ing. She chooses to serve. She chooses to make a difference.

Jack Robey Jr. High School 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat Event was a HUGE success! The Pine Bluff School Dis- trict’s JRJH received generous donations of food, candy, tasty treats and more for the Trunk or Treat Event, spearheaded by School Counselor Evette Johnson. Over 200 people were in attendance. Johnson stated that, “Donations and community partners helped to ensure that our students and community enjoyed a free, safe and fun night. Schol- ars and families are already looking forward to next year’s community Trunk or Treat Event.” Partners that made this positive event a success were Nathaniel Baker, What’s Next Pine Bluff, The Uni- versity of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 1890’s and Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sci- ences (MANRRS) Program, Dr. Tomekia White 1890 Scholarship Coordinator and Students, Cadillac Luxu-

ry Club of Pine Bluff, AR., Greater Ward Chapel AME Church of Pine Bluff, AR., Delta Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorpo- rated, Epsilon Zeta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta So- rority, Incorporated, Debbie Maxey of Maxey Plumbing Company, Mr. Eddie Meadly of Brookshire Grocery Company, JRJH Volunteers, P.T.O Parents, Teachers and others. School Social Worker, Deborah Thomas stated, Jack Robey appreciates its community donations and support, especially the volunteers because their time is very valuable, so gifting it makes a world of differ- ence in the lives of countless people. For that reason, our school works hard at finding ways to provide for and support the local community as well. Jack Rob- ey’s Principal Arnold Robertson is also appreciative of the community's support.

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