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Graduations,  Honors and Awards

Robertha Barnes

2015

She graduated on Friday, May 8, 2015 from North Eastern University in Boston (NEU) with her Bachelor's Degree in Bio-Chemistry. Robertha is the daughter of Carol Barnes and the niece of Petergay Dennis.

Biannca Bullard

2015

 

She is the granddaughter of Christeen Bullard, will be graduating on May 17, 2015 from Hobart and William Smith Colleges with a degree in Public Policy with a minor in Biology.

Janausia

Ellis

2015

She will be graduating from Long Island University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Pathology Communications. Congratulations from her parents Julian Riley, Sr. and step-mother, Tamika Brinson Street; grandmother, Rosetta Street; aunt, Velvet Street; sister, Tamia Riley; and brother, Julian Riley, Jr.

Jessica

France

2015

She graduated from The University at Buffalo in Buffalo on Saturday, May 16th with her Bachelorís degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. She is the daughter of Jessica France and granddaughter of Dr. Venessa Mitchell.

Brandon

Grantham

2015

He graduated from Brockport College on May 16th with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.

Venessa Mitchell

2015

 

Dr. Venessa Mitchell attended her graduation ceremony in Phoenix, AZ on Saturday, May 2nd.  She received her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership/Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Phoenix.

Shanetta Williams

  2015

She cordially invite her Mt. Olivet family to attend The Warner School of Education on May 16, 2015 at 2:30pm in the Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre. Shanetta will be receiving her Masterís Degree in Community Mental Health Counseling.

Mathew Blue

  2015

He was nominated for the National Junior Honor Society from Roth Middle School, Rush-Henrietta, NY with a GPA average of 90%.  Very proud grandma, Myrtle Branch.

David Freeman

  2015

 

He received the Triple "C" Award during the Athena Middle School Awards Ceremony. The Triple C Award is given by the NYS Attorney General, Eric Sneiderman, to a student who had demonstrated Character, Courage, and Commitment to improving society. This award is given to a student who is visible in the community and looking to make a positive impact on others in the community.

Terrah Walker

  2015

He received a certificate from The National Society of Leadership and Success I from the Rochester Institute of Technology on April 28, 2015.

Eongue Ekille

2013 Tri-State Certificate of Excellent Winner

2014 Carnegie Hall Performance

Eongue Ekille, a 9th grader at Minerva Deland, for her outstanding performance at Carnegie Hall as a winner of the 2013 Tri State Certificate of Excellent, an exceptional distinction. Her receiving this award was a direct result of her hard work, dedication, talent and perseverance. The Recital was presented by the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. This program provides a national standard of musical achievement for people of all ages studying music privately in the US for levels 1-10.

The Mt. Olivet Family Congratulates Eongue Ekille on her extraordinary accomplishments.

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Dr. Mary Sweeney

PhD - RN - COHN-s

Mentor, Empire State College

Nursing Honor Society

2015 - Mary Sweeney received the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing/Tau Kappa At-Large Chapter Recognition Award for Mentorship. The award was presented on July 9th at the Desmond hotel in Albany, NY. Dr. Sweeney is an academic advisor at SUNY Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY.

2014 - Mary Sweeney was inducted into the Tau Kappa At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) in Saratoga Springs, NY on April 3rd. The mission of the honor society is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership and service.  Candidates must demonstrate achievement in nursing.

The Mt. Olivet Family Congratulates Dr. Sweeney on her extraordinary accomplishments. Read More......

Molly and Ralph Richards

Received the Urban League's

"Community Leadership Award for

Golden Service"

Ralph and Molly Richards received the Community Leadership Award for Golden Service.  The Golden Service Award recognizes individuals who has at least 25 years of service to the Community, neighborhood,  or Urban League Rochester programs, services or movements.  This is a prestigious award that is given for exemplary service, unmatched performance and dedicated support.  Ralph and Molly Richards has demonstrated all of these attributes throughout the years.

The Mt. Olivet Family Congratulates Molly and Ralph for receiving this prestigious award and for their continuous services, contributions and support to the community, region and church.  Read More...

2013, Ralph and Molly Richards are Winners of the James M. McCuller's Award...more

2014 Recipients of the Community Service Award from The Rochester Genesee Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.

Tommye Hinton Roberts,

RN - MSN - CPHO - NEA/BC

Appointed Chief Nursing Officer, Highland Hospital

Tommye Hinton Roberts has been appointed the Chief Nursing Officer at the Highland Hospital, a newly designated Magnet hospital and affiliate of the University of Rochester.  She has 30+ years of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership experience including 7 years as a CNO.

She attributes her success to God, her Husband, Family and a passionate commitment to serve.

The Mt. Olivet Family Congratulates Tommye on her appointment which is recognition of  her efforts, dedication to service, and commitment to God.   Read more...

 Joel Cummings
ABCís 2012 Lena M. Gantt
Distinguished Community Service Award Recipient

Joel Cummings, a native of Fitzgerald, Georgia, spent his early years under the influence of his grandparents. His grandfather was a silent leader who exercised gentle persuasion to make a positive impact in his community. Cummingsí grandmother exercised her strong voice to affect change. Over the years, Joel has deployed a leadership style that reflects a blend of his grandparentsí personalities: mild persuasion paired with outspoken advocacy.

After graduation from Rochesterís James Madison High School , Cummings returned south where he attended Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama.  Read more..

Karissa Joy Grant

2012 Graduate of the

African American Leadership Development Program

Karissa Joy Grant was recognized by the United Way as a 2012 graduate of the African American Leadership Development Program [AALDP] on November 8, 2012.

This recognition was acknowledged at the Howard Wilson Coles Society Appreciation Luncheon which was attended by a number of former graduates, business, church and community leaders, as well as friends and family.

We are proud of this accomplishment and we ask the Mount Olivet Baptist Church family to continue to support and pray for Karissa's continued success.

Jared David Michael Grant

Actor

Portrays the Late Poet Etheridge Knight in "Dead or Alive"

Photo credit: Andy Karol

Jared Grant portrays Etheridge Knight in the Poetry Slam, "Dead or Alive."   "Dead or Alive" features actors portraying deceased poets.  The actors will perform the poems in a mock slam against Chicago poets.   This venue pits Living Poets face off against Dead Poets.  A panel of Judges decides which one is the best.  Etheridge Knight gained notoriety in 1968 with the publication of his poetry, "Poems from Prison."

Jared is one of Mt. Olivet's 2008 High School Graduate and we are very proud of all of his accomplishments.

Katherine Shields

Daughter of Ruler Emeritus

Eldorado Temple #32

Katherine Shields received the honor of Daughter Ruler Emeritus from Eldorado Temple #32 to Improve Benevolent Protective Orders of Elks of the World on Saturday, Dec. 1st,  at the Diplomat Party House. Katherine thanks the Mt. Olivet Family for their support and well wishes.

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