Princess Foundation Receives Community Hero Award from Abraham Clark H.S.

Mickens, left, was joined by Princess Foundation executive board members, from left: Ebony Dilworth, Brittany Robinson, and Isana Pearson. Credits: Matthew Hersh
Princess Foundation Receives Community Hero Award from Abraham Clark H.S. Credits: Kathy Lloyd

ROSELLE, NJ - The Princess Foundation was presented with the Community Hero Award at the Abraham Clark H.S. monthly staff meeting on Monday. The award is given out by the school each month to members or groups in the community who go above and beyond to help others in the Roselle community as a whole.

Executive board members, Ebony Dilworth, Brittany Robinson, and Isana Pearson accepted the award for the foundation. Other members of the Princess Foundation E-board include: Ashley Scudder, Ashley Wimbush, Janaya Wimbush, and Fanta Dicko.

“These you ladies have been instrumental in supporting our young ladies here at Abraham Clark H.S. over the last 4 or 5 years. I can’t thank them enough. So many of our young ladies have gone on from the program and graduated from here and gone on to college now,” said Rashon Mickens, Principal at Abraham Clark H.S. “When I talk to those young ladies that have moved on, they always recognize the Princess Foundation for helping them get to where they are today. 

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The Princess Foundation will be hosting the Third Annual Women’s Empowerment Symposium on March 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kean University. This year’s day of inspiration is themed, Fight Like a Girl: Be Stronger. Be Wiser. Be Better, keynote speaker, Dr. Jackie Walters, prominent physician and two-time breast cancer survivor, founder of 50 Shades of Pink Foundation and star on Bravo’s Hit TV Show, Married to Medicine. 

Also discussed st the meeting was a play coming up by the A.C. Theater Co. called “The Election”. The play takes place on Fri. March 31, and Sat. April 1, at 7:30p.m. in the ACHS Auditorium. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 General Admission. Contact the high school for ticket information. 

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