Local celebrity story time

by Administrator 27. September 2012 12:22

This Saturday, September 29th, Durham’s Partnership for Children will be hosting Monster Mania Day at Barnes & Noble of Southpoint from 10 am - 2 pm. We invite children and families to join us to celebrate these beloved creatures. Moreover, a portion of the net sales from this day will go to the Partnership! Activities for the day will kick off at 10:30 am with a celebrity story time. Mr. and Miss North Carolina Central University will share a reading of Where the Wild Things Are.

Mr. NCCU, Steven Cannady, is a senior criminal justice major with a concentration in juvenile justice. Cannady has been an advocate for campus affairs, holding leadership roles on the student advisory board for the Alphonso Elder Student Union and working as a research assistant. He is active in the Centennial Scholars Program, and plans to seek membership in Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society) and the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. Cannady, a Durham native, serves as a positive role model to young men at NCCU and in the Durham community as a volunteer at the local Boys & Girls Club. Cannady plans to obtain his masters in counseling upon graduation and ultimately establish a nonprofit organization for minority males.

Miss NCCU, Harmony Cross, is a senior Public Administration major. She is also active on campus as a member of the NCCU track and field team, member of the Alpha Lambda Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, a resident assistant, and orientation leader. Moreover, Harmony is an academic scholar, serving as a member of the University’s Honors Program, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society and Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society. Upon graduation, Harmony plans to pursue a master’s in higher education administration with the hopes of beginning a career in the student affairs division of a university and eventually becoming a vice chancellor of student affairs.

We would like to thank Steven and Harmony for giving their time in support of Durham’s youngest children! Don’t miss their story time, this Saturday at 10:30 am at Barnes & Noble Southpoint.

» To read more about Monster Mania day, click here.

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