Academic All-Stars

Academic All-Stars

Seventh grade: Tiaa Bland, West Fresno Middle

Tiaa Bland isn’t one to rest on her laurels. The 13-year-old maintains good grades at West Fresno Middle School and helps mentor younger students as a member of WEB, which stands for Where Everybody Belongs. Her leadership and academic interests have made her an Academic All-Star.

Academic All-Stars

Eighth grade: Rafael Bryant, Computech Middle

Raphael Bryant, an eighth-grader at Computech Middle School in Fresno, has an evident passion for all things to do with acting and drama. He’s been doing forensics for the past two years and acting in plays since fifth grade. He has been honored for academic achievement, and is the eighth-grade Academic All-Star.

Videos

Prep volleyball: Liberty-Madera Rachos off to streaking start

Liberty-Madera Ranchos, which has never won a league or Central Section volleyball title, is off to a 22-0 start and a No. 16 ranking by The Bee heading into its North Sequoia League opener Sept. 27 against Washington. -- Nick Giannandrea / The Fresno Bee
ngiannandrea@fresnobee.com
Prep volleyball: Liberty-Madera Rachos off to streaking start 1:43

Prep volleyball: Liberty-Madera Rachos off to streaking start

Heat intensifies on coach Tim DeRuyter as Fresno State prepares for UNLV 2:39

Heat intensifies on coach Tim DeRuyter as Fresno State prepares for UNLV

Fresno police chief issues warning after attack on CHP car 0:43

Fresno police chief issues warning after attack on CHP car

Summerset Village's first-day hearing highlights 2:11

Summerset Village's first-day hearing highlights