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

Trump supporters gather to catch glimpse of their candidate in Tulare County

Supporters lined Cartmill Avenue to cheer on GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, who came to Tulare for a fundraising luncheon Tuesday, August 31, 2016.
John Walker The Fresno Bee
Trump supporters gather to catch glimpse of their candidate in Tulare County 1:11

Trump supporters gather to catch glimpse of their candidate in Tulare County

White House considers Kaepernick's perspective 1:18

White House considers Kaepernick's perspective "objectionable," but defends his right to expression

NFL players, coaches, and fans react to Colin Kaepernick protest 21:12

NFL players, coaches, and fans react to Colin Kaepernick protest

New Boys and Girls Club opens in Huron 2:28

New Boys and Girls Club opens in Huron