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Meghan Danks Named Judge Marable Student Of The Year 

FLINT—67th District Judge Herman Marable, Jr. and his Citizens Advisory Committee announced that Meghan Danks of Burton has been selected as the Judge Marable Student of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year. Meghan, 17, is currently a junior at Bentley High School.

She was honored Monday, April 29 in a ceremony in Judge Marable’s Courtroom. Her name has been engraved on a plaque on permanent display at the McCree Courthouse in Downtown Flint.

Meghan intends to pursue a career as a mortician or a medical examiner.  She plays varsity softball at

Judge Herman Marable, Jr. and Meghan Danks

Bentley. She has an active interest in photography.

The Judge Marable Student of the Month/Year program was established in 2004 by Judge Marable and his Citizens Advisory Committee to encourage Genesee County high school students to focus on academic achievement and career goals.

Each month during the school year (September-June), a 10th grade student is recognized and awarded a $75 prize, trophy, and certificate based on the completion of an application and essay about their career goals.

The deadline for receipt of applications for the 2018-2019 school year is June 27, 2019.

Tenth grade students who are city of Flint or Genesee County residents, or who attend public, charter, or private schools located in Genesee County are eligible to apply for the Judge Marable Student of the Month/Year Award.

Further information on the Judge Marable Student of the Month/Year Award and applications are available on line from or from high school guidance counselors or principals or by calling (810) 597-7795.


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