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31 results for “wkyc”

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31 results for “wkyc”

WKYC'ing the Possible: An Akron Hero

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LAB member Patty Burdon, AKA PB Irish, talks about LeBron’s relationship with Akron and St. Vincent – St. Mary High School.

23 Big Dreams: Brett Coole

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The incoming 8th grader at Hyre CLC in Akron paced back and forth as he intently watched every play...

Holidays Are For Family

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When you meet our partners, it’s easy to understand why we believe we can change the world. And the more time you spend with them, the more feasible that concept becomes...

23 Big Dreams: Alissa McCullough

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As a proud member of the LeBron James Family Foundation’s Akron I PROMISE Network, Arlissa embodies the spirit, the fight, and the determination that Akron has become known for.

Anchors For A Day

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Scientist. Engineer. News Anchor at WKYC. We want our kids to know that when it comes to career options, the possibilities are endless.

PROMISE Project Take Two!

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We all need parachutes. Whether it’s literally or figuratively, parachutes are our lifesaving devices, and there are few people who have more silk lifesavers than the forward from St. Vincent – St. Mary and his Foundation.

WKYC'ing the Possible: The Way

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WKYC'ing the Possible: The Way

23 Big Dreams: Arsean McCullough

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What does it feel like when you’re told you may not be able to chase your dreams? What is that moment like when everything you envision for your future is ripped away, if only for a moment?

Like A Kid At Cedar Point

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There’s a special moment at the beginning of every roller coaster ride. It happens sometime after the "There’s no turning back now"...

WKYC'ing the Possible: 'Work Hard...And I Will Reward You

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Although LeBron was working in Miami for the past four years, in the words of Foundation Executive Director, Michele Campbell, "The kids would say [LeBron] never left us."

23 Big Dreams: Cameron & Carlissa Robinson

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The 13-year-old twins from Jennings Middle School already have a clear vision for the family restaurant they want to open and operate in Akron...

23 Big Dreams: Miah Massey

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When Miah entered third grade, she entered the LeBron James Family Foundation’s original class of "Wheels for Education" students. With this added layer of support, Miah’s confidence...

WKYC Experience Outing

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A headset-clad producer shouted out "We’re on air in five, four, three..."

I PROMISE Engineers at Little Tikes

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What do giant pinball machines, sky diving basketball and a bull-ride fueled by fire have in common?

Lights, Camera, Action

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For the fourth year in a row, LeBron’s sixth graders descended on Lakeside Avenue...

23 Big Dreams: Lamar Dampier

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If this story sounds familiar, it’s because it is. As a young boy, LeBron James used to walk the streets of Akron carrying two of his most prized possessions...

From School To The North Pole

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At 2 o’clock, they were in school. By 4 o’clock, they were at the North Pole. How did they do it?

23 Big Dreams: Jamil Wright

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There’s something about exploring the way things work that makes Jamil Wright tick...

A Monumental Partnership

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LeBron and the Foundation are proud to announce that we are entering into a long term partnership with WKYC!

23 Big Dreams: Wilfred Steadman

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As the young boy sat and stared at the world map hanging in front of the classroom of his Akron public school, he felt a wave of emotions as his eyes scanned for the place he was born.

WKYC'ing the Possible: The Impact

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Airing in the lead-up to the tip-off of the Cavs’ home opener, WKYC sat down with some of our favorite people, our Akron I PROMISE Network students and parents.

Kaulig Companies Announces Partnership with LJFF

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Kaulig Companies Media Lab in the Upcoming I PROMISE School Will Ignite Students’ Imaginations with Hands-On Learning Opportunities and State-of-the-Art Technology...

A Ride On The Rougarou

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Two weeks ago, our AIPN students and their families gave back to their community. One week later, our community gave back to our AIPN students...

Promise Project Take 2

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On Saturday, with lawn mowers, edgers, and flame throwers in hand (yes, you read that correctly), Teams WKYC, Sculpt, Akron General, and Consolidus kicked off the second year of LeBron’s PROMISE Project.

23 Big Dreams: Galaxie Quinn

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For incoming fifth grader Galaxie Quinn, who has all of that and more, it’s her selfless disposition and poised determination...

First I PROMISE Watch Party A Resounding Success

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"If you listen to LeBron when he talks, he tells you what the game is about for him. It’s about his city, it’s about his kids. That’s what makes tonight so special." – Michele Campbell, Executive Director, the LeBron James Family Foundation

23 Big Dreams: Julia & Rosina Subba

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When Julia and Rosina Subba first arrived in Akron, Ohio, they did not speak a word of English.

An Akron Staple

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The scene outside of Akron’s newest must-eat location resembled a neighborhood block party. Adults, college students, and families with children of all ages played basketball, danced, and broke bread alongside the Foundation...

23 Big Dreams: Christian Presutti

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Considered something of a walking encyclopedia by his friends and family, Christian is a true science whiz.

Team LJFF/LRMR Spread Holiday Cheer

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"It was a very special and memorable year for Team LJFF & LRMR, and we couldn't have done it without you."

5th Graders Feel The Movie Magic

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5th graders and their families got to attend a special advance screening of DreamWork’s "Kung Fu Panda 3" before the movie is available to the general public.