The Good Stuff 6/16/17

The Good Stuff is positive things we cover when we end each podcast, in the past whether it’s sports or not, local or worldwide.  Now we can share that with you more often on our site.  Check below if you need to fight off the usually negative media.  Enjoy, comment, follow and share.   More of this to come daily, weekly, etc.

Ladonte Lotts, a Southern University student, creates a new fitness movement called Jiggaeorbics.  It’s a part of his fitness course which he describes as New Lit Fitness.

Family Who Won $429 Million Lottery Aims To Use Money To Fight Poverty

LeBron James pledges $87 MILLION for program to let hometown kids in Akron attend college for free

LeBron James is giving kids from Akron — ones with challenging backgrounds like his — the chance to go to college for free.

The NBA star has partnered with the University of Akron to provide a guaranteed four-year scholarship to the school for students in James’ ‘I Promise’ program who qualify. The scholarship will cover tuition and the university’s general service fee — currently $9,500 per year.

It’s the latest example of James, who often refers to himself ‘as just a kid from Akron’ giving back to a community that helped raise him.

Entire class accepted into college, Ballou HS makes history

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – Defying the odds, Ballou High School held its gradation on Tuesday and each of the 170 students to cross the stage received a college acceptance letter.

It’s a first for the Southeast, D.C. public school.

Ballou’s Class of 2017 sent a message to all of those “nay-say’ers” out there.


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