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2014-01-26 00:20:11

- Eight of the Nation's Top HBCU Marching Bands and Grammy-nominated Big Sean Wow Fans at Georgia Dome ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marching band fans from across the country poured into Atlanta's Georgia Dome on Saturday to celebrate the 12(th) annual Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase, and to witness firsthand the dynamic ensemble of music, choreography and showmanship displayed by eight of the nation's premier Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

2009-09-16 14:41:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The National Management Association (NMA) honored Lockheed Martin's Lee E. Rhyant as the 2009 Executive of the Year at the organization's national conference this week in New Orleans. The Executive of the Year Award is the highest honor the NMA bestows on an individual. The first Executive of the Year was honored in 1935 and NMA has recognized a key leader in business and industry every year since. The award recognizes a senior executive...

2008-10-16 09:00:23

As the Honda Battle of the Bands (www.hondabattleofthebands.com) prepares to host its seventh annual Invitational Showcase, fans can expect another spectacular musical pageant as well as an expanded commitment to support the vital music programs of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). With an increase in scholarship awards and the return of the HBCU Recruitment Fair, the Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) continues to evolve as one of the nation's most-celebrated...

2006-12-07 12:01:05

By Mensah M. Dean, Philadelphia Daily News Dec. 7--As the school district struggles to get its financial house in order, two schools are dealing with leadership vacuums. District officials yesterday revealed that the principals of South Philadelphia High School and Mary McLeod Bethune Academy have been removed from their schools. Also yesterday, School Reform Commission Chairman James Nevels said the SRC soon will announce $30 million more in budget cuts toward closing a deficit that...

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