Kensington Academy Recognition

Emmy-Nominated Journalist to be Keynote Speaker at Kensington Academy Commencement.

Shomari Stone, an Emmy-nominated journalist and 1992 Kensington Academy graduate, will be the keynote speaker at Commencement. Kensington Academy is an independent, co-ed, Catholic elementary day school located in Beverly Hills, Michigan.

(PRWEB) April 27, 2006 -- Shomari Stone, a 1992 graduate of Kensington Academy, has been named the 2006 Commencement keynote speaker. Stone, an Emmy-nominated reporter for CBS 4 in Miami, Florida, has gained national and international attention for his exclusive interviews and has covered everything from hurricanes to President Bush to the Free Trade Area of the Americas protests.

After, Kensington, Stone attended high school at St. Augustine’s in San Francisco, California. Stone then went on to graduate from the University of Michigan, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Studies in 2001. As an undergraduate, he won a number of honors and awards, including the 2000 Mary Lou Butcher Equality in Journalism Award for outstanding performance in Journalism; the 2000 NAACP Achievement Award; a 1999 John L. and Clara M. Brumm Memorial Scholarship for outstanding performance in communication studies; a 1999 J. Evens Campbell Scholarship in Journalism for outstanding academic achievement in journalism; a 1998 Leland Stowe Award for outstanding scholastic performance in preparation for a journalism career; and a 1998 Claude Silfritt Undergraduate Award for outstanding academic performance in communication studies.

KA’s Commencement will take place on Wednesday, June 7th on campus, 32605 Bellvine Trail, Beverly Hills, MI.

Kensington Academy is an independent, co-ed, Catholic elementary day school with a complete curriculum that cultivates a lifelong love of learning in a caring, family-oriented atmosphere.

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