He attended the Annual Expo Convention of Modeling and Talent. He aspires to become a model, actor and talent person. Michael is a graduate of John Casablancas Acting Class and was selected through competitive auditions.
The Expo was a 4-day event involving more than 500 contestants nationwide. Scouting agents were from the East and West Coast areas as well as Tokoyo, Japan. Michael received a 1st Runner Up Trophy in the Cold Read Competition and he also received a call back from an acting agency in Atlanta.
Michael is looking forward to being a success story after graduation from high school. He is a “dap” young man who is well dressed, groomed and is very talented in verse and song. He will continue to answer the call for modeling.
Michael is the son of Mr. Clauncey and Doris Walker. He is active as a member of Progress Missionary Baptist Church in Sanford. He extends his talents to the Martin Luther King Commemorative Choir.
• The Purple Summit. There is a group of young ladies who were organized in May. These young ladies have organized a group in Georgetown and have several Sanford residents on board to help the group meet as many young women as possible.
Purple meets at Sanctuary for Hope Ministries, Inc. located at 718 Locust Avenue where Rev. Bruce Washington is the Pastor. Meeting times for the young ladies are Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
There will be a variety of field trips and special events along with a 16 week life skill curriculum and community service component. The main goal of the group is to create a higher level of self-esteem and self-confidence among growing young women. The program is free of charge to all participants.
For more information visit their Facebook Page at Our Purple or call Toni Washington, Founder, at 407-770-7254 or Rashonda Perry, Seminole County Chapter Director at 407-547-7601.
Other chapters include: Orlando/Orange County, West Palm Beach and Atlanta,Georgia. Mentors for Seminole Purple include: Carolyn Amie, Candice Brown, Amber Pearson, Nichelle Brown, Sherry Whitehead, Ameila Moore, Don Curtis and Ebony Murphy.
• The Rescue Church of God, a historical landmark in the Goldsboro Community as well as the City of Sanford, has served the community for more than 50 years. You are invited to come and celebrate another milestone in the history of our ministry.
In 1962, Mother Blanche Bell Weaver was led by the spirit of God to move to Sanford. Obeying the call of God, she made the move and began sewing seeds of wisdom and encouragement into the hearts of people in the city that was once known at the “Celery Capital.”
Through her labor of love, God birth a small ministry in the city named, Rescue Church of God, an extension of a larger ministry in Newark, NJ. where she shepherd a flock of believers. The ministry in Sanford is yet standing and growing. This ministry started and has now completed 1100 square feet of “Help Ministry” through the Rescue Outreach Mission of Central Florida and the Rescue Open Door Shelter for Women and Children; feeding, clothing and sheltering thousand and thousands of men, women and boys and girls from all walks of life from surrounding areas of the USA.
There are many who have been blessed through this ministry and many churches in the local area are products from this ministry. The Rescue Church of God is yet thriving and meeting the spiritual and natural needs of its community. The General Assembly and Homecoming Reunion 50th Celebration will be held July 26-29.
Pastor Quintin C. Faison and the church family extends to all former members, family and friends to join them as they “Celebrate the Past and Rejoice in Expectation.” Service will be held 7:30 p.m. nightly at the Charisma Media (formerly Strang Communications in Lake Mary). For registration and information contact Rescue Church of God 407-323-3700 or 407-314-9446.