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Alumni Success Story

ACHS Alumni Dominique Gordon from the class of 2006 has published his first poetry book.

“I was class clown back in high school. Since then I’ve done theatre and music. My two bands Stonewall BLVD and Avery Jacob did pretty well. This book is kind of like a 3 act play. Relationships, Mental Health and Black Empowerment. I hope you enjoy it fellow alumni. Stay blessed”

Dominique Gordon's debut poetry collection, Melanin Muse, explores what it is to be Black in this day and age. By diving deep into mental health, relationships, and black empowerment, Dominique writes poetry to spark the mind and influence change. His book is now available for purchase on Amazon: Melanin Muse: A Poetry Collection https://www.amazon.com/.../ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glc...

Alumni Success Story

ACHS Alumni Naquetta Ricks from the class of 1984 was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives on November 3rd.

“As a young girl, I fled a Civil War in my native country, Liberia, and resettled in Aurora. Since then, I have had the opportunity to live what now seems like an impossible American Dream. After graduating from Aurora Central, I earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Metro and CU respectively...

Read her full story at: https://www.ricks4co.com/