ST. PETERSBURG — Malikye Rhymes has been an active member of the Cohort of Champions since 2019 and is graduating from Gibbs High School.
He came to the Cohort of Champions as an intern through the Pinellas County School Board’s Summer Acceleration Program as a rising senior.
He helped and served as an intern in the Cohort’s Summer Workforce Training and Leadership Academy, leading group activities in a maintenance short course and becoming a coach and mentor to some of the younger students.
“The Cohort of Champions helped me get my life on track for the future I wanted, said Malikye.
The City of St. Petersburg’s Cohort of Champions funds entrepreneurial and educational training opportunities for African-American male and female youth.