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Brett Atwood

Brett Atwood has worked in broadcast television for nearly six years. Having graduated with a bachelor's degree in TV Production from Ferris State University, he continues to produce promotional and lifestyle content for WOOD TV8, in addition to owning his own freelance video business, Be Heard Productions. Brett has a great love for telling compelling stories in a creative format. He is excited to use his talents in sharing what's happening within our local schools.

Sharing their voices

Students from several Kent County High Schools shared their thoughts on education and their plans for college and careers during the second annual Listen. Learn. Lead. State of the Student event.

Hospitality at the hospital

Kent Career Technical Center advanced culinary students are completing three five-week internship experiences at the hospital, where they are working with patient services, in the cafe and in catering...

Inspired by STEM

Making hydro-gels? Learning Math Magic? Touring a college? There are countless learning opportunities and career pathways in STEM, and fifth-graders from Bowen, Townline and Southwood Elementary schools experienced them in a hands-on way by working with experts at Davenport University...

Playing with fire

The high school’s auto tech students are preparing this car for a full restoration — and preparing for a great career at the same time...

Students Q & A: How does ecosystem affect us, and vice versa?

An aquarium filled with sand and grass becomes a coastal dune ecosystem. Another holds all the elements of a deciduous forest, pieced together by fourth and fifth grade researchers enrolled in Van Andel Institute for Education’s After School cohort. Our School News Network Video story teller takes us inside their lab-style learning center to show us this free program in action...

Kiddos watch chicks and ducklings hatch and grow

Young Fives students at Dutton Lake Early Childhood Center were mesmerized by the springtime activity of hatching chicks and ducklings in the classroom...