Glades-area teens to attend b-ball All-Star Camp

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Sheriff’s Foundation Chairman Rick Seymour, PBSO Deputy and Glades Central High School basketball coach Kenneth Torrence, Patriana Vickers (Glades Central junior), Linnaijah Brown (Glades Central senior), Carla Starling (PBSO corrections), Samori’a Curry (Pahokee High School junior), Jairi Williams (Pahokee High School junior), Jerome West (Pahokee High School sophomore), Jeremiah Williams (Pahokee High School sophomore), James Freeman III (Pahokee High School sophomore), Tarquin Rhett (Glades Central senior), Lisa Wilson (first lady of Belle Glade), Kevin Jackson Hamilton (Palm Beach County PAL) and PBSO Sergeant Willie Brookins.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation makes it possible for eight teenagers to attend Basketball All-Star Camp in New Jersey. The PBC Sheriff’s Foundation presented checks to the teenagers during a ceremony on Aug. 1 at the First Baptist Church in Belle Glade. All of the travel expenses will be covered by the Palm Beach County Police Athletic League and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation.

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Girls’ group – Sheriff’s Foundation Chairman Rick Seymour, Patriana Vickers (Glades Central junior), Linnaijah Brown (Glades Central senior), Carla Starling (PBSO corrections) and Samori’a Curry (Pahokee High School junior).

Samori’a Curry (Pahokee High School junior), Patriana Vickers (Glades Central High School junior) and Linnaijah Brown (Glades Central High School senior) were selected by a group of former NBA players to participate in a girls’ All-Star camp in Paterson, N.J., from Aug. 6 through the 10th.

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Boys’ group – Sheriff’s Foundation Chairman Rick Seymour, PBSO Deputy and Glades Central High School basketball coach Kenneth Torrence, Jerome West (Pahokee High School sophomore), Jairi Williams (Pahokee High School junior), Jeremiah Williams (Pahokee High School sophomore), James Freeman III (Pahokee High School sophomore), Tarquin Rhett (Glades Central senior), Kevin Jackson Hamilton (Palm Beach County PAL) and PBSO Sergeant Willie Brookins.

Jairi Williams (Pahokee High School junior), Jeremiah Williams (Pahokee High School sophomore), James Freeman III (Pahokee High School sophomore), Tarquin Rhett (Glades Central High School senior) and Jerome West (Pahokee High School sophomore) were selected by the same group of former NBA players to participate in a boys’ All-Star camp in Paterson, N.J., from Aug. 13 through the 17th.

The girls will be accompanied by Carla Starling, PBSO corrections support. The boys will be accompanied by Glades Central High School basketball coach Kenneth Torrence (“Coach T”), who is also a PBSO deputy.

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