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Davenport’s CJ Parker Riding High On MTV Mention And Music Career

April 16th, 2022
Davenport's CJ Parker Riding High On MTV Mention And Music Career

The following article is part of QuadCities.com’s partnership with local music website The Echo. For more, check out theechoqc.com! CJ Parker hit the ground running in 2022. With the first-quarter recognition from MTV news, keep in mind with only four-track released) his momentum as a solo artist and with CJ Parker & XII has skyrocketed. The Davenport Central graduate is only a few years out of his alma mater and quite literally the proof in our Quad Cities talent pool pudding. Echo: The MTV article came out like two months ago. What has it been like since then?  CJ Parker: I mean,... Read More

Davenport Central High Senior Awarded $20,000 Medical Scholarship

May 18th, 2021
Davenport Central High Senior Awarded $20,000 Medical Scholarship

Winiboya Aboyure, a Davenport Central High senior, is the latest winner of the $20,000 Dr. Thomas Anthony Dooley Memorial Scholarship, to help her become a medical doctor. “We are all very proud of Winiboya Aboyure,” TJ Schneckloth, Superintendent of Davenport Community School District, said recently. “She has a wonderful future in medicine ahead of her, and we are thrilled to know that her career is off to a great start.” Winiboya’s scholarship fund of $20,000 can be used at any accredited college or university. Planning to attend Yale this fall, she will receive the money at the rate... Read More

Quad-Cities High School and College Arts Struggle, Adapt During Covid

September 19th, 2020
Quad-Cities High School and College Arts Struggle, Adapt During Covid

Saturday in the Arts is a comprehensive, in-depth look at a personality, issue, or trend in the Quad-Cities arts and entertainment scene, running every Saturday morning on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com. For many high schools and colleges throughout the Quad-Cities, the show must go on – even during a crippling global pandemic that’s turned education upside down. With schools taking differing approaches to in-person and online instruction, each also is taking individual, thoughtfully considered approaches to continuing with their music and theater... Read More

Great River Show Choir Invitational Will Fill the Adler Theatre

February 15th, 2019
Great River Show Choir Invitational Will Fill the Adler Theatre

The 18th Annual Great River Show Choir Invitational is coming to Davenport this weekend, and you won’t want to miss it! Davenport’s Central and West High Schools are co-hosting the 2019 Great River Show Choir Invitational at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Friday Feb 15 and Saturday Feb 16. The Middle School Show Choir competition will begin at 4:30 p.m. on Friday Feb 15. Admission for adults is $8, students (K-12) are $5 and seniors (60 years and older) are $5. The High School competition continues the fun on Saturday Feb 16 at 8 a.m. Admission for adults is $15, students... Read More