Class of 2014: Three West Michigan Schools Graduating Their First Seniors

Three West Michigan schools are graduating their first seniors this year, including the West Michigan Aviation Academy, founded in 2010.

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Growth Seeds Planted By a City’s Real Owners

The CEOs and owners of West Michigan’s Big Three furniture makers and international Fortune 500 companies keep their primary residences in West Michigan, and most have in the past 10 years committed to investments in downtown offices and showrooms.

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West Michigan Aviation Academy Prepares To Graduate Its First Class

The West Michigan Aviation Academy is preparing to graduate its first class, four years after Dick DeVos announced he was starting the charter public school.

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Winging It: Use Aviation in Education?

Grand Rapids Charter School Finds that the Idea Can Fly. Walk down the halls of the West Michigan Aviation Academy in Grand Rapids, and often, something unusual happens.

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Amway Heir Dick DeVos to Be Honored by Alma Mater

Former Amway president Dick DeVos will be honored by his alma mater, Northwood University, for a successful business career. DeVos is part of a very unique class of leaders who has truly ‘done it all’, says Keith A. Pretty, CEO of Northwood University.

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