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Class of 2024: Meet Our Grads Pursuing Business, Trades, and Political Science

There are so many career opportunities to choose from and each DBG student finds their own unique path. We are here to guide them by ...
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Class of 2024: Meet ‘The Healers,’ DBG’s Future Health Care Pros

Health care jobs are in high demand in Michigan and across the country. According to published reports, since 2020, one in five health care workers ...
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Class of 2024: DBG Alum Earns Master’s Degree and Wins Prestigious Award

Asia Williams was all smiles May 11 during her graduation ceremony from the School of Architecture at University of Detroit Mercy. This is the third ...
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Class of 2024: Meet ‘The Creatives,” DBG’s Rising Stars

Music, dance, art, spoken word poetry, writing and other artistic endeavors give DBG students a creative outlet. From our music studio, which ignites a passion ...
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Class of 2024: Meet Our DBG Students With STEAM Dreams

Science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) is an important focus for students at the Downtown Boxing Gym. Every weekday, elementary through high school students ...
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Celebrating the DBG Class of 2023 – Maliq Watkins

Hard work is the name of the game for Maliq Watkins. A graduate of  Detroit’s Southeastern High School, Maliq was a student athlete who played ...
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Celebrating the DBG Class of 2023 – Mackenzie Canty

The journey to graduation is filled with countless memories and experiences for Mackenzie Canty. The Martin Luther King High School graduate is grateful for opportunities ...
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Celebrating the DBG Class of 2023 – Chauncey Shaw

Chauncey Shaw spent his entire childhood at DBG. After 13 straight years attending the Downtown Boxing Gym, he calls it his “home away from home.” ...
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Celebrating the DBG Class of 2023 – DeShawn Beal

DeShawn Beal will never forget the first time he met our founder and CEO Khali Sweeney. “Sixth grade, I was into things – gangs, fighting, ...
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Celebrating the DBG Class of 2023 – Isaiah Chambers

It’s safe to say Isaiah Chambers has a way with words. The soon-to-be-graduate of University Preparatory Academy High School is a poet who got into ...
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