Mayor Linda Tyer is pitching the creation of a residential "life academy" aimed to help the city's young women find success.
The proposal was made to the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayor's Challenge, a national competition which could lead to as much as a $5 million prize to implement the idea.
Dancecapade School of Dance was one of 10 dance schools in the world that recently competed in the first Walt Disney World Dance Competition.
The school brought home four bronze medals and the girls also performed in the Magic Kingdom parade.
Fiora Caligiuri-Randall has a natural gift.
Only the second acrylic painting the 14-year-old has painted will now hang in the halls of the Capitol in Washington D.C. Caligiuri's painting beat out 45 other high school artist's work throughout the First Massachusetts Congressional District in this year's Congressional Art Competition.
Twenty-seven teams of two to five students entered the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge last fall, the first-ever competition held by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and funded by the Feigenbaum Fund and Jack and Susy Wadsworth. After months of research, planning, and guidance by mentors, four finalist teams stood to present their business plans.