Both 17 years old, they happen to live next door to each other in Point Breeze and both are seniors at Sha-dyside Academy. Easing planning for the presentation was the fact that Ayers' mother, Dr. Ayers, was chairman of the ball this year.
Not surprisingly, her father, Robert S. Ayers, was occasionally recruited to assist as well. Of the presentation experience, Kimberly said, "I think it's a nice thing for the black community to have something that, before, was traditionally only in the white community. Personally I loved it. I became really close to all the kids. We did a lot. I was really surprised that we learned so much. I made a lot of good friends.
That's the thing that I think is important about the Jack and Jills. She has collected a handful of academic honors in languages and mathematics and, in , completed a minority biomedical research' apprenticeship program. A champion tennis player, locally and regionally since she was 14, she's now team captain and top singles player at Shadyside. In addition, she's given volunteer time to the Program for Alcohol and Chemical Education and Students Against Drunk Driving, serves on the school admissions committee and has tutored elementary-school children four hours a week for two years.
William is the son of Mona and Dr. A member of the varsity basketball team, he served as a hospital volunteer for three summers and tutors disadvantaged children at Northview Heights. Sign up for a free account, or sign in. Want to comment on this Clipping? Because the MoD files are still classified, this is not yet possible to confirm or deny.
The utility's very long transmission lines and the fact that most of Quebec sits on a large rock shield prevented current flowing through the earth, finding a less resistant path along the kV power lines. The James Bay network went offline in less than 90 seconds, giving Quebec its second massive blackout in 11 months. Other utilities in North America and Northern Europe and elsewhere implemented programs to reduce the risks associated with geomagnetically induced currents.
One of the few publicly reported military operations impacted was the Australian Army component of the United Nations UN peacekeeping force which was deployed to Namibia at the time. The storm occurred just as the advance elements of the contingent arrived in Namibia, but the effects were believed to last for weeks afterwards. In August , another storm caused a halt of all trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Because of serious concerns that utilities have failed to set protection standards and are unprepared for a severe solar storm such as the Carrington Event , the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has ordered the North American Electric Reliability Corporation to create standards that would require power grids to be somewhat protected from solar storms and equipment to be continuously tested for possible effects of solar storms.
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