Entries by Christina Guichard

Change-driven police preparatory college accepts Air Jordans for enrollment

Prospective students at Apex-based Blue Lights College now have the option of trading in their Air Jordan sneakers to help fund their education. BLC President and Founder Captain Jacques K. Gilbert believes that too many of today’s youth have unknowingly spent their college tuition savings on expensive shoes, and wants to help his students rectify these errors in […]

BLC President Jacques K. Gilbert Recognized as Hometown Hero!

North Carolina Automotive Dealers Association and FOX50 broadcasting recognized Apex Police  Captain Jacques K. Gilbert as a Hometown Hero! Captain Gilbert is also President of Blue Lights College. FOX50 highlighted The White House Champions for Change award presented to Gilbert by President Obama in 2015. FOX50 aired a commercial all week in his honor.  Gilbert said, “I’m […]

Jacques K Gilbert invited to the White House

The Apex Police Department is one of seven departments nationwide that will be honored by the White House Monday for work in positively connecting law enforcement and the community’s youth. Capt. Jacques Gilbert and 20-year-old Apex resident Tracy Stallworth will take part in the White House’s “Champions of Change” ceremony at 1:30 p.m. “The Champions […]