Beatrice P. Yoes on April 23 celebrated her 100th birthday at the Benjamin Banneker Eubie Blake Academy for Arts and Sciences surrounded by family, friends and political dignitaries. Yoes, who is the grandmother of AFRO columnist Sean Yoes (pictured), retired from Baltimore City Public Schools System where she mentored countless young people throughout her career. In attendance were Marilyn Mosby, states attorney, Nick Mosby, delegate from the 40th district and former Baltimore City Councilman Carl Stokes.