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The Roanoke NAACP Youth Council will honor 11 native African American leaders throughout its eighth annual “Impactors of Excellence Awards” on March 7.
Throughout the four p.m. digital program, youth council members will acknowledge people who’ve made a constructive affect on the lives of youth and others within the area.
The 2021 honorees are: Tim Allen, lately retired Roanoke sheriff; Cochise Bryant, entrepreneur and residing kidney donor; Warren Craft, William Fleming Excessive College assistant basketball and soccer coach and mentor; La’Shay Foreman, Harm Park Elementary College counselor; Marylen Harmon, retired educator and a neighborhood activist; Robert Jeffrey, member of the Roanoke Metropolis Council and proprietor of Colours journal; Robert Johnson, division dean of scholars for Montgomery County Public Faculties; Angela Penn, lead teen advisor for Jack and Jill and vice chairman for actual property improvement for Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority; Gloria Randolph-King, youth chief and retired educator; Donna Robinson, director of Café Arts Heart; and Robin Thorpe, Lincoln Terrace Elementary College fifth grade instructor.
The Impactors Awards program is the youth council’s annual fundraiser, and the youth are soliciting donations to assist coaching and different program bills.
Usually an providing is taken throughout this system, however as a consequence of COVID-19 restrictions, this system shall be digital, and supporters are being requested to ship donations to P.O. Field. 12362, Roanoke, VA 24025.
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