family is really proud of,” Kennedy says. “There is nothing really more important than education in an individual’s life and for our country.”
John H. Jackson, president and CEO of The Schott Foundation for Public Education, and Ann Best, deputy superintendent for human talent for the Houston Independent School District accepted the Ones to Watch (OTW) Award. The award is given to recent HBCU graduates who are marked by both great accomplishments and the potential for decades of further service.
Additional reporting by Renita Burns.