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Plus Size Model Melinda Parrish is Today’s Honoree

Melinda Parrish began modeling at the age of 16 in Columbus, OH.  After deciding to take a break from modeling to pursue a college education, she attended the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 2007, and was commissioned as … Continue reading

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Anti Bullying Advocate Tina Pool is Today’s Honoree

Tina Pool is a leader and stand for change. She has many years of leadership experience dealing with youth which began as early as college, where she mentored for the Upward Bound Program at Rust College. Tina leads by example, … Continue reading

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Author and Advocate Kemba Smith is Today’s Honoree for Thursday December 24th, 2015

Growing up as an only child in Richmond, Virginia, Kemba Smith Pradia graduated high school and continued her education at prestigious Hampton University. What happened to Kemba in her new campus environment was a nightmare. In an attempt to “fit … Continue reading

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Author Bun Yom is Today’s Honoree

The Cambodian Genocide (1975-1979) is in the top 10 worst cases of genocide in the world. This tragedy took the lives of approximately 25 percent of the population, nearly two million Cambodians.  As a Cambodian American who survived, Bun Yom, … Continue reading

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Foster Care Father Dione Mason is Today’s Honoree

Dione Mason is an unusual young man who turned difficult early life circumstances into a life of giving back while still in his mid-20s. Dione, from Oakland, California, was a foster child through Seneca Family of Agencies for more than … Continue reading

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Small Business Advocate Randy E. King is Today’s Honoree

Randy King for over twenty-seven years has been a leader within America’s small business community. He was a senior leader with the US Chamber of Commerce for fifteen years. Randy was part of the National Training Council with the U. … Continue reading

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Autism Advocate Wisdom Jones is Today’s Honoree

Wisdom Jones is a 16 year old gifted and talented young man; and school is very important to him. In his freshman year of high school Wisdom was on the A-B Honor Roll and also achieved a GA Studies Academic Award. In his spare time he loves … Continue reading

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