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Keith Brown, November 2016 Brown served as an elementary school teacher at several South Florida schools, including Westwood Heights Elementary, North Fork Elementary, Martin Luther King Elementary and Flamingo Elementary. At FAMU, he was a trombone player in the Marching “100” and earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Nancy V. Standley-Burt, February 2017 Standley-Burt was an employee at FAMU for more than 30 years until her retirement in 2001. During her career, she served as a certified school psychologist, counselor and teacher. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, a master’s degree from MacMurray College and a doctorate from Florida State University. Sheryl W. Hudson, March 2017 Hudson retired from FAMU’s Inspector General’s Office. She earned a bachelor’s degree in public administration and a master’s degree in education from FAMU. Jashari Holloway, March 2017 Holloway earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from FAMU. She was active in several student organizations, including Active Minds, the NAACP and the National Honor Society. She also was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Jerelean D. Thornton, April 2017 Thornton served as an elementary school teacher. She earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood/elementary education from FAMU and a master’s degree in education from Cambridge College in Boston. Vestella P. Anderson, April 2017 Anderson served as a teacher at FAMU Developmental Research School for 27 years and was selected as “Teacher of the Year” in 1989. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Fort Valley State University and a master’s degree in education from FAMU. Willie Pearl Porter, April 2017 Porter was a centenarian and retired educator who served as a nursing instructor at FAMU. Bessyee G. Washington, April 2017 Washington was a retired FAMU librarian. She was a member of The Links Inc., and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

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Summer 2017 A&M Magazine  

Welcome to the summer edition of the award-winning A&M Magazine. This issue highlights alumni, students, faculty, staff, programs and partne...

Summer 2017 A&M Magazine  

Welcome to the summer edition of the award-winning A&M Magazine. This issue highlights alumni, students, faculty, staff, programs and partne...