Virginia Changemakers
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  • Subject is exactly "Strong Men and Women in Virginia History"

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Super Bowl champion Torrey Smith has used his academic and athletic success to establish community programs that inspire and assist youth in achieving their educational goals.
Westmoreland County

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An attorney, educator, and musician, the Honorable Marcus Williams served more than 20 years as a circuit court judge in Fairfax County.
Fairfax County

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Kwame Alexander believes in the power of poetry to engage young readers in language and literature.
Fairfax County

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The first African American elected mayor of Fredericksburg, Reverend Lawrence A. Davies has devoted his life to serving his community.
Fredericksburg

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Fannie W. Fitzgerald pioneered the integration of Prince William County Schools amid her 35-year career as an educator in Virginia schools.
Prince William County

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The first African-American woman to serve as mayor of Harrisonburg, Deanna Reed also mentors community youth through leadership programs she has established.
Harrisonburg

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A revered civic leader and successful businessman, William T. Stone was the first African-American judge in Williamsburg.
Williamsburg

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A pioneer in mathematics, Gladys B. West was an instrumental hidden figure in the development of the modern Global Positioning System.
King George County

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Throughout his career as a Baptist minister, Reverend Andrew J. White Sr. has championed education, health care, and community service.
Petersburg

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Marguerite B. Young has dedicated her life to education, community service, and accessible health care.
Fredericksburg
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