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Inspired by examples of public service in her family, Kaci Easley was the first African American to serve as director of Virginia's Executive Mansion.
Charles City County

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As a community activist for more than 30 years, Penny Franklin has been an advocate for the fair and respectful treatment of all people.
Montgomery County

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Research scientist, mentor, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) champion Joycelyn Harrison is an award-winning chemical engineer and prolific inventor.
Hampton

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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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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 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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As an activist, leader, scholar, writer, and educator, Sharifa Alkhateeb worked tirelessly to strengthen communities and bridge Islamic and American cultures.
Fairfax County
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