Howard Named State NAACP Branch President of the Year
Last updated 10/16/2019 at 6:03pm
Lake Wales NAACP President Wanda Howard was recognized at a recent state NAACP conference as Branch President of the Year.
Howard became Branch 5109 president in January 2017, the first female to serve in that capacity.
She joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1986, right out of college, and is now a Life Member. She previously served as Youth Council Advisor with emphasis on the ACT-SO and Back-2-School/Stay-in-School programs.
"I was shocked and I was really thrilled because out of, I believe about 57 branches that are active, I was chosen president of...