Welcome New Board Members! 

July 29, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Project GRAD Akron's newest Board members: 

Barbara A. Feld (Emeritus Executive Director for Tuesday Musical Association),

Fedearia Nicholson (Dean of Student Success for Stark State College),

Lavell O. Payne, Esq. (Trial Attorney for Nationwide Insurance Company), and

Stephanie H. York, Esq. (Vice President for Hennes Communications).

They each were elected to a 3-year term commencing July 1, 2016.


“It is a pleasure working with Project GRAD Akron and AT&T is committed to Project GRAD’s mission. Your mission coincides with the philanthropic goals of the AT&T Foundation. We, too, want to increase the graduation rates of *****

Margaret Williams
Director of External Affairs, AT&T

“All the kids that I’ve run into at Buchtel High School that are a part of Project GRAD Akron have been really sharp.”

Dr. Rich Londraville
Associate Professor of Biology, UA

“I think we should put Project GRAD in more schools.”


“I think the community views it as a good thing because my mom made me come to Buchtel basically because of Project GRAD.”


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