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Under Armour executive honors aunt, former nun, through St. Frances Academy scholarships

Under Armour executive honors aunt, former nun, through St. Frances Academy scholarships

After Kerry Chandler moved to Baltimore last year to become an executive at Under Armour, she discovered a link to her new hometown that stretched back to before she was born.

Chandler, 51, a San Diego native who headed human resources for the NBA and ESPN before taking on that role for the Baltimore-based athletic apparel maker, found that her late aunt had moved to Baltimore as a teenager in 1947, when it was the only place she knew for a young black girl to become a nun.

Lee LeBlanc professed her vows with the Oblate Sisters of Providence, teaching nuns who run St. Frances Academy, the world's oldest continuously operating African-American Catholic high school, founded in...

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