The Howard County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was privileged to honor our Howard County Public School superintendent on Tuesday, June 21.
Rhonda Jones, education chairperson of the Maryland NAACP, presented Sydney Cousin with a plaque which expressed appreciation for his "outstanding vision, dedication and commitment to excellence in education."
Cameron Carter,Youth Council president of the Howard County NAACP, also presented Dr. Cousin a plaque, honoring him for his "tireless and steadfast service to the students of Howard County."
The Howard County NAACP would also like to congratulate the retiring school board student member, Alexis Adams, and thank her for her service and dedication to the county, and welcome Tomi Williams, the new school board student member, and wish him well.
The Howard County Public School System has, and must continue to be, a leading light for our county.
David S. Steele
David S. Steele is president of the Howard County branch of the NAACP.