The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a New Hanover County School Board member has been selected to receive the prestigious John F Kennedy Profile in Courage award for standing up to a redistricting plan she felt would resegregate public middle schools. Elizabeth Redenbaugh and the other recipient will be presented with the award at the Kennedy Library in Boston, MA on May 23.
Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of the late president, praised...Redenbaugh, a New Hanover County, N.C., school board member, for challenging residents in her community to preserve quality public education.
Congratulations Elizabeth Redenbaugh. Thank you for standing up for public education.