President honored as Hometown Hero by Red Cross
"President Coley is an extraordinary leader and exemplifies how a liberal arts education can both prepare and empower one for a life of service and leadership," said the Red Cross in a release.
Among the honorees are individuals, corporations and government agencies including:
Baltimore City Police Department — Law Enforcement Award; W.R. Grace — Corporate Citizen Award; American Red Cross Holocaust and War Victims Tracing Center Volunteers — Life Achievement Award; and Timothy Poole — Fire Fighter Award.
Keynote speaker was Matt Eversmann, whose story is featured in the book and film, “Blackhawk Down.”
President Coley receives Hometown Hero award from Chris Ruppert, BB&T, one of the event sponsors. Photo by American Red Cross of Central Maryland/Roger Ford.