The Legacy Award recognizes individuals who exhibit a lifetime of commitment and sacrifice to civil rights and dedication to the Florida A&M University College of Law. Our honoree John Due, Jr. has made tremendous accomplishments in his lifetime and he is well deserving of this prestigious award.
The Vanguard Award recognizes someone who displayed great bravery and dedication at the forefront of a battle against all odds. Our honoree Bishop Holifield orchestrated the legal efforts to get the Florida A&M University College of Law reestablished. A victorious effort that took 15 years of his life.
The Visionary Award goes to someone with the power of great imagination and foresight when it seems all hope is gone. Dr. Frederick Humphries had the wisdom to insist that legislative efforts begin to get the Florida A&M University College of Law reestablished. Under his leadership, the battle began and the mission was accomplished.
The Community Advocate Award exemplifies the best in community service. Bernard and Shirley Kinsey are on the forefront when it comes to giving back to the community. The Kinsey’s have raised millions of dollars in support of scholarships and grants. The Kinsey’s are deserving of this great honor.
The Honorable Kelly McCormack Ingram is the first Florida A&M University College of Law graduate to be elected as Brevard County Judge. Judge Ingram earned her Juris Doctor in 2008.
Judge-elect Amy Carter is the first Florida A&M University College of Law graduate to be elected to a judgeship in Orange County. Ms. Carter received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the FAMU College of Law in 2008.
Judge-elect Gabrielle Sanders is the first Florida A&M University College of Law graduate to be elected as a judge serving in Osceola County. Sanders graduated from FAMU College of Law in 2009.