AHERN DAPS AWARDS
Vivian Releford, Vice-President of The DAPS AWARDS
The DAPS Awards (Distinguished African American Professional and Student) is a formal/black tie event held each year in different cities throughout East Tennessee.
AHERN DAPS Awards recognized Distinguished African American Pastors, Professionals, Teachers, Students and Ministries of the month from a list of candidates submitted each month by individuals, AHERN Board of Directors or AHERN Magazine Staff.
The pastor, professional and teacher of the month must have served in their professional at least 3 years. Student of the month must be a high school senior, college freshman or sophomore.
Each candidates is selected on a 5 point grade scale in each category below: Community Involvement / Church Involvement / School Involvement / Organization Affiliations / Academic Achievement
Make sure their biography includes as much info from the above criteria. Submit info to firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Distinguished African Americans
Rev. Dr. C. H. Charlton, Co-Director of The Year
Rev. Pamela L. Hoard, Co-Director of The Year
Tammi H. McGowan, Reporter of The Year
Rev. Dr. Renee' Kesler, Minister of The Year
Chief Deputy Derrick Woods, Professional of The Year
Karla Mills, Teacher of The Year
Destiny Minniefield, Student of The Year
Kitchen of Hope, Ministry of The Year
Appalachian African American Cultural Center, H. R. Mills Black Preservation Award
Green McDoo Cultural Center, H. R. Mills Black Preservation Award