Pilot Club member honored as 2023 Juneteenth Hometown Hero
Nancy Lawrence is an associate professor with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
ByPilot Club of the Halifax Area
| 11:00 a.m. June 23, 2023
Ormond Beach Observer
Several members of The Pilot Club of the Halifax Area attended the 25th annual Juneteenth Celebration Banquet held on Monday, June 19, where club member Nancy Lawrence was recognized as a 2023 Juneteenth Hometown Hero.
Lawrence, who holds a doctorate in health service, is an associate professor with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in the College of Aviation, Applied Aviation Sciences Department.
Lawrence volunteers with the Rose Marie Bryon Children’s Center.
Every Friday, she prepares Bags for the Children to ensure children in the community have food for the weekend.
Lawrence’s students from the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals help prepare Thanksgiving baskets for families in need.
Other community services involve organizing and delivering Easter baskets to Volusia County Head Start and creating book fairs for children and backpacks for veterans in college.
Lawrence and her students in the American Society of Safety Professionals also helped families affected by Hurricane Ian.