Golden State Warriors among Honorees
John F. Kennedy University is proud to announce the recipients of the Kennedy Laureate Award for 2015 - The Golden State Warriors, Frank Tucker, and Dr. Alette Coble-Temple. This Award is bestowed annually to individuals or organizations who embody these ideals through excellence in their respective fields and service to others and their community. It will be presented at the Kennedy Laureate Award Dinner on Friday, November 13, 2015, at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville.
The Golden State Warriors were the winners of the 2015 NBA Championship. In addition to being the best basketball team in the country, these athletes are active community ambassadors. Supported by an organization of highly-dedicated coaches, staff, and leaders, the team’s community programs impact the lives of youth around the Bay Area, promoting education, health, and fitness.
Frank Tucker is President of 100 Black Men of Bay Area Inc., the local chapter of a dynamic national group of executives dedicated to improving people’s lives through educational and economic opportunities. As CEO of Tucker Technology, Frank also is active in Oakland as a leader with the city’s Workforce Investment Board, the Metropolitan Chamber, and the Oakland Black Caucus.
Dr. Alette Coble-Temple, Ms. Wheelchair America 2016, is a fierce equal rights advocate for individuals with disabilities. Living with cerebral palsy, Alette is a professor of Clinical at JFK University and a national mentor in her field, serving on boards for the Committee on Women in Psychology and the Leadership Institute.
The 2015 Kennedy Laureate Award Dinner raises funds for educational scholarships for JFK University veteran and low-income students. The awards program will include dinner and tour of the auto collection, silent and live auctions, and comments from the award recipients. Tickets are $300 each for a VIP Reception and dinner or $200 each for dinner and can be purchased at http://bit.ly/KLDinnerTickets2015.