Pro-Vision CEO Roynell Young Receives Leadership Award from Houston Community College Black History Committee

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The Houston Community College Black History Committee recently named Pro-Vision, Inc.’s executive director and CEO Roynell Young as one of their 2014 Leadership Gallery Unstoppable Leaders.

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Pro-Vision, Inc. is proud to announce that their Executive Director and CEO, Roynell Young, has recently been named one of the 2014 Houston Community College Black History Committee’s Leadership Gallery Unstoppable Leaders. Mr. Young is being recognized for his work with Pro-Vision, Inc. and his efforts to provide young people with hope through educational opportunities. The Unstoppable Leaders designation is given to individuals in the Houston area that prevail in their profession by overcoming obstacles and pushing past the challenges they face.

Pro-Vision, Inc. would also like to congratulate the other Class of 2014 Unstoppable Leaders inductees:

  •     Dr. Timothy Sloan
  •     Dr. Sonya Sloan
  •     Sharone Mayberry
  •     Pastor Rudy Rasmus
  •     Pastor Juanita Rasmus

Mr. Young and the other 2014 inductees join a long list of impressive leaders that have been recognized bythe HCC Black History Committee in the past. Past recipients have included Cary Yates, Judge Clarease Yates, Pastors Mia and Remus Wright, Dr. Reagan Flowers and Dr. Vernus Swisher.

Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton was the keynote speaker at the Houston Community College 2014 Black History Scholarship Gala that was held on February 21. During the gala the Unstoppable Leaders for 2014 were recognized and given a moment to address the attendees after accepting their award. Each year hundreds of people attend the gala to show their support for the organization, the Unstoppable Leaders and the students of HCC. Proceeds from the gala are used to provide scholarships that are awarded to outstanding African-American students at the college. Last year’s event successfully raised $11,000 in scholarship funds that were evenly distributed among 11 deserving students.

Visit the HCC Black History Committee webpage to learn more about the organization:

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About Pro-Vision, Inc.

Pro-Vision, Inc. was founded to provide young people in the greater Houston area with academic, social and economic opportunities in hopes of inspiring purpose and optimism in the lives they touch. The 21-acre facility is home to a grade 5-12 charter school, the Manhood Development Program, the Job Enterprise Academy and an urban farm program. Over the last 23 years Pro-Vision, Inc. has helped more than 4,000 young people and their families, and they are currently providing support to more than 300 students.

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