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Commonwealth Secretary of Education to Speak
Story Abstract:Belle Wheelan, Commonwealth of Virginia's Secretary of Education, will speak to Professor Blake Morant's Law and Education Class on Thursday, September 16, 2004 in the Moot Court Room begining at 9:00 AM. The event is open to the public and all are invited to attend.
Secretary Wheelan, former President of Northern Virginia Community College, received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University with a double major in psychology and sociology. While at Trinity, she distinguished herself as an Academic Scholar. She was the first African-American at Trinity to be named to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. In 2002, the University awarded Dr. Wheelan with the Outstanding Alumnus Award.
More about Secretary Wheelan and her biography may be found on the Department of Education website.