AKA Award at Board Member

Del Valle ISD was selected as the winner for the 2018 History Maker Award presented by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority for the naming of Newton Collins Elementary after a twice-freed slave.

Board President Rebecca Birch accepted the award at the 2018 fundraising gala which was held at the elegant Fairmont Austin Hotel on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m.

The award honors businesses, community members, educational organizations and others whose contribution change the course of history or bring about significant awareness of the rich history of the communities in which we live and work.