Akili scholars concluded Black History Month with their annual Black History Month Career Day. Scholars in grades PreK-8 participated in the day and had the opportunity to meet with influential African American leaders in the New Orleans Community.
Andre Anderson, Co-owner and Graphic Designer at Modiphy
Dr. Danita Anderson, Physician
Natika Anderson, Chemical Engineer
Brandi Boyd, Owner of Rock the Spectrum
Jammie Collins, Capital Partner with Adams and Reese, LLP
Kevin Ferguson, Account Manager for the New Orleans Pelicans
Mark Hammond, Owner of Hammond’s Transportation
Tameka Jett, Choreographer, Director, and Talent Agent with Passions Dance Studio
New Orleans Fire Department Engine 8
Brandan “Bmike” Odums, local artist and activist
Leslie Legania-Shelby, Owner of Positive Image Modeling, Etiquette, and Charm, Inc.
Ariion Smith, Attorney