Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Awards banquet to air April 8

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The 2021 Dr. Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Humanitarian Awards Virtual Program will air Thursday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m. on WSRG – Hotwire (HD channel 394) and Spectrum (channel 16) as well as the Human Relations Council Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/SalisburyHRC/.  This year’s honorees will also be featured in the April issue of the Lamplighter newsletter. Koontz is a notable alumna of Livingstone College. She was the first African-American president of the National Education Association and director of the United States Department of Labor Women’s Bureau. She died on Jan. 6, 1989.