alma-c.-horne_web.jpgRiviera Beach – Alma C. Horne, of Riviera Beach, was awarded the Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Human Relations in Education Award. The South Intensive Transition’s Graduation/Career Coach got the top state award at the Annual Florida Education Association Human and Civil Rights Awards’ Luncheon.

This award honors a living legacy of Bethune-Cookman University devoted to preserving, serving and educating.

Horne is known for spreading the word about the needs of the delinquent and neglected students by developing public awareness through community and business partnerships. She is also the graduation/career coach for students in the Educational Alternative’s Juvenile Justice and Youth Services programs at South Intensive Transition School.

Horne is dedicated to the welfare of the community at large, mankind, country, students, the homeless and poor.

When asked to respond to this honor, Horne said “I am humbled and proud to have been nominated and to represent Palm Beach County.”

She is reminded that she, “entered Bethune-Cookman College (now University) to learn, and departed to serve.”