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Jones-Bowman Leadership Award Program turns 10!

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Happy birthday Jones-Bowman! Established in 2007 by the Foundation, the Jones-Bowman Leadership Award Program continues to help develop leaders who are making a significant difference. Jones-Bowman Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate college and university students who are enrolled EBCI members.

Carmaleta Monteith, advisory board member and founding member, recalled the genesis of the program. “Back in 2005, there was a deep concern about people not volunteering. We discovered more than a dozen youth groups doing that, but the groups were dwindling—that was the initial reason the Foundation started funding Jones-Bowman.”

Jones-Bowman is named for Principal Chief Leon Jones and Mr.… read more


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