Dr. Henderson Lewis Jr., Orleans Parish Schools Superintendent and Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) graduate, will serve as the guest speaker for the University’s annual Honors And Awards Day Program at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 8 in the Gymnasium.
Dr. Lewis, who graduated from SUNO in 1996, is an accomplished educator and administrator with more than 20 years of progressive experience in providing quality instruction, educational leadership, governance and school administration. He was chosen and unanimously approved as Orleans Parish Schools Superintendent on March 17, 2015.
The purpose of Honors and Awards Day is to encourage, recognize and applaud academic excellence among students. More than 700 students are slated to receive awards for exceptional scholarship, outstanding service and excellent leadership. The theme for this year’s program is “Inspired to Excel.”
The program is open to the public. For information, contact Dr. Brenda Jackson, committee chair, at 504-286-5274.