Anne Eason, PH.D-22nd Lightning Community Hero

Anne Eason, joined AM Tampa Bay to discuss that she was the recipient of the Lightning Community Hero award a few weeks ago, on Jan. 7th and was recognized for her hard work with high school students in the public schools in Hillsborough and Pinellas County

She started a few College and Career Centers that work closely with School Counselors in the schools and trains volunteers to work with juniors and seniors explore all the opportunities available to them after they graduate from high school - ranging from selective 4-year colleges to apprenticeships to military options and other careers.

Eason, received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate to LEAP Tampa Bay through the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay.

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