Thank You to the Plainfield High School Alumni Association for the honor of being inducted into the PHS HALL OF FAME today. I’ve found My Purpose & am Leaving a Legacy. Proud to be of service, actively Giving Back through Girl Scouts, Barbados AMERICAN Charitable Organization of NJ and Central Jersey Alumnae of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Thank you to my support system for being here with me to celebrate. My husband, lover, BFF Kell Hemmings. My ever present cheering section...Councilwoman Soror Ashley Davis, Soror Michelle Plunkett Jacobs, my Mother In Law & Love Ruth Harris, Shirley Holder, and Babette Augustus.
I’ll be forever grateful to my PHS support system and Mentors:
Rev. Shelia Thorpe, Deborah Celestand, Tom Falloco,
Pat Hembre, Rev. Stefanie R. Minatee, Rita Butler Holliday, Paul Panone and Mr. H. Anthony Galarza.
Thank you to my parents Ricardo Durant & Marcia Durant and my extended JLSK The 261 Madison Ave Club family, Sandra Peters, Stephanie Mohammed and
Marianne Rogers. I accept this Hall of Fame Recognition in memory of
Mr. Bill Krupman - the ultimate Bridge-builder!
I pray that I will always be remembered as a change-maker, advocate and ambassador for G.I.R.L.s. Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-Takers and Leaders.
— with Kell Hemmings.