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JTHS Alumnus Named to NBC’s ‘theGrio 100’ List

Joliet Central High School Alumnus Kenneth Strickland, Class of 1985, has been named to NBC’s annual “theGrio 100” list for 2013.

 

Joliet Central High School Alumnus Kenneth Strickland, Class of 1985, has been named to NBC’s annual “theGrio 100” list for 2013.  The list recognizes African Americans who are making a difference in the lives of Americans from a variety of work fields. Strickland has been a member of the NBC News family since 1995, and was promoted to the head of the Washington D.C. bureau this past October.

Kenneth is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a degree in Mass Communications. His proud parents are Rev. Lishers Mahone, Jr. (Pastor - Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church) and Mrs. Betty Mahone (Retired teacher from Joliet Central High School).

For more information on Strickland’s accomplishments, visit http://thegrio.com/2013/02/05/thegrios-100-ken-strickland-nbcs-new-dc-bureau-chief/#50706022

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