Volunteer Service Awards

President Bush spoke at a celebration of African American History Month and presented the President’s Volunteer Service… read more

President Bush spoke at a celebration of African American History Month and presented the President’s Volunteer Service Awards. He praised African American civil rights pioneers, including recent Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice. He talked about the accomplishments of the No Child Left Behind program and the successes of the many African American entrepreneurs and professionals and all who serve as role models and mentors to children. 

He presented the President’s Volunteer Service Awards to Carl Anderson, a Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity volunteer in Washington, DC; Carl and Katie Ball, volunteers with Youth Engaged in Service in Jackson, Mississippi; Steve Ellis, a volunteer with I.B.M.'s National Black Family Technology Awareness Program in Texas; and Joan Thomas, a volunteer with Cool Girls, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia. close

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Volunteer Service Awards

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Program ID:
191332-1
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White House Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2006

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  • Feb 23, 2006 | 3:55am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 24, 2006 | 7:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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