The DeKalb Branch of the NAACP selected Dr. Katherine Kelbaugh as one of five nominees for the Narvie J. Harris Education Award, which honors individuals who have had transformational and positive impact on DeKalb county schools and their communities.
Dr. Kelbaugh was recognized at DeKalb NAACP’s annual awards gala Saturday, Nov. 2.
The award is “presented to an individual or group exemplifying exceptional educational leadership, dedication and competency and has promoted the enhancement of practical and realistic educational ideas, techniques and strategies that have had a positive impact on DeKalb County students, schools, and/or educational community” the NAACP said.
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized by an organization that has done so much to advocate for justice and equality for all.” Dr. Kelbaugh said. “I am deeply humbled by this recognition.”