Dr. Katina Ward of Chesapeake, a county native and 1991 Mathews High School graduate, was the guest speaker at the school’s annual Black History Month program on Friday.
Ward is the program director for the bachelor of science in information technology and the master of science in information systems programs for South University’s Virginia Beach campus.
In introducing Ward, assistant principal Alexis Foster said that she had earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Christopher Newport University, a master’s in education in instructional technology from Troy University, and a PhD in information technology from Capella University.
Ward recalled her days as a student at MHS, when she participated in numerous activities and was Homecoming Queen her senior year.
“I had a great time, made great friends, and have many memories,” she said.
She not only urged students to celebrate the accomplishments of the many African...
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