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Kendra Angion

Kendra Angion is a young woman on a mission. The Alabama State University senior, says her goal is to encourage other young people to go for the “G.O.L.D.,” an acronym for Greatness Obtained though Leadership and Determination.

Kendra encourages young people to Go for their Goals, to Go for their Community and to Go for their Health. Her ultimate goal is to help young people impact the community around them. 

Kendra’s leadership abilities were evident at young age. From her church to her high school, she has led student groups and activities with laudable success.  

In 2018, Kendra joined the Alabama State University family where currently she is a senior majoring in Secondary Education, English/Language Arts. An active student, Kendra’s campus involvement has been the hallmark of her collegiate career. She was selected to serve as one of the University’s prestigious Golden Ambassadors, and has worked with organizations such as Word Up: The Warehouse Too, NAACP, Collegiate 100, and UPAAB, the student activities coordinating committee.

As a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kendra has a commendable record of community service as a volunteer with the ASPIRE mentoring program, BOSCO Nutrition Center, Camden Alabama Nursing Home facility, and many other organizations. Her student accomplishments include being a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. She also has been on the Dean’s List since her freshman year.

Kendra is a native of Hinesville, Georgia who has made her home in Selma, Alabama, since 2010. She is the daughter of the Reverend Dr. Stanford and Anthenia Angion., and is the younger of two siblings. Her sister, Ivana, is also an Alabama State University graduate. 

Kendra is an exemplary young woman whose vision, attributes and leadership skills put in line to be at the forefront of her generation. She is definitely “one to watch” as she continues her journey toward success.

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