Lillie G. Jessie, a longtime educator and member of the Prince William School Board, will be honored at the National Congress of Black Women's 17th annual Women's History Month Scholarship and Luncheon on Saturday, March 23.
Themed, "Women Taking the Lead In...," the event takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Waterford at Springfield, 6715 Commerce St. in Springfield, Va.
Denise Rolark Barnes, publisher of The Washington Informer, will be the guest speaker.
Jessie, who represents the Occoquan District on the school board, is a nationally recognized author, mentor, master teacher, and innovative administrator in the educational field. During her tenure with Prince William County Public Schools, she served as supervisor of the Title 1 reading program, a diagnostician, a reading teacher, assistant principal, and principal.
Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, please contact Deilia Butler at 571-882-3715.