EGSC’s Stacey King Named Hometown Hero
East Georgia State College’s Physical Education Coordinator /Fitness Center Director, Stacey King was named Northland Cable’s Hometown Hero in Statesboro. She was recognized by voters for starting Our Girls Rock Too, a non-profit organization serving girls in the community. Founded in May of 2012, the organization is for girls’ ages 7 to 18 of all ethnicities. Its mission is to encourage young ladies to become comfortable with and to love themselves through various exercises. This program serves to uplift, empower, educate, and embrace the young ladies in the community. The services provided include monthly empowerment programs and annual conferences, scholarships to high school seniors, college tours for high school participants, and back to school supplies programs.
“The ultimate goal is to reach young girls all over the United States to build self-esteem, encourage a positive self-image, and create girl empowerment,” stated Ms. King.
More than 20,000 votes were submitted from across the nation for the eighteen Hometown Heroes named within Northland Communications service region. Kings’ Our Girls Rock Too, received a generous donation of $500 from Northland Communications. King also was awarded a grand prize.
“It is an honor to give back to the community and to recognize those who make the region a great place to work and live,” said Northland Business Manager, Tim Kelley.