Kittrell Job Corps invites Peace-Jenkins to speak at graduation

Jan. 25, 2013 @ 07:55 PM

 

Henderson city councilwoman Brenda Gale Richards Peace-Jenkins will be the graduation speaker at Kittrell Job Corps Center on Thursday. Ceremonies will take place in the center gym from 2-3 p.m.

Peace-Jenkins received both her elementary and high school education at schools within Vance County. Later on, she earned an associate degree in special education from Vance-Granville Community College. She is presently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public administration through Ashford University Online and plans to completed coursework in December of this year.

For 20 years, she worked as an education developmental assistant at Murdoch Center, located in Butner. The Murdoch Center Choir, which she incorporated during her time their, comprised of staff from the facility, performs during memorial services for clients and other staff members. She has served in the capacity of minister of music throughout Granville County for years. She is the current choir director (as well as pastor of) at Greater Little Zion Holy Church. November of 1997 marked her initial sermon at the church, becoming pastor less than three years later. She has attended Seminary classes through Shaw Divinity, Virginia Union and Duke Divinity.

Peace-Jenkins is currently serving her third term as City Councilperson in Ward 3 at Large. In addition, the following boards include her as a member: Minister’s Community Partnership; Gateway Development Center; Community Partners of Hope; and RED, Inc.