Roszalyn Akins is dean of students at the Carter G. Woodson Academy in Lexington. She retired after 27 years as an educator in the Fayette County school system, where she taught at Leestown and Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and was named Middle School Teacher of the Year.
She earned her bachelorís degree from Transylvania University in Lexington and holds a masterís degree from Georgetown College.
She is a sought-after speaker for womenís conferences in Kentucky and the nation. She is active at First Baptist Church Bracktown in Lexington, where her husband, the Rev. C.B. Akins, is pastor.
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Renee focuses on the Future Black Males Working Academy, a mentoring and tutoring program organized by a Lexington church to help young black males succeed in school.
Rosz Akins, director of the Black Males Working Academy in Lexington, and Roger Cleveland, co-director of the BMW Academy, discuss what's new with the academic achievement program and progress made by their students.
Roszalyn Akins is dean of the Carter G. Woodson Academy in Lexington. The college preparatory school for promising males opened in 2012 and this year is serving young boys grades six through 10.