Roszalyn Akins, Leestown Middle School
Roszalyn Akins is dean of students at Leestown Middle School 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 bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University in Lexington and holds a master’s degree from Georgetown College.
She is a sought-after speaker for women’s 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.