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Rosa Kilpatrick Honored at UNCF Leadership Conference and Alumni Summit

February 2017

rosakRosa King Kilpatrick, C’70, received the 2017 UNCF National Alumni Council Hall of Honor Award at the UNCF Leadership Conference and Alumni Summit, held Feb. 2-5 in Atlanta.

The award honors alumni who have been selected by their respective UNCF institutions in recognition of significant contributions made to their alma mater, profession and community. In May 2016, Spelman alumnae honored Kilpatrick with the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College Hall of Fame Award at the Reunion Blue Note Banquet. 

The Hall of Fame Award recognized her volunteer work and leadership as past NAASC national president and former alumnae trustee, as well as her outstanding financial support with Spelman, service to her community and excellence during her career as a community relations specialist at NASA.

Kilpatrick currently serves as president of the Huntsville, Alabama, chapter of NAASC. Under her leadership, the chapter raised more than $40,000 in scholarship funds last year.