Oklahoma City - Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum
Kari Watkins accepts the award on behalf of the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum.
The Oklahoma City Division honors the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum for helping to prevent terrorism through education and community awareness. The Outdoor Symbolic Memorial and the indoor Memorial Museum tell the story of the Oklahoma City Bombing of April 19, 1995. Museum staff helped pass legislation requiring that history classes in Oklahoma teach students about the bombing.
FBI Director Recognizes Distinguished Community Leaders
In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on April 15, 2016, Director James B. Comey recognized the recipients of the 2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award. These leaders, selected by their area FBI field office, have demonstrated outstanding contributions to their local communities through service. The FBI is grateful for the work of each of these individuals and organizations on behalf of their communities.
“[This year’s honorees] have done extraordinary good across communities in this country and have made a lasting difference,” said Director Comey. “Thank you for that good, thank you for what you represent, and thank you for inspiring not just the FBI but this entire country.”
Recipients of the 2015 Director’s Community Leadership Award are: