Charlotte - Christopher Suggs

2016 Director’s Community Leadership Award Recipient

FBI Director James Comey presents Charlotte Division recipient Christopher Suggs with the Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) at a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on April 28, 2017.

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The Charlotte Division honors Christopher J. Suggs, the 16-year-old founder and CEO of Kinston Teens, Inc.—a non-profit organization founded on the premise of empowering youth through service, leadership, and civic engagement. Mr. Suggs started the organization to amplify the voices of Kinston, North Carolina’s youth and to create civic engagement and community service opportunities for the city’s young people.

FBI Director Recognizes Distinguished Community Leaders

In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on April 28, 2017, Director James B. Comey recognized the recipients of the 2016 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 distinguished themselves in remarkable ways through their hard work, their leadership, and their strength of character," said Director Comey. “Time and again, today's award recipients have put others before themselves.”

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2016 DCLA Winners

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