New Orleans - Baptist Friendship House

2018 Director’s Community Leadership Award Recipient

FBI Director Christopher Wray presents New Orleans Division recipient the Baptist Friendship House (represented by Kay Bennett) with the Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) at a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on May 3, 2019.

Kay Bennett accepts the Director’s Community Leadership Award on behalf of the Baptist Friendship House. Select image to view larger/download.

The New Orleans Division honors the Baptist Friendship House. Founded in 1944, the Baptist Friendship House offers numerous programs, such as weekly Bible study classes, life skills training, and English classes. The organization donates items to local children and other people in need, and it provided approximately 18,000 pounds of food to North Carolina after Hurricane Florence.

FBI Director Recognizes Distinguished Community Leaders

In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters on May 3, 2019, Director Christopher Wray recognized the recipients of the 2018 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.

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