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AIU Employee Awarded 2019 Francine Bunch Memorial Award

Gonda Meade portrait

Congratulations to Head Start advocate Gonda Meade who has been awarded the 2019 Francine Bunch Memorial Award by the Pennsylvania Head Start Association (PHSA). An employee for more than 43 years, Ms. Meade was honored for her extraordinary commitment to the AIU, her community and the families she serves. As one who exemplifies the qualities of Francine Bunch, Ms. Meade works tirelessly to connect families with the resources they need and is a passionate advocate for children in the Head Start program. The Francine Bunch Memorial Award is given to a parent and staff person from a PHSA member organization displaying the qualities of Francine Bunch. This award is given only when there is a nominee who meets the standards set for the award.  Ms. Meade and other honorees were recognized at the PHSA Conference on April 12 at the Penn Stater.  Congratulations!