SCF’s Kristen Anderson Recognized with Citizen of the Year Award
(Bradenton, Fla., April 15, 2014) — Kristen L. Anderson, program director of special programs at SCF, was recognized with a Citizen of the Year Award by the Sarasota Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. at an award ceremony April 5.
Anderson received the award, which honors community leaders based on their dynamic service to the community and on the job, for her role in assisting underprivileged young men and women in succeeding and persisting in college.
She has served as the College Reach-Out Program (CROP) director at SCF since 1997 and was instrumental in establishing the Summer Bridge Program in 2001-02. She also was a youth development worker in the Peace Corps in Niger, West Africa.
Anderson earned her Master of Arts in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership and Education with a specialization in higher education from Barry University in Miami Shores.