Huntsville Citizens Honored

By: Huntsville Real Estate Expert Mike Manosky On February 2, 2007

Seven Huntsville leaders were honored this week at a Path of Honor ceremony held at the Senior Center.  Each honoree was recognized for his service to the community and presented with a brick inscribed with his or her name to be placed in the Path of Honor walkway in the center’s garden on its Drake Avenue campus.

Honorees included:

Bobby A. Bradley, former president and CEO of Computer Systems Technology Inc. He has served on numerous public boards and charities, including the boards of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Madison County United Way and the Land Trust of Huntsville & North Alabama.

Nick Mangus, a retired scientist and engineer for the Army and Dynetics Inc. He now serves as chairman of the Galaxy of Lights construction crew at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. For the past eight years, he has worked as the lead designer for the annual light show fundraiser and teaches monthly drawing classes at the Senior Center.

James R. and Jeanne L. McCown, community volunteers. Jeanne McCown serves on numerous community boards including the Arts Council, the Botanical Garden and Huntsville Museum of Art, while James McCown works with the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce and chairs the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association.

T. Frank Morring, a retired Army employee and World War II veteran. He has served in leadership roles with the local Kiwanis Club for 40 years, has served on the YMCA board for 15 years and is a founding chairman of the Huntsville-Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, among other activities.

Martha Rambo, community volunteer and advocate of local historic preservation efforts. She was instrumental in the establishment of the Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission, has a longtime affiliation with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra and was instrumental in the building of the VBC.

Betty Schonrock, community volunteer and arts patron. She is a member of the VBC board and serves on the Saturn V Restoration Committee, and has been active in numerous other groups, including Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform, the Mental Health Association, the museum and symphony.

Congratulations and thank you to all this year’s honorees for your dedication to our community.

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