Berea Interns Help Preserve Woodson Legacy

Picture of Berea Student Alexandria Gaston

Alexandria Gaston

This past summer three Berea College students, Alexandria Gaston ’15, Laura Tate ’15, and Melissa Wills ’15 had the opportunity to intern for the Mary McCleod Bethune Council House in conjunction with the Carter G. Woodson home restoration project in Washington, DC. Berea students were specifically sought out for this position because of a standing relationship between the college and grandson of Carter G. Woodson, Paul Wells. Woodson is a 1903 graduate of Berea College and the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education was created in his honor. Its mission is “to promote social and cultural change through the transformative power of education that recognizes the enhancing values of all peoples of the earth.” Continue reading Berea Interns Help Preserve Woodson Legacy