Leon Bradford becomes first Durham Tech student to receive distinguished Dallas Herring Achievement Award

Leon Bradford with President Buxton holding the teardrop shaped glass Dallas Herring awardLeon Bradford, a Durham Tech student, has been selected as the Dallas Herring Achievement Award recipient by the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS). This is the first time a student from Durham Tech has been selected for this statewide award.

“It’s surreal, this feels like a dream,” he said. “I had to hold back tears as I expressed my sincere appreciation. I had family members in Colorado and North Carolina on the Zoom call in tears. There are so many people like me in the world. We have to keep pressing on. I am so grateful for all who have been in my corner.”

Learn more about Leon Bradford's person personal journey.

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