The Kentucky Board of Education at its recent meeting recognized Brent Cooper, president of C-Forward Information Technologies in Covington, as one of two area leaders actively engaged in making a difference in local schools.
Cooper received the 16th annual Joseph W. Kelly Award for his service as a liaison between the business community and Northern Kentucky schools.
Cooper was also recognized as a member of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce board of directors, co-chair for the Greater Cincinnati Read On! Campaign and a math tutor for Fort Thomas Independent Schools.
“Brent believes an education system that prepares the next generation to become its workforce is the single biggest economic development tool a region can have,” said Boone County Superintendent Randy Poe in a letter nominating Cooper for the award.
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