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Scott to speak at Levy Black History program fundraiser

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By David Davis

Chiefland native Dr. Kendrick Scott will be the guest speaker at Levy County Black History program Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Tommy Usher Pineland Center.

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He is the son of the Rev. Robert and Rutha Scott, of Chiefland, and is a graduate of Chiefland High School. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with a minor in Sociology from Florida State University; a Masters of Science degree in Social Science from Florida State University and a doctorate of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Scott played football at Florida State University for Hall of Fame Coach Bobby Bowden. He was part of FSU’s first national championship football team and was voted as a Permanent Team Captain in 1994 and selected by Coach Bobby Bowden to give the Captain’s Address at FSU’s annual football banquet. He represented the team, speaking as they traveled around the nation in many capacities, such as the Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s Sugar Bowl Breakfast.

In 2010, Dr. Scott published his first book titled, “It’s All Inside: How to Discover That Everything You Need is Within Your Reach.”

Dr. Scott is a Human Resource Professional and an adjunct professor of Management at Florida State University College of Business where he teaches “Contemporary Leadership Challenges.” He is also an adjunct professor at Husson University where he teaches Human Resource Management.

Dr. Scott was the 2014 Toastmaster’s club, area, and division winner in the impromptu speaking and the prepared speaking contests. He also was the overall district champion in the impromptu speaking contest.

He is President and CEO of K. Scott Global Research LLC., a communications company specializing in leadership training, personal and business communications, motivational speaking and other related services.

Dr. Scott is married to Felisha (Jones) Scott, who is a registered nurse and holds a Master of Science in Nursing Education from Thomas University. She is the nurse educator at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Together they have four children, KJ, Kennedy and twins, Kason and Kadyn.

Donations will be accepted for this annual fundraiser supporting the Black History Committee Scholarships. For more information, please contact Rev. Scott by calling 352-221-1352