Lawrence superintendent appointed to Governor’s African American Affairs Commission

photo by: Nick Krug

Lawrence Superintendent Anthony Lewis is pictured on Friday, June 29, 2018, outside Liberty Memorial Central Middle School.

Lawrence Public Schools Superintendent Anthony Lewis has been appointed to the Kansas African American Affairs Commission by Gov. Laura Kelly.

In a Wednesday news release, Kelly called Lewis “highly qualified to be an important contributor on this commission.”

The commission addresses public policy concerns of the African American community. It partners with state agencies, corporations and foundations and assists with programs, grants and research.

On Wednesday, Lewis tweeted that he is grateful to the governor “for giving me the opportunity to work on this commission to do this important work in addressing concerns unique to the African American community in Kansas.”

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