More than 250 Graduate from Atlanta Center The president and executive officer of Big Brothers Big S

June 03, 2004

Janice McKenzie-Crayton, president and executive officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, addressed the 257 students graduating from Saint Leo University's Atlanta Center on June 5th at the Atlanta Civic Center.

Since January 1992, McKenzie-Crayton has served as chief administrator of Big Brother Big Sister of Atlanta, leading the organization to an expansion into ten metro Atlanta counties serving 2,200 children. The organization exists to strengthen the community by providing one-to-one mentoring friendships for children. McKenzie-Crayton is a member of the Atlanta Rotary Club, serves on the board of the American Inter-Continental University, and on the nominations and personnel committee of Ben Hill United Methodist Church. She is an alumna of Leadership Atlanta, Leadership Georgia, and the Atlanta Regional Commission.

The degree candidates have fulfilled the requirements for the following degrees: bachelor of arts in business administration, criminology, human resources administration, religion, and sociology; bachelor of science in computer information systems; and associate of arts in liberal arts. The Atlanta Center commencement is one of 14 ceremonies this summer for students at the University’s many locations throughout the southeastern United States.