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Ford Celebrates a WilmU Alumnus

The Ford Motor Company recently announced winners of its “Freedom Unsung Teacher Heroes of COVID-19” Awards, honoring 25 U.S. educators who positively impacted students throughout the pandemic. According to a company press release, “Ford Freedom Unsung is an annual award series that celebrates ordinary individuals doing extraordinary acts in the African American community.”

Among the winners announced during the Global Automotive Summit in Detroit was Wilmington University alumnus Micah Edwards, a middle- and upper-school Mathematics instructor and academic advisor at Delaware’s Sanford School. He is also a faculty advisor for the school’s Black Student Union. Edwards earned an M.Ed. in Special Education from WilmU, where he is also an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team. 

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