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Judge John Rochester receives first Wayne Greenhaw service award

Judge John Rochester, of Ashland, received the first Wayne Greenhaw Service to Humanities Award at today’s Alabama Humanities Awards luncheon, at The Club in Birmingham. Rochester, a retired Circuit Court Judge from Alabama’s 40th Judicial Circuit, served earlier this year as the volunteer interim executive director of AHF. He also serves as vice-chair of the […]

AHF announces 2012 Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship recipients

Congratulations to the 2012 Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship recipients: Shea Thompson, of Forest Hills Elementary School, in Florence Janice Carden, of Vernon Intermediate School, in Vernon Fredna Grimmett, of Ogletree Elementary School, in Auburn Regina Everett, of Saraland Elementary School, in Saraland. The Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of the late Jenice […]

DeKeyser: AHF aims to enrich state

AHF executive director, Armand DeKeyser, has an op-ed in today’s Birmingham News in which he beautifully lays out the importance of the humanities in our state: Our humanities are like the proverbial Alabama kudzu; once it takes hold, the powerful roots and vines spread everywhere. They are universally powerful and touch each and every one […]