Crispus Attucks Community Center and Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County debuted a new award at Monday's 35th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast: the Roses Award, denoting an individual "whose personal or professional work has advanced equity for Black and Brown individuals in Lancaster County."
It went to Damaris Rau, who retired as superintendent of the School District of Lancaster in June 2022.
It was among an array of awards, whose presentation was overseen by CAP CEO Vanessa Philbert and Crispus Attucks Director Joshua Hunter.
The annual breakfast also featured speeches, prayers and a performance by the Infamous Unstoppables, Crispus Attucks' award-winning drill team and drum squad.
(Photos by Tim Stuhldreher | One United Lancaster unless otherwise noted)