DENMARK, S.C. (courtesy voorhees.edu) — Voorhees is proud to celebrate the nomination of Class of 1968 alumnus Lenny Springs to the National Black Hall of Fame. The video of Mr. Springs’ nomination comments and discussion of the value of his experiences at Voorhees College may be viewed here. Springs is Voorhees’ first inductee to the National Black Hall of Fame.
Springs graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Voorhees College in 1968, making him part of Voorhees’ first four-year graduating class. Springs’ support of higher education and HBCUs includes serving as senior advisor for federal student aid at the U.S. Department of Education and sitting on the NAACP’s national board of directors. His community involvement also includes serving on the national board for the 100 Black Men of America and founding president of the 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte. Springs extensive professional experience includes 30 years in the banking industry and serving as president for two companies (Queen City Venture Partners, LLC and S-Group, Inc, a management consulting firm).