MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) will host an I Have a Dream achievement program on the Shoals Campus to commemorate February as Black History Month on Tuesday, February 23, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. in the seminar room, building 110, on the Shoals campus.

Leavie D. King III, CEO of COACHEDUP
Leavie D. King III, Founder & CEO of COACHEDUP

The event will honor exceptional minority students attending NWSCC and area high schools. The event will also honor several educators working at NWSCC and area K-12 school systems. The keynote speaker/corporate facilitator, Leavie D. King III. King, CEO of COACHEDUP, is a dynamic award-winning speaker, trainer and coach, who possesses an inspiring gift for developing and delivering transformational messages that leave a life-changing impact on his audience. His experiences and accomplishments are diverse and vast, providing him with the unique ability to relate to all audiences.

King graduated magna cum laude from Faulkner University, with a bachelor’s in Business Administration and a master’s in Management. King founded COACHEDUP in 2003, to fulfill his passion as an entrepreneur, speaker and coach. King is held in high-regard for delivering messages which allow audiences to realize and reach desired success, leaving them with a “can-do” attitude.

Following the event, participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a Soul Food tasting.

For more information, contact Casey Eggleston at 256-331-5357, NWSCC Cultural Affairs Committee.


About Northwest Shoals Community College:
Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) is part of the Alabama Community College System and home to over 4,000 students. NWSCC offers over 100 certificate and degree programs and is committed to providing career technical, academic, and lifelong educational opportunities that promote economic growth and enrich the quality of life for the people it serves. For more information about the NWSCC, visit