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The Honorable M. Lynn Sherrod to Address Drake State Graduates


(Huntsville, Alabama) – The Honorable M. Lynn Sherrod will address Drake State Technical College Graduates at commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 15 at the Von Braun Civic Center’s North Hall. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 6:00 pm.

Judge Sherrod has been a Madison County District Judge since 1999 and was the first person of African descent to win an at-large election in Madison County. Judge Sherrod developed and presides over the Madison County Drug Courts. She previously served as Assistant District Attorney in Madison County, served as Division Chief for Child Support and was engaged in private law practice. Judge Sherrod is the recipient of many community honors and awards including Martin Luther King Award from the Society of Interdenominational Fellowship and the Professional Leadership Award from the Society of Professional Women.

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