Honoring Excellence in Ministry: Courtney L. Hunter

Hunter-smCourtney L. Hunter was recognized for her Excellence in Ministry by her church, North Gayton Baptist Church. Courtney Hunter holds a BA in Education from Virginia Union University and an MA in Counselor Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her professional career in teaching included being teacher, administrator, and science educator in the Richmond Public Schools, then adjunct faculty in the School of Education at VCU. She is recipient of the Golden Apple award for exemplifying professional caring. In her church she served as Sunday School Superintendent, member of the Tuckahoe Sunday School Union, and has led teacher workshops. Her excitement about working with youth encouraged her to enroll in the Evan-Smith Leadership Institute of the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology (VUU) where she earned a Certificate in Religious Studies & Christian Education, an Advanced Certificate in Theological Preparation, and then returned to earn her MA in Christian Education at the School of Theology. Currently Director of Christian Education at North Gayton, she serves in several capacities but finds time to volunteer at The Resource Center. A past member of TRC’s Board of Directors, she is a member of the Working Group and provides leadership in our BoB (Big on Books) Reading Program at Northside Crusaders Baptist Church. With Psalm 119:73 as her prayer, she continues to be educator, leader, counselor – – as the Holy Spirit guides her in all phases of her life.

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