District’s Taylor receives award

Published 12:00 am Sunday, April 17, 2011

Gwendolyn J. Taylor, an employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, has been honored for her efforts to promote diversity in the work force.

Taylor has received the Secretary of the Army Award for Diversity and Leadership in the Equal Employment Opportunity program.

She began her career with the District in 1984 as an editorial clerk in public affairs and communications.

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Taylor, a Sunflower native, is a graduate of Ruleville Central High School. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Jackson State University.

She is a member of Jackson State University’s National Alumni Association, Federally Employed Women and Blacks in Government.

She has two children and one grandchild.