Realizing the Dream Award Videos (Page 2)

Isabel Rubio serves as executive director of the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (¡HICA!), a nonprofit organization that facilitates the social, civic and economic integration of Hispanic individuals and families through its educational, leadership-development programs. Greatly influenced by the changes brought to her home state of Mississippi as a result of the struggle for civil rights, Rubio founded the coalition she now serves.SHOW ME NOW

Ken Swindle, a resident of Tuscaloosa and 1974 graduate of the UA Law Enforcement Academy, served on the Tuscaloosa Police Department for 34 years and was chief for 20 years. He works for Prince, Glover, and Hayes Law Firm where he is chief investigator. A member of Northridge Baptist Church, he serves as a trustee and deacon.SHOW ME NOW

Dr. Art Bacon is Talladega College professor emeritus of the natural sciences and humanities. After 40 years as a member of the faculty, staff and administration, Dr. Bacon is enjoying his second career as an artist. He received his bachelor’s degree from Talladega College in 1961, his MS in zoology from Howard University in 1963, and his doctorate in protozoology, also from Howard, in 1967.SHOW ME NOW