The Lifetime Achiever in Education Award looked a little different at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 2019 Salute to Excellence in Education Gala on Saturday, September 21. For the first time, the award went to a couple — Charles and Shirley Brown. Among many educators and their numerous former students, the pair of educators need no introduction.

“They come as a package,” said Kelvin R. Adams, superintendent for Saint Louis Public Schools. “They are servant leaders because they continue to give back and continue to show every effort around supporting kids and this community.”

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