Celebrating Seniors


Alma Johnston - Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia

Ms. Johnston first became a Sunday school teacher at age 14 and continued for 40 years. She was the first teacher to graduate from the Cherry Brook-Preston area, where she started her 35-year teaching and counselling career in the local schools. Ms. Johnston also helped found and lead the Black Professional Women's Group, and she was the first African-Nova Scotian on the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

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