Published: January 20, 2012
Gwendolyn E. Boyd was the keynote speaker Thursday at the 10th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Breakfast at Youngstown State University. A Montgomery, Ala., native, Boyd was one of five black students who attended Jefferson Davis High School. She was a math honor student and class valedictorian. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics.