Ebony Magazine recognizes National PTA Otha Thornton
by Tyler Barr on 10/24/2013

In the December/January issue hitting newsstands the week of November 4, EBONY magazine reveals thier annual Power 100 list of the nation’s most influential African-Americans.

Georgia PTA is proud to announce the recognition of one of Georgia PTA leaders and the National PTA President, Otha Thornton. This accomplishment will provide a greater voice and exposure to the PTA mission. President Thornton will be join by broad-range of distiguished people including spiritualist Iyanla Vanzant, chef Marcus Samuelsson, fashion guru André Leon Talley, actresses Kerry Washington and Condola Rashad, filmmaker Lee Daniels and director-producer Shonda Rimes.

“Mr. President, you are certainly deserving of this honor that has been bestowed upon you, and we are all proud to be serving with you and supporting you" says Georgia PTA President, Rita Erves. “We are thrilled to honor these exceptionally talented people who have inspired and enthralled us, and who have helped to shape our lives.” says Ebony editor-in-chief Amy Duboise Barnett.

In celebration, the second annual EBONY Power 100 Gala will be held at New York City’s Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall on November 4. The invitation-only event will honor Motown Records founder Berry Gordy with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Join Georgia PTA as we extend Congratulations to our National President, Otha Thornton on such an illustrious honor! 

For more information: http://www.ebony.com/photos/entertainment-culture/power-100-2013-the-thinkers-405#photo-1