Latrell Floyd aspires to be a voice for service in his community.
On Jan. 24, Floyd received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Community Service at the eighth annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Banquet at Eastern Kentucky University. The previous month, he graduated from EKU with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and hopes to use that background to influence others to serve their communities. “Words go a long way and are very powerful,” he said. “I learned that as a communication student.”