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Val Pritchett among 6 Pa. honorees for Black History Month - abc27 WHTM

Val Pritchett among 6 Pa. honorees for Black History Month

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

In honor of Black History Month, Governor Corbett honored six Pennsylvanians for their commitment to the African American community.

Among those recognized was abc27's Valerie Pritchett. She was cited for her "Val's Kids" reports, which finds homes for foster children.

"It's a great opportunity to get to meet these honorees from across the state of Pennsylvania who are everyday heroes," said the governor. "They give back to the community on a regular basis."

The list of honorees also included Susquehanna Township native and Super Bowl champ Marques Colston and the owner of the Harrisburg Stampede indoor football team.

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