Boy Scouts honors Dr. Barbara Gaba with Woman of Achievement Award

AC JosepH Media | Atlantic Cape Community College

MAYS LANDING—The Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America recognized Atlantic Cape Community College President Dr. Barbara Gaba as the 2019 Woman of Achievement for Cape May County.

This annual event recognizes outstanding women leaders in the South Jersey Area for their dedication, loyalty and commitment to the communities where they serve.

Gaba was one of six women honored at the Women of Achievement Awards Reception in Almonesson on Thursday, Oct. 3.

“I am deeply honored and humbled to receive this award and to be recognized for making a difference in the lives of those we serve in Cape May County,” Gaba said.

READ: Dr. Barbara Gaba Leads Way at Atlantic Cape Community College

She went on to emphasize that the college is where students can attain an affordable, high-quality education within their own community. Atlantic Cape’s Cape May County campus was established 20 years ago and has since become a key partner with the county in the areas of education, economic and workforce development. 

The event also celebrated historic impact on scout leadership across the nation.

“I believe it is up to all of us, as leaders to use the power and influence we are given to lift up our communities and create positive change,” Gaba said during her speech.

Dr. Barbara Gaba at Women of Achievement Award held by the Garden State Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Photo courtesy of Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape is a comprehensive two-year community college serving the residents of Atlantic and Cape May counties. The college offers over 40 career, transfer and workforce development programs to more than 8,000 students annually at three campuses in New Jersey: Atlantic City, Cape May Court House and Mays Landing.

Photos Courtesy of Atlantic Cape May College

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