A lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County, Ms. Hicks was truly a pillar in the community. She earned her a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from Bowie State University. Upon her decision to pursue a career in education, Ms. Hicks was hired by the Community Action Agency for their Head Start Program. After working in the areas of Ft. Meade and Annapolis, Ms. Hicks was later promoted to Director of Head Start and Early Head Start at the Lula G. Scott Community Center in Shady Side, MD. During her time of service with the Head Start and Early Head Start Program in South County she was instrumental to the success of the young children in the program who were preparing for elementary school.
On October 23, 2019, Ms. Hicks passed away. She leaves to cherish her memories a devoted son and grandson, whom she loved dearly and a host of family and friends. She touched many lives and advocated for many families in need. She will truly be missed.