In 2003, Dr. Rebekah McCloud was the recipient of the Dr. Rhea Marsh and Dorothy Lockhart Smith Winter Park History Research Grant. This grant is made possible by a bequest by the estate of Dr. Smith. It is a product of a joint venture of the Winter Park Public Library and the Olin Library at Rollins College. Together, we award a research grant to further the study of Winter Park history. Dr. McCloud’s topic was:
Across The Tracks: A Collective History of Black Churches of Winter Park
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Dr. Rebekah McCloud, a retired educator/administrator, was an elementary school principal, a middle and high school teacher, and served in a variety of administrative positions at the University of Central Florida. Dr. McCloud has earned several college degrees: a B.A. in Communications and Journalism, a M. Ed. Degree in Educational Leadership, a M.S. degree in Business Management, and an Ed.D. Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.