Sheriff Derrick Cunningham Named 69th YMCA Man of the Year
Montgomery, AL –Sheriff Derrick Cunningham named the 2020 YMCA Man of the Year.
This year’s recipient, Montgomery County Sheriff Derrick Cunningham, has served as a
dedicated YMCA member for many years. He is currently active on the Kershaw YMCA
Board of Directors. He is passionate about service to the youth of Montgomery through his
YMCA work.
He provides free ACT prep programs to the YMCA Achievers club. Additionally, he hosts the
Sheriff’s Camp at YMCA Camp Chandler as well as many community events for Montgomery
County’s youth.
For 69 years, teens of the Montgomery Student YMCAs have shown their appreciation to
the men and women dedicated to serving youth in the community by planning and
executing the YMCA’s Man of the Year annual program held the first Monday of December.
At the banquet, students pay tribute to the nominees, one of whom is selected as Man of
the Year. This year the award presentation press conference was held at the Britton YMCA.
This year’s program was co-chaired by Jeffery Ford of Saint James, and Gracie Barranco of
Montgomery Catholic, and featured guest speaker, Justin Castanza, YMCA of Greater
Montgomery’s 2019 Man of the Year.
For more information about the YMCA of Greater Montgomery’s student YMCA program,
please contact Sam Adams, Vice President at [email protected]