Bob McDonald To Receive 2020 Horatio Alger Award

Founded in 1947, The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding leaders who have accomplished remarkable successes in spite of adversity by bestowing upon them the Horatio Alger Award and inducting them as lifetime Members.

The Association has named 14 individuals who have overcome adversity to achieve personal and professional success to is 2020 Member Class.

Bob McDonald, the 8th Secretary of Veterans Affairs and former CEO of Procter & Gamble Company, who had this to say regarding the receipt of such a prestigious award:

I am humbled to receive such a prestigious Award from an organization that I respect so deeply.  To be joining the ranks of Horatio Alger’s impressive list of Members is a true honor, but I am most looking forward to meeting the outstanding students the Association supports. I know hard work, but I also know hardship – and they do, too. I hope my story can inspire them to push through life’s challenges to chase their dreams.

 

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