Hardy Washington, parent of alumni, was featured on the 2.08.19 Webster-Kirkwood Times website. "The Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce held its 73rd Annual Installation and Awards Gala on Feb. 1 at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac. The annual event honors a top citizen, businessperson and several awards for community service. ... [Hardy Washington was named the Citizen of the Year.] Hardy Washington, Jr., is a 29-year agent with State Farm Insurance. Washington’s resumé of community service is extensive. He serves on the board of directors of The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis, served on the board of trustees for John Burroughs School, and served as chairman and was on the board of directors for the Kirkwood–Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce. Washington was on the board of directors for the Rotary Club of Kirkwood, chaired and was on the board of directors for the Kirkwood Family YMCA, and is currently on the Metro Board of Directors for the Gateway Region YMCA. He sits on the board of directors for Manor Grove Senior Care, is a church deacon board member at First Baptist Church, and is on the board of directors at St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital. He supports numerous local schools, both at the academic and sports levels. Married for 30 years to Carol, the couple have two children, Brandon [JBS '09] and Brittany [JBS '12]." See the whole article here.