Meet Myrtle’s Summer Intern: Minister Winford K. Rice, Jr.
Winford Kennadean Rice Jr., commonly known as Kenny, is the proud son of Winford K. Rice Sr. and Crystal S. Rice from Suffolk, Virginia. He is 2014 Magne Cum Laude graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. where he received a bachelor of arts in Religion & Philosophy. While at the college, Kenny served as the President of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel Assistants program and the chaplain for the Alpha Rho chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Additionally, during the summer of 2013, he worked in the US House of Representatives with Congressman John Lewis through the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation as a congressional intern.In June of 2014, Kenny was licensed to preach in gospel ministry by Dr. Steven G. Blunt of the historic First Baptist Church, Mahan in Suffolk, Va. This fall, he will be begin his Masters of Divinity degree at Harvard University’s Divinity School as the Entering Ministry Fellow. Kenny seeks to bridge head and heart by serving in the parish and studying in the academy on this life long pursuit of enlightenment. In all things that he does, he aims to preach the gospel, and when necessary–uses words.