The 184-year-old St. Frances Academy will honor Bill and Camille Cosby at a naming ceremony on Friday. The Cosbys will be introduced by former Virginia Gov. Douglas Wilder, the nation’s first elected black governor, and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien will deliver the keynote at the event.
The couple gave the school, which serves primarily low-income high school students, $2 million in 2005 to support its scholarship program. It was the largest gift the school had ever received.