Bernice Henry resides in Ashland, KY and is currently employed with the Ashland Independent School District where she works as the Community Engagement Coordinator in the Exceptional Early Childhood Center.
Henry attended schools in Ashland and graduated Paul G. Blazer High School. She went on to attend Ashland Community College prior to transferring to Morehead State University.
Henry has enjoyed serving her community recently as an appointed Ashland City Commissioner, Chairperson on the Ashland Commission on Human Rights, and Vice President of the Boyd/Greenup County Chapter of the NAACP. She also serves on the Scope Towers Housing Board, as well as the UK Cooperative Extension Services' Community and Economic Development Council.
Bernice Henry is a part of the KY Highland's Museum Black History Committee, the National Black Child Development Institute, and ACTCS Diversity Committee. Locally, she is involved with the Interagency Council and CARES Board that provides services for the homeless and other people in need. She also serves on the Family Resource Advisory Council for South Ashland. Henry works with FIVCO Regional Network/Community Collaboration for Children, and reports that she loves being a part of the Boyd County Community Education Advisory Council for First Book.
The list goes on but the most important factor is that Bernice Henry feels that we all have an obligation to give back to our community. She states, "I want life for my family and all families to be the best that it can be."