WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Cassandra Wray

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Cassandra Blakely Wray affectionately known as “Sandy Wray” whether standing in as Mistress of Ceremonies or endeavoring a speaking engagement, Sandy Wray is a highly motivated, community driven lifelong resident of Franklin, TN. A 1975 graduate of Franklin High School, she attended MTSU where she was a member of the Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society. After leaving MTSU, she was employed an an Accounting Clerk for Bellsouth/AT&T that spanned a 35 year long career. After retirement in 2010, Sandy was gainfully employed by the Williamson County Government, where she currently is a Deputy with the Election Commission. She is charged with the duty of staffing the precincts of Williamson County for all elections. Sandy has hosted Voter Registration Drives throughout our city to register voters, educate voters on their rights and encourage voters to exercise a right that many of our ancestors were forbidden to do. She believes that all voices should be heard and your presence be made known in this great city of Franklin.

Sandy Wray is a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church where she faithfully serves as a Trustee, Community Outreach Ministry, Music Department and Sunday School Teacher. In February 2002, while employed at Bellsouth, she was awarded the Black History Month Community Award from BNAT. She is a member of the Leadership Franklin Class, serves on the Franktown Open Hearts Board of Directors and is an advocate in the Ministry of Women who have been incarcerated and serves each Wednesday in that capacity. She believes that if each one of us would tap into the God-given talents we have been blessed with to help someone else along the way, “what a wonderful world this would be! Don’t let your living be in vain—leave a legacy that glorifies God!” She is the mother of one son, Jamelle Wray.

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