Junior League of Panama City makes history

Panama City, Fla.(WJHG/WECP) - The Junior League of Panama City made history Friday by appointing its first African American president.

Karen Parham has been a member of the volunteer organization for ten years.

She is a guidance counselor at Arnold High School and an Army veteran.

The Junior League was formally chartered in 1952 to promote volunteerism and help improve the community.

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