Lela Wingard Hughes


Lela Wingard Hughes is the fifth of six children born to the late Jesse and Alice Wingard, natives of rural Alabama who moved to Ohio during the Great Migration to provide greater opportunities for their family. Ms. Wingard was raised in Elyria and Oberlin, Ohio and was brought up in Second Baptist Church of Elyria. She and her family currently ...


Roles at Fisk University

  • Trustee

    Current role

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