In a ceremony that captured the hearts of many, Judge JC Love was honored as the Community Hero during Thursday’s 99th Annual Turkey Day Classic at the Alabama State University Stadium in Montgomery.
This year’s Turkey Day Classic, a much-anticipated event showcasing the historic rivalry between Tuskegee University and Alabama State University, was broadcasted on ESPN+ and witnessed an extraordinary moment at halftime. The stadium, buzzing with excitement and pride, turned its attention to Judge JC Love, a figure who has become synonymous with dedication and community service in Montgomery.
Since his appointment in 2019, Judge Love has been at the forefront of revolutionizing the Probate Court. His efforts have not only been significant in Alabama but have also set a precedent nationwide. By integrating cutting-edge technology, Judge Love has enhanced the quality and efficiency of services provided to the residents of Montgomery, showcasing a blend of innovation and empathy.
Judge Love, visibly moved by the honor, expressed his gratitude during the ceremony. “I am deeply honored to be recognized as the Community Hero by Alabama State University, especially during the Turkey Classic halftime,” he said. His connection to Montgomery and the Turkey Day Classic runs deep, having grown up in the area and attending the game, which he describes as iconic.
His recognition as the Community Hero is a testament to his unwavering commitment to community welfare and innovation in public service. His approach has redefined the standards for probate court services and has imbued a sense of pride and unity in the community.
The Turkey Day Classic, one of the nation’s oldest HBCU football classics, not only serves as a platform for athletic excellence but also celebrates community heroes like Judge JC Love, whose work continues to inspire and impact Montgomery profoundly.