By Kia Croom,
Richmond native Kymberlyn Carson-Thrower has been Richmond’s recreation program coordinator for 20 years.
Thrower graduated form Richmond High School and attended Contra Costa Community College and Diablo Valley College before going to California State University Sacramento
At CSU Sacramento, her athletic talents landed her an all-expense paid trip in 1993 as a collegiate bowler on Japan Tour.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and her Master’s degree in Marriage Family and Child Counseling. She plans eventually to earn a Ph.D.
Thrower says she is thankful to God and her parents for the strong Christian Foundation they instilled in her while she was growing up.
She is also grateful to her co-workers who have been very supportive of her over the years and have helped her become the woman she is today.