Four-D College Founder Wins Accolade Award
Linda L. Smith “A Profile in Courage: Linda L. Smith” Receives Award of Merit Honor.”
COLTON, CALIF. — September 5, 2012—A short documentary about the life of Four-D College’s President and Founder, Linda L. Smith, has earned a coveted Accolade Award of Merit from the Accolade Competition.
The Accolade is a top-tier independent international awards competition. Entries are judged on quality of craft and creativity. The awards go to filmmakers, television producers, videographers and new media creators who produce fresh, standout productions.
“I was thrilled that ‘A Profile in Courage: Linda L. Smith’ received such an acknowledgment on the first submission of the documentary to a film competition. Reginald Brown captured the true essence of my journey in this twenty-minute piece,” said Linda Smith.
Based on her trilogy of books titled “Business by Faith”, the documentary takes an in-depth look at Linda L. Smith, CEO and Founder of Four-D College, the first and only African American owned and operated vocational college in the State of California. It unveils her faith in God during an inspirational journey of entrepreneurship, including trials and triumphs, and showcases the impact she has had on others along the way.
“A Profile in Courage: Linda L. Smith” was written, produced and directed by Reginald D. Brown a member of the Directors Guild of America, Inc. and the Writers Guild of America, West.
“When I received a letter in the mail with the announcement that ‘A Profile in Courage: Linda L. Smith’ was one of the Accolade Award of Merit winners, I was ecstatic. I was really pleased that an objective group of people from the Accolades liked the film. Now I know we have something that touches people,” said Reginald D. Brown.
Reginald Brown Productions also produced a full featured film of “A Profile in Courage: Linda L. Smith”. The film has been accepted into the Hollywood Black Film Festival, the Riverside Film Festival and the Louisville Kentucky Film Festival.
Established in 1992, Four-D College is a fully accredited vocational school offering career training at its campuses in Colton and Victorville, CA. Four-D College transforms the lives of students by giving them a quality education and a foundation for obtaining success in their chosen career. Programs offered include Associate of Science in Healthcare Administration, Vocational Nursing, Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy, Pharmacy Technician, and Medical Billing/Coding. For more information about Four-D College, visit: