Former FRIENDS star Courteney Cox and singer Lionel Richie are official role models for students in their native Alabama.

The ALABAMA BOARD OF EDUCATION passed resolutions last week (ends14JAN05) commending actress Cox, Richie and former American football and baseball star BO JACKSON for agreeing to be role models for career and technical education students.

All three celebrities attended public schools in Alabama.

20/01/2005 03:31