Adrienne Martin

SEPARATING CHURCH AND STATE: Hood County's Adrienne Martin, right, poses with the Freedom From Religion Foundation co-president Annie Laurie Gaylor and the Strong Backbone Award she received for a speech to the Granbury School Board that went viral.

Hood County Democratic Party Chair Adrienne Martin has been awarded the Strong Backbone Award from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

The award was for a speech she made at the Aug. 22 Granbury School Board meeting that went viral and was picked up by several news organizations.