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Monday, March 9, 2020

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The 32nd Shreveport-Bossier-DeSoto African- American Scholarship Awards Banquet was held on Feb. 8, at the Morning Star Family Life Center. Jeff Hall, first African-American mayor of Alexandria, La., was the keynote speaker. Ten people from Northwest Louisiana were given the African-American Achievement Award. Some 400 people attended this annual event. All proceeds from the awards banquet go toward scholarships to area students.

African American Scholarship Awards

1) Sam Jenkins, keynote speaker Jeff Hall and Thomas Edwards

2) Katie Latin, Jean Williams and A.J. Wiliiams

3) Award recipient Carolyn Henderson, Ken Latin and Jennifer Maxie

4) Chairperson Ken Latin and Jeff Latin

5) Tony and Nelwyrnn “Robin” Hunter

6) Dr. Charley Lester

7) Emcee Dominique Benn and Katie Latin

8) Co-chairs Barbara Lane and Dr. Brenda McCray-Richardson

9) Recipient Taylor Jamison


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