— Charles E.H. Ross-Ripley, Event Welcome Speaker (Council-Youth Member); Wayne Devonish, Chairman, 500 Men Making A Difference(Community Service Award); Dr. Marceline Watler, Master of Ceremonies; Rev. Elizabeth Butler, Pastor, Church of New Beginnings(Ecumenical Award); Katie L. Davis, President, Council; Dr. Eda Harris- Hastick, Medgar Evers College Professor & Director of Social Work Programs (Education Award); Celeste Morris, President, Morris Allsop Public Affairs (Business Award); and Danica Fouad, Class of 2016, Medgar Evers College Preparatory School (Youth Award).
Community Council for Medgar Evers 2016 Annual Spring Luncheon for Scholarship and Leadership will be held at Medgar Evers College Science Building Atrium Cafeteria. The council serves as an advisory body to the president and college through community support with fundraising and forums. The council started in 1980 and has provided more than $250,000 in scholarships.