Martin Luther King Scholarship Reception
By Floyd Miller
A crowd of approximately 50 individuals met at the Ben E. Keith Center to honor the MLK recipients, Lisette Spraggins, Sharon Owens and Celeste Cooper were part of the Scholarship Committee. Mr. Carlos Munson, a native of Abilene and a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, was the keynote speaker.
The students are looking forward to furthering their education. Alexander will be attending Austin College, Bynum will attend the University of Texas at Dallas, he plans to become a Neurosurgeon, Teta will attend Texas Southern University and major in Performing Arts, Ayers will attend Angelo State University and major in Public Administration, Cole will also attend Angelo State University and major in Music Education.
The following businesses provided food and prizes for the reception, Jason’s Deli, Cinema 12, Chick-fil-a, Dominos Pizza, HEB and Sonic.
— West Texas Tribune
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