Jan. 19, 2018
30th Dr Martin Lurther King Jr Memorial scholarship breakfast in Houston .
The greater Houston Frontiers club held it,s 30th Dr King memorial scholarship breakfast under the theme " Embracing our diversity , celebrating our heritage " .
The memorial breakfast which started in 1988 is now 30years this 2018.
Mr Len Cannon , anchor/reporter at KHOU-TV was master of ceremony and Dr Austin Lane , ther president of Texas Southern university [TSU] , was co-chair .
A minute of silence observed in honor of the organization,s Yoke fellow Kim Michelle Wright who passed on the the 31st of December , 2017 .
Mr Donnel Cooper , president of the organization thanked the donnors for their continuous support and commitment over the years that has benefitted and made a difference in the life of their scholarship recipients .
Dr Lane and Ms Wanda Adams , president of Houston Independent school district [HISD] board of directors spoke about the importance of schoolarships in the realization of the academic dreams of African Americans , in keeping with the dreams of Dr King . They both were honored with awards for their development contributions to their communities by the leadership of GHFC.
The mayor Houston Sylvester Turner acknowledged that Dr KING,S dream helped him realize his of becoming mayor of the city of Houston , while asking the leadership of the balck community in Houston to come together in the future and cooperate , so that instead of so many different King parades all over the city , a single one will take place in the future bringing the leaders together .
Honorable Jackson Lee awarded congressional honors on chairlady Wilma Evans for the work she does with the organization .
DR Akwo Thompson Ntuba