G.W. Carver Alumni to celebrate anniversary

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The G.W. Carver Alumni Association will celebrate the 70th anniversary with the S.A. Gilliam Scholarship Award Banquet being the highlight of the celebration.

The speaker will be Andre Cooper, a third year business administration student at Edgecombe Community College, who gained the national spotlight when he received 1st place at the Future Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California. G.W. Carver Alumni feel honored to have Cooper as the speaker for this highly celebrated event.

The banquet will be held at 5 p.m. July 5 at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel at 651 Winstead Ave.. The G.W. Carver Alumni Ministry will be honored. The scholarship recipients will receive the S.A. Gilliam Scholarships. Entertainment will be provided by Soloist, Sandra Lewis, an awesome spiritual singer, who electrifies her audience with her distinguished vice.

The banquet is an annual fund raiser for the scholarship fund. Donations are $50. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Deadline to purchase tickets are June 21, 2014. For tickets contact: Leah Vines 827-4843, Dornella Joyner 442-7028, Bessie Sharpe 399-0996, George Barnes 885-9491, James Collins 812-5041. Church service will be Sunday at 11 a.m. at St. James Baptist Church at 527 East Thomas Street.