BY STOCKTON UNIVERSITY
GALLOWAY â€“ The Council of Black Faculty and Staff at Stockton University willÂ hold its 37th Annual Scholarship Awards DinnerÂ at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9Â at The Carriage House Grand Savannah Ballroom.
This yearâ€™s honorees have been chosen forÂ their service to Stockton University,Â the community, and the state of New Jersey.
Lifetime Recipients: Kaleem Shabazz, Atlantic City Third Ward Councilman,Â and Walter L. Tarver, III, AssistantÂ ViceÂ President of Transitions and Retention.
Merit Honorees: Diane Epps, retired manager of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, and Maralyn W. Mason, directorÂ ofÂ the Educational Opportunity Fund Program.
DistinguishedÂ Stockton Alumni: The Rev. Adriane Larau Blair Wise, Minister of Christian Spiritual Formation at the historic MetropolitanÂ Baptist Church, and Raymond Royster, â€™05, Owner/Operator of Digital Photos by Ray.
SpecialÂ Recognition Honoree: Dr. Juanita J. High, retired administrator and member of the Stockton University Foundation Board of Directors.
Outstanding Stockton University Club: Highest Praise Gospel Choir.
The Councilâ€™s annual dinner helps support scholarships for Stockton students. The Council of Black Faculty and Staff work tirelessly for educational opportunities for African-American students, and other underrepresented student groups at Stockton.
Ticket are $85 per seat, or $850 for a table of 10. Proceeds from this event will support the Councilâ€™s Scholarship Endowment for Stockton students.