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The Urban League of Flint Announces the 37th Annual Salute to Black Scholars

The Urban League of Flint Announces the 37th Annual Salute to Black Scholars

ALL STARS Scholarship Tribute

The Urban League of Flint has recognized and rewarded African American high school students who maintained a 3.0 or better grade point average during high school through recognition and scholarship with the Annual Salute to Black Scholars Tribute. Since 1982, over 5, 000 students have been honored, with significant number of graduates receiving financial assistance and scholarships to pursue their college education.

For the 37th consecutive year, the Urban League of Flint will host the Salute to Black Scholars All STARS (All Students Trained And Ready for Success). The 2019 Salute continues the legacy of motivating the community at large to demonstrate support and recognition of Black Scholars graduating from Flint and Genesee County High Schools.  Urban League of Flint All STARS have attend some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country and are now engaged in diverse careers such as Education, Law, Medicine, Banking and Finance, Public & Private Administration, Information Technology and Entrepreneurship.

The 37th Annual Salute to Black Scholars will take place on Wednesday, May 15, from 5 p.m. to  8:30 p.m. at The New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church, 1035 E. Carpenter Road, Flint, MI 48505. The All STARS reception will begin promptly at 5pm followed by the Salute at 6pm.

Tickets for the reception and Salute will be sold on Tuesday, May 7, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the UAW Local 659, 4549 Van Slyke Rd., Flint, MI 48507. All proceeds go towards scholarship awards.

For more information on the Urban League of Flint’s 2019 Salute to Black Scholars All STARS Tribute please contact Sandra Johnson, All STARS Program Chair at (810) 262-1205

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