2020 SCHOLARSHIP PRAYER BREAKFAST
Saturday, January 18, 9:00 AM
College Basketball Experience
1401 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64106
This event is BY INVITATION ONLY
For scholarship recipients and their families
2020 Keynote Speaker is Dr. Mark Bedell
Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent Mark T. Bedell, Ed.D. is a talented, caring teacher and administrator and one of the top urban public-school leaders in the United States. As the child of a working-class family in upstate New York, he overcame significant challenges and was inspired to take his education seriously by teachers and other caring adults who pushed him to achieve his dreams. Dr. Bedell was a multi-talented youth who leveraged his basketball skills and grades into an opportunity to study at Fisk University, where he excelled in the honors program and became one of the nation's leading scorers in NCAA Division III. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1997. He went on to earn a Master of Education degree in educational leadership and administration from Tennessee State University in 2000.
SCLC-GKC and Black Achievers Society will
recognize High School Graduates and Collegiate Scholars with scholarship awards.
To learn more about how to qualify for 2021 scholarships click here.
SCLC-GKC Scholarship Committee
Mollie Ponds, SCLC-GKC Mountain Movers
Atty. Taylor Fields, Esq.—SCLC-GKC Treasurer
Dr. Vernon P. Howard, Jr.—SCLC-GKC President
Black Achievers Scholarship Committee
Dr. Marisa Gray, Chair
Ray Christopher, Co-Chair
C. Michael Cozart
Dr. Shawn Derritt