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Honoring African-American high school seniors who have shown exceptional leadership through academic achievement and community service
Friday, February 24, 2017
Dr. Steve Perry
Social Hour: 6:00PM · Dinner: 6:45PM
Tickets: Jessica L. Jones, 815.222.7140
Shurice Hunter, 815.298.7091
Giovanni’s Restaurant and Convention Center
610 North Bell School Road, Rockford, IL 61107
Dr. Steve Perry is a strong advocate of personal and civic responsibility in all aspects of life. He emphasizes the social issues that aim at building up both the individual and the community so that the next generation can be better contributing members of society. When Perry speaks, he reaches the heart of his audience to motivate change in themselves and their community.
In addition to being the principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School, Dr. Perry, MSW is an Education Contributor for CNN and MSNBC, an Essence Magazine columnist, best-selling author, and host of the #1 docudrama for TVONE “Save My Son.”
Dr. Steve Perry’s heart pumps passion and produces positive change.
Featured in CNN's Black in America series, Dr. Perry is the most talked about innovative educator on the scene today. Perry is the founder and principal of what U.S. News and World Report has cited as one of the top schools in the country, Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut. Capital Prep has sent 100% of its predominantly low-income, minority, first generation high school graduates to four-year colleges every year since its first class graduated in 2006.
Dr. Steve Perry
Young Scholars Winter Social
The 2016 Winter Holiday Social brings together current RAMM applicants, former recipients, current college students, and Black Professionals in the Rockford-Area.
Presented together by The Wabongo Leadership Council and The Rockford Association for Minority Management (RAMM) here are some pictures from last year's event.
Thanks to all those who participated and we hope to see you again December 2017!