A Focus on Success: Frances M. Franklin Scholarship Luncheon Highlights Achievement
Leon Bibb, Keniece Gray and Ralph F. Murphy II will lead discussion at April 28 event
Get directions for the journey to success during an April scholarship luncheon benefitting minority students at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®).
A panel discussion focused on achieving goals highlights this year’s Frances M. Franklin Scholarship and Protégé Luncheon, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Tri-C’s Corporate College® East in Warrensville Heights.
Panelists include award-winning journalist Leon Bibb, host of Kaleidoscope on WEWS/Channel 5; Keniece Gray, international second vice president of the groundbreaking Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; and Ralph F. Murphy II, CEO of Maven Scholar Consulting.
The 28th annual luncheon, which is sponsored by Tri-C’s Black American Council, celebrates academic success by Tri-C students. Nearly $50,000 in scholarships will be awarded to high-achieving minority scholars.
The event honors Frances Mason Franklin, an English professor at the College from 1969 to 1983 who mentored countless students and faculty. Proceeds support the Frances M. Franklin Scholarship Fund of the Cuyahoga Community College Foundation.
The luncheon is the main fundraiser for the Black American Council, which serves students through community outreach and involvement; career development opportunities; workshops and forums; and cultural awareness activities.
Tickets start at $50 and can be purchased at www.tri-c.edu/FrancesMFranklin or by calling the Foundation at 216-987-4868.
March 21, 2018