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OPEN REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS CEREMONY

 
"Leveraging Our Collective Resources for Impact" 
 
December 19, 2014
Zions Bank
One South Main, Salt Lake City, UT 84133
Founders Room, 18th Floor
 
 
The Annual Achievement Awards Ceremony will be held at Zions Bank's downtown administrative headquarters building. REGISTRATION for this event is required. There is no charge for attendance (FREE). Please join us in honoring this year's awardees. Parking validations, for the City Creek public parking garage, will be given to attendees of the Achievement Awards Ceremony.  
 
Click on the button below to register.
 
 
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2014 ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS
High School Essay (unranked by alphabetical order) Winners: Brynlie Cox (Lehi HS), Brayden O'Brien (Viewmont HS), and Sydney Pond (Bear River HS)

Brynlie CoxBrayden OSydney Pond

Local Awards for the Utah High School Essay Contest:

 Three College Book Scholarships

1st Place Scholarship: $500 | 2nd Place Scholarship: $300 | 3rd Place Scholarship: $200

National Awards for High School Essay Contest: Four College Scholarships

1st Scholarship, $5000; 2nd Scholarship, $3,000; 3rd Scholarship, $2,000; 4th Scholarship, $1000.00

 

 
African American Male High School Scholar (unranked by alphabetical order) Winners: Akinwole' Brown (Hunter High School), Franklyn Foli (West High School), and Alassane Niang (Highland High School)

One College Scholarship and Two College Book Scholarships:

1st Place Scholarship: $1,000 | 2nd Place Book Scholarship: $500 | 3rd Place Book Scholarship: $300


  

SERVICE AWARD WINNERS 
Business of the Year: Mr. Vics Digital Photography

Organization of the Year: Calvary Baptist Church

Educators of the Year: Dr. Wilfred Samuels & Dr. Joyce Gray

Community Servant Award: Dr. Paula Smith

Social Justice/Civil Rights Award: Ms. Debra Daniels

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR: Ms. Kathleen Christy
Col. Charles Young Military Leadership Award: Bro. 2nd LT. Eien Williams
Superior Service Award: Bro. Dr. William A. Smith
Founders Award: Bro. Dr. William A. Smith
OMEGA MAN OF THE YEAR: Bro. LTC. Brian Jones






Sandra Hollins House District 23  

ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS KEYNOTE SPEAKER: REPRESENTATIVE SANDRA HOLLINS

 

Sandra Hollins was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and she has been a resident of Salt Lake City for the past 25 years. Sandra and her husband David currently reside in Fair Park and have two daughters.  

 

Sandra is a licensed clinical social worker, and the primary focus of her career has been on substance abuse treatment and advocacy services for Salt Lake City’s homeless population. Sandra received her bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Utah.

 

Sandra is a member of the Greater Salt Lake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., is a graduate of the Westside Leadership Institute, and has served on numerous boards and councils, including the University of Utah Neighbor Partnership Board, the Fair Park Community Council, and the Salt Lake City Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure board. In addition, Sandra has also worked as an advocate for Hurricane Katrina evacuees and refugee children within the public school system.  

 

Sandra has been elected to serve in the  Utah House of Representatives on behalf of District 23, and she plans to use her skills, experience, and dedication in order to advocate for the community on Utah’s Capitol Hill. 



Thank you for your help          
 
 
 
 
The Members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. would like to thank our Achievement Awards judges for their tremendous work in selecting this year's award winners:
 
High School Essay Awards
Dr. Flannery Stevens, University of Utah
Mrs. Gloria Wilkinson, Zions Bank
Mrs. Karen Henriquez, University of Utah
Dr. Laurence Parker, University of Utah
Dr. Paula Smith, University of Utah
Dr. Wilfred Samuels, University of Utah

African American Male Scholars
Mrs. Gloria Wilkinson, Zions Bank
Mrs. Karen Henriquez, University of Utah
Ms. Kathleen Christy, Salt Lake School District
Dr. Laurence Parker, University of Utah
Dr. Paula Smith, University of Utah
Mrs. Shea Eason, Weber State University
Dr. Steve Bell, University of Utah
 
Achievement Service Awards*

Mr. Darius Gray, (Citizen of the Year, 2011)

Ms. Emma Houston, Brighter Day Productions (Business of the Year, 2013)

Pastor France Davis, Calvary Baptist Church (Citizen of the Year, 2010)

Mrs. Frances Battle, Nibley Park School (Educator of the Year, 2011)

Mrs. Gloria Wilkinson, Zions Bank (Business of the Year, 2011)

Mr. Ike Spencer, West Lake Jr. HS (Educator of the Year, 2013)

Dr. Jacqueline Thompson, Davis School District (Educator of the Year, 2012)

Ms. Kathleen Christy, Salt Lake School District (Educator of the Year, 2010)

Mr. Larry Houston, L-3 Communications, Boy Scouts, & Kappa Alpha Psi (Community Servant Award, 2011)

Mrs. Michelle Love-Day, Delta Sigma Theta (Organization of the Year, 2011)

Dr. Ronald Coleman, University of Utah (Citizen of the Year, 2013)

Ms. Sarah McClellan, Northern Utah Coalition (Organization of the Year, 2012)

Judge Shauna Robertson, Salt Lake County Court & Alpha Kappa Alpha (Social Justice/Civil Rights Award, 2013)

Ms. Vanessa Washington (Lottie B. Wilson/Woman of the Year, 2011)

*Achievement Service Awards judges are alumni award winners who assist in the nomination and selection of awardees.


Zions Bank continues its support as
a Corporate PURPLE level Sponsor of the Community Family Reunion & Back-to-School BBQue and the 2014 Achievement Awards Ceremony



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