Urban League to honor Black Scholar recipients

June 11, 2019 05:03 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A big night is coming up to honor of some of the area's best and brightest students.

The 40 Annual Salute to Black Scholars Dinner for the Urban League of Rochester is set to take place Wednesday at the Riverside Convention Center.

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This year, millions of dollars in scholarships will be given out to hundreds of students in the Greater Rochester area.

Timothy Johnson helps organize this great event, Ben Christensen is a Black Scholar heading off to Yale and Urban League's new president and CEO Dr. Seanell Hawkins. They all joined News10NBC's Brennan Somers to talk about the special event.

The event begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are still available — click here for information.


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