– ASU’s President & a Bus-load of Hornets will be in Huntsville to Award SURPRISE College Scholarships @ Assembly –
– ASU’s President’s Tour Visits Jemison High School Monday –
– Highlight Local High School Students Getting Surprise College Scholarships –
WHEN & WHERE FOR MONDAY’S EVENTS
WHEN: Monday (March 2) 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mae Jemison High School, 5000 Pulaski Pike, NW, Huntsville.
Alabama State University’s (ASU) President, Dr. Quinton T. Ross Jr. and a team of faculty, staff, recruitment advisers and students kicks-off its “ASUPresident’s BusTour” in Huntsville on Monday (March 2), visiting students and awarding SURPRISE college scholarships at Jemison High School @ 1 p.m. and hosting a 6 p.m. evening reception for its Huntsville and Decatur alumni and friends.
The news media is welcomed to cover one or all of the University’s events Monday for a great news story on your local high school students being surprised with HEFTY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS.
The evening’s alumni and friends reception will garner interest from your news consumers due to the large number of ASU alumni in the Huntsville/Decatur news market.
MONDAY’S SURPRISE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FOR LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
ASU’s President Ross and his President’s Tour team will be on Monday at Mae Jemison High School, 5000 Pulaski Pike, NW, Huntsville @ 1 p.m.to give prospective students a chance to take a closer look at ASU, and to both surprise and award some hefty college scholarships to deserving high school seniors.
Also, at 6 p.m., your reporters are welcomed to join us at Jackson Center, 6001 Moquin Dr., Huntsville for ASU’s reception for alumni and friends that allows your reporters to interview a cross-section of Huntsville-area alumni, as well as President Ross, as we discuss Alabama State University and its President’s Tour kicking-off in the Huntsville area on Monday!
ASU’S STORY – AMERICA’S OLDEST ‘STATE SPONSORED’ HBCU – FOUNDED BY NINE FORMER SLAVES!
President Ross’s Tour hopes to share ASU’s story as America’s oldest ‘state sponsored’ HBCU that was founded in 1867 by nine former slaves. ASU is also the birthplace of the modern Civil Rights Movement. We also focus our eyes to the future as a world-class research university.
The ASU President’s Tour is traveling to several cities in Alabama and Georgia, visiting high schools, and hosting alumni and scholars’ receptions.
We hope your news team will join us Monday!
News media contact: Kenneth Mullinax, 334-229-4104.