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2018-02-01 / Seen & Scene

MLK Memorial Banquet


The Forum on Black Affairs hosted the 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet on King’s birthday, Jan. 15, 2018 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. More than 700 attendees, including Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, gathered to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and this year’s theme, “The Mountaintop Has Not Been Reached.” The 2018 Humanitarian Award, SCASD Award and two undergraduate scholarships were presented along with recognition of the newly dedicated MLK Plaza in State College. Graduate students from Penn State’s School of Theatre performed a culminating artistic presentation entitled “A View from the Mountaintop.” Photos courtesy FOBA.


Tom Wolf and Leslie LaingTom Wolf and Leslie LaingJamie CampbellJamie CampbellStephanie Preston, Nicole Telfer and Carlos WileyStephanie Preston, Nicole Telfer and Carlos WileyLeslie Laing, Stephanie Preston, Jalila Parker and Teresa HamiltonLeslie Laing, Stephanie Preston, Jalila Parker and Teresa HamiltonMaria Wirres, Denzel Fields, Erica Densmore, Ciara Shaw, Jimmy Bonilla and Eric RobinsonMaria Wirres, Denzel Fields, Erica Densmore, Ciara Shaw, Jimmy Bonilla and Eric RobinsonCarlos Wiley, Edgar Farmer, Barbara Farmer, Molly Barron, Eric Barron and Leslie LaingCarlos Wiley, Edgar Farmer, Barbara Farmer, Molly Barron, Eric Barron and Leslie Laing

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