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2014 Scholarship Banquet

Keynote: Amy DuBois Barnett

  • This year’s scholarship banquet keynote speaker is Dr. Barnett’s daughter, Amy Ross Barnett, who is former Editor-in-Chief of Ebony Magazine and is now a professor of management and organizations at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She was selected because she exemplifies the legacy of excellence in which the AAS program has recognized over the past decade. Barnett discussed her mother’s influence and empowerment.

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Alumni Honorees

  • Byron Alfred

    Byron Alfred, JD
    Vujasinovic & Beckcom, PLLC

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  • Cheryl Creuzot

    Cheryl Creuzot, CFP®, J.D., LL.M., MBA
    Wealth Development Strategies LP

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  • Hilary Green

    Judge Hilary Green
    Justice of The Peace, Precinct 7

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  • Wayne Luckett

    Wayne Luckett
    Founder & CEO
    Branwar Wine Distributing, Company

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  • Eronn Putman

    Eronn Putman, Esquire
    Managing Attorney
    The Putman Firm

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  • Sarah Totty

    Dr. Sarah Trotty
    Texas Southern University
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Visual & Performing Arts

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Community Honorees

  • John Guess, Jr.

    John Guess, Jr.
    Houston Museum of African American Culture
    Managing Consultant of the Guess Group, Inc

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  • Dr. Meek

    Dr. Clara Meek, Retired
    Vinson & Elkins Firm
    Friends of African American Studies

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Mistress of Ceremony

  • Sharron Melton

    Sharron Melton
    ABC 13