Excellence in Our Youth: Making a Difference"
2002 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Awards
Who: Emory University Rollins
School of Public Health, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Goizueta
When: Thursday, Jan. 24,
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff
Schoolof Nursing Auditorium
1520 Clifton Rd., Atlanta
In this celebration of the
life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., individuals and organizations from
throughout metropolitan Atlanta will be honored for their work in promoting
excellence among youth in the areas of academic enhancement, community
outreach, the arts, sportsmanship and promoting peace. The ceremony
is part of the campus-wide "King Week at Emory,"January 21-
Amita Manatunga, Ph.D., associate
professor of public health, is co-chair of the Martin Luther King, Jr.
Celebration Committee. "We are recognizing the outstanding contributions
of the youth and those who work with our youth. All of the nominees
seek to fulfill Dr. King's vision of social harmony and peace," Dr.
Manatunga said. "We are honoring not only those who have successfully
achieved excellence, but those who are in the process of achieving it."
Nominations were open to
individuals and/or groups who exemplified the criteria in the chosen
category. Winners will be announced at the ceremony.