Nationally renowned educator Dr. Steve Perry will be the keynote speaker at the Grambling State University Honor’s Day Convocation at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.
Students from spring and fall 2012 semesters who received a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher, will be honored at the event, along with other special awards given by departments.
Dr. Perry is the founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Conn., cited as one of the best schools in the U.S., according to U.S. News and World Report. He also is an education contributor for CNN and MSNBC, as well as an author and host of the docudrama Save My Son for TVONE.
Honorees are asked to dress in business attire (dark suits with white shirts preferably). The GSU shuttles will be available to pick up students at the Student Union and transport them to the Assembly Center, starting at 9:15 a.m. Honorees are asked to assemble by the loading dock on the bottom floor of the Assembly Center by 10 a.m.
A reception will be held in the lobby of the Assembly Center following the program.
For more information, contact Nonso Okpala at (318) 274-6288.