Piney Hill Ques Coalition to celebrate week

The Piney Hill Ques Coalition that includes the Gamma Gamma Chapter of Grambling State University, Alpha Delta Delta Chapter of Louisiana Tech University, and the Pi Tau Chapter of Grambling, Louisiana will present their Achievement Week 2015. The brothers would like to invite the student body and staff of area campuses and community to join them in the annual celebration of Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance and Uplift.

The week’s celebration will began on Sunday, Nov. 15 with a call to Worship at 10:11 a.m. at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church, Grambling, Louisiana, Rev. Julius Sumler, pastor.

Monday, Nov. 16 A “Black Lives Matter” seminar  will be held from 6:11 p.m.-8:11 p.m. in the Favrot Student Union, Room 243. This is the first time the brothers of Omega Psi Phi will host an event that is an open panel discussion to address the constant police brutality occurring in the minority communities across America.

A LifeShare Blood Drive will taken place on Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 11:11 a.m. until 1:11 p.m. in The Courtyard.   

Courtesy photo The founders of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.

Courtesy photo
The founders of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.

The brothers invite all to please donate plasma for the constant need of healthy blood to medical facilities in the area communities. 

Variety Night/Spoken Word will be held on Wed., Nov. 18 at 7:11 p.m. – 9:11 p.m. in Grambling Hall. The brothers will host an open mic event of creativity through, song, poem and prose. The student body and community is invited to participate in this fun filled night of expression.

On Thursday, Nov. 19 a Brother 2 Brother Seminar will be held (Brothers Only) from 11:11 a.m. to 1:11 p.m. in the Favrot Student Union, Room 242.

The Miss Omega Scholarship Pageant will be held at 7:11 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 in T.H. Harris Auditorium. This event has not occurred since 2012 when Chelsea Brown was crowned Miss Omega. Her  court included Jessica Hayward (Miss Gold) and Mionne Featherstone (Miss Purple). 

This year’s pageant will include six contestants for the crown with the theme of  “The Casio Royale!” The contestants will include Khadijah Moore from Minden, Louisiana, Micah Perkins from Denver, Colorado, Jalin Ford from Atlanta, Georgia, Danielle Burns from Little Rock Arkansas, Ashley Bowie from West Monroe, Louisiana, and Jamaya Burks from Jonesboro, Louisiana.

The celebration culminates with an  Omega Psi Phi Awards Banquet from 7:11 p.m. in the Black and Gold Room Saturday, Nov. 21. The speaker will be Brother Terrance Bradford (‘79 Gamma Gamma), who works at GSU in athletics finance. He is also an accounting instructor.

The fraternity will honor significant brothers, community members and who hold Omega dear.