College CornerFeatured UNCF 2019 Governor’s Luncheon by Urban Views RVA April 30, 2019 Master of Ceremonies was John Reid, Morning News Anchor, WRVAThe guests were welcomed by Robin Byrd, UNCF Area Development Director, and Dr. Hakim J. Lucas, President and CEO of Virginia Union UniversityGovernor Ralph Northam looks on during the opening remarks.Dr. Hakim Lucas and Robin Byrd greet Governor NorthamThe Honorable Ralph S. Northam, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia was the host of the Governor’s Luncheon benefitting UNCF. He gave brief greetings.Dianna Ruffin, UNCF Richmond Leadership Council Co-Chair, Good Shepherd Baptist Church, introduces the keynote speakerThe keynote address was given by Johnathan M. Holifield, Executive Director, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, White House Domestic Policy Council, Executive Office of the President, U. S. Department of EducationDominion is the first recipient of the UNCF Flame Bearer of Education AwardPastor and First Lady, Johnnie and Clementine Fleming, of Second Baptist Church, Chester, Virginia accept the UNCF Flame Bearer of Education AwardBilly K. Cannaday Jr., a veteran educator, awarded the UNCF Flame Bearer of Education AwardBishop Jeffery L. Reaves, Sr., Senior Pastor, Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Petersburg, VA made a fundraising appeal to the audience. He led the effort by making a personal donation of $5,000.00.Danyelle Honore’ shared a testimony about the positive impact that the UNCF Gates Millennium Scholar award is having on her life. The scholarship has paid for her undergraduate schooling. She will graduate with the University of Virginia class of 2019. It will continue to pay for graduate school. Danyelle has been accepted to Harvard University to study for her Master’s Degree. Photo Credit Ervin B. Clarke 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterGoogle +Pinterest Urban Views RVA previous post Gallery: Richmond Community High School Prom 2019 next post Get Up To Speed F.A.S.T. About Stroke and Hypertension You may also like VSU hosts innovative summer leadership program for youth... If teaching is really your calling, U of... Gallery: Memorial Day 2019 A Stress & Mental Health Companion Guide for... Youth minister selected as Richmond May emergency communications... RVA East End Festival 2019 Offers Gift of... So you want to be a fundraiser? Art “Imitates” Real Life Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.