The U.S. Army Awards a $40,000 College Scholarship at the Salute to Youth Luncheon at the 100 Black Men of America National Conference

Brigadier General Kevin Vereen giving the opening remarks at the Salute to Youth Luncheon during the 100 Black Men, Inc. National Conference

On June 14, 2018, Brig. Gen. Kevin Vereen provided opening remarks regarding how self-discipline and strong mentorship creates both personal and professional success. The remarks were delivered at the Salute to Youth Luncheon during the 100 Black Men, Inc. National Conference.   During the “Salute to Youth” luncheon the U.S. Army presented a college scholarship to Cadet Darrol Baker in the amount of $40,000. The scholarship was presented by Col. Farrell Duncombe at the Salute to Youth Luncheon.

“Strong mentorship and partnerships lead to growing opportunity and pathways of success for African-American youth,” said Brig. Gen. Vereen, U.S. Army Recruiting Command. “Sharing the belief that mentorship breeds great leaders, the U.S. Army continues to stand strong with 100 Black Men of America in order to help grow strong leaders within African-American communities.”

The U.S. Army presented a college scholarship to Cadet Darrol Baker (L) in the amount of $40,000; presented by Col. Farrell Duncombe at the Salute to Youth Luncheon during the 100 Black Men, Inc. Conference

Last year, the Army awarded more than $330 million in ROTC scholarships to students at more than 275 colleges and universities across the country.  Additionally, the Army has more than 150 career paths, including in-demand fields such as information technology, engineering and health care, among others. For more information, please visit www.goarmy.com.

Source via Black PR Wire

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