Scholarship Gala Honors Memory of Tuscaloosa Native Kennis Croom
The Inaugural Officer Kennis Croom Memorial Scholarship Gala will honor his legacy while raising much-needed funds for under-resourced students to become great leaders, through access to holistic educational opportunities, resources, and community development,” according to a press release from The Croom Foundation.
Officer Kennis Croom was killed in the line of duty in June 2022 while responding to a domestic call in Meridian, Mississippi.
This past year, the Croom Foundation has “provided full college scholarships to brilliant but needy scholars, provided financial support to single mothers, provided computers and school supplies to students in rural areas as well as clothes, food, and books.”
Officer Kennis Croom Memorial Scholarship Gala Information
Hotel Capstone - 320 Paul W. Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Saturday, June 10
Cocktail Hour – 6:00 p.m.
Dinner – 7:00 p.m.
Silent & Live Auction
All net proceeds from ticket sales and auctions will go to the Officer Kennis Croom Memorial Scholarship Fund.
The emcee for the scholarship gala will be WVTM 13’s Rick Karle, entertainment with comedian Jermaine “Funnymaine” Johns, and the guest speaker is Ralph Stokes, “Alabama football player, Author, Vice-Chairman of PGA Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, First Selected African-American President of Georgia State Golf Association.”
(Source) A press release was provided to Townsquare Media by The Croom Foundation. Click here to learn more about The Croom Foundation.
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