EGSC hosts Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
Last edited: January 31, 2023 by
East Georgia State College (EGSC) hosted their Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Thursday, January 19. The event was open to the public and held in the auditorium of the Luck F. Gambrell Building on the Swainsboro campus of EGSC. After the event, a candlelight vigil was held outside the Gambrell Building.
The evening began with Anthony Walker, President of the African American Union Club, welcoming the guests to the event followed by the invocation given by Mr. Donald Jenkins, EGSC Foundation Board Member. During the event, there were performances by Sounds of Gabriel and Asia Jennings who performed a skit for the audience.
The guest speaker for the event was Jonathan Hampton. The event concluded with remarks from EGSC’s President, Dr. David Schecter, and a candlelight vigil outside the Gambrell Building while Sounds of Gabriel performed.
EGSC would like to thank the many people involved with the celebration and the community members who were a part of the event!