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AGF releases its 2018 Annual Report

posted Jul 11, 2018, 4:31 AM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Nov 4, 2018, 6:34 PM ]
Greenville, South Carolina - Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation (AGF) released its 2018 Annual Report which covered its programs from March 2017 to March 2018. This year, the foundation reached more than 430 students with its six (6) youth programs which include the Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Program, Dr. Rudolph G. Gordon College Fair, Joseph Vaughn Oratorical Contest, Leadership Development & Citizenship Education Institute (LDCEI) and Project Alpha Program. 

 
Here are some highlights and follow ups from this year's report. 
  • Dr. Rudolph G. Gordon College Fair had a record number of student awards with 98 student winners and more than 250 people attending the program. That program held two seminars on Finanical Aid and First year of College at Furman University's Trone Student Center. 
  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Program awarded 264 MLK Youth Award to Greenville high schools through the Greenville County School District.
  • AGF's LDCEI effort sent six high school students to Mississippi to participate with more than 200 students at Southern Regional event on the campus of Alcorn State University in June 2018.
  • AGF and Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter awarded the 2018 Luke H. Chatman Scholarship to Ms. Mckeena Johnson. AGF now supports four students with the scholarship. 
  • Joseph Vaughn Oratorical Contest had six orators and awarded $850 in student scholarships. The program was attended by more than 50 people at Springfield Baptist Church in Greenville.  
  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Gala had attendance of more than 250 people in January. The program continues to headline Greenville's Martin Luther King efforts and we celebrate our 10 year partnership with Furman University.  
  • 2018 Robert W. Anderson, Jr. Golf Outing was held at The Cliffs at Glassy had 32 golfers in June. 
The public can download the full preliminary report from the Gamma Gamma Lambda website at this location http://www.gglapa.org/download/AGF%202018%20Annual%20Report