Black and Gold Gala March 17


As the perfect conclusion to Founders Week, WVSU will host its Black and Gold Gala on Saturday March 17 in the P.A. Williams Auditorium. This year's theme "A Celebration of Soul" - Celebrating 50 Years of Motown" will feature the music first brought to life by the Supremes, Four Tops, Jackson Five, Marvin Gaye, and many others.

Individuals who have had an impact on West Virginia State University will be honored during intermission.

Honorees are:

Trailblazer - Victoria Wright and Casey Guet

Staff - Dr. R. Charles Byers and Sheila Payne

Faculty - Brenda Wamsley and Patricia Wilson

Community - Betty & J.W. Spencer and Norma & Andy Johnson

Alumni Achievers - Dr. Reginald Lee and Opal Carter;

Legacy - Lee Ross and Dr. Stuart McGehee

Distinguished Retiree - Thomas McClure and Dr. Charlotte Giles

Humanitarian - Dr. Eric Coleman, Dow Corporation.

Tickets are $20 general admission; $40 VIP single and $75 VIP couple which includes a reception on 3rd floor of Ferrell Hall and preferred seating for the concert.

General admission tickets will be sold in the Union. VIP tickets can be purchased from David Stockton (312 Sullivan Hall ext. 5159.) Profits from ticket sales go toward scholarships.

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