Amarillo Branch NAACP to award $30,000 in scholarships during Freedom Fund Banquet
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Amarillo Branch NAACP is awarding more than $30,000 in scholarships during the Freedom Fund Banquet later this week.
The scholarships will go toward the education of area scholars, a NAACP press release said.
The event, called “Amarillo Branch NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet: Our Time. Our Future,” will feature the keynote speaker Kirdes Sirrah, who is an author and poet.
The banquet starts at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Ballroom B.
To purchase tickets or tables, call Scholarship Committee Co-chair Floyd Anthony at (806) 290-8705 or email him at Floyd.Anthony@yahoo.com
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