Scranton High School Student Recognized at 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner
Steven De Jesus, a senior at Scranton High School, is 2010 recipient of the Robert S. Mitchell Sr. Award, which is presented each year to an outstanding African-American high school student who resides in Lackawanna County. The announcement was made at the 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship dinner, which was among the events celebrating Black History Month organized by the Multicultural Affairs Office at The University of Scranton. Congratulating the scholarship recipient are, from left, Vincent Carilli, Ph.D., vice president for student affairs at The University of Scranton; Anitra McShea, dean of students at The University of Scranton; Carmen Lorenzo, mother of the scholarship recipient; Steven De Jesus; Sherman Wooden, Council of Community Affairs; dinner keynote speaker Boyce Watkins, Ph.D., professor of finance at Syracuse University; and Tashika Smith, director of multicultural affairs at The University of Scranton.