(PRWEB) September 06, 2017
Princeton Committee Hosting UNCF Scholarship Luncheon
WHAT: The Princeton Committee of UNCF will host its 17th annual scholarship luncheon to support local students’ efforts to successfully get to and through college. More than 100 guests are expected to attend the event, which benefits deserving students and hopes to raise $40,000 to aid in their financial need. This year’s honorees include The Links Incorporated, Central New Jersey Chapter; Wanda Jackson, former chairperson of the Princeton Committee of UNCF; and Windy White, executive director of Three Doctors Foundation and deputy director of the Edison Job Corps Academy.
"I am honored to be recognized by such a prestigious organization, which continues to serve as a vital educational resource for so many deserving scholars,” said Windy White.
WHO: Established 17 years ago, the Princeton Committee of UNCF is an all-volunteer committee that raises scholarship funds for deserving, bright and talented young men and women from the Mercer, Somerset and Middlesex counties of New Jersey.
WHEN: Noon, Saturday, September 23
WHERE: Pines Manor, 2085 Route 27, Edison
INFO: We encourage the community to attend and help inspire the next generation of leaders. To purchase tickets, which are $75 per person, or for more information, visit http://www.uncf.org/princetonlunch
UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding nearly 20 percent of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF awards more than $100 million in scholarships annually and administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at more than 1,100 colleges and universities across the country. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”® Learn more at UNCF.org, or for continuous updates and news, follow UNCF on Twitter at @UNCF