African American students honored during awards night – The Connection


Students of African descent were celebrated for their academic proficiency at the Cosumnes River College Recital Hall “Scholars in the Making” event on Feb. 29.
Student personnel assistant for Extended Opportunity Programs and Services Aujonique Dismukes moderated the 19 Annual Honors & Awards night ceremony honoring Black History Month.

The event started with music professor Omari Tau leading the audience in singing the Black National Anthem, “Lift Ev’ry Voice And Sing.” The recital hall was filled with the voices of many singing in unison.
Lenora Collins, a film & theater arts major, performed an original spoken word poem that she wrote herself.
Calvin Monroe, a former CRC student and keynote speaker for the night, said that people should be proud of themselves for their daily…

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