The 14th Rev. James Spann II Scholarship helps youth achieve college dreams and honors a great legacy

June 17, 2016


The 15th Annual Reverend James W. Spann II Scholarship Luncheon was held Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Ramada Inn Downtown, 633 West Michigan St. Six high school seniors were awarded scholarships to assist with their college education and career plans. Congresswoman Gwen Moore was the keynote speaker. The Spann Scholarship Foundation was established by Dr. Wilma Spann, a retired MPS administrator, in her late husband’s name. The foundation was formed in January, 2001 to continue his ministry and legacy. Pictured at this year’s scholarship luncheon are Margo Spann, Stephanie Bonds, Dr. Wilma Spann, Devin Burton, Kimberly Spann-Johnson, (front row) Miles Perkins, Nina Shorts, Jessica King, Martinez Milton, and Congresswoman Gwen Moore.

Congratulations 2016 Rev. James Spann II
Scholarship Recipients!