Milwaukee Urban League and the 2016 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship recipients

July 29, 2016

urban league scholarshipOn Thursday, July 21, 2016 The Milwaukee Urban League and
the Milwaukee Times Black Excellence Awards committee hosted
a check presentation to the 2016 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship
recipients. This year The Milwaukee Times with generous
donations from WISN Channel 12, Reid’s New Golden Gate Funeral
Home, Robert W. Baird and Co., Johnson Controls, Northwestern
Mutual, Gruber Law Offices, We Energies Foundation,
Milwaukee Business Journal, Hupy and Abraham, S.C., and Columbia
Savings and Loan Association were able to give a scholarship
and laptop to nine area students. The laptops were awarded
the night of the Black Excellence Awards, but the actual checks
were presented on Thursday at the Milwaukee Urban League
offices. Pictured at the presentation are (back row) Milwaukee
Times publisher Lynda Jackson Conyers; Milwaukee Urban
League president and CEO Ralph Hollmon; (front row, seated)
director of education and training Gregory Fanning; scholarship
recipients Raven Avery-Moore; Martinez Milton, Jr.; and Abigail
Thompson. The other recipients this year (not pictured) are Job
Alexander, Devin Burton, Darnell Granberry, Isaac Izard, Domonique
Kent, and Brian McDowell, Jr.