AUBURN, Ala.- On Monday, the East Central Alabama Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators held their 23rd Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast.
The Tuskegee University Gospel Choir helped provide music for the close to 200 person crowd.
Tuskegee University President, Dr. Brian Johnson delivered a speech on various aspects of Dr. King’s life. After Johnson’s speech, the award presentation began. Ms. Tiffany Gibson-Pitts of Auburn High School received the Community Service Award.
Dr. Frankie Bell of the Chambers County Board of Education received the Education Award.
The Distinguished Service Award went to Mrs. Brelinda Sullen. Sullen, a Tuskegee basketball player and graduate now Principal of Booker T. Washington High School is set to have a film released about her. The film, Love Is, depicts her life as a principal and how faith drives her. Sullen, a humble person owes her success to, “The master up above,” Sullen said. “God is in control of our lives. He knows. He sees all. He knows all and whatever he wants to happen, he will allow to happen. I’m his servant. I provide services through him. I walk out on faith, and whatever he leads me to do, I’ll do.”
The film is set to be completed this summer.