BLSA celebrates scholarship, Legacy Award recipients at 33rd annual scholarship banquet

Photo of Professor Tim Davis receiving the legacy award at the 33rd Annual BLSA Scholarship Banquet

Professor Timothy Davis receives the legacy award at the 33rd Annual BLSA Scholarship Banquet

The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) celebrated the 33nd annual scholarship banquet on Feb. 9, 2018. Held in the Hearn Ballroom at the Winston-Salem Marriott, BLSA members gathered to honor scholarship recipients, present the Legacy Award, dine with faculty members and alumni and enjoy a keynote address by former Wake Forest School of Law Dean Blake D. Morant, who is now dean at George Washington University Law School.

“This is coming home for us to see everyone at the law school,” he said, referring to his wife, Paulette, who was also in attendance.

This year’s banquet theme was “Reclaiming Our Time” and featured performances by Authoring Action members.

This year’s recipients of the BLSA Scholarships were Doriyon Glass (JD ’18), Marsha Ambroise (JD ’19), Matia Hughes (JD ’20) and Victoria Shorter  (JD ’20). Professor Timothy Davis received the Legacy Award.

The Wake Forest School of Law chapter of BLSA is a local organization working to promote the needs of the black community and the individual black student. Each year the organization awards three merit-based scholarships to a BLSA student-member in each class.

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