PBSC Seeks Nominations For MLK Awards

Palm Beach State College is seeking nominations for its 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards.

The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions toward improving the lives of others, particularly the underserved in Palm Beach County. Those contributions can include the areas of education, diversity, social justice, race relations and economic empowerment.

There are five award categories: Individual, Organization, Palm Beach State College student, Palm Beach State College alum and, new this year, Palm Beach State College faculty/staff. Nomination packets must be hand-delivered, postmarked or submitted electronically by 5 p.m. on Oct. 23. Details and nomination forms can be found at www.palmbeachstate.edu/mlk.

The awards will be presented during the college’s 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 11 a.m. on Jan. 14, 2016 at the Lake Worth campus.

For more info., call David Pena at (561) 207-5810 or Juanita Hook at (561) 868-3111 or e-mail mlknominations@palmbeachstate.edu.