Updated Dec. 20, 2017

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Citizenship Award
for Upstate of South Carolina

Each year, the Brothers of Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter present this award to an individual from the Greenville Community who has worked timelessly to provide outstanding leadership and service to others.

The recipient of the award demonstrates the same outstanding leadership and community service as our late Brother Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

There have been 35 winners of the award which started as an award program in 1981 with the already established MLK Commemorative Banquet (now known as the MLK Scholarship Gala). We are proud to have the collective service of our winners over the years as local examples of Dr. King's Legacy. The service they have given our community and its causes is beyond measure.

* Deceased

Stacey Ashmore will receive the
2018 MLK Citizenship Award at the
MLK Scholarship Gala on January 7, 2018

Past Recipients of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Citizenship Award

Ralph Anderson Richard Kerns Mary Blackstone-Ross
Ms. Annie Mae Austin T. A. Mosley Chandra Dillard
Pastor S.C. Cureton* Roger Owens Dr. Max Heller
Lottie Gibson* Donald J. Sampson Maxim Williams
Pastor Sylvester Golden Judge Willie T. Smith Mary Duckett
Dr. Rudolph G. Gordon* J. Wilbur Walker Pastor Sean Dogan
Truman Hubert Robert F. Young Dr. Phinnize Fisher
Rubeye Jones Fred Bostic Jil Littlejohn
Xanthene S. Norris Michael Burton Cleveland A. Christophe
Dr. Thomas E. Kerns Dr. Thomas J. Bowman, Sr. Bajeyah Eaddy
Lillian Brock-Fleming Rev. Johnny Flemming Peggy Baxter

Our slogan is still, "First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All."