FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Download a copy of the 2012 MLK Youth Program & College Fair Program
ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INC.,
P. O. Box 5244
Greenville, South Carolina 29607
Clark /Edward Young
Telephone: (864) 441-9067
February 4th set for 33rd MLK Youth Program &
Greenville, SC - Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will be holding its 33rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Program & College Fair at Furman's University Center on Saturday, February 6th. This program is a part of Alpha Phi Alpha’s national effort, “Go to High School, Go to College”, and GGL Chapter is holding the program with Furman University continuing its four year partnership with MLK events.
The Upstate College Fair will start at 9 AM and feature more than a dozen college representatives such as The Citadel, Clemson University, USC, Furman University, Wofford College, and Benedict University. The Youth program starts at 10 AM and will feature MLK Youth Award winners from the fourteen (14) High Schools in Greenville County. Last year, GGL, with the help of local High Schools, awarded more than 200 awards in five categories: Academics, Art, Athletics, Leadership, & Music.
In addition to the awards, there will be seminars on Financial Aid & College Life during the program for students and parents. Light refreshments will be served at the program. Please contact Bobby Clark or Edward Young at MLKFair@gglapa.org if you need more information or have any questions about the event.
NOTE School Guidance Counselors: The deadline for submission of the awards was extended to Friday, Jan. 27th.
High School Counselors: Download 2012 MLK Youth Program Nominations (PDF)
(DEADLINE: January 27, 2012, December 31, 2011 if you are sending a fax)
Directions for University Center.
Directions to Furman can be found below and its this URL, http://www2.furman.edu/visitors/visitors/Pages/directions.aspx
Directions to University Center at Furman University
The University Center is located beside the picturesque Furman Lake on campus, just behind the James B. Duke Library and directly adjacent to the famous Janie Earle Furman Rose Garden.
From the Poinsett Highway Gate: At the entrance to campus, merge right onto the traffic circle and proceed around the circle, then veer right onto the Furman Mall. At the end of the mall, merge right onto another traffic circle, and proceed around that circle, turning right onto Ray Roberts Lane. At the stop sign, turn right onto a one-way street (no street name). Follow this street to the bottom of the hill, and the University Center is located on your right. 30-minute parking is available in the adjacent parking lot by the lake.
From the Timmons Arena Gate: Follow Timmons Drive to the stop sign. Turn right onto Cherrydale Lane. At the traffic circle, turn right, proceed around the circle. Turn right onto Ray Roberts Lane. At the stop sign, turn right onto a one-way street (no street name). Follow this street to the bottom of the hill, and the University Center is located on your right. 30-minute parking is available in the adjacent parking lot by the lake.
From Duncan Chapel Road Gate: Follow entrance street to the stop sign. Turn right and follow this circular road to the University Center on your right. 30-minute parking is available adjacent parking lot by the lake.
Click here to read about 2011 year's program