Updated Dec. 24, 2018

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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 36 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

Pearlie Harris will receive the
2019 MLK Citizenship Award at the
MLK Scholarship Gala on January 13, 2019

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

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

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