WSSU announces '40 Under 40' alumni honorees
The Winston-Salem State University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has announced the 2017 WSSU “40 Under 40” honorees.
“In 2013, we initiated the 40 Under 40 Awards to recognize young alumni at Winston-Salem State University who are emerging leaders,” said Sioban Day, YAC co-chair. “We have another impressive class of accomplished women and men. It is our pleasure to recognize them and provide a forum for them to meet and engage with one another.”
The honorees will be recognized at the WSSU 40 Under 40 Alumni Awards Gala at Winston-Salem’s Benton Convention Center on Saturday, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. This is part of a weekend of events to recognize the honorees that includes the Third Annual WSSU YAC 5K/10K, which will be held on the WSSU campus.
You can support the honorees by submitting donations to the WSSU Foundation online. All proceeds support WSSU students through scholarships and areas of greatest need.
All patrons who donate through WSSU’s website will be listed along with their respective honoree in event materials at the Gala.
This year’s honorees are:
40 Under 40 is held semiannually. For event tickets and other information, please visit www.wssu.edu/40under40.