3rd Annual

Awards Gala

Presented by Bank of America Horizontal
Hotel Dupont | June 10, 2022

“I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for the education and experience I had at an HBCU.”

— Stephen A. Smith, HBCU Week Ambassador &
Winston Salem State University alum c/o ‘91

“I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for the education and experience I had at an HBCU.”

— Stephen A. Smith, HBCU Week Ambassador & Winston Salem State University alum c/o ‘91

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2021 College Fair Results

$10,446,503

Official dollar amount of all scholarships offered

Our Mission

The mission of HBCU Week is to encourage high-school aged youth to enroll into HBCU’s, provide scholarship dollars for matriculation and sustain a pipeline for employment from undergraduate school to corporate America. 

Meet the Board

Ashley Christopher, Esq.
Ashley Christopher, Esq.

President

Heyward Damon
Heyward Damon

Chairman

President & CEO
Damon Executive Event Planners, LLC.

Daniel R. Meachum, Esq.
Daniel R. Meachum, Esq.

Vice Chairman

Founder & Chairman
Daniel R. Meachum & Associates, LLC.

Lorin Dale-Pierce, Esq.
Lorin Dale-Pierce, Esq.

Secretary

Assoicate General Counsel
Sallie Mae

Sonja Phillips Nichols
Sonja Phillips Nichols

Board Member

President — Nicholant Enterprises LLC
Board of Governors – The University of North Carolina System

Our team

Ashley Christopher, Esq.
Ashley Christopher, Esq.

Founder, CEO

Brandon Purnsley, CPA
Brandon Purnsley, CPA

CFO

Lorin Dale-Pierce, Esq.
Lorin Dale-Pierce, Esq.

In House Counsel

Clint Saunders
Clint Saunders

Project Manager

Doneene Damon, ESQ.
Doneene Damon, ESQ.

Outside Counsel

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