TROY’s Freshman Forum plans to honor legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted: Wednesday, 20 January 2010

TROY, Ala.—Troy University’s Freshman Forum along with other student organizations will remember the work of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during a special ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 21 at the Sorrell Chapel on the Troy Campus.

The event, sponsored annually by the University’s Freshman Forum, will begin at 6 p.m. with a candlelight walk into the chapel from the adjoining parking lot. April Cheeseborro, a TROY student, will provide special music as participants enter the chapel.

An invocation will be delivered by Leander McKenzie III, and representatives from the student organizations will share words from Dr. King. Organizations participating are the African American Alliance, the NAACP, the National Association of Black Journalists, La Couture, the Troy University Gospel Choir, F.A.M.E., Gamma Phi Delta, 100 E.L.I.T.E., Gamma Phi Delta fraternity, Sigma Gamma Rho sorority, Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Omega Psi Phi fraternity, Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta sorority.

Addison Springer, president of Freshman Forum, will deliver the benediction, which will be followed by the singing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” led by April Cheeseborro.