Scholarship drive starts with roast of Chancellor Hawkins

Posted: Tuesday, 09 March 2010

March 17, 5:30 p.m.:—Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. will be the target of a roast organized by members of the Troy University Board of Trustees at Montgomery’s Renaissance Hotel. A reception begins the event at 5:30 p.m.

The Board’s purpose of this roast is to endow a scholarship in Dr. Hawkins’ name with $100,000 in proceeds.

On April 21, she will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the Dothan Campus’ Sony Hall.

Dr. David Bronner will serve as master of ceremonies and the event will be headlined by former Troy Trojan and current Dallas Cowboys All-Pro linebacker Demarcus Ware. Other “roasters” include friends and family of Dr. Hawkins and members of the Board of Trustees.

A media table(s) will be available for members of the working media who wish to eat dinner at the event. However, the University Relations Office must have dinner RSVPs no later than 12 noon on Monday, March 15. You may notify the office via email to or to Additionally, you may contact Clif Lusk via cell phone at 334-268-9982 or Tom Davis at 334-268-9981. The office will be closed on Friday, March 12.