The North Tulsa Economic Development Initiative (NTEDi) nonprofit organization 5th Annual Book Scholarship Awards Celebration was held on May 19,
2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The theme of the program is “Character and Education +
Persistence = The Power to Succeed.” The
Book Scholarship Awards Celebration will be held at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of
Fame; 111 East First Street, Upper Level; Tulsa, Oklahoma.
NTEDi Book Scholarship Awards celebration supports the continued education of
deserving Tulsa students. The keynote speaker for the evening was Jonathan Townsend, Assistant to
the Mayor for Community Development and Policy; Mistress of Ceremonies for the
evening is Katiera Winfrey, Channel 6 News Reporter. In addition to presenting
award recipients with scholarships, we will provide entertainment and dinner for
imperative that we continue to support students in acquiring the tools they may
need to be successful, by providing additional supplemental funds toward the
cost of books and school supplies,” said Dr. Lana Turner-Addison, NTEDi
president. “NTEDi is delighted to provide some financial support toward college
expenses for eligible students.”
NTEDi provides book scholarships in an effort to support students working
toward earning a college education. According to OKCollegestart.org, in 2017-2018
the Oklahoma average annual cost for books and supplies at four-year public
colleges is $1,286. With your support, NTEDi will be able to award scholarships
of $500 each for the purchase of books and school supplies for the 2017-2018
Turner-Addison on behalf of NTEDi thanked attendees and sponsors who joined NTEDi for this fabulous celebration. Proceeds from this event supports several
deserving students residing in the North Tulsa community.
Annual NTEDi Book Scholarship Awards Celebration is dedicated to assisting
senior high school students who might not otherwise have the resources
necessary to purchase books or school supplies required to support their
college educational goals.
information, visit www.ntedi.net.
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