Cantrell awarded scholarship in honor of MLK

FLINT – Estin Cantrell, a student at Baker College of Flint, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship at the 39th Annual Citywide Tribute Dinner in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Jan. 11.

Cantrell, a junior at Baker College, is working toward his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. His next step is to work on earning his master’s degree in criminal justice administration. Cantrell’s career goal is to work in a federal law enforcement agency. Cantrell is pictured with Wen Hemingway, president of Baker College of Flint.

“America Divided – History Will Judge” was the theme for the 39th Annual Citywide Tribute Dinner. Barbara L. McQuade, former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, was this year’s keynote speaker. She is currently a professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School.

The tribute dinner was cosponsored by Baker College of Flint, Mott Community College, Davenport University, Kettering University, the University of Michigan- Flint and Hamilton Community Health Network. – G.G.

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