President and CEO Kenneth Gary
Kenneth Gary, president and CEO of the Gary Foundation, greeted students and answered questions, as appetizers and beverages were served.
Gary is an alumnus of Shaw University and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
In addition, Gary
is responsible for reviving the football programs at both Shaw University
and Edward Waters College
As a result, the two schools meet annually at the Willie Gary Football Classic.
"The Gary Foundation
provides education, direction and opportunities for young people," said Kenneth Gary
"This was the first of many events the Foundation will host to help send talented students to college.
I am grateful to the schools that participated and hope to give away many more scholarships at next year's event," continued Gary