Judge Lynn Toler of TV's "Divorce Court" Will Speak at Black Heritage BanquetFeb. 16, 2016
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WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2016) – In honor of Black History Month, the Baylor University Association of Black Students and the Department of Multicultural Affairs will host its 29th annual Black Heritage Banquet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, in Room 205 of Baylor University's Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation.
The keynote speaker will be Judge Lynn Toler of "Divorce Court," who was chosen because of her ability to deliver a powerful and inspiring message to all those in attendance, said Geoffrey Griggs, assistant director of Multicultural Affairs.
"I hope that from this event, students are able to get at least a nugget of information from Judge Toler to motivate them to make it through the rest of the semester and their collegiate careers," Griggs said. "Judge Toler has accomplished many things throughout her lifetime, and to place such a positive example like her in front of our students and our community is a wonderful thing."
Griggs said events like the banquet are important because as students go through struggles in the semester, they need to remain inspired and know that if others can make it through, they can do it, too.
Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for general admission and can be purchased at the ticket office in the Bill Daniel Student Union Building between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The last day to purchase tickets is Wednesday, Feb. 17. Attire is business casual.
The Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation is located at 1621 S. Third St., Waco, TX 76706.
by Jenna Press, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805
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