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1 Saturday, June 14, 2008

2 celebrating achievement honoring service Awards Luncheon

3 Welcome to the Hilton Garden Inn

4 Please register with our gracious greeters enjoy classical music by E DGE junior Andre Hudson

5 We are ready to begin...

6 oratory speech song monologue enjoy the talent

7 enjoy the reflections of last years EDGE Students of the Year Alysha Juston

8 hear a tremendous story about a life touched by the Urban League

9 Completed high school education through the Urban League Graduated from the University of Houston (degree in Computer Science) Working at NASA Planning to pursue graduate studies at the University of Paris (Europe) URBAN LEAGE IMPACT – ANTOINE FLOWERS

10 Everyone wanted to take a picture with him URBAN LEAGE IMPACT – ANTOINE FLOWERS

11 get inspired... Gary Harrison-Ducros Human Resources Director Texas Region Frito-Lay KEYNOTE ADDRESS

12 are you ready for the Awards Ceremony ? ? ? ? ?

13 Lets begin

14 EDUCATE AND ENGAGE Program Awards Preparing students for success for life beyond high school Preparing families for financial success Preparing high school parents to educate and engage their students



17 EDGE Female Student of the Year EDGE Male Student of the Year EDGE Top Achiever Award congratulations

18 GET $MART awards

19 awards PARENTS EDGE DALLAS ISD W. W. Samuell High School Thomas Jefferson High School Justin F. Kimball High School COLLIN COUNTY ISD Plano East Senior High School Williams High School

20 award Outstanding Service special thanks to the Parent Army

21 Volunteer Awards

22 We love our volunteers!


24 Dallas County Community College Cedar Valley Community College Mountain View College Princeton Review Educational Talent Search Auto Parts Solutions - Fit for Me Foundation - Educational Opportunity Center - Chick-fil-A - TI Black Employee Initiative - Region 10 - Dallas ISD - Fat Boys Barbeque - Urban League Young Professionals - Eastfield Community College - Collin County Community College - Brookhaven Community College - Frito-Lay - Boys & Girls Club of Plano - Pepsi Bottling Group - UT Arlington Police Department - World Vision Outreach

25 Corporate Sponsors and Business Volunteers Funder Awards

26 Citigroup Texas Instruments PepsiCo Verizon Southwest Airlines Washington Mutual CapitalOne State Farm Insurance Brinker International United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Thank You! We appreciate our Corporate Funders!

27 the 2008 Achievement Matters Awards Luncheon was a GREAT TIME and VERY MEMORABLE OCCASION!!!

28 Thank You! for a WONDERFUL year!!!

29 Please join the Urban League and help support our programs next year. (214) URBAN LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP

30 Special Thanks to Alik McIntosh – Photographer Erma Vaugn/Shirley Hendricks/Rai Malone – Registration Table Charles McCuin - Greeter Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Duncanville

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