Memorable moments etched at the 2016 Dr. Henry Logan Starks Scholarship Dinner & Awards Ceremony.
TSD Newsroom | 2/20/2016, 9:42 a.m.
Memphis Theological Seminary (MTS) presented its 29th Annual Dr. Henry Logan Starks Scholarship Dinner & Awards Ceremony Thursday, Feb. 11, at Holiday Inn at University of Memphis.
The scholarship was named for the late Rev. Dr. Henry Logan Starks, the first African American to teach at the seminary after matriculating in 1964.
The dinner and awards ceremony benefit MTS’s scholarship endowment fund, which was established to provide scholarships for full-time African-American students attending the seminary.
• The Legacy Award went to Deborah A. Northcross and The Memphis 13.
• The Rev. Dr. R. Craig Strickland received the President’s Humanitarian Award.
• The Rev. Marilynn S. Robinson, M.P.H. was tapped for the Distinguished Service Award.
•The Rev. Panisha L. Stigger netted the Outstanding African American Alumna.
• And the Rev. Dr. Andre E. Johnson was the Outstanding African American Alumnus.
MTS’s mission is “to educate and sustain men and women for ordained and lay Christian ministry in the church and the world through shaping and inspiring lives devoted to scholarship, piety and justice.”