The F. Malcom, Sr., Bar Association hosted its Annual Black History Month – The 13th Annual William Holland Scholarship luncheon was held Feb. 21, at the Palm Beach County Kravis Performing Arts Center, West Palm Beach, Fla. Charlie Crist, Esq., former governor of the State of Florida was the keynote speaker. He empowered the audience to work together in unity and challenged the third year honoree law students to continue to excel in “Excellence” as they are preparing for the Florida Bar examination. In attendance from Broward County, pictured, l to r: Former Governor, Charlie Crist; Bishop Douglas Russell, Jr., Historic Royal Assembly Church of the Living God., Inc.; Marissa C. Brown, Former Florida State Senate Page; and (c) Rev. Edrena Houston Brown, M.A.C.E., National Alumni Association of the Florida A&M University Broward County Alumni Association.
Prayer before the luncheon with Former Governor Charlie Crist pictured, from l to r: Bishop Douglas Russell, Jr., (c) Charlie Crist and Lt. Col. Thaddeus “Thad” Hamilton (U.S. Army Retired).