Local girl recognized at Urban League Annual Breakfast

Monday, December 3, 2018

Sarah Haycox with King county councilmember Larry Gossett
at Urban League Annual Breakfast

The Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle held its annual breakfast on November 30, 2018 at the Seattle Westin Hotel.

Sarah with Seattle Police Chief
Carmen Best
The breakfast theme was "Facing the Future". They paid homage to Edwin T. Pratt's legacy, highlighted their successes and identified the continued challenges that their community faces. They awarded scholarships to several deserving high school seniors who are on the track to enter college. 

The Edwin T. Pratt's Legacy Award will given to Chef Edouardo Jordan, winner of two James Beard Awards for world renowned Seattle-based restaurants JuneBaby and Salare. The keynote speaker was CNN Commentator and Time Magazine's 40 under 40, Bakari Sellers.

During the program, Shoreline student Sarah Haycox was recognized for her successful efforts to honor Edwin T. Pratt by having the new Shoreline School District's children's center named for him.

Sarah met community activist Eddie Rye Jr., King County Councilmember Larry Gossett, Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best, and Urban League CEO Michelle Merriweather.


1 comments:

Unknown December 6, 2018 at 7:34 AM  

Sarah Haycox has a very bright future ahead. Way to go!

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