The "Embracing the Dream" luncheon celebrated leaders and student scholars from the St. Louis community.
In a significant recognition of community leadership, Rodney Crim, CEO and President of STL Partnership, was honored with the Drum Major Award at Christian Hospital Foundation’s 7th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon.
The Drum Major Awards were presented to six local leaders who have committed their time and talent to justice and equality within the St. Louis community. The other honorees include:
Kathy Conley-Jones, LUTCF
Kathy Conley-Jones Consults, LLC
Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr.
Western District of Missouri
Art McCoy, Ph.D.
Founder & President of S.A.G.E.S. L.L.C.
Valerie E. Patton
Greater St. Louis, Inc.
The celebration also introduced Drum Major Scholarships awarded to students from various districts and high schools including Ferguson-Florissant, Hazelwood, Jennings, Normandy, Ritenour, and Riverview Gardens school districts; Incarnate Word Academy, Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory, Lutheran North, and Pattonville high schools and St. Louis Community College.