Join actress Vanessa Bell Calloway at scholarship reception – Dec. 8


 

DSC_7877To help raise funds for Jackson State University students who have aged out of foster care, the Friends of Jackson State will present the Vanessa Bell Calloway Fund Reception from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Penguin Restaurant, 1100 John R. Lynch St. in Jackson. The suggested donation is $100. For more information, call 601-979-2281.

Jhamasa Noel Lewis-Adams

Jhamasa Noel Lewis-Adams

Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway will host the event with her goddaughter, Jhamasa Noel Lewis-Adams, who will graduate from JSU on Dec. 8. Lewis-Adams attended JSU as an emancipated foster youth.

Along with Calloway and Lewis-Adams, featured performers include:

Saxophonist Henry Clay, an 18-year-old who aged out foster care, got his GED and plans to attend JSU in the spring

Saxophonist Henry Clay, 18, who aged out foster care, got his GED and plans to attend JSU in the spring

Singer Kimberly Morgan, who in 2007 was crowned Miss Mississippi

Singer Kimberly Morgan, who in 2007 was crowned Miss Mississippi

Former American Idol finalist and Miss Atlanta Melanie Sanders

Former American Idol finalist and Miss Atlanta Melanie Sanders

Singer Sonja Stamps

Singer Sonja Stamps

The R&B group Compozitionz

The R&B group Compozitionz

Ecko Records recording artist Rick Lawson, who in 1994 won Most Outstanding New Artist of the Year at the Jackson Music Awards

Ecko Records recording artist Rick Lawson, who in 1994 won Most Outstanding New Artist of the Year at the Jackson Music Awards

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