The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project was founded by Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson. The project operates in schools in Miami-Dade County and there are chapters in Duval County and Pinellas County.
The 24th Annual 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project was hosted in Miami, Florida at the Jungle Island – Treetop Ballroom – III Parrot Jungle Trail. The guest speaker was the Honorable John Louis, Civil Rights Icon and Member of United States Congress. Mr. Louis’ delivered a motivational and influential keynote to the eighty-four Wilson Scholars.
To read the full article, pick up a copy of the Mar/Apr 2017 issue of ONYX.