Luncheon Set for May 30, 2013
The Best Southwest Partnership announces its first Best Southwest Scholars Luncheon on May 30, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. at the MCM Grande Hotel, 1515 N. I-35E, DeSoto, TX 75115. BSW Board Chair Dr. Kevin Fegan said in describing this outstanding luncheon, “if you don’t have your ticket yet, you better hurry – because this luncheon will be packed!”
The BSW scholars Luncheon will honor 11 students with scholarships from 11 BSW Communities. The BSW Partnership Area encompasses 200 miles, with over 250,000 citizens, and 50,000 students in 7 school districts. There will be 11 Mayors on the dais during the luncheon representing all 11 communities.
University of North Texas System Chancellor Lee F. Jackson will be the featured speaker, and will be introducing outgoing UNT Dallas President Dr. John Ellis Price, and incoming President Ronald T. Brown.
A high point in the luncheon will be 11 Mayors introducing their 11 BSW Scholars and awarding each a scholarship, funded by the BSW Partnership. Education is a Core Initiative of the BSW, and is a way to increase the Quality of Life in the Best Southwest Area, along with the Mission to promote Economic Development and Tourism.
The Best Southwest Partnership is a 27 year-old association consisting of Core Cities of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, Lancaster, and Associate Cities of Ferris, Glenn Heights, Hutchins, Midlothian, Ovilla, Red Oak and Wilmer.
For more information contact:
Joe Johnson, IOM, Executive Director
Best Southwest Partnership