(Black PR Wire)
Vereen provided opening remarks regarding how self-discipline and strong
mentorship creates both personal and professional success. The remarks were
delivered at the Salute to Youth Luncheon during the 100 Black Men, Inc.
National Conference. During the “Salute to Youth” luncheon the U.S.
Army presented a college scholarship to Cadet Darrol Baker in the amount of
$40,000. The scholarship was presented by Col. Farrell Duncombe at the Salute
to Youth Luncheon.On June 14, 2018, Brig. Gen. Kevin
“Strong mentorship and partnerships lead to growing opportunity
and pathways of success for African-American youth,” said Brig. Gen. Vereen,
U.S. Army Recruiting Command. “Sharing the belief that mentorship breeds great
leaders, the U.S. Army continues to stand strong with 100 Black Men of America
in order to help grow strong leaders within African-American communities.”
Last year, the Army
awarded more than $330 million in ROTC scholarships to students at more than
275 colleges and universities across the country. Additionally, the Army
has more than 150 career paths, including in-demand fields such as information
technology, engineering and health care, among others. For more information,
please visit www.goarmy.com.