Antonio Johnson Scholarship Gala Theme Announced

"Dare to Dream, Strive to Succeed" | February 1, 2010

Aaron X. Marble, a junior from Flint, Michigan, was the 2009 scholarship winner.

Aaron X. Marble, a junior from Flint, Michigan, was the 2009 scholarship winner.

On behalf of the University Scholarship Committee, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and the Black Student Association, we are pleased to announce that nominations have been accepted for the 2010 Antonio Johnson Scholarship Award. Any member of the Xavier community may nominate a student of African descent for this prestigious scholarship that will be awarded at the 34th Annual Antonio Johnson Scholarship Banquet on Friday, April 16, 2010.  The scholarship is worth, full tuition, fees, room and board, and books.  The winner will be awarded the scholarship for his or her senior year.


The finalists for this year’s scholarship are: Michele Brockington, Thailer Buari, Alexis Ponder and Amanda Tooley.  Please join us in congratulating these scholars.


Additionally, please mark your calendars for the “Out of the Box” Fashion Show, on Saturday, February 6, at 7pm in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre.  The funds raised will support the Scholarship Gala, while highlighting the creative talents of Xavier community members.  Tickets are $10 and be purchased by contact Melinda Jennings at or Lauren Bobbitt at


Xavier University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, a department in the Division of Student Life and Leadership, exists to help the University realize its diversity goals.  Multicultural Affairs provides services and programs to enrich the academic, cultural and social experiences of Xavier students.