Haynes Joins Bernard Lafayette at ABC Scholarship Gala

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NASHVILLE, TN — Education advocate Dr. Leonard Haynes III  joins Dr. Bernard Lafayette as the presenting speaker at the ABC Presidential Scholarship Gala on Thursday, October 10 at the Downtown Renaissance Hotel, located at 611 Commerce Street. The reception is at 5:30 p.m.  and the program begins at 7 p.m. In his role in the U. S. Department of Education, Dr. Haynes was significantly important to ABC gaining HBCU status from that federal agency.  “Dr. Haynes worked with us in a caring and supportive way to ensure we met all the requirements and guidelines,” said ABC President Forrest Harris....