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PBSC seeks nominations for 2016 MLK Leadership Awards

Palm Beach State College is seeking nominations for its 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards.

The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions toward improving the lives of others, particularly the underserved in Palm Beach County, through leadership, service and/or programs. Those contributions can include the areas of education, diversity, social justice, race relations and economic empowerment.

There are five award categories: Individual, Organization, Palm Beach State student, Palm Beach State alumni and, new this year, Palm Beach State Faculty/Staff. Nomination packets must be hand-delivered, postmarked or submitted electronically by 5 p.m. Oct. 23. Details about the awards, submission guidelines and nomination forms are available at

The awards will be presented during the College’s 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 11 a.m. Jan. 14, 2016, at the Lake Worth campus.

For more information, call David Pena at 561-207-5810 or Juanita Hook at 561-868-3111 or send an email to

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