ABA South Florida hosted the first-ever Gator Greats event, recognizing local community leaders, on February 19, 2015 at Tokyo Blue at The Ocean Manor Hotel. Nearly 100 alumni and supporters gathered as part of this networking and recognition reception honoring:
- W. George Allen, Esq. – The first black student to graduate from UF.
Juliet Murphy Roulhac – Regional Manager for External Affairs, Florida Power & Light & first African American woman appointed to the UF Board of Trustees
Reginald J. Fox – Principal, Kendale Elementary School
Rev. Henry E. Green, III – Senior Pastor, Payne Chapter AME Church of Greater West Palm Beach
Katrina Louis – Multimedia Specialist, Children’s Services Council & responsible for reactivating ABA South Florida
The event helped raise $500 in support of a local ABA scholarship.
Special thanks to our honorees and the following individuals for their support:
Quentin Morgan, Sal Richardson, Tiffany Harden, Crystal Phillip, Rolanda Joanice, Nicole Nicophene, Monique Smith, Jorja Williams, Thomas Eugene, Suzette Maylor (host), Stephen Francis (photographer), Jesse Wright (Miami Gator Club), Scott Francis & Shirley Lynn (UF Alumni Association).