Kaleem Shabazz Stockton Lifetime honoree

Councilman Kaleem Shabazz, and President of local NAACP chapter speaks out during a press conference to denounce the lack of diversity in the Police Department's promotional procedures in Atlantic City City at Hall Monday Sept 24, 2018. 

Atlantic City Councilman Kaleem Shabazz and Stockton University’s Walter L. Tarver III will be presented with lifetime awards for their service to the region by the college’s Council of Black Faculty and Staff next month.

The council will hold its 37th annual scholarship awards Nov. 9 at the Carriage House in Galloway Township.

Shabazz represents Atlantic City’s 3rd Ward on City Council.

Tarver serves as assistant vice president of transitions and retention at Stockton.

Other honorees include merit honorees Diane Epps, retired manager of the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity, and Maralyn W. Mason, director of the Educational Opportunity Fund Program; distinguished Stockton alumni the Rev. Adriane Larau Blair Wise of the Metropolitan Baptist Church and Raymond Royster, owner of Digital Photos by Ray; special recognition honoree Juanita J. High, retired administrator and member of the Stockton University Foundation Board of Directors; and outstanding Stockton University club Highest Praise Gospel Choir.

The Council’s annual dinner helps support scholarships for Stockton students.

To purchase tickets, visit the CBFS page on the Stockton website.

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I began covering South Jersey in 2008 after graduating from Rowan University with a degree in journalism. I joined The Press in 2015. In 2013, I was awarded a NJPA award for feature writing as a reporter for The Current of Hamilton Township.

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