DSC_0078The CEO’s Scholarship Ball, themed “A Gatsby Affair,” awarded $2,000 in scholarship proceeds to 15 deserving DeKalb County High School Students, as well as recognized 7 prolific community leaders in the CEO’s Vanguard Award ceremony.

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The highlights of the evening included an epic performance by singer Fantasia and a heartfelt recognition of Will Packer by actor Terrence J.DSC_9489

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DSC_9171The 2014 DeKalb County CEO Vanguard Award Honorees are Emory University Hospital, DeKalb Chamber of Commerce President, Katerina Taylor, Larry Callahan of Pattillo Industrial Real Estate, John Shelton of DeKalb Medical Hospital, Vaughn Irons of APD Solutions, Greg Street of V-103, and Will Packer of Will Packer Productions.

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The evening was amazing with a wonderful concert by Fantasia. Fantasia is working on a new album and she promises that it will be HOT! In addition to Fantasia’s performance the guests were impressed by Terrence J heartfelt words for recipient Will Packer. Terrence J flew into town to support Will Packer. The actor shared that he’s grateful to the Packer for helping him start his career.

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The night was so much fun and all about charity. DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May had the following to say about the evening,

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“This event is a celebration of DeKalb County’s future, our young people. As brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, mentors, and friends, the support we provide to our youth as they move from high school to institutions of higher learning helps determine the type of citizens they become and greater impact they will have on society,”

DSC_9455Ryan Cameron of V-103 and Cynné Simpson of Fox 5 served as master and mistress of ceremony and Grammy award-winning singer Fantasia was featured as the headlining act.DSC_0093

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