U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite Jr. will be the guest speaker at the Southern University at New Orleans annual Honors and Awards Day Program Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the University Gymnasium.
Polite, nominated by President Barack Obama, oversees the investigation and litigation of all criminal and civil cases brought on behalf of the United States in the Eastern District of Louisiana, and supervises an office of approximately 55 assistant U.S. attorneys.
The theme for this year’s celebration is “Setting the Stage for Long-Term Success.” More than 700 students are slated to receive awards for exceptional scholarship, outstanding service and excellent leadership. The event is open to the public.
For information, contact Committee Chair Dr. Brenda Jackson at 504-286-5274.