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Southern & West Logan Christian Academy Collaborate for Black History Month Event

Logan, WV – Southern WV Community & Technical College, in partnership with West Logan Christian Academy, is proud to announce a special event titled “Better Together” in commemoration of Black History Month.

The event will take place on Monday, February 26, 2024, starting at 11 am at the Savas-Kostas Performing Arts Center located on Southern’s Logan campus.

“Better Together” promises to be an enriching experience, showcasing the rich cultural tapestry and contributions of the Black community. Attendees can expect a diverse array of performances and presentations including poetry readings, captivating artwork displays, literature by esteemed local authors, a poignant rendition of the “I Have a Dream” speech and a heartfelt tribute to the late Coach Tootie Carter.

In recognition of their outstanding contributions to the community, “Better Together” will also honor remarkable individuals with the prestigious Good Human Award. This year’s deserving recipients include Dr. Anitra Ellis, Cora Hariston, Mark “Peanut” Hampton, Jada Hunter, and Larry “Happy” Saunders.

The event is open to all members of the community, welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds to join in the celebration of unity, diversity, and the enduring legacy of black history in America.

Event Details:

· Title: Better Together: A Celebration of Black History Month

· Date: Monday, February 26, 2024

· Time: 11 am

· Location: Savas-Kostas Performing Arts Center, Southern WV Community & Technical College, Logan Campus

“Better Together” promises to be an unforgettable occasion, fostering unity, understanding, and appreciation for the vibrant tapestry of our shared heritage. We cordially invite everyone to attend this momentous event and celebrate the richness of Black history and culture in our community.

For more information, please contact Crystal Cook, Development Coordinator at .
About Southern WV Community & Technical College:

Southern WV Community & Technical College is dedicated to providing accessible, high-quality educational opportunities that empower individuals, strengthen communities, and promote lifelong learning. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, Southern WV Community & Technical College prepares students for success in a rapidly evolving global society.

About West Logan Christian Academy:

West Logan Christian Academy is committed to fostering academic excellence, character development, and spiritual growth in students from diverse backgrounds. Through a holistic approach to education, West Logan Christian Academy equips students with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in a dynamic and interconnected world.