(from left to right) The five Founder's Day Gala Awards honorees are: Thomas Graham (Flame of Faith Award), Dr. Gail Medford (Founder's Promise Award), Mildred Ridgley Gray (Torch of Truth), Colonel (Ret.) Marilyn Wills (Military Service Award), and Mike Little (Heritage Award).
Thomas Graham, vice president of people strategy and human resources for Pepco Holdings Inc., is presented the Flame of Faith Award by Valencia McClure, director of communications & corporate relations at BGE and Bowie State University Foundation board member.
Mike Little (left), president and founder of B&W Solutions, Inc., is presented the Heritage Award by Lorenzo Creighton (right), president & COO of MGM National Harbor.
(from left to right) Mildred Ridgley Gray, founder of the Mildred Ridgley Gray Charitable Trust, Inc., is presented the Torch of Truth Award by Rosalind Muchiri, BSU director of Annual Giving, and BSU sophomore theater major Tamyra Lewis.
Colonel (Ret.) Marilyn D. Wills (right) is presented the Military Service Award by Karen Price Ward (left), community affairs & grassroots regional leader for Southwest Airlines.
Dr. Gail Medford, coordinator of the BSU theatre arts program and professor of theater arts, was presented the Founder's Promise Award.