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Celebrating Juneteenth Freedom Day - June 2024

Join us for food, games, dancing, swag and more!

Date: June 19, 2024 
Time: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Stewart Bell Tower Plaza

Event Highlights

11 a.m.: Welcome
11:15 a.m.: US and African American National Anthems sung by De Andrae Boyd, Hill AFB Heavy Equipment Operator
11:25 a.m.: Opening Remarks by Jessica Oyler, Ph.D., WSU Vice President for Student Access & Success
11:30 a.m.: Rise Up by Andra Day sung by Alexsys Campbell, local actor and Miss Timpanogos 2022
11:40 a.m.: Remarks by Joel Berrien, Jr., Ed.D., WSU Belonging and Inclusive Programs Manager
12:15 p.m.: Speech by Betty Sawyer, Executive Director of Project Success Coalition, Ogden NAACP President
12:30 p.m.: Acknowledgments by Brandon Flores, WSU Executive Director of Belonging and Engagement
1 p.m.: Closing remarks by Maryan Shale, WSU Black Cultural Center Program Manager
1:15 p.m.: Open mic for community & attendees