Honoring His Legacy
There are many titles that one could use to describe Dr. John T. Washington, professor, colleague, minister, student advisor or community leade His life was invaluable to many people because he had the ability to influence others in so many ways. Though an ordinary man, the manner in which he lived his life was a vivid example of altruism to whomever he encountered. He looked for ways to serve others and did so selflessly and sincerely. For those who knew him personally, their recollections of him are unfading. For them, it is an honor to have known him
Following Dr. John T. Washington’s untimely death in 1983, the university established the tradition of honoring high school youth, and adult community individuals with the Dr. John T. Washington Community Service Awards. The award recognizes people who exemplify humanitarian and scholarly characteristics that were so vividly demonstrated by Dr. Washington. The annual John T. Washington luncheon honors his legacy by celebrating the involvement of citizens who participate in community and civic programs in the Greater Central Florida area.
Location:Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom