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Myron Oglesby Educational Advancement Award Established

An award was recently established in honor of Dr. Myron Oglesby Pitts, Assistant Professor in the Education Department. The Myron Oglesby Educational Advancement Award is offered through the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, where Oglesby-Pitts served as a charter member of the Eta Beta Chapter at Vanderbilt University. The award will be offered annually to two high school seniors planning to major in math, science or technology and to another student majoring in the Liberal Arts, education or human development. Each award is $500 and is presented during the Eta Beta Chapter’s annual AKA Week.