Student Recognition Dinner

Student Recognition Dinner

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. – Theta Zeta Lambda Chapter’s 28th Annual Student Recognition Dinner will take place Friday, May 24, 2024, from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at Washtenaw Community College – Morris Lawrence Building (4800 E Huron River Dr. – Ann Arbor, MI 48105).

Area high school seniors who have demonstrated improvement in their academic, social, and life skills will be presented with a one-time $1,500 college scholarship. In addition, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti public high-school juniors, sophomores, first-year students, and mentees of TZL’s Esquire Leadership & Mentor Program will be recognized for their academic achievements and various services, respectively.

Tickets are $35.00

Michigan 3rd Circuit Court Judge, Nicole Goodson will be our Keynote Speaker.

The Honorable Nicole N. Goodson graduated from the University of Detroit in 1994 and was awarded a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1997. She began her career as a Staff Attorney with UAW Legal Services. In 1999 Attorney Goodson joined Legal Aid & Defender Association, Inc. (LAD) representing low-income residents of Wayne County in housing, consumers, real estate, and debt collection matters. From 2005 –2009 Attorney Goodson served as a Partner with the Bingham Law Group, PLLC. In 2009, she rejoined LAD to pursue her passion for serving the underserved and often overlooked low-income residents.

In May of 2017, she was named Chief Counsel/COO for LAD and in December of that same year she was named President & CEO. In November of 2022 Governor Whitmer appointed her to the Wayne County Circuit Court – Family Domestic Division.