Education will be a focal point this year at the annual Black History Month Banquet in Georgetown on Feb. 18. The theme for the banquet this year is “The Crisis in Black Education: How to Empower, Enrich and Engage.”
The 35th annual banquet is sponsored by the Georgetown Cultural Citizen Memorial Association. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgetown Health Foundation Community Rooms, 2425 Williams Drive.
The keynote speaker who will address the theme of the banquet is Dr. Terrence Eaton, associate superintendent for middle schools for Austin ISD. Eaton was previously an assistant superintendent for Pflugerville ISD and also served as a principal at schools in the Round Rock and Temple school districts. Eaton earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of West Florida and has a doctoral degree in educational administration from Texas A&M University.
The annual Black History Month Banquet is open to the public. The suggested donation is $5 for students and $10 for adults. A table can be reserved for $150.