Schedule of Events

      Day 1 - Arrive - Welcome Dinner for Ambassador Scholars & parents
      Day 2 - Values - Focus on: Booker T.'s Place in History
      Day 3 - Vision - Focus on: Your Place in the Future
      Day 4 - Depart - Farewell

Featured Speakers

Ms. La Shawn Barber,Washington DC Columnist & Blogger, La Shawn's Corner
Mr. Niger Innis, National Spokesman, Congress of Racial Equality
Mr. Reginald Jones, President, Reggietainment, Inc. and co-founder, BTW Society
Ms. Gloria Y. Jackson, Great-granddaughter of Booker T Washington
Ms. Julie Kantor, Exec. Director, Nat'l Fndt'n. for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Author, Talk show host & President,
   Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny (BOND), Los Angeles, CA
Rev. LeRoy Thomas, Pastor, Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, Dayton Ohio

Thursday, April 12, 2007


10:00 am to 11:00 am
Noon to 6:00 pm

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

(All Day - Ambassador Students & Family Check-in)

Booker T. Washington Society Directors' Meeting
Ambassadors and family members met at airport

Register, Welcome Dinner: The Inn at Mt. Vernon
Tour: George Washington's Mt. Vernon home

Friday, April 13, 2007

9:00 am to 9:30 am

Fri Morning session
10:00 am

Photo Session: "Class of 2007" (Group & Individual)

   The Values of Booker T:   Focus on Character

"Building Character - The 1st Step to Becoming a C.E.O"
   Ms. La Shawn Barber, D. C. Columnist & Journalist
   Mr. Ronald Court, President, BTW Society
   Mr. William R. Craft, Publisher, The Chronicles of BTW
   Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Pres., BOND, Los Angeles

Q & A Session


Friday Luncheon
Noon to 1:30 pm

   The Values of Booker T:   Focus on Entrepreneurship

"Economic Prosperity- The Path to Equality"
    Ms. Julie Kantor, Exec. Director, NFTE,
      (Nat'l Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship)

Friday Afternoon
(In Washington DC)

Tour: Black Soldiers of the Civil War Museum
     Dr. Hari Jones, New Orleans expert historian

Friday Banquet
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

   The Values of Booker T:   Focus on Opportunity

"Booker T.'s Way: "Capitaliism, Education & Opportunity"
   Mr. Reginald G. Jones, Booker T. Washington Society

Birthday Celebration & Awards Ceremony
  Honoring: "The BTW Ambassadors, Class of 2007"

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Sat Morning session
9:30 am

   The Vision of Booker T:   Focus on Your Future

Advancing the Vision of Booker T. Washington
     "Beyond Conflict...From Adversity to Advantage"
   LeRoy Thomas, Trainer, Mentor, Coach & Team Developer, Marriage Enrichment Center, Dayton, Ohio

Saturday Box Lunch

(On the Mall @ The Smithsonian, Washington D.C.)

Saturday Afternoon
1:45 pm

Tour: International Spy Museum
    (Opposite the FBI Headquarters, Washington, DC)

Saturday Banquet

"Casual Nite"
Dinner at The Hard Times Café

Sunday, April 15, 2007

5:30 am to 8:30 am
6:30 am to 2:00 pm

Farewell Breakfast
     Ambassadors & Family members depart for New Orleans.