Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Legacy Awards

Three legacy awards are awarded at the Peace Breakfast by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration committee – the Phyllis S. Lee Award, the Frances Dancy Hooks Award, and, for the first time, the Oscar Humberto Montemayor Award. The awards will be presented at the 2018 Peace Breakfast on January 15, 2018.

Nominations for all awards are due by Friday, December 8, 2017.

Phyllis S. Lee Award

The Phyllis S. Lee Award honors a member of the Oregon State community who exemplifies Dr. Lee’s commitment and dedication to social justice and the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Click here to learn more about and to submit a nomination for the 2018 Phyllis S. Lee Award.

Frances Dancy Hooks Award

The Frances Dancy Hooks Award recognizes Oregon State students, staff or faculty who exemplify Frances Dancy Hooks’ work: building bridges across cultures, showing courage in promoting diversity, and proudly “Walking the Talk.”

Click here to learn more and to submit a nomination for the 2018 Frances Dancy Hooks Award

Oscar Humberto Montemayor Award

The Oscar Humberto Montemayor Award was created this year to honor Oscar, who served the Oregon State community with incredible diligence and grace over a thirty-year career. The award honors an Oregon State student who embodies Oscar’s ethos of selfless service; steady, strong, considerate leadership; and trailblazing spirit and heart.

Click here to learn more about and to submit a nomination for the 2018 Oscar Humberto Montemayor Award.