The Inaugural Unsung Heroes Award Ceremony will be held at Celebrity Center (Garden Pavilion) 5930 Franklin Ave, Hollywood , California.
The evening will feature an awards ceremony & great performances, As we commemorate the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration & the Inaugural Unsung Heroes Awards "An Evening of Champions"
The 2013 Unsung Heroes Award features an incredible year of fine student athletes, and other trail blazing students from right here in Los Angeles Each of these young person are well equipped for success academically. This is the first year The Inner City Youth Foundation We have recognize and honor the premier African American Scholar Athletes in the State of California .
Finalists are chosen based on their unweighted grade point average, their personal statements, extracurricular activities, community service, and letters of recommendation.
Our Inaugural 2013 Unsung Heroes
Terrell Newby -Chaminade High School, Isaiah Bernard - Chaminade High School, Chris Hawkins - Rancho Cucamonga High School,Tahaan Goodman-Rancho Cucamonga High School, Zachary Green-St. Bonaventure High School, Mossi Johnson- Crenshaw High School, Daquan Brown- Dorsey High School, Tedric Thompson-Valencia High School ,Troy Williams - Narbonne High School, Khalfani Muhammad - Notre Dame High School ,Kieshawn Bierria -Narbonne High School , Max Lyons - Crenshaw High School, Chris Agee- Los Angeles High School, John Ross - Long Beach Poly High School, Jermaine Kelly -Salesien High School, Jamaal W.Dean, Jr. -Zela Davis Elementary, Urael D.Blackshear, Tyra Fraizer- Crenshaw Arts Tech Charter High School, Jihad Vercher-Salesien High School, Rawston Redick- West Ranch High School, Mark Collins- West Ranch High School, Cassius Mandela Bythewood -UCLA Lab School, Bryce Treggs- The University of California.
About the Inner City Youth Foundation
The mission of the Inner City Youth Foundation and the L.A. Inner City Mass Choir is to promote safe, healthy, and non-violent environments by uniting African American and Hispanic at-risk youth residing in socially deprived areas of Los Angeles County. The Inner City Youth Foundation supports and provides programs and services in the Arts, Music, Entertainment, Self-Esteem, Character Building, Community Service, and Mentoring, The foundation also provides a Literacy Education Program through The Essence K. Coprich Library located at 116th Street School in Los Angeles.