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20th Alumni of Black Alumni at Pratt

20th Anniversary of Black Alumni of Pratt



20th Anniversary of Black Alumni of Pratt

A Celebration of the Creative Spirit

May 26, 2010


On Wednesday, May 26, 2010, beginning with cocktails at 6:30pm, the Black Alumni of Pratt will celebrate their 20th Anniversary with a black tie dinner at the Four Seasons Restaurant (99 East 52nd Street).  This year they will present Awards to Annette de la Renta, Lee Daniels, Naeem Khan and Ranjana Khan, Marisa Acocella Marchetto and Peter Max. Dinner Chairs are Dan and Cynthia Lufkin and David and Jane Walentas. Vice Chairs are Gayle Atkins Perkins and Malaak Compton-Rock. The Masters of Ceremonies are Deborah Roberts and Al Roker. Proceeds from the event will support Black and Latino Pratt students who are in financial need.  Tickets start at $1,000; call Denise Wiggins, Black Alumni of Pratt, 718-636-3479 or write

Dinner Chairs: Dan and Cynthia Lufkin and David and Jane Walentas


Vice Chairs:  Gayle Atkins Perkins and Malaak Compton-Rock


Masters of Ceremonies: Deborah Roberts and Al Roker
Award Winners
Honoring creative individuals who have made a mark in their professions and who are also well known humanitarians.

Distinguished Patron of the Arts Award: Annette de la Renta,

Creative Spirit Award:  Lee Daniels,

Creative Spirit Award:  Naeem Khan and Ranjana Khan,

Distinguished Alumna Award: Marisa Acocella Marchetto

Pinnacle Alumni in Art and Design Award:  Peter Max

Award presenters include: Grace Hightower, Linda Fargo and, by video,
Former President Bill Clinton


Honorary Co-Chairs and Patrons:  David and Joyce Dinkins, Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.,
Casey Ribicoff and Julian Niccolini
Prudence Solomon Inzerillo and Alex von Bidder

Past Award recipients include: George Lucas, Walter Cronkite, Nancy Wilson, Jacob Lawrence, Sarah Delany (Class of 1918), Elizabeth Delany, Elizabeth Catlett, John Morning (Class of 1955), Brooke Astor, Franklin Thomas, Karl Kani, Jessye Norman, Fila USA, Osborn Elliott, Westina Matthews, DreamWorks SKG, Thomas Burrell, Bobby Short, Townsend Wolfe, Shahara Ahmad-Llewellyn, J. Bruce Llewellyn, George Wein, FUBU, Philippe Starck, Sylvia Rhone and Iman

6:30 pm, Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Four Seasons Restaurant, 99 East 52nd Street

Individual tickets start at $1,000; Tables of 10: $10,000-$50,000
Call Denise Wiggins, BAP,  718-636-3479 or write 



The needy Black and Latino Pratt students aided by the proceeds of this event are our future leaders in industrial design, interior design, architecture and fashion, as well as fine arts, education, library science and other important disciplines offered in the Pratt curriculum. Pratt Institute is one of the top three visual art institutions of higher education in the nation and the only one of its kind with a Black Alumni organization.
About The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) ––BAP was founded in 1990 to identify and advance scholastic and professional opportunities for Pratt alumni and talented, yet needy students of African and Latino descent attending Pratt. What started as a small group of humble Black alumni of Pratt has evolved into an organization of alumni, friends, and corporations, who have accomplished: over $2.2 million dollars in stipends and scholarship funds, $1.6 million in endowed scholarship fund, $193,000 in full-time scholarships and room and board for seniors, and $335,000 in stipends for materials and supplies.  
 The Black Alumni of Pratt continues to guide and support the designers, educators, illustrators, painters and sculptors of the future.  We set a high standard for ourselves
 and have proven that we can support our targeted population while also bringing together people of different races.  We look forward to a future of continued growth
and achievement.  





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