• Honoring the Legacy of
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Each year, Tidewater Community College marks the anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    The college presents two awards -- one to a TCC faculty or staff member and one to a member of the external community -- and a scholarship to a TCC student.


    Watch the Video of the 2014 Honorees
  • 2014 Community Distinguished Service Award

    Dr. William Ward

    Having lived through a transformational time in American history, which included the Civil Rights Movement, Dr. William E. Ward found his calling in education and politics. Not only the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired him, Dr. Ward says, "but the action and commitment of the man and the sacrifices he made."

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  • 2014 College Distinguished Service Award

    Ivory Warren

    Ivory J. Warren regards Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as the epitome of leadership because of his commitment, sacrifice, compassion, and relentless dedication. Ms. Warren embodies the same qualities in taking a student-first approach to a Human Services program that has thrived under her direction.

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  • 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship

    Tatiana Britt

    The King scholarship holds particular meaning to Britt, given how much she admires the man and his message. "I have shaped my life around the desire to be an individual who makes a difference all over the world like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other great leaders," she wrote in her scholarship application essay.

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