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Lawson State's Culinary Arts Department Participates in Congressional Pilgrimage


(BIRMINGHAM, Alabama) - Lawson State Community College Culinary Arts students, Chef instructors, (Deborah Harris and Adam Elliott) and Culinary Arts Consultant (Chef Clayton Sherrod) along with Fairfield High School Culinary Arts students, helped serve at the 2015 Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama that was held at the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum on Friday, March 6, 2015.

U.S. Senators and representatives were there to help commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday March” in Selma, Alabama. The group made a visit to the Birmingham Civil Rights Museum as part of the Faith & Politics Institute 2015 Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama.

“This event was another great opportunity for Lawson State Community College to reveal its presence in the surrounding Birmingham community,” said Dr. Perry W. Ward, president of Lawson State Community College. “Congratulations to our chefs and our partners that provided their expertise for this event.”

Lawson State and Fairfield Culinary Students photographed with Congressmen John Lewis, Steny Hoyer and John Conyers and Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi and Terri Sewell.

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