Up Rising Stars Annual Scholarship Award Gala


Founders 2014 Gala

The Awards Gala held July 26, 2014, at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ. The gala hosted by Talent the Comedian, keynote address given by Jenabu Williams and the first award recipient Nigel Thompson lived up to its purpose. This educational and entertaining event will uphold a lasting effect on the youth it benefits. [caption id="attachment_1159" align="aligncenter" width="381"]Keynote Speaker Jenabu Williams Keynote Speaker Jenabu Williams[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1160" align="aligncenter" width="404" class=" "]Talent 2014 Host Talent the Comedian[/caption]

The award named after Phillip Dorsey, a man who cared about helping others especially the youth. Father to Keianna and step father to Danielle. They have chosen this platform to continue his legacy by aiding the community to become Up Rising Stars. This years recipients Erin M. Swann going to Rutgers University and Alison K. Fierst going to Carnegie Mellon University.  Up Rising Stars Inc. continues its mission through these  young ladies to let them know that they have a community of support behind them. They continue to grow each year and are on to something to help the future of the youth.