Brewton-Parker College dedicates its new Student Activities Center with a week featuring concerts and activities April 7-10 in the new facility.
A southern gospel concert featuring award-winning artists Squire Parsons and Sue Dodge will be Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. Parsons has numerous awards from "Singing News," including Favorite Song of the Year for "Sweet Beulah Land," Favorite Gospel Songwriter times and Favorite Southern Gospel Male Singer in 1988. Dodge is a four-time winner of the Gospel Music Association's Dove Award for Female Vocalist of the Year.
Champions of Character, a youth-geared program sponsored by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, is planned for Wednesday, April 9, at 7 p.m. The initiative creates an environment in which student-athletes, coaches, officials and spectators are committed to the true spirit of competition through respect, integrity, responsibility, servant leadership and sportsmanship.
The dedication ceremony will be Thursday, April 10, at 11 a.m., with Christian comedian Dennis Swanberg performing at 8 p.m. Known as "America's Minister of Encouragement," Swanberg is host of the cable network variety show "Swan's Place" on the Odyssey Channel.
Tickets for each concert are $10 per person, while admission to the Champions of Character program is free.
Concert ticket and other event inquires may be made by calling 583-3207.