Monday, December 6
Ziegfeld Ballroom, 141 W 54th Street
New York, NY
BOO-YAH! A CELEBRATION OF STUART SCOTT
Presented by Bristol Myers Squibb and Disney Advertising Sales
5:30 p.m. - Doors Open
6:00 p.m. - Cocktail Hour
7:00 p.m. - Dinner, Program and Live Auction
Voices for Victory, a dynamic blend of science and sports, benefits the V Foundation’s Stuart Scott Memorial Cancer Research Fund. Dedicated to reducing disparities in cancer, the fund supports underrepresented researchers, as well as research dedicated to understanding why some cancers are more likely to occur, more aggressive or harder to treat in minority populations.
On December 6, join us for an unforgettable evening in New York City! Celebrate Stuart’s legacy at an event as cool as the other side of the pillow. We’ll enjoy an impactful program and exhilarating live auction. Stuart Scott always showed off his style. We want to see yours! Attire is business casual with a pop of Stu Scott. Sport coat, jeans and fashion sneakers acceptable. Do you have a Boo-Yah t-shirt? Add it to your event look!
CO-HOSTED BY HILL HARPER & JAY HARRIS
Hill Harper is a humanitarian, an award-winning actor, best-selling author, and entrepreneur. Currently, Harper stars in ABC’s #1 television drama “The Good Doctor.” He has starred in numerous television and film projects and is the founder and chairman of The Black Wall Street Digital Wallet. Harper graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree and was named valedictorian of his department. He then graduated cum laude with a J.D. from Harvard Law School, as well as with a master’s degree in public administration, with honors, from the Kennedy School of Government and holds seven honorary doctoral degrees. In addition to his performing career, Harper has authored four New York Times bestsellers including his award-winning book “The Wealth Cure.” Harper has been recognized with seven NAACP Image Awards, four of them for his writing.
Jay Harris joined ESPN in February 2003 as a “SportsCenter” anchor, and he is most often seen as anchor of the Saturday and Sunday morning editions of the program. Harris also often anchors the Monday edition of “SportsCenter” at noon ET, especially during the NFL season. Harris has more than 30 years of experience in television and radio news.
A native of Norfolk, Va., Harris was graduated from Old Dominion University with a bachelor’s degree in speech communication. In 2003 he was honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University. In 2004, he was the keynote speaker for Old Dominion’s 100th commencement ceremony.
Among his other honors, Harris was part of the “SportsCenter” Sports Emmy-winning efforts in 2004 and 2005, and a recipient of the Silver World Medal from the New York Festival Awards, Robert L. Vann Award from the Pittsburgh Black Media Federation, and an EXCEL Award from the Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals.