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Wesley Bell - St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney

Wesley Bell – St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney

The Lloyd L. Gaines Scholarship Banquet serves to preserve the legacy of Lloyd L. Gaines and recognize the achievements of outstanding University of Missouri law students and alumni. On February 16th, 2019, MU BLSA will host its 33rd Annual Lloyd L. Gaines Scholarship Banquet at the University of Missouri’s Memorial Union.  This event serves to celebrate Lloyd L. Gaines’ impact on achieving equality in the legal profession for African Americans, especially at the University of Missouri School of Law.

The theme for this year’s banquet is: “Breaking Barriers” Addressing this topic as this year’s keynote speaker will be St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney and Mizzou Law alumni Wesley Bell. Additionally, MU BLSA will recognize the achievements of law students and alumni by administering scholarships to exceptional law students and by honoring one individual who has made outstanding contributions to the endeavors of MU BLSA.

The banquet will be held at the University of Missouri’s Memorial Union Stotler Lounge. The banquet will begin at 5:00pm with a cocktail hour. Dinner will be served at 6:00pm.

For more information on the history, life, and legacy of Lloyd L. Gaines, please visit the digital Lloyd L. Gaines Collection preserved by the University of Missouri School of Law Library at https://scholarship.law.missouri.edu/gaines/.

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