Tyler Together Supports Tyler Organization of Men Scholarship Banquet

Tyler Organization of Men’s Scholarship Banquet

Tyler Together was proud to support the Annual Scholarship Banquet of the Tyler Organization of Men (TOM) as a 2018 Bronze Sponsor.

One of our Community Partners, Tyler Organization of Men is celebrating their 50th year of service with the Tyler Texas Community. 


2018 Scholarship Banquet Details

This year’s Scholarship Banquet was held at St. Louis Baptist Church on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

2018 Theme:

“Reflecting the Past,

Embracing the Present,

With a Vision for the Future”

This year’s Scholarship Banquet Honorees were:

  • Dr. Kirk A. Calhoun, President of UT Health Northeast

  • Rev. Ralph E. Carraway, Sr., Pastor of St. Louis Baptist Church

  • Mr. Ernest M Deckard, Former President of Tyler NAACP

  • Mr. Andrew Melontree, Former Smith County Commissioner and Former Tyler City Councilman

The Banquet’s Keynote Speaker was Dr. Michael V. Tidwell, President of University of Texas at Tyler.

About Tyler Organization of Men (TOM)

Founded in 1968, TOM promotes the growth and seeks to understand the needs of the people, especially those of young Black Males and to provide constructive programs for community improvements, educational growth, and involve committed men through effective communication.

Tyler Organization of Men Banner Tyler TexasTOM’s Goals Include:

  • Provide Information and Assistance in Social Services

  • Counsel, Recruit, and Increase the Potential Employment Opportunities for Youths and Adults

  • Establish Programs and Provide Leadership for the Youth of the Tyler Community, and where requested assist with Counseling in Family Problems.

  • Secure and Inform the Public on Matters related to the Local, State, and Federal Government Political Process.

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