On Sunday, July 24th the BCCAA Inc. held its 2016 Crab Feast at Tall Cedar Hall 2501 Putty Hill Avenue in Baltimore. The place was filled wall to wall with over 622 people; alumni, family, friends and vendors with plenty of City College apparel. The crabs were flowing and guests danced to the sounds of DJ DaChozen1ne, Walter Robinson Jr. BCC c/o 95. They learned the latest line dances, taught by Tamika Peters BCC c/o 97, including the new “Get Up Knights” sure to be a staple at many City College events. Congratulations to our City Knight Grab Bag Raffle winner, Sharia Robinson, fiancee’ of Keith Roles BCC c/o 93. We also had the Membership Committee on hand to welcome alumni home by joining the BCCAA Inc. and Ride with Pride, J Jenkins also stopped by to take orders for our beloved “Castle” school rings. So if you missed it this year don’t worry bookmark http://cityforever.org/crabfeast to stay up to date for the BCCAA Inc. 2017 Crab Feast! City Forever!
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Albert C. “Al” Robinson
BCCAA, INC. Announce 2015 Hall of Fame Winners Baltimore City, MD., October 5, 2015- BCCAA, Inc. (Baltimore City College Alumni Association, Inc.,) founded in 1866 to perpetuate the Baltimore City College (City) as a college preparatory public high school, announced today its 2015 Hall of Fame Honorees. Current members of the Hall of Fame, civic, business and government leaders will join City students, faculty and staff to celebrate and honor the achievements of the inductees at the 58th Annual Induction and Awards Ceremony on Friday October 30, 2015 at 10:00 am in the William Donald Schaefer Auditorium at City.
The City Hall of Fame Award, one of the most prestigious honors for graduates of Baltimore City College, was established in June 1957 by Principal Chester Katenkamp, BCC 1915 to recognize, honor, and promote the outstanding contributions of alumni and faculty of the Castle on the Hill. The winners are acknowledged for their commitment to City and its ideals; and their efforts to improve and evolve our society locally, nationally and globally.
THE FIVE DISTINGUISHED RECIPIENTS OF THE 2015 HALL OF FAME AWARDS ARE:
Funeral services for Leon Armour (Lt. Col. USAF Ret., BCC Hall of Fame member, and BCC Class of 1958, who died on August 3, 2015, have been scheduled. The details are: Family Hour on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 10:00 until 11:00am to be followed by the funeral service at Alfred Street Baptist Church-301 S. Alfred Street-Alexandria, Virginia.
Mr. Armour was the first African-American to graduate from the A Course at City, an USAF fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, and delivered an address to the graduates at the commencement for the Baltimore City College Class of 2008.