Oliver North to speak at Opportunity dinner
October 27, 2010
Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will be the featured speaker at the 2011 Bryan Opportunity Program fund-raising dinner April 14, Bryan College Vice President for Advancement Blake Hudson has announced.
The Bryan Opportunity Program provides funds for academically qualified Tennessee residents from families with limited financial resources to attend Bryan College. The program, with major funding raised through the annual dinner, supplements state and federal financial aid programs to enable students to attend Bryan with tuition and fees covered.
LTC North served 22 years as a U.S. Marine and received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for Valor and two Purple Hearts for wounds in action. He served on the staff of the National Security Council during President Reagan’s administration.
He is founder of Freedom Alliance, a foundation that provides college scholarships for the sons and daughters of service members killed in action. He is author of 11 books, including American Heroes, based on his extensive coverage of U.S. military units engaged in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Philippines.
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