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D.J.'s Hero Awards Luncheon

D.J.'s Hero Awards Luncheon Image

The 2021 D.J.'s Hero Awards Luncheon will honor 15 high school seniors who have overcome adversity and made an impact on their school and community. Each hero receives a $10,000 scholarship named for D.J. Sokol, son of David and Peggy Sokol. D.J. battled cancer until his death at age 18, showing courage in his struggle and a deep concern for others. 

This year's featured speaker is Byron Pitts, Emmy Award-winning journalist and co-anchor of ABC News' "Nightline." The event will also feature a special appearance by 2015 World Series Champion Alex Gordon.

10:15 a.m. - Special appearance by Alex Gordon
11:15 a.m. - Luncheon and awards presentation featuring Byron Pitts

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