The purpose of the Grand
Session is to give youth from around the state the
opportunity to fellowship and to compete in a range of
activities – in the classroom and on the playing fields.
Eric Warren, the R.W.
Director of Youth Activities, led the Pythagorans events and
Cheryl Spencer, Grand Director of Youth Activities, led the
included sessions devoted to breakouts on math, science and
other educational topics along with voting sessions for
The Awards Banquet on
Saturday night featured the Grand Royal Queen Banquet as
Jalen Keaton, R.V. grand senior counselor, and Aaliyah
Colbert, grand royal princess, served as master and mistress
of ceremonies, respectively.
The event culminated with
presentations, acknowledgement and awards with remarks
offered by Grand Royal Queen, Jocelyn Edwards, and the Most
Valiant Grand Master Counselor, John Cook.
On Sunday, the main event
was a divine service held in the Student Union and attended
by both youth groups. Rev. Allen Smith, Jr. offered the
The scripture reading was
offered by the newly-elected Most Valiant Grand Master
Counselor Jordan Young and the invocation offered by the
newly-elected Grand Royal Queen Tyra Jones