The DAPS Awards recognized Black pastors, professionals, students, and ministry from a list of candidates submitted each month by individuals, AHERN Board of Directors, or AHERN Magazine Staff.
The DAPS Awards is a formal/black-tie event held each year in different cities throughout East Tennessee.
The pastor and professional of the month must have served in their professional at least 3 years. Student of the month must be a high school senior, college freshman or sophomore.
Each candidate is selected on a 5 point grade scale in the following category: Community Involvement / Church Involvement / School Involvement / Organization Affiliations / Academic Achievement
Make sure their biography includes as much info from the above criteria. Submit info to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. Vivian M. Releford, Vice-Chair, DAPS Awards
Distinguished African Americans