Published on February 8th, 2018 | by Millennium Magazine Staff0
Antjuan Seawright Receives TRIO Achievers Award
Columbia, SC – Public relations executive and political strategist Antjuan Seawright, 32, was presented with the 2018 TRIO Achievers Award at the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel Conference in Savannah, Georgia held recently.
The Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel is an eight-state southeast regional Association dedicated to the professional development and support of TRIO professionals and to the advocacy of the TRIO Movement. With membership, SAEOPP is the vehicle to become more involved in in this important national effort. The Mission of the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, Inc. (SAEOPP) is to promote and support equal educational opportunity and access to postsecondary education. Through professional development, networking, research and advocacy, SAEOPP provides TRIO personnel and others with the necessary skills and techniques to assure that the least advantaged have equal access to higher education.
“It is an incredible honor to receive this award from such a prestigious organization,” said Seawright. “As a first generation college student, I know firsthand the importance of improving the educational opportunities for the least among us and I will continue to be an advocate for TRIO because the program served as a bootstrap for me and my family. I am so grateful to SAEOPP for the work they do to provide opportunities for future first-generation college students.”
Antjuan Seawright serves as Founder and CEO of Blueprint Strategy, LLC, a public relations, advertising, and political strategy firm based in Columbia, South Carolina. He is a 2008 graduate of Winthrop University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing, and a 2010 graduate of Webster University where he received his Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA).
Seawright is also a graduate of the Governor Dick Riley Institute at Furman University (2012) and of the Congressional Black Caucus Institute for Political Education and Leadership Training in Washington, DC (2012).