The Fayette County Schools Alumni Association, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Justin Key of Los Angeles, CA will serve as the keynote speaker at their fifteenth annual scholarship banquet on Friday, April 27, 2012.

The  Banquet, to be held at  Fayette Ware Comprehensive High School, located at 13520 Highway 59 W, Somerville, TN 38068,  will begin at 7:00 P M. The Fayette County Schools Alumni Association is a not for profit TN cooperation, that raises funds and awards scholarships to college bound graduates of Fayette Ware Comprehensive High School.  During the last few years, the Association has awarded over 305 scholarships worth some $380,000.00 under this program.

Justin Key, a native of Rossville, TN is a 2002 honors graduate of Fayette-Ware High School and a graduate of LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis, TN. While at LeMoyne –Owen, he served as Mr. LeMoyne-Owen College, SGA Vice President and President of the prestigious Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society. Justin graduated Magnum Cum Laude in 2006 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematics.

Being a polished and sought after graduate, he had offers from the FBI, Harvard Graduate School and Oakridge National Laboratory but turn them down to pursue his dream of being in the Entertainment Industry. He was accepted into and received a scholarship from the prestigious American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Hollywood, CA where he studied Acting for Film, Stage and Television.

Justin Key is now a name and face that can be seen, not only in the United States but on six continents. From AD campaigns and Television appearances, he is climbing up the ladder of success at a steady rate. Due to his love for education and creating  generational leadership, Justin is owner of “180 degrees Tutoring” , a private tutoring firm in Los Angeles, CA that specialize in building academic confidence in every student. Although very young, he serves on many boards, volunteers tremendously, has received national recognition and many awards that have accompanied him on his journey. Justin subscribes to the notion that “The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes” –Benjamin Disraeli.

For more information and to order tickets for the banquet, visit our web site at “”, or contact Mrs. Christine Malone, at 901-789-6181, Mrs. Margaret Pruitt at 901-465-2497, Mrs. Emma Bryant, at 901-465-2806 or Monroe Woods, at 731-609-3906.Image

Apprenticeship Program

 In the spirit of Black History Month, Coca-Cola is sponsoring a great growth opportunity for any aspiring young adult (age 18-24yrs).  The opportunity comes in form of an Apprenticeship Program.  We have met with each of the attached business leaders, to include Penny Hardaway, Stan Bell & Mearl Purvis & they are all excited to get started.  Please feel free to circulate the attached flyer to your friends, local churches or business; but hurry,  the opportunity ends March 1st.  Go to and nominate young adults age 18-24 for a chance to win an apprenticeship experience.