Ocean Beat February 2017

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Ocean Beat FE BRUA RY 2 017

The Official Publication of the Texas Southern University Ocean of Soul Alumni Chapter

Texas Southern University Ocean of Soul Marching Band

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Texas Southern University Ocean of Soul Alumni Chapter Officers 2017 Garnet Foster President Joselyn Coats V. P. of Membership Donald W. Black V. P. of Finance Nita Williams Treasurer Darren Champs Recording Secretary Donald W. Black Corresponding Secretary Leonard Faniuel Sergeant At Arms Bruce Freeman Parliamentarian Nita Williams Financial Secretary Reginald Thompson Chaplain If you want to submit information to the TSUOOSAC Newsletter, please email information to: Oceanalumni@gmail.com or mail to: Texas Southern University National Alumni Association Ocean of Soul Chapter P.O. Box 88155 Houston , Texas 77288

The Ocean of Soul preparing to enter the field for their performance at the 2017 Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo Credit: Edwin Rose

Congratulations to Ocean Alumni Arien Ragster and Kristie January Hornsby. They were honored at the Jesse H. John Alumni Chapter’s 40 under 40 2Scholarship Soiree. The annual event recognizes the achievements of 40 young alums who are excellin in their careers and making an impact in their communities.

The Ocean of Soul Alumni Chapter wishes to express our sincere thanks to all of the Ocean Alumni and Friends who volunteered to work the recruitment tables at the 2017 Honda Battle of The Bands Recruitment Fair.

2017 Honda Battle of the Bands Recruitment Fair

2017 Honda Battle of the Bands Showcase

2017 Ocean of Soul Power Camp

Ocean of Soul Alumni Chapter Mentor of the Month

Our Ocean Mentor of the Month is Charles NeSmith. Charles has been a big supporter of the mentor program since it’s launch in 2015. NeSmith, a resident of West Indian descent , has taken all of the Ocean Bahamian students under his wing. He and his mentees are currently working together to recruit more students from the Bahamas to come to Texas Southern University and march in the Ocean of Soul.


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