The Keynote speaker at this year’s King Celebration, to be held Jan. 17 at the Newton County High School Auditorium, 1 Ram Way, Covington will be Noah Cole.
Cole is a third year undergraduate student at Emory University, studying Political Science. Cole recently received his associates at Oxford College of Emory University , where he was elected President of the Student Government Association of Oxford College at the end of his freshman year, serving May 0f 2014 through April of 2015.
As Student Government Association President Cole sought initiatives to improve communication between students and administrators, engaged members of the community though public speeches and led a campaign on sexual assault prevention and awareness.
Cole also serves on the State Farm Youth Advisory Board, where he is one of 30 student leaders tasked with distributing up to $5 million in grants to youth service learning organizations.
Now at Emory University, Cole is a resident advisor at the Upperclassmen Clairmont Campus, where he is a peer mentor to 50 students. He will begin an internship in the public relations office at CNN.
The Martin Luther King Interdenominational Choir will perform at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration Sunday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m.