Held at the River Oaks Country Club, EMERGE hosted its Build the Village Luncheon with proceeds supporting college scholarships. EMERGE prepares high-performing students from underserved communities to attend and graduate from selective colleges and universities across the nation, creating a pipeline of future leaders. Attendees included Trisha Cornwell, keynote speaker Jaime Casap (Google’s Education Evangelist), Gene Locke, Janicca Stephens, Chris Bell, Erin Patterson, AJ Patterson, Adrian Patterson, Will Rice, Patra Isaac, Cierra Duckworth, Carlos Perrett, Christiana Okafor, Lisa Stone and several others.