The Southern University Alumni Federation Houston Chapter recently played host to its 45th Annual Mardi Gras Scholarship Gala. As the organization’s annual fundraiser, the event helped provide scholarships to students in the Greater Houston area who are pursuing higher education at one of the campuses in the Southern University and A&M College System. Attendees of the event held at the Westin Houston Memorial City included Greg Burton, Ryan Bethune, Antonia Altemus, Kristen Bethune, Lisa Chargois, Aaron Hammond, Keidra Powe, Adraon & Traci Greene, Rosalind Erby, Jaslyn Perrodin, Kirk Bowie, Shirley Demerson, Pat Bynum, Rhondreka Hughes, Jeff Bryant, Calandra & O’Neil Robinson, Ray Sewell and scores more.