BEEHIVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY AND DIRECTOR HANIFI OGUZ ARE AMONG 2019 LIVING COLOR AWARD WINNERS
Salt Lake City-Beehive Science and Technology Academy and the school's director, Hanifi Oguz, have been named as 2019 Living Color Gala award honorees.
The first-ever Living Color Gala awards were organized by Utah Business magazine. According to the magazine, the awards recognize "those who have made it their mission to attract and foster diversity initiatives here in the state of Utah." Award winners, including Beehive and Oguz, will be featured in the 2019 issue of Utah Business magazine and honored at a black-tie gala on Aug. 21 at the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.
To see the Utah Business article, which includes Beehive and Oguz, visit https://www.utahbusiness.com/2
In addition to Utah Business magazine, other organizations involved with the awards were the Black Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the SLC Pacific Island Business Alliance, the Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce, the Utah Cultural Trust and Young Professionals Salt Lake City.
Oguz told Utah Business, "The mission and the vision of my school that I work for is to promote diversity and increase the love and appreciation for diversity in the community by providing an exceptional STEM curriculum to all diverse groups and under-represented groups of the community. I and my colleagues spend our time and efforts in creating a more harmonious community."