The HBCU COUNCIL of Shiloh Baptist Church (WDC) has been serving the Greater DMV for 19 years. Delivering scholarships, workshops for parents and guardians, free practice college entrance tests for students, school supply drives for elementary schools and sharing the significance of HBCUs in America. We would love for you to take advantage of what we have to offer, assist us in the delivery of our services or support us with a financial contribution.
HBCU Council - Official Statement
The Passing of the HBCU Council President - Mr. John Otis Harris, Jr.
It is with profound grief and sadness that we, The HBCU Council of Shiloh Baptist Church (WDC),
announce the passing of our leader, friend, and brother, President John Otis Harris, Jr. on December 5, 2022.
The HBCU Council will update you with details as they become available. At this time, we are asking for prayers to be extended to the Harris family; his Virginia State University family; his Prince George’s County Public School colleagues and students; his fraternal brothers of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.; and the Shiloh Baptist Church of Washington, DC community as they mourn the loss their dedicated and stalwart member.
Most importantly, we, the members of his beloved HBCU Council, must keep each other lifted in prayer as we endeavor to carry on his legacy and example of unwavering support for our institutions.
Greetings HBCU Family, Friends & Supporters,
The HBCU Council, partnered with The College Board and Butterfly Works DC, is offering a FREE & IN-PERSON College Preparedness Workshop for Parents and Students on Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 9:00AM - 1:00PM.
Meet experts on testing strategies, admissions, financial aid,
scholarships, parent & student wellness and more!
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
REGISTRATION CLOSES: September 2, 2022
Registration is required for this event.
Yours in HBCU Spirit,
Dr. Pat Cole & Mr. Bill Highsmith, Jr. - 2023 CPW Co-Chairs