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Annual Celebration Banquet


Each spring Mentor Tech has its annual Mentor Tech Celebration Banquet. Hundreds of parents, alumni, and community members attend the event to celebrate program participants, recognize graduating seniors and generate funds for the Mentor Tech Scholarship Fund. Recent banquet speakers have included: Chris Gardner, Chef Jeff Henderson, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Dr. Cornel West, Hill Harper and Taraji P. Henson.

This year's banquet will be held on Tuesday, April 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall. The speaker will be the incomparable, Bill Cosby.

Mr. Cosby has enjoyed an illustrious career that spans multiple decades and generations. Beyond his comedic genius, Mr. Cosby is most notably known for such television series as I Spy, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, and The Cosby Show. Click here to view Bill Cosby's bio.

Individual tickets for the banquet are $125 and $140 (VIP) each. Individual VIP ticket purchases include premium seating, admittance into the VIP reception, and photo op with Mr. Cosby. Tables of eight (8) are also available for $1,000 and $1,500 (VIP). VIP table purchases likewise include premium seating, limited admittance into the VIP reception, and photo opportunities with Mr. Cosby (depending on level). Click here to review sponsorship opportunities.

Seating is limited, so call (806) 742-8692 to secure your ticket or table purchase, no later than Friday, April 11th. You may also email us at for additional information.