The Oneonta Area Branch of the NAACP has awarded the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Tuition Assistance Award to Alexander Segina.  The purpose of this award is to recognize a student who has demonstrated the ideals and principals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in their schools and communities.

Alex, 17,  was selected for his exemplary leadership skills and because he is a champion for cultural awareness, diversity and harmony.  He is a graduate of Laurens Central School and will be attending SUNY Oneonta on the fall.  He will be studying biochemistry and plans on post graduate studies in dentistry.  Alexander lives in Mt. Vision, N.Y.