Cuisine, Comedy Highlight Annual 'Soul Food Dinner'

Published 02.12.2016


Enjoying the Soul Food Dinner are (from left) Veronica J. Grimes, a legal assistant-paralegal studies major from Williamsport; Benjamin L. Thayer, a residential construction technology and management student from Hampton, N.J.; and Meagan L. Dosch, of Aspers, enrolled in business administration: marketing concentration.Rib-sticking comfort foodThe audience mood is buoyed ..... by the night's entertainment, whose credits include "BET's Comic View."Nursing major Chesnya I Cherelus, of Elmont, N.Y. (also visible in the photo at far left), captures the evening on her cell-phone camera.Student Activities' Soul Food Dinner, headlined this year by comedian Ronnie Jordan, returned Tuesday to Penn's Inn. The menu included fried catfish, shrimp and grits, red beans and rice, and yams. Part of Penn College's observance of Black History Month, the popular (and tasty) event has been held annually since 2012.
Photos by Caleb G. Schirmer, student photographer