Fifth Annual Oliver Scholars Gala on May 8th, 2018, hosted by NBC Rise Actor and Oliver Scholars Alumna, Shirley Rumierk, will honor CNN Anchor Don Lemon and Carmine Di Sibio, Global Managing Partner for Client Service at EY, for their industry achievements. The Gala will also recognize the graduating class of 2018. The evening will be a celebration of lives changed through the power of education. Oliver Scholars prepares high-achieving Black and Latino students from underserved New York City communities for success at top independent schools and prestigious colleges. The funds raised by the Gala support the organization’s comprehensive classes, workshops, and counseling sessions that prepare students for the accelerated pace of independent schools and prestigious colleges.