Knox County Commissioner Sam McKenzie will be the featured speaker at the 27th annual Martin Luther King Fellowship Breakfast.
The breakfast has been organized by the Atomic City Sportsmen. Everyone is welcome to attend. It’s scheduled to start at 8 a.m. Monday, January 19, at the Oak Valley Baptist Church at 194 Hampton Road in Oak Ridge. The breakfast was previously held at the East Tennessee Family Services Building.
McKenzie is a commissioner in Knox County District 1. McKenzie won the 2010 commission race for the First District and will serve a six-year term.
McKenzie earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from Fisk University in Nashville and his master’s degree in solid state physics from the University of Memphis. He is now the site operations manager at Spallation Neutron Source, serving as the complex facility manager for SNS at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Sam is a member of the East Tennessee Chapter Health Physics Society and a graduate of the Leadership Knoxville Class of 2005.
He is a Minorities in Research Council Honoree and a recipient of the Fisk University Alumni Leadership Award.
McKenzie and his wife Gwendolyn have three children: Samuel Jr., Malik, and Carmeron.
The Sportsmen are again waiving the customary $5 donation for attending this event, and there will be no charge for attending.
Please contact David Mosby (865) 482-4193 or [email protected] for more information.