Robert L. Hewitt, Social Work & Gerontology (Professor Emeritus) – Hewitt was selected to be the Keynote Speaker for the 2020 Massillon (Ohio) Tiger Benchwarmers Booster club Inc.’s Black History Scholarship Dinner Program on February 22. Hewitt spoke to over 250 attendees from Massillon, Canton, and surrounding communities within Stark County, Ohio on the topic: “Five Pearls of Wisdom: Responsible Citizenship for the 21st Century and Beyond”.  The 60-year-old organization’s mission is to support the development of youth through leadership, advocacy, mentorship, and scholarships which will promote success and achievement by putting youth in the Massillon, and Canton, Ohio communities “FIRST”.  The Theme of the program was “African Americans and the Vote”.