ELIZABETHTOWN — District Court Judge Vince Rozier Jr. of Raleigh will be the keynote speaker for the Bladen County Training School – Bladen Central High School Alumni Association’s 34th annual Awards Banquet.
Rozier, a Bladen County native, graduated as valedictorian from Tar Heel High School. After graduating from the University Of North Carolina in Chapel Hill on a full academic scholarship, he entered North Carolina Central University’s School of Law in Durham, where he received his law degree.
Rozier served as a Wake County prosecutor and, at the age of 29, was nominated by his fellow attorneys to become the youngest judge in Wake County history. He was appointed to serve on an international delegation to the country of Jordan through the U.S. State Department for young political leaders.
In addition to authoring two books — “101 Days: Reveal The Fruit in You” and “The Best Time to Eat and Exercise Guide” — he is involved in many community service projects.
Rozier, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, is married to attorney Dekhasta Becton Rozier and is the son of Vince and Lynn Rozier of Tar Heel. Judge Rozier is a candidate for North Carolina State Court of Appeals.
The Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, at The Paul R. Brown Building in Elizabethtown. During the banquet, awards will be given to individuals in the areas of religion, citizenship and service to the youth. Several scholarships will also be awarded at that time.
The program will begin at 7 p.m. and the public is welcome.