Janelle Monáe will be honored at the 2014 Trumpet Awards.

Xerona Clayton, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of The Trumpet Awards and psychedelic soul and R&B singer songwriter Janelle Monáe will be among honorees at Lincoln University’s third Annual Lion Awards at 6 p.m. on Sept. 21 at The Union League, 140 South Broad Street in Philadelphia, Pa The annual black-tie gala, which benefits.

The Students First Campaign for student scholarships, recognizes and honors the tremendous contributions of extraordinary individuals across various fields of endeavor, including Business, Law, Government, Education, Media, Religion and Lifetime Achievement. Clayton will receive the Living Legend Award while Monáe will be honored for Entertainment.

Other honorees include: Everett Love, ’94 for Business; Honorable Levan Gordon, ’58, Law; Senator Dominic Pileggi, Government; Dr. James A. Donaldson, ’61, Education; Renee Chenault-Fattah, Media; Pastor James S. Hall, Religion; Peter Kjellerup and Mandy Cabot, founders of Dansko Company, Lifetime Achievement.


Tickets are $150. For reservations, call: (484) 365-7440.