Heisman Winner Mark Ingram, Jr. To Be Honored at 2012 US Dream Academy Awards

Pat Summerall Also To Be Honored

Mark Ingram, Jr. running back for the New Orleans Saints (and former star of the BCS Champion University of Alabama Crimson Tide) will be honored at The U.S. Dream Academy “Power of a DreamGala on Tuesday, May 1, 2011 in Washington, DC where this year's theme is “Dreams for the Future”. 

2009 Heisman winner, and New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram, Jr.
 The USDA benefits their nationally recognized after-school programs for children.  Each year the Power of a Dream Gala attracts the support of Hollywood celebrities, political figures, corporate executives, community leaders, and VIPs to invest and raise awareness to further help U.S.Dream Academy programs succeed in making a difference in the lives of at-risk youth and children of incarcerated parents. 

Ingram joins former NFL player and TV sportscaster, George Allen 'Pat' Summerall on the evening.

Other honorees will include Lars Houmann (President/CEO Florida Hospital), Laura Kaeppeler (Miss America 2012), Hilton O. Smith (Sr. Vice-President, Community Affairs Turner Construction Company), and Kathy Victor (Board of Directors Chairman, Independent Business Owners Association International).

Visit www.usdreamacademy.org for more.

Crimson Tide honored at the White House by President Obama.