Veronica DeLandro, President of the Hartford chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Cassandra Charles-Gerst Delta Sigma Theta Journalist, scholarship recipient and UConn Freshman Frances Julia-Jaynes, Susan Johnson Cook, U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, scholarship recipient and Quinnipiac University Freshman Tajanae Crawford, Gail Jackson of United Technologies, and Deloris Drakes Chaplin of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (l-r), pose for a picture during the 31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, held Monday morning, Jan. 18, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. The breakfast is organized each year by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority in Hartford. The annual scholarship breakfast celebrates the academic excellence of African American girls in greater Hartford and helps those in need.