STAMFORD - A group of accomplished students were honored in Stamford Saturday night.

The Westchester and Greater Connecticut chapter of the National Black MBA Association hosted its annual scholarship gala at the Stamford Sheraton.

The organization awarded 11 students going to a college or graduate program.

News 12 Connecticut's Brandon Walker helped emcee the event.

Organizers say the night is all about giving back, and helping to support others in the community