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New Directions’ Gregory C. Scott Named J.U.G.S. Corporate Diamond Award Winner
By Sentinel News Service
Published June 11, 2015

Gregory C. Scott, president and CEO of New Directions for Veterans, has been selected as a 2015 Corporate Diamond Award honoree by the Los Angeles Chapter of J.U.G.S. for his commitment not only to helping disadvantaged youth set and attain their goals but also serving as a role model for servant leadership.



Each year, J.U.G.S. (Justice, Unity, Generosity, and Service) recognizes individuals in the corporate, business, political, community, educational and religious realms who share the organization’s mission of helping today’s youth prepare for a better tomorrow. 


“I am honored and humbled to be recognized by J.U.G.S., an organization that does amazing work in its own right,” said Scott. “The privilege of serving the men and women of our armed forces who have so generously served us is reward in itself. That young people can learn from my experience and example is an added blessing that motivates me to continue to strive for excellence.”


The Los Angeles Chapter of J.U.G.S. will present Scott with the award at its 36th Annual Diamond & 26th Scholarship Awards Ceremony on June 13, 2015, at the Marina Del Rey Marriott Hotel, 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.



Past recipients of the Corporate Diamond Award include Rep. Maxine Waters, Byron Reed, Wells Fargo senior VP of Community Development, Danny Bakewell, Los Angeles Sentinel senior president/CEO , Sandra Ever-Manley, Northrop Grumman VP of Global Corporate Responsibility, and former Rep. Diane Watson.


New Directions for Veterans is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Since 1992, NDVets has provided comprehensive social and housing services for homeless and at-risk veterans, and their families, in Los Angeles County. For more information, visit 


J.U.G.S., Inc. is an organization of dynamic woman making an impact in the Los Angeles community. Since the J.U.G.S. Los Angeles Chapter established its Scholarship Program in 1988, it has awarded over $300,000 to deserving students. J.U.G.S. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information, visit

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