THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES MARVIN KEY BLOUNT, JR. AS A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE ARTS OF THE JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The President today announced his intent to appoint Marvin Key Blount, Jr. as a Member of the Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Mr. Marvin Key Blount, Jr., of Greenville, North Carolina, is an attorney in private practice. Previously he was, at age 30, the youngest Special Superior Court Judge in the history of North Carolina. Mr. Blount is a former member of the Board of Governors, North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers and was President of the Third Judicial District Bar Association. He is also a Founding Member of the Duke University Medical Advisory Board and was a Director of the National Coalition for Marine Conservation and Vice Chairman of the Salvation Army Board.
Mr. Blount received his A.B. degree from the University of Georgia and his J.D. from Wake Forest University.
The Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts advises and consults with the Board of Trustees for the Center, and makes recommendations to the Board regarding existing and prospective cultural activities to be featured at the center. In addition, the members of the Committee assist in the Center's fundraising efforts and act as liaisons to performance groups and performing arts centers throughout the nation.