Illinois Wesleyan to Host Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony

June 23, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Illinois Wesleyan University will host the 19th annual Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony on Monday, June 28 in the Shirk Athletic Center (302 E. Emerson St., Bloomington). 

Registration and a reception will be held from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by the ceremony with the distribution of awards from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  Attendance at the ceremony is by invitation only.

Guest speakers will be Christopher Henry, associate pastor of the Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Bloomington, and Saul Pulido of the Western Avenue Community Center. Approximately 1,100 honor roll students from local schools, grades five through 12, are eligible for recognition.  The event is sponsored in part by Neighbor-to-Neighbor Educational Activity Club, Illinois Wesleyan University and State Farm Insurance.

For further information, contact Carl Teichman, director of government and community relations, at (309) 556-3429.

Contact: Sherry Wallace, (309) 556-3181