June 14, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University, in collaboration with the Neighbor-to-Neighbor Educational Activity Club, will host the 22nd annual Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, June 23 at the Shirk Athletic Center (302 E. Emerson St., Bloomington).
Registration and a reception will be held from 3:30 to 4 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Attendance at the ceremony is by invitation only.
The event will feature guest speaker, Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White, and a performance by the Jesse White Tumblers. Awards recognize over 1,300 Bloomington-Normal’s minority youth in the 5th through 12th grades who have displayed outstanding academic achievement.
For additional information contact Carl Teichman, director of government and community relations, at (309) 556-3429.