IWU to Host Minority Academic Achievement Ceremony

June 20, 2006

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - Illinois Wesleyan University will b e hosting the 15th annual Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, June 22, in the Shirk Athletic Center, 302 E. Emerson St., in Bloomington.  Registration and a reception will be held from 4:30 to 5:00 p.m., which will be followed by dinner, the ceremony, and the distribution of awards from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

The ceremony is invitation only.

The guest speaker for the event will be the Rev. John Rayford from Mt. Moriah Christian Church in Bloomington.  Approximately 700 students from local schools, grades 5 through 12, are eligible for recognition.  The event is sponsored in part by State Farm Insurance, The Pantagraph, and Illinois Wesleyan University.

For further information, contact Carl Teichman, executive assistant to the president, at (309) 556-3429.

Contact: Leslie Boelter, (309) 556-3181