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