Illinois Wesleyan to Host Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony

June 24, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University, in collaboration with the Neighbor-to-Neighbor Educational Activity Club, will host the 20th annual Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony on Monday, June 27 at 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 awards ceremony from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Attendance at the ceremony is by invitation only.

The event will feature a performance by the Jesse White Tumblers, as well as guest speaker Shannon Burrell, minister at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. Awards recognize 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.

Contact: Jackie Connelly ’12, (309) 556-3181