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
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