Minority Academic Achievement Recognition Ceremony
June 27, 2014
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Wesleyan University, in collaboration with the Neighbor-to-Neighbor
Educational Activity Club, will host the 23rd annual Minority Academic Achievement
Recognition Ceremony on Monday, June 30 at the Shirk Athletic Center (302 E. Emerson
Registration and a reception will be held from 6:15 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 youth speaker Ricardo Cortz de la Cruz II and guest speaker
Reverend Frank McSwain, senior pastor of Bloomington's Mount Pisgah Baptist Church.
The ceremony will recognize over 1,300 Bloomington-Normal 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.