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 St., Bloomington).

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.