Eleven members of the Northeastern Illinois University community were honored during the 14th Annual Black Heritage Awards ceremony on Feb. 19 at the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies.
The Heritage Awards Ceremony was hosted by the African and African American Resource Center and the Black Heritage Committee. This year’s honorees were:
Dean Murrell Jean Higgins Duster Legacy Award
First Year Student Award
Student Leadership Award
Outstanding Student Organization Award
Black Student Forum
Black Heritage Committee Scholarship
Community Service Award
Dr. Sheena L. Warren Staff Award
Dr. Melvin C. Terrell Faculty Award
Top photo: Director of Scholarships Michelle Morrow (right) presents Dale Carter with the Black Heritage Committee Scholarship.