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Three JTHS students awarded National Hook-Up Joliet Chapter Scholarship in Partnership with Zonta Club of Joliet

6/6/2017, 4:29 p.m.
In partnership with the Zonta Club of Joliet, three JTHS seniors were awarded the National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc., ...

In partnership with the Zonta Club of Joliet, three JTHS seniors were awarded the National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc., Joliet Chapter scholarship for 2017 at the

Scholarship Reception held on Saturday, June 3rd at 1 Doris Avenue in Joliet. The scholarships were funded by the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission in addition to proceeds generated from the Women and Girls Health Expo, a partnership between the Zonta Club of Joliet and the National Hook Up of Black Women.

The purpose of the scholarships is to promote higher education, which is NHBW's community and social responsibility. All groups have the common goal of advocating for women and their families, empowering them in the areas of health and wellness, community service, education and the arts.

Congratulations to the following JTHS students:

• Joliet Central High School: Nisa Theard

• Joliet West High School: Jada Brand and Jaylin Holland

The Joliet Chapter of the National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc., founded in 1991 under the direction of Dorothy J. Campbell, works to improve the quality of life, facilitate family preservation, achieve self-empowerment, and promote economic development. To learn more, visit

www.nhbwinc.com.