Mayor Wells-Armstrong, in partnership with the Kankakee Public Library, hosted the 2019 African American Civic Leaders’ Scholarship Award Ceremony. Scholarship applications were open to qualifying Kankakee residents from January to March and the students were selected in recent weeks. Each student showed excellence in their schooling, community involvement, and desire to give back to those around them. Congratulations to De’Asi Kieris Love, Eltiana Dashay Monique Jefferson, and Lo’Ryelle Chanal Robinson on their acceptance for this scholarship! The reception included encouragement from keynote speaker Ms. Geraldine Adams, MBA, a formal presentation of awards by Mayor Wells-Armstrong, and a light dessert reception provide by Jackie Maiden Jefferson.