2009-05-29 / Community

Women's Industrial Service League Honors Seniors And Students

Women's Industrial Service League, Inc. (WISL) will sponsor its Annual Scholarship and Awards Luncheon at Antun's where five senior citizens and five senior high school graduating students will be honored for outstanding community service.

The theme of the luncheon, "Empowered by the Hull Legacy," is dedicated to the memory of WISL's founder, Eleanor B. Hull. The community, including religious and political leaders, will converge to witness the extravaganza. Julia B. Blair, Founder of JMB Nursing School, will deliver the keynote address.

WISL is pleased to announce this year's senior honorees: Eugenia Angel, a member of First Church of God, Jamaica; Charlie Crawford, affiliated with St. Luke Cathedral, Laurelton; Minnie P. Harris of First Baptist Church of Far Rockaway; Ida Mae Harrison, united with Mt. Carmel Baptist Church of Arverne; and Doris Israel of Temple Sinai of Long Island. They are active participants at their houses of worship as well as in their communities. They are committed to making positive differences in the lives of all with whom they come into contact.

The outstanding high school graduating seniors are Tymel S. Black of Channel View High School; Shaniqua Bradley of Beach Channel High School; Ashley N. Christopher of High School for Public Service; Abyssinia Pla El of Lawrence High School; and Anita Williams of John Adams High School. These students have exhibited the attributes of positive role models in academics, leadership, extracurricular and community services.

The luncheon will be held at Antun's in Queens Village, New York on Saturday, June 6, 2009 from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

For information on this grand event, please contact WISL President Florine Jenkins at 347-727-7950 or Luncheon Chairperson Jacqueline McMikle at 718-474-7266.

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