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Edward M. Smith Scholarship Golf Tournament Reception

 

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Pictured above is Danielle Hillman a 2014 Connell F. Smith/Homer Brown Scholarship Recipient being presented with The Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership Award in Memory of Mary Jewel Smith.  Danielle was presented with this award by Local 773 Business Manager Kevin L. Starr, Local 773 President Matt Smith, and President Emeritus Edward M. Smith.  The Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership is an education not-for-profit 501C4 organization that exists to encourage and train women to become effective leaders in Illinois government and politics.  The organization grew out of discussion about the need for more women in politics which took place at the 1999 Democratic National Convention.  Danielle Hillman was chosen to receive this award given her exceptional essay, volunteerism, and high academic achievement.  Congratulations Danielle!

 

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Pictured above is Christina Bowman a 2014 Connell F. Smith/Homer Brown Scholarship recipient being presented with the Connell F. Smith Award for Exceptional Essay.  Christina is being presented this award by Local 773 Business Manager Kevin L. Starr, Local 773 President Matt Smith, and President Emeritus Edward M. Smith at the Edward M. Smith Scholarship Golf Tournament Reception that was held on June 26th.  Christina achieved this award due to her 2014 Exceptional Essay which answered the question:  "Income Inequality is the latest buzzword in today's news.  What is it?  Do you think it exists? If so, what role do Unions play in fixing income inequality?  Congratulations Christina on your exceptional essay!

 

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Three of the 2014 Connell F. Smith/Homer Brown Scholarship Recipients helped to make the evening a success by volunteering their time at the registration, information, and raffle table.  Pictured above is Bryce Bigham, Denise Carson, & Diana Shepherd.

 

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Special Thanks to Mark Prince and the Prince Law Firm for sponsoring the delicious dinner!