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Silver Cross HCC gives scholarship grant to Joliet’s Lebanon Baptist District

Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 10:07 p.m. CDT
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The Rev. Bennie Yarbrough, Scholarship Committee President of the Lebanon Baptist District Association (LBDA), and scholarship recipients Kanece Mabry and Jailen Jones. The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provided a $3,000 grant to the LBDA to fund the scholarships.

NEW LENOX – The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has given a $3,000 scholarship grant to the Lebanon Baptist District Association (LBDA) Scholarship Organization of Joliet and Vicinity.

Each year, the LBDA awards scholarships to three students who demonstrate good grades and community service, and reside within zip codes 60432, 60433, 60436 and 60441. This year’s recipients are Jailen J. Jones, Lake Forest College, criminal justice; Kanece Mabry, North Carolina Central University, nurse anesthetist; Herbert J. Triplett, Carthage College, history.

The purpose of the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission is to coordinate and enhance existing programs for workforce development, education and business growth with a focus on health care and construction. One of the not-for-profit organization’s main goals is to create a stronger, healthier future for Joliet. 

The Lebanon Baptist District Association is comprised of nine local Joliet and vicinity churches. The scholarship arm of LBDA is committed to the belief that every deserving student merits a chance to continue his or her education regardless of the cost. For information, call 815-723-9770.

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