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Program Set for CLHOF’s 5th Annual Induction Ceremony

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Scholars, Artists and Family to be Present

What: CLHOF's 5th Annual Induction Ceremony

When: Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, 7–9 p.m.

Where: Roosevelt University's Ganz Hall, 430 S. Michigan Ave., 7th Floor

How: Register to Ensure Your Seating

PROGRAM

  • Rick Kogan — Opening Remarks
  • Herbert K. Russell — Presenting for Edgar Lee Masters
  • Nellie Ognacevic — Reading Lydia Puckett, Pauline Barrett and Lucinda Matlock from Spoon River Anthology
  • President Teresa Amott — Accepting on behalf of Knox College for Edgar Lee Masters
  • Useni Eugene Perkins — Presenting for Margaret Walker
  • Sandra Seaton — Reading from Margaret Walker’s For My People
  • Marion Coleman — Accepting for her mother Margaret Walker
  • Bayo Ojikutu — Presenting for Willard Motley
  • Leslie Holland Pryor — Reading from her great-grand uncle Willard Motley’s Knock On Any Door
  • K. Sheldon Bailey — Accepting for his great uncle Willard Motley
  • Carolyn Saper — Presenting the Rutledge Awards prizes
  • Kathleen Rooney — Presenting for Margaret Anderson
  • Cynthia Judge — Performing from June Skinner Sawyers’ Life Without Roses
  • Nell Taylor — Accepting on behalf of the Read/Write Library for Margaret Anderson
  • Dmitry Samarov — Presenting for Shel Silverstein
  • Mitch Myers — Accepting for his uncle Shel Silverstein
  • Marta Collazo — Presenting for David Hernandez and reading Why I Deal Words

Batya and Matea Hernandez will be among the many family member on hand to celebrate.

  • Julie Parson-Nesbitt — Reading David Hernandez’s The Day Chicago Blew Up
  • Jaime Diego Rivera — Reading David Hernandez’s Rooftop Piper and Kid Love
  • Matea Collazo — Playing violin to accompany her father’s poetry
  • Batya Hernandez — Accepting for her husband David Hernandez
  • Rick Kogan — Closing

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