Black Lives Matter Springfield awards scholarships
Three local high school seniors are each receiving $1,500 scholarships to further their education, thanks to Black Lives Matter Springfield. The scholarship winners are Mikaela Lindsay, Springfield High School, who will be going to the University of Illinois Chicago to study computer science and design; Tori Taylor, Rochester High School, going to Washington University in St.
BLM Springfield will recognize the three scholarship winners Sunday, May 29, at the third annual Black Lives Matter Solidarity Procession beginning at 1 p. Sunshine Clemons, cofounder of BLM Springfield, organized the first procession in June 2020.
Community members are encouraged to decorate their vehicles and create signs to show love, support and hope for the cause.
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