Written by Jack Meltzer
Glenn Cassis, left, executive director of Connecticut's African American Affairs Commission, presents a $5,000 award to Margaret Hebert, acting director of Eastern's Tutoring Center, and Frederick Hornung, tutoring assistant.
Willimantic, CT -- Margaret Hebert, acting director of Eastern Connecticut State University's Tutoring Center, has been named the recipient of a $5,000 grant presented by the KnowHow2GoConnecticut Network Re-Granting Award Program. The awards program is administered by Connecticut's African-American Affairs Commission, which announced the awards at a press conference Feb. 4 in Hartford.
KnowHow2Go is a multimedia campaign that provides high school students with basic steps to actively guide their preparation for a college education. The campaign reaches out to young people, their parents and family members and their mentors through television, radio and outdoor public service advertising, and an interactive website.