ICC Women’s Basketball Team Named Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

The Illinois Central College women’s basketball team was recently named the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (ages 18-23) award winners by the Association of Fundraising Professionals!  

The honor, which covers the Springfield to Galesburg area, was given to the Cougar ladies for their efforts in a variety of community service activities as well as raising money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation.  Team captains Bailey Larsen and Kathy Pinnock Branford accepted the award at the National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon held at the Par-A-Dice Hotel on November 8th

Head Coach Karrie Redeker, ICC Athletic Director Sue Sinclair, ICC Vice President of Student Services Dr. Tracy Morris, and ICC President Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey also attended the luncheon.  The team would like to thank Stephanie Holmes, Executive Director of the ICC Educational Foundation, for the nomination and for introducing the Cougars at the luncheon.