Pastors salute Englewood young people

June 4, 2011 7:17:58 PM PDT
Pastors in Englewood honored their community's young people Saturday for a variety of achievements.

The occasion was a prayer breakfast in Greater Salem Baptist Church.

The clergy and others applauded area students who have outstanding grades, and plan to enroll in college, graduate, and have successful careers.

There was a special award for a favorite son of Englewood - Chicago Bulls basketball star Derrick Rose, who this season was named the NBA's most valuable player.