ABC7 Anchor Cheryl Burton awards college scholarships to 2 Lindblom Academy graduates

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Sunday, May 28, 2023
ABC7's Cheryl Burton awards scholarships to 2 high school graduates
ABC7 Chicago Anchor Cheryl Burton awarded college scholarships to two Lindblom Academy graduates.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- There was a special graduation ceremony on Saturday in Englewood.

ABC7 Anchor Cheryl Burton awarded $5,000 scholarships to two Lindblom Academy students.

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Cheryl spoke at the graduation before handing over the big checks.

Elijah Lindel James is going to the University of Missouri to pursue sports journalism and Duwayne Portis Junior is going to Howard University.

Cheryl is also a graduate of Lindblom Academy, so this was an extra special day for her to give back to her alma mater.

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