illinois central college names christopher s. mccall as 2020 distinguished alumnus

大发体育 presented peorian christopher s. mccall with the 杰出校友奖 o10月22日,星期四。该演示是 part of th大学的 virtual 社区庆典 活动,每年举行一次 认识并庆祝我cc奖学金获得者, their donors 和社区伙伴   

The 杰出校友奖 annually recognizes an icc alum who has achieved outstanding success in their chosen field. it also recognizes 他们的人道主义 service 并展示 support for higher education and illinois 中央学院,” said icc president dr. sheila quirk-bailey. “mr. mccall的鼓舞人心的故事是nother great example of the role icc can play in changing lives. his numerous 成就, 令人印象深刻的社区 参与 and desire to make a difference make him very deserving of this award. chris makes 我们社区更美好的地方, 而且我们不能 prouder 给他打电话 an icc alum. 

mccall is well known for his 参与 with local youth and the community. he created a free mentoring program for 5th through 8th grade children in central illinois to learn and practice the basics of trial law. the program is known as “order in the court!” and provides the opportunity to present trial cases to volunteer paralegals, attorneys and actors who create mock legal conflict scenes. he has also served on numerous nonprofit boards, such as central illinois friends, center for prevention of abuse and peoria county bar association. he served as the past peoria county bar association diversity chair where he helped raise funds for the diversity scholarship awarded to minority law students. 

“i would like to thank the icc board, 教师和 staff and educational foundation for this recognition, along with my family and colleagues who assisted with furthering my career and community 参与,” s援助mccall。icc 教师和 staff instilled in me 信心和信念 that i could succeed socially and 学术上。集成电路 truly is the smart choice.” 

mccall, who was born and raised in peoria, attended richwoods 中学 and illinois central college before attending 伊利诺伊大学。他收到了 his juris doctorate degree from the university of illinois college of law and 回到皮奥里亚 建立 2005年mccall律师事务所 

in 2012, mccall was a recipient of the prestigious 40 leaders under forty award recognizing greater peoria’s outstanding young professionals. he also received recognition as an illinois super lawyer’s rising star, an honor given to only 2.5 percent of illinois lawyers.  

mccall is currently the chair of the central district of illinois court rules committee and a board member of peoria police activity league (pal). he also remains active in his fraternity, kappa alpha psi. 

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