#BlackExcellence: Ten Black College Students Named 2018 Truman Scholars

The Truman Scholarship-which was created by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation-honors college students who are very involved in civic engagement and display academic excellence, the news outlet writes. Students who are selected receive up to $30,000 to pursue their graduate degrees, priority admission to the school of their choice, internships within the federal government, and ongoing mentorship and training.

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Press Releases: Overseas Schools Advisory Council Meeting, Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Overseas Schools Advisory Council of the Department of State will hold its spring meeting on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. in conference room 1482, in the Harry S. Truman Building at 2201 C Street NW, Washington DC. The meeting will last until approximately 12:00 p.m. and is open to the public with limited seating available.

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Signed Truman autobiography found at Waco library

A Waco High School librarian was recently weeding out old, little-read books from the stacks when she paused at an autobiography of Harry S. Truman. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports the librarian, Carri Nowak, opened to the title page of “Mr. Citizen” and saw the publication date: 1960.

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DuPage County Calendar of Events May 30 – June 5

Northern Illinois Iris Society Show will be held June 2-3 at The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle. These are the final days for Lombard Historical Society’s Carriage House exhibit, “To Be of Service to Flower Lovers,” that allows visitors a peek into the history of Lilacia Park’s creation and information about the horticulture of the lilac.

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Completes Sea Trials of Indiana

Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully completed the initial sea trials on the newest Virginia-class submarine, Indiana . The initial round of sea trials, known as alpha trials, provides an opportunity to test all systems and components.

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