BHC student wins statewide scholarship

Black Hawk College student Comlan Blaise Kinto of East Moline is one of six students in Illinois to be awarded a $1,000 Illinois Community College Faculty Association scholarship. Kinto moved to the United States from Togo in October 2016 and enrolled in English as a Second Language (ESL) classes through the college’s Adult Education program in January 2017. He quickly transitioned into academic ESL classes then college-credit courses. Kinto (holding certificate) is pictured with BHC faculty members and administrators and his brother, Yawovi Kinto.