Photo Release: Bustos Welcomes Pekin High School Students To U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos welcomed students from Pekin High School in Tazewell County to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.  The high school students’ trip to Washington, D.C., was organized through the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization that offers high school students an in-depth view of the democratic process.  […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces 2014 Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) invited high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” “I highly encourage Illinois high school students to participate in this year’s art competition,” Congresswoman Bustos said.  “There are so many talented young […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Accepting Applications For Military Academy Nominations

Deadline Is November 15th To Submit Military Academy Nomination Applications To Rep. Bustos WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in the fall of 2014.  “Our […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $325,000 Investment For Rockford Public Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $325,000 Arts in Education Development and Dissemination Grant for the Rockford Public Schools.  The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Education. “I’m pleased to announce this important investment in our region’s youth and the larger community,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.  “Today’s grant will […]