SLU Honors Artist Hancock

1 decade 1 year 1 month ago Friday, November 02 2007 Nov 2, 2007 Friday, November 02, 2007 8:46:15 AM CDT November 02, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Saint Louis University plans a ceremony this weekend to award its highest honor, the Sword of Ignatius Loyola, to artist Kaziah Hancock. Hancock is president of Project Compassion. Over the past four years, she has painted hundreds of portraits of American servicemen and servicewomen who have been killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The paintings are given to the families free of charge. So far, Hancock and four other artists have painted more than 750 portraits. The award presentation is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Busch Student Center.

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