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Local students receive scholarships

Following is a list of local students who received scholarships in 2017 and 2018. We will continue to run schools in alphabetical order as space permits.

• Max Ahern of Plainfield – Midwest Achievement Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2018-19 academic year

• Austin Blazevic of Plainfield – Midwest Achievement Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University

• Kenneth Bonomo of Coal City – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Priscila Carrillo of Joliet – Residence Life Leadership Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2018-19 academic year

• Abigail Charles of Coal City – Maxine and Dennis Brown Scholarship from the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences

• Megan Conry of Frankfort – Ag General Scholarship, Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

• Joseph Crump of Joliet – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Michelle Dick of Plainfield – Mr. & Mrs. Leroy Schultz Memorial Scholarship, Lakeview College of Nursing in Danville and Charleston

• Samantha Ehret of Morris – Frona Y Tolliver, Charles & Vivian E. Yeager Memorial Public Health Scholarship. Ehret attends Lakeview's Charleston Campus, Lakeview College of Nursing in Danville and Charleston.

• Jared Ellis of Joliet – $12,000 Dean's Scholarship based on outstanding academic achievements in high school, Baldwin Wallace University

• Miriam Gorecki of Mokena – Regents' Scholarship to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2018-19 academic year

• Hannah-Beth Griffis of Plainfield – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Hannah Griffiths of Braidwood – Maxine Sampson Scholarship for Women in Agriculture, Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

• Mia Gruber of Plainfield – Lorissa S. Walker Scholarship, Iowa State University College of Human Sciences

• Erin Kay, Lincoln-Way Central High School graduate – $1,000 Abri College Scholarship, Iowa State University

• Kyle Kopchak of Joliet – Albert L. Lund '48 Scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year

• Josh Krischel of Dwight – Foreman Scholarship at Iowa State University

• Alexander Jedlicka-Kriz of Frankfort – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

•  Cristian Larios of Joliet – 2017 University Club Scholarship, University Club at Illinois State University

• Zachary Martin of Lockport – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Sam Muszynski of Plainfield – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Justine Neill of Joliet – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Courtney O’Donnell of New Lenox – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Tara Price of Joliet – Alumni Promise Scholarship, Crane School of Music Recruitment Scholarship and the SUNY Potsdam Transfer Scholarship at the State University of New York at Potsdam

• Thomas Joseph Ricko of Plainfield – Chancellor Scholarship to attend UT Martin

• Mariah Rodriguez of Joliet – Manny Velasco Scholarship, University of Illinois Springfield

• Gina Russo of Plainfield – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Riley Schuld of New Lenox – Midwest Achievement Award and Residence Life Leadership Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2018-19 academic year

•  Kyle Small of New Lenox – Elinor L. Fehr & Walter R. Fehr Endowed Scholarship, Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

• Heather Zelko of Minooka – Joliet Junior College Faculty Union scholarship

• Joanna Zepeda of Joliet, Capital Scholars Honors Program Deans Scholarship, University of Illinois, Springfield

In addition, the Silver Cross Healthy Commission awarded scholarships to Natalie Adams, Joliet Junior College; Cassandra Burke, Joliet Junior College; Irisha Clark, University of Chicago; Ashley Dominici, Loyola University; Kourtnee Fitzgerald, Lewis University; Jasmine Gatson, Chamberlain College of Nursing; Megan Harris, University of Iowa; Autumn Holland, Joliet Junior College; Gabrielle Isom, Chamberlain College of Nursing; Kanece Mabry, North Carolina Central University; Nia Pigee, Healthcare Training Institute; Mayra Quezada, Chamberlain College of Nursing; and Mikeya Stephen, University of St. Francis.

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