Lincoln-Way District 210 Community Awards Over $300,000 in Scholarships

Lincoln Way District 210 has announced that the Lincoln-Way community has awarded over $300,000 in scholarship money to 406 graduating seniors. Local community businesses, individuals and families, organizations, and foundations presented scholarships to graduating students in each school’s auditorium, between May 10 and May 17. Among the awards at each ceremony, memorial scholarships were given to students in memory of community members’ lost loved ones. Local businesses and nonprofits showed their support by offering scholarships to graduating seniors who have shown interest or talent in a specific area of study, activity, or sport. Additionally, national organizations attended each ceremony to offer full tuition scholarships. Chick Evans Scholarships were awarded at Lincoln-Way East to Jack Dingle and at Lincoln-Way West to Samantha St. Leger. National ROTC Scholarships, valued at $180,000 each, were awarded to Caitlin McClarence at Lincoln-Way Central, Timothy Lutz at Lincoln-Way East, and Ryan Burggren at Lincoln-Way West. From Lincoln-Way East, Samuel Allard was issued an Illinois National Guard Grant, Brock Salgado was issued an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, and Cole Paraday was issued an appointment to the United States Naval Academy. Additionally, Teresa Kozak from Lincoln-Way West was issued an appointment the United States Air Force Academy, valued at $300,000.

 

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