Contest Winners


Spring 2018


Danielle Lauritzen. 

Danielle won the $1,000 first place scholarship and is attending Elgin Community College.  She wants to earn a degree in elementary education.

Spring 2017

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Krithi Byadgi

Krithi is from Cupertino, CA.  She won the $1,000 first place scholarship. Krithi graduated in May 2017 with a degree in political science, and will use her scholarship to help pay tuition for her Spring 2017 semester.

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Katie Dorman

Katie is from Aurora, CO.  She won the $500 second place scholarship. Katie is pursuing a degree in education.


Fall 2016


Jessica Prentice

Jessica is from Plano, IL.  She won the 1st place scholarship of $1,000. Jessica will use her scholarship to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher.

Brandon Beerup

Brandon is from Yorkville, IL won the 2nd place scholarship of $500. Brandon intends to pursue a career in management.