Sheriff announces $500 scholarships will be awarded to two DuPage County residents who wish to pursue higher education during the 2013-2014 academic school year.
From DuPage County Sheriff's Office: Sheriff John E. Zaruba, along with the Illinois Sheriff’s Association, announced today that scholarships will be awarded to two DuPage County residents who wish to pursue higher education during the 2013-2014 academic school year. Each scholarship will be in the amount of $500.00. The scholarship is to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The scholarship recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois. There will be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, sex or national origin. The only limitations are as follows: Applications are now available Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:…
There are 12 kids from the Chicago area who won $1,000 from Kohl's for their charity work, and Tommy Antonson of Geneva is one of them.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Sunday, July 10, 2011
The Kohl’s Department Stores’ Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program honors more than 200 deserving volunteers with $1,000 scholarships toward post-secondary education. Twelve children from the Chicago area were chosen from more than 37,000 nominees nationwide for making a positive impact on their community—and Geneva's Tommy Antonson is one of them. Through the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program, Kohl's is assisting deserving youth pursue a college education at a time when 55 percent of bachelor’s degree recipients at public colleges borrow money and are finding education increasingly difficult to afford. "From feeding the homeless at a local shelter, collecting goods for the less fortunate or volunteering time at a community garden, these kids …