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The Will-South Cook Soil and Water Conservation District Opposes Compass Business Park!


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Shelby Chesko

2013 Winner: Shelby Chesko

Shelby Chesko of Wilmington, Illinois, has received the 2013 Allan May Scholarship.  A student at Providence High School in New Lenox, Shelby expects to attend Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois where she will study Wildlife Biology.  With a background volunteering at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Shelby hopes to work in conservation.  She loves working with animals and understands the connection between animals and their habitat.  Shelby enjoys horseback riding and hiking in her spare time.


Rachel Januska

2012 Winner: Rachel Januska

Rachel Januska, the recipient of the Richard McHugh Scholarship, is a student at  the University of St. Francis in Joliet.  She is studying environmental science and has plans for a land management career focusing on the restoration of ecological habitats. With an interest in both the environment and her community, Rachel volunteers at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie and with the Girls Scouts of America.  Rachel is a graduate of Bolingbrook High School.

Thomas Hickey

2012 Winner: Thomas Hickey

Thomas Hickey, winner of the Allan May Scholarship, is a student at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville.  He will attend Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana in the fall.    Tom will pursue a degree in mechanical engineering.  He is specifically interested in environmental stewardship and natural resources conservation as it relates to energy consumption.  Tom enjoys running, playing trumpet, ultimate Frisbee, reading and spending time with his little brother, Will.


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