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Scholarships

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Applications Due Feb. 1, 2019
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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.

 

Grace Foster

2011 Winner: Grace Foster

Grace Foster, the recipient of the 2011 Richard McHugh Scholarship, is a student at Lincoln-way West and will be attending Joliet Junior College in the fall.  She will be pursuing a degree in Agriculture Education.  She plans to pass on her interest in all things agriculture as a teacher at the secondary or post-secondary level.  With a passion for her community, Grace enjoys competing livestock, photography and the outdoors.

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