District 6440 received 48 applications for vocational scholarships, which are awards of $1,500 to be used toward a two-year post-secondary program. An "excellent group" of applicants was interviewed on April 16, with 21 scholarships awarded (six more than last year).

Congratulations to the following applicants who were chosen to receive a $1,500.00 scholarship to further their education. Each name is followed by the name of the sponsoring club.

  • Gladis Alvares, Grayslake
  • Sara Brooks, Schaumburg A.M.
  • Michela Combs, WOodstock Morning
  • Colleen Coughlin, Northbrook
  • Melysa Eusse, Schaumburg AM
  • Declan Garrity, Richmond/Spring Grove Area
  • Robert Gearhart, Elgin
  • Trevor Haisma, McHenry-Noon
  • Ombre Johnson, Elgin
  • Anthony Jones, Villa Park
  • Stefan Kovachev, DesPlaines
  • Nick Kowalczyk, Gurnee
  • Jessica Lelito, Arlington Heights Sunrise
  • Rodolfo Martinez, Arlington Heights Sunrise
  • Kaylan Murray, Central DuPage AM
  • Jaclyn Pollack, Crystal Lake-Noon
  • Pornsawan Prevot, Wheaton
  • Michael Ried, Northbrook
  • Karina Rodriquez, Woodstock Noon
  • Mary VanderHydenm, Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates
  • Michael Zielonski, Glen Ellyn

District 6440 is funding 15 scholarships and the Robert and Elke Friedman Charitable Foundation is funding 5 scholarships. One scholarship is anonymously funded.

Thank you very much to the sponsoring clubs for submitting applications for this very important District 6440 Vocational Scholarship Program.