Danielle won the $1,000 first place scholarship and is attending Elgin Community College. She wants to earn a degree in elementary education.
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.
Katie is from Aurora, CO. She won the $500 second place scholarship. Katie is pursuing a degree in education.
Jessica is from Plano, IL. She won the 1st place award of $1,000. Jessica will use her scholarship to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher.
Brandon is from Yorkville, IL won the 2nd place award of $500. Brandon intends to pursue a career in management.