PSC Awards 19 Full Tuition Scholarships to Area High School Graduates


Several of the Trustee Scholarship winners participate in a welcome reception. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Chicago Heights, IL–(ENEWSPF)– This fall 19 Prairie State College (PSC) students will begin their college education knowing their tuition is covered. They are recipients of the college’s Trustee Scholarships.

These full tuition scholarships are awarded to graduates of high schools within the PSC district to recognize outstanding accomplishments, high academic achievement, and an overall commitment to personal excellence.

The scholarships must be used consecutively through the two-year duration beginning the fall semester immediately upon high school graduation. All recipients must satisfy application requirements including meeting the minimum grade point average and completing a scholarly essay.

“We are pleased to offer these scholarships to further the educational opportunities of our district’s high school graduates,” said Mary Reaves, vice president of academic affairs and dean of students.

This year’s recipients of the Trustee Scholarships are: Amanda Clark (Crete-Monee), Kaitlin Damiani (Bloom), Andrew Deitch (Rich East), Ashley Dettloff (Bloom Trail), David DeVallee (Crete-Monee), Myles Gerska (Rich East), Zachary Kowalski (Crete-Monee), Jamie Kurth (Beecher), Karalyne Murray (Beecher), Ahmad Moghadam (Marian Catholic), Chidinma Nwakanma (Homewood-Flossmoor), Melvyn Okeke (Homewood-Flossmoor), Adriana Popovich (Beecher), Rachel Rainey (Bloom Trail), Antionio Richardson (Rich South), Diana Rodriguez (Bloom), Alberto Ruiz (Bloom), Megan Schoenbeck (Beecher), and Lavonne Williams (Bloom Trail).

For more information on Trustee Scholarship opportunities for the 2010-11 academic year, contact Carissa Davis, scholarship advisor, at (708) 709-3562 or [email protected].