The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois announced today the nine recipients of the 2017 Farm Credit Illinois Family Scholarship which is administered by the Foundation: Emily Detmer, Britni Gortner, Jordan Greenwalt, Jacob Henning, Nicole Lappe, Jennifer Nigh, David Rhode, Lucille Stahl, and Lucas Wilson.
Scholars receive $3,000 toward their college education. The selection criteria emphasizes scholastic achievement, leadership and community contributions, career vision and goals, and financial need. Applicants for the Family Scholarship are 26 years of age or younger, the children or grandchildren of Farm Credit Illinois employees, and planning to enroll as full-time college students in the fall of 2017. [Read more…]