Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
2015 Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to our 2015 recipients, who are being awarded over $109,000 for college expenses thanks to generous scholarship donors. We must also thank the many community volunteers who reviewed the applications to make these selections. 

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2015 Community Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Bud & Helene O’Shea Construction Scholarship
Makynzie Ashbaugh, Rochester HS, $1,000

CFLL Service Scholarship
Jennifer Haley, Sacred Heart-Griffin HS, $1,500

Charlie Cottle Scholarship
Erica Rideout, Chatham-Glenwood HS, $1,000

CIELO Scholarship
Ashley Padilla, Lanphier HS, $1,000

Donna and Donald Lee Wolaver Memorial Golf Scholarship
Cheri Michelich, Auburn HS, $500

Frontiers International $1-K Scholarship
Darius Allen, Southeast HS, $1,000
Jonathan Davis, Southeast HS, $1,000
Caleb Grant, Southeast HS, $1,000
Stephen Madison, Southeast HS, $1,000
Fletcher Williams, Southeast HS, $1,000
Monterius Wheatley, Southeast HS, $1,000

Frontiers International Springfield Club Scholarship
Darius Allen, Southeast HS, $500
Ebony Crawford, Lanphier HS, $500
Jonathan Davis, Southeast HS, $500
Annabelle Emuze, Southeast HS, $500
Roseline Ewa, Springfield HS, $500
Caleb Grant, Southeast HS, $500
Tatyana Gardner, Southeast HS, $500
Jared Roulds-Griffin, Lanphier HS, $500
Olivia Klein, New Berlin HS, $500
Sarah Rodgers, Southeast HS, $500

Henry Bunn Memorial Scholarship
Kathryn Fitzgerald, Lanphier HS, $5,000
Gary Nutt, Southeast HS, $5,000
Stephanie Obieroma, Rochester HS, $5,000
Mitchell Owens, Williamsville HS, $5,000
Ashley Padilla, Lanphier HS, $5,000
Brett Palmer, Lanphier HS, $5,000
Amelia Snyder, Lanphier HS, $5,000
Chandler Stephens, Southeast HS, $5,000

Illinois Women in Leadership Chrysalis Award
Eryn Krueger, Benedictine University, $1,000

Illinois Women in Leadership High School Scholarship
Courtney Chapman, Rochester HS, $1,000
Bridget McClain, Sacred Heart-Griffin HS, $1,000
Kaitlyn Fleigle, Chatham Glenwood HS, $1,000

Jamie K. Patino Math and Science Scholarship
Rachel McClanahan, Southeast HS, $750

Jim Byron Scholarship
Mitchell Staats, Williamsville HS, $1,000

Joseph and Lois Morris Memorial Scholarship
Devin Christmon, Springfield HS, $2,000
Michaela Pattie, Springfield HS, $2,000 
Connor Davlin, Springfield HS, $2,000
William Locher, Springfield HS, $1,000

L. Scott Hoff Scholarship
Jonathan Davis, Southeast HS, $1,000

Lori L. Kashmer Scholarship
Shelby Thornton, Pawnee HS, $5,000

Margaret Johnson Special Education Scholarship
Michaela Pattie, Springfield HS, $600

Mary Lou & Dwight Pitman Scholarship
Michell Owens, Williamsville HS, $1,000

Paul V. Gage Community Service Scholarship
Matthew Williams, Vienna HS, $600

Reverend Kenneth H. White Family Scholarship
Brett Palmer, Lanphier HS, $1,200

SAHBA Robert E. von Behren Memorial Scholarship
Mitchell Owens, Williamsville HS, $1,000

Spanish American Cultural Center Scholarship
Lezlie Arguelles, Arcola HS, $1,000
Yazkara Gara, Arcola HS, $1,000
Yasminda Ruiz, University HS, $1,000

Student of the Year Award Scholarships
Maria Palazzolo, Sacred Heart-Griffin HS, $10,000
Connor Davlin, Springfield HS, $5,000
Ryan Salzeider, Pawnee HS, $5,000
Stephanie Chou, Glenwood HS, $2,500
Meghan McClain, Sacred Heart-Griffin HS, $2,500

The Association for Women in Communications Scholarship
Katelyn Siegert, Eastern IL University, $500

World War II Illinois Descendants Scholarship
Steven Kramer, O'Fallon Township HS, $1,000
Tommy Weiss, Williamsville HS, $1,000
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