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2019 Scholarship Recipients

(Pictured Left to Right: Grayson Burns, Hannah Kirby, Torian Staton, Joslin Peck, & Angelina Ye)

It is our privilege and honor to present our 5th annual Illinois Community Credit Union college scholarship awards. ICCU is dedicated to helping our young members succeed in life and helping them reach their full potential through this scholarship program. ICCU granted five (5)  scholarships this year; three in the amount of $500 each to selected graduating high school students, and two in the amount of $500 to selected continuing education students who are attending an accredited college or university.

There were many high caliber applicants for these scholarships, and we would like to thank the  families and friends who have supported, nurtured and helped mold these students into the outstanding citizens they are today. 

“We are delighted to announce the continuation of our scholarship program, which reflects the importance of academic achievement, leadership and community spirit. Knowing that many accomplished young people are part of the ICCU family makes us extremely proud to play a small part in their educational futures.” - Thor Dolan, President /CEO

We are pleased to present these scholarships to the students who have demonstrated hard work, courage, perseverance and dedication to academic excellence. These students have studied hard for their classes while finding time to practice for their extra-curricular activities and volunteer in different segments of our communities.

Recipients of the 2019 ICCU College Scholarship Awards are:

  • Grayson Burns graduated from Sycamore High School and will be studying Industrial and Systems Engineering at The University of Missouri-Columbia. Read Grayson's essay HERE.
  • Hannah Kirby also graduated from Sycamore High School.  Hannah will be studying Physical Therapy at North Central College. Read Hannah's essay HERE.
  • Torian Staton graduated from Genoa High School and plans to major in Music Education at Augustana College. Read Torian's essay HERE.
  • Joslin Peck will continue her studies in Human Development & Family Studies at the University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign.
  • Angelina Ye will continue her studies in Economics & Statistics at Harvard University.

Please help us congratulate all of these very deserving students!

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