The total value of each scholarship recently announced for 10 Bureau County students could reach $16,000.
Robert I. and Delyte K. Zearing established in their Trusts, the annual distribution of scholarships to outstanding students who will be attending the University of Illinois.
Shelley Giesen, Wealth Advisor & Trust Officer of Heartland Bank and Trust and Kathy Marshall, Assistant Regional Superintendent of Schools for Bureau, Henry and Stark Counties, announced last week the 2019 recipients of the scholarships.
This year’s scholarship recipients will receive a $4,000 annual scholarship to the University of Illinois. Recipients may renew their scholarship for a total of four years, provided they continue to meet the eligibility criteria specified on the application.
Since 1992, over $1.3 million has been awarded.
The scholarship winners are graduates of Bureau Valley, Hall, Princeton, and St Bede High Schools and will attend the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.
Lauren Bulak of Spring Valley, daughter of Greg and Teri Bulak. Lauren is a 2018 graduate of Hall High School.
Jacob Callahan of Wyanet, son of Peter Callahan and Deborah Roush. Jacob is a 2019 graduate of Bureau Valley High School.
Gianna Elias of Spring Valley, daughter of Gina and Dan Elias. Gianna is a 2019 graduate of St Bede Academy.
Alaina Hannon of Spring Valley, daughter of Chad Hannon and Cortny Hannon. Lanie is a 2019 graduate of Hall High School.
Brianna Legner of Princeton, daughter of Dan and Sue Legner. Brianna is a 2016 graduate of Princeton High School.
Maxwell Manning of Ladd, son of Jim and Jennifer Manning. Max is a 2019 graduate of St Bede Academy.
Lauren McMillan of Tiskilwa, daughter of Kyle and Jodi McMillan. Lauren is a 2019 graduate of Princeton High School.
John Potthoff of Spring Valley, son of Jack and Lucy Potthoff. John is a 2019 graduate of St Bede Academy.
Alyse Ruda of Spring Valley, daughter of Tony and Leslie Ruda. Alyse is a 2017 graduate of Hall High School.
Olivia Smith of Ladd, daughter of Audra and Dave Smith. Olivia is a 2019 graduate of St Bede Academy.