Friday evening, July 24, 2015, as a part of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil 2015 festivities, Sally McClellan, Chamber President announced the awarding of the 2015 Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry Scholarships. Family, neighbors, and friends, joined Sally and chamber representatives for the presentation in front of the main stage.
Ms. Michelle McCracken, Ms. Alexis Lund, and Ms. Nicole McClellan each received a $500.00 Scholarship for a Graduating Female High School Senior. All three will be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The recipients were selected because of their understanding of the vital importance of community service as well as statements on their High School academic status, extra-curricular activities, and community service or community involvement. The Chamber offers these scholarships in an effort to recognize and support home grown potential.
The annual Scholarship Fair will be held on September 17, 2015 at the Sugar Grove Township Community Building, 141 Main Street, 6:00 – 8:30 PM. Learn from organizations and schools about their scholarships. Hear speakers regarding Completing a FAFSA Form, Doing an Internet Search for Scholarships, and Writing a Scholarship Essay. The event is free and open to the public for both students and parents.