The Joliet Junior College Faculty Union awarded $11,400 in scholarships to 17 local students this year.¬†Every year since 1996, the JJC Faculty Union has made it a priority to award scholarships to eligible students in the community.
Scholarship winners who are also a part of the JJC Honors Program were eligible for an additional award given in memory of Pete Neff, a faculty member active in the union who founded the JJC Honors program.¬†¬†This year, Ashley Nicole Headrick of Custer Park, and Stephanie Nicole Stanton of Joliet, each received $300 for the Pete Neff Award in addition to the scholarship amount below.
The 2014 scholarship winners are:
William Lee Fatigante: $500
Joshua Gibson Peick: $600
Ashley Nicole Headrick: $500
Paige Cathleen Dickinson: $200
Michelle Kristin Verkler: $1,000
Susannah Kendyl DeRoss: $800; William A. Holmes: $500; Stephanie Nicole Stanton: $200
Lana Maria dos Santos Crump: $800
Patrick Ethan Zelko: $500
Estefania Perez: $200
Jennifer Jean Richardson: $1,000; Emma Rose Van Donk: $1,000; Christopher L. Wolz: $1,000
Hannah-Beth Marie Griffis: $1,000; Vincent Charles Russo: $800; Samuel O. Myszynski: $200