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  • The Crowd: Bay Club's 1221 auxiliary hands out $149,000 in scholarships

    The Crowd: Bay Club's 1221 auxiliary hands out $149,000 in scholarships
    What began more than 15 years ago as an instrument of community involvement for a small contingent of Newport-Mesa women who came together for social networking, crossed the million dollar threshold of giving last week in Newport Beach. The women of...
  • City's youth summer jobs program needs $1.5 million to meet demand

    City's youth summer jobs program needs $1.5 million to meet demand
    Nijah Bryant, a 22-year-old from a rough part of West Baltimore, is ambitious, good with numbers and on a path toward a career in the hospitality industry. But for years he struggled to get employers to see his potential. After leaving college to help...
  • BHS student chosen for language program in China

    BHS student chosen for language program in China
    When Matthew Lehmann was growing up, he had a friend whose mother helped him learn to speak Chinese. "And I've been learning to speak it for five years now," said Lehmann, a junior at Barrington High School. A Lake Barrington resident, Lehmann is...
  • Assets of middle-class scholarship recipients draw scrutiny

    A new college scholarship aimed at providing tuition relief to middle-class families in California has emerged as a sticking point in the Legislature's discussions over higher education spending. The dispute follows revelations that recipients include...
  • Wegmans employee scholarship program awards $100 million since 1984, and other company news

    Wegmans employee scholarship program awards $100 million since 1984, and other company news
    Wegmans scholarship program reaches milestone Wegmans Food Markets recently announced that its employee scholarship program will award college tuition assistance to 1,736 new recipients for the upcoming academic year. Wegmans expects to pay out...
  • Orland Township awards $16,500 in scholarships to 22 local students

    Orland Township awards $16,500 in scholarships to 22 local students
    The accomplishments of 22 students from Andrew, Sandburg, Marist and Providence Catholic high schools and Benet Academy recently were celebrated at a scholarship awards dinner, according to a release from Orland Township. The township residents were...
  • Community news for Enfield edition

    St. Bernard School National Junior Honor Society ENFIELD - On May 20, the newest members from St. Bernard School National Junior Honor Society gathered with guest speaker Dr. Claire Bronson, Rev. John P. Melnick, Pastor of St. Bernard Church and Mrs....
  • Marian Catholic student earns Gates Millennium Scholarship

    Marian Catholic student earns Gates Millennium Scholarship
    Janie Neal played two sports at Marian Catholic High School, worked part time and still became an Illinois State Scholar, scoring a 31 on her ACT and 2,030 on her SAT, according to the school. There was a payoff for her efforts: The University Park...
  • Education should be free in a free society

    Americans would be well-advised to heed presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders' call to make public college education free. A college degree is so important to getting a decent job these days, we must begin to see higher education as a right. Some...
  • Congress looks for ways to cut college costs

    WASHINGTON As college costs continue to climb, Congress is taking a fresh look at federal financial aid and considering ways to stop states from driving up tuition at their public universities. Noting that more comprehensive financial aid policies will...
  • Education should be free in a free society

    Education should be free in a free society
    Americans would be well advised to heed presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders' call to make public college education free. A college degree is so important to getting a decent job these days, we must begin to see higher education as a right. Some...