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  • Smithfield High senior one of 1,000 to earn Gates Millennium Scholarship

    Smithfield High senior one of 1,000 to earn Gates Millennium Scholarship
    A Smithfield High student has been recognized as one of the best and brightest by none other than the foundation of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Maiya Picott of Smithfield was chosen as one of 1,000 recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, a...
  • Chessmen raise $70,000 to support community service

    Chessmen raise $70,000 to support community service
    The Chessmen Club of the North Shore Inc., held its 30th annual Community Service Awards Benefit at the Hilton Orrington Hotel, Evanston on March 21. More than 300 guests attended. This year marks the 57th year of service since founders Andy Rodez and...
  • Michelle Obama to speak at King College Prep

     Michelle Obama to speak at King College Prep
    First lady Michelle Obama will deliver commencement remarks June 9 at King College Prep in Chicago, the school that Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old girl slain after participating in the president's 2013 inauguration festivities, attended. Hadiya, an...
  • Andrew 5K supports scholarships

    Andrew 5K supports scholarships
    School soon will be out for the summer — and students at Andrew High School in Tinley Park, along with their family members, will be welcoming the season with a 5k walk/run. The sixth annual School's Out 5k is scheduled for 9 a.m. May 17, with a...
  • Letters to the editor

    College tuition waivers should end In a recent letter to the editor, Linda Brookhart, the executive director of the State Universities Annuitants Association, a lobbyist group that advocates for the preservation and protection of the pensions, health...
  • Comcast recognizes Basson as achiever

    The Comcast Foundation recently announced that Bhavjeet S. Basson, of Liberty High School, is among the 2015 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards in Maryland. The Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program...
  • Bright Futures needs overhaul

    Bright Futures needs overhaul
    It's time to rethink Bright Futures. The scholarship program is no longer working. Instead of making college more affordable for a broad group of students who performed well in high school, the scholarships are increasingly reserved for only the...
  • Foundation awards scholarships in memory of slain student

    Foundation awards scholarships in memory of slain student
    The second annual Dajae Coleman Achievement Award Ceremony on Sunday, May 3, recognized two Evanston Township High School freshmen for scholarship and service. The award is named for Dajae Coleman, an Evanston Township High School freshman honors...
  • Dunsin Fadojutimi, Alcedo Hodge Jr. win McCormick scholarships

    Dunsin Fadojutimi, Alcedo Hodge Jr. win McCormick scholarships
    Dunsin Fadojutimi of Eastern Tech spent a lot of time juggling her tough academic demands and family needs while still playing on the girls basketball team. Alcedo Hodge Jr. faced a similar story at the Maritime Industries Academy, but his balancing act...
  • O.C. firm Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy protection

     O.C. firm Corinthian Colleges files for bankruptcy protection
    Over two decades, Corinthian Colleges Inc. grew from a small collection of trade schools into a publicly traded powerhouse with more than 100 campuses and 110,000 students in 2010. On Monday, the Santa Ana company filed for bankruptcy, a week after...
  • Winning Bill Gates scholarship makes Shane Arceo's future even brighter

    Winning Bill Gates scholarship makes Shane Arceo's future even brighter
    NEWPORT NEWS — It was close to midnight, and Shane Arceo craved a glass of milk. Nothing new there — with two teenage boys in the house, the Arceos should consider keeping a cow in their backyard. But as Shane ambled toward the kitchen,...