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  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Community: Rotary gives gifts of education

    Community: Rotary gives gifts of education
    Four college reentry students received scholarships, and memorial tributes were announced during the Glendale Rotary Noon Club’s luncheon meeting at the Embassy Suites in mid-May. The Glendale Rotary Noon Club Foundation made a donation to the 2016...
  • Retirement savings smaller in South Florida

    Retirement savings smaller in South Florida
    It's tough to save for retirement when you're working in South Florida. People here had an average of 20 percent less than the national average in their 401K retirement accounts — $76,700 vs. $91,800 — by the end of March, according to a...
  • Many black adults in educational limbo -- some college credit, but no degree

    Many black adults in educational limbo -- some college credit, but no degree
    Earning a college degree has eluded Ida Marie Briggs for nearly 40 years. Growing up the eldest of seven in a poor New Jersey household, she wasn’t able to accept a scholarship at a local university because of family responsibilities. Out on her...
  • New U. of I. President Timothy Killeen to shift money to student services

    New U. of I. President Timothy Killeen to shift money to student services
    In one of his first moves as president of the University of Illinois, Timothy Killeen plans to announce Wednesday that he will transfer funds from central administration to financial aid and other student programs. The move, expected to be announced...
  • California Senate votes to expand grants for university students

    California Senate votes to expand grants for university students
    The state Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would increase the number of university students getting financial aid and provide special grants to those attending the California State University system who stay on track to graduate in four years....