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Education to Empowerment is an exciting women’s scholarship program

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Education to Empowerment Scholarship Recipients

Colleen Duncan

Colleen Duncan

Colleen is a returning adult student and a single mother to three boys ages 12, 8 and 6. She is pursuing an Associates of Arts degree at MCC and plans on transferring to Northern Illinois University to major in Sociology to fulfill a lifelong dream of teaching high school.

Jessica Norberte

Jessica Norberte

Jessica graduated from Woodstock High School and is pursuing an Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Management at MCC. She's planning on transferring to a four year university to pursue a degree in Hospitality Management.

Lindsey Loncsar

Lindsey Loncsar

Lindsey is a graduate of Huntley High School and will be receiving her Associates in Science in spring of 2015. She will be transferring to Elmhurst College where she will pursue a double major in Elementary Education and Psychology. She will be the first person in her entire extended family to receive a degree.

Amberley Kowalski

Amberley Kowalski

Amberley will be continuing her education in the field of nursing with a specialty in oncology.

Brianna Carli

Brianna Carli

Brianna will be transferring to Illinois State this fall and will be pursuing a double major in psychology and education for a career as a high school psychologist or teacher.

Anna Gallagher

Anna Gallagher

Anna will be transferring to Illinois State this fall and will be completing her bachelor’s degree in mathematics and science. She hopes to one day become a math teacher.

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Wickersham Family Horticulture Scholarship Recipient

Luis Hernandez, Fikrst Midwest Bank Scholarship Recipient

Pictured are, from left, Matt Lemke, Foundation Board president; Owsley, Nancy Wickersham, Donald Wickersham, donors and MCC president Vicky Smith, Ed.D.

The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation has awarded the Wickersham Family Horticulture Scholarship (formerly named the Raymond Ned Wickersham Scholarship) for fall semester at MCC to Lonnie Owsley of McHenry. The scholarship is in memory of Raymond Ned and Marilyn Wickersham who both had a lifelong love of gardening. Owsley is pursuing an Associate in Applied Science degree in horticulture with a specialty in greenhouses. He hopes to open his own business in the horticulture industry. The Wickersham Family Scholarship is awarded in the fall and spring semesters. Each scholarship is awarded to an MCC horticulture student who is enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours. To qualify for this scholarship, the student must provide a letter of recommendation from an instructor and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

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A word of thanks...

"This scholarship will help me continue my studies and hopefully obtain my goal of being a dentist. This gift will help me reach my goal."
- Brandt

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"With this scholarship I will be studying psychology at MCC and hope to someday start my own practice as an adolescent clinical psychologist."
- Kaitlyn

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"Being awarded this scholarship is such a great help to me. I feel my goals are so close I can reach out with one hand and grab them. Thank you MCC Foundation!"
- Jacqueline

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"The scholarship I received to MCC has meant everything. Thanks to this opportunity, I will be the first in my family to complete college."
- Alejandro

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"My scholarship to MCC was a miracle. I have earned my GED and I'm well on my way to a college degree."
- Jacqueline

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"My scholarship from MCC helped make it possible to change careers at 40 and pursue my lifelong interest in horticulture."
- Scott

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"No one in my family has ever earned a college degree, but with my scholarship to MCC, I am on the way to being the first."
- Laura

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