WIRC-CAA Announces Scholarship Winners
Macomb, Illinois, June 18, 2013 - The Western Illinois Regional Council-Community Action Agency
(WIRC-CAA) recently announced the recipients of its Regionwide Scholarship competition. They are: Angela Bahr, Karli Hester and Martina Rodgers of Macomb, Christina Geissler of LaHarpe, and Susan Gilliam of Bushnell. Bahr is attending WIU to complete a Physician’s Assistant coursework; Hester is attending Spoon River College for a degree in Nursing; and Rodgers is majoring in Fashion Merchandising at Western Illinois University. Geissler is a student at Carl Sandburg College to become a Medical Assistant and Gilliam is studying at Spoon River College to be a Registered Nurse. After meeting basic criteria, each winner was chosen as a recipient of a $2,000 monetary award based on their scholarship potential, commitment to civic and public affairs, and career goals.
Funding for this scholarship is made possible through the Community Services Block Grant Program of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.