Scholarship Fest is a celebration of scholarship donors, recipients and their families. The reception is a lively event that provides an opportunity for recipients and donors to meet each other.
For the 2012-13 academic year, the Waubonsee Community College Foundation has awarded 175 scholarships totaling $120,900 to 160 students. Following are the recipients.
Study Abroad Scholarship: Hannah Dorn of Big Rock.
Altrusa Scholarship: Kimberly Illingworth of Oswego.
Aurora Noon Lions Club Scholarship: Samantha Jasinowski of Maple Park.
Aurora Residents Scholarships: Jessica Berger and Nancy Rivera of Aurora.
Banking Industry Scholarships: Daniel Woods of Sandwich.
Ball Horticultural Company Scholarship: Daniel Sirek of Yorkville.
Janet Bodie Memorial Scholarship: Justin Jensen of Plano.
Emma Brighman Endowed Scholarship: Nikita Biddle of Aurora.
Penelope (Penny) Cameron Endowed Scholarship: Toni Artlip of Bristol.
Cari Carter Memorial Scholarship: Stephanie Quiroz of Oswego.
ICCSF-Marilyn Casey Scholarship: Amy Budvitis of Sandwich.
Castle Bank Endowed Scholarship: Job Vizcarra of Aurora.
Caterpillar Inc. Scholarships: Alexander Adams of Montgomery; Aaron Paredes and Perla Rubio of Aurora.
Lucille M. Clark Memorial Scholarships: Sergio Diaz, Jason Metzler and Fayesha Ward of Aurora; Charity Luy of Plano.
Cordogan Clark Architects Scholarships: Evelyn Chavarria and Diana Pinon of Aurora.
Harry L. Crisp Scholarship: Rodolfo Perez of Aurora.
Anita Dickson Memorial Scholarship: Angelica De La Cruz of Oswego.
Bobbie Jean Douglas Memorial Scholarships: Cinthia Ontiveros of Aurora and Mischelle Sanders of Montgomery.
Dreyer Community Health Fund Scholarship: Shealyn Wankel of Plano.
Martha and Ralph Egeland Scholarship: Bonn Morales of Aurora.
El Corazón Scholarship: Antelmo Rojas of Aurora.
Elks Lodge Scholarships: Jessica Baley, Dania Prado and Erika Villarreal of Aurora; Chris Chamblin of Geneva; and Megan Martin of Oswego.
John Emma Memorial Scholarship: Mario Vargas of Aurora.
Evar Erickson Memorial Scholarship: Brian Maras of Elburn.
Ivy Erickson Memorial Scholarship: Matthew Rowe of Montgomery.
Richard J. Feltes Family Scholarships: Andrew Abell of Aurora and Lisa Wojciechowski of Sugar Grove.
Jennifer Flaherty Memorial Scholarship: Taylor Buri of Elburn.
Forty and Eight Book Scholarship: Sarah Poel of Aurora.
Fox Valley Heart Foundation Scholarship: Shannon Cournaya and Scott Dixon of Geneva.
Geneva Lions Club Scholarships: Ashley Albracht and Roger Cox of Plano.
The Goetz Family Scholarship: Deana Hawley of Aurora.
Muriel & Stanley R. Groh Jr. Memorial Scholarship: Kyle Sanchez of Glendale Heights.
J. Dennis Hastert Scholarship: Maricruz Cervantes of Aurora.
Arlene S. Hawks Fine Arts Scholarships: Giovanna Diaz and Sarah Singer of Aurora.
Henning Endowed Scholarship: Kayla Boatman of Plano, Curtis Grimm of Oswsego, and Yoseph Willis of Montgomery.
ICCSF-Illinois Health Improvement Association Scholarships: Autumn Skorup of Sandwich and Christine Wofford of Oswego.
Kane County Republican Women's Club Scholarship: Victoria Shouse of Batavia.
Kaneland W.I.N.S. Scholarship: Brianna Brehm of Kaneville.
Edward A. Kelley Memorial Scholarships: Krista Greer of Plano and Yesenia Guerrero of Aurora.
Kathleen M. Kelly Memorial Scholarships: Emily Dumont of Aurora, Brandice English of Yorkville, Abigail Nelson of Batavia, and Svetlana Villaflor-Capanas of Naperville.
Constantine and Jamie Kleronomos Endowed Scholarship: Amanda Albaugh of Yorkville.
Cynthia L. Kleronomos Endowed Scholarship: Charity Luy of Plano.
Rex C. Knapp Memorial Award: Geno Cabral of North Aurora.
Jami Knowles Memorial Scholarship: Alex Friedland of Oswego.
Land Development and Construction Industry Scholarships: Kyle Clausen of Montgomery and Christopher Weiss of Batavia.
Lawyers Scholarship: Shirley Guardia of Aurora.
John M. Leatherbury Memorial Scholarship: Tamicka Brown of Aurora.
Marion M. & Les Lester Endowed Scholarships: Ashley Albracht of Plano, Amanda Jensen of Montgomery, and Leah Ryan of Hinckley.
Lifelong Learning Institute Scholarships: Autumn Allred of Yorkville; Betsy Jauregui, Gerson Ramirez and Kyle Vogt of Aurora.
Mayes/McLean Scholarship: Jaleesa Rance of Aurora.
Ernest McFall Memorial Award: Betsy Jauregui of Aurora.
James E. Meier Memorial Award: Joshua Johnson of Waterman.
Mary Frances Mulcrone Endowed Scholarships in Interpreter Training: Samantha Jasinowski of Machesney Park and Musa Macenyane of Chicago.
Louise Murphy Memorial Scholarships: Jasmin Estrada and Ana Hernandez of Aurora.
Mary Jean Murphy Memorial Scholarships: Merlyn Diaz of Aurora and Daniel Marks of Sugar Grove.
Mary Lou Murphy Memorial Scholarships: Adrian Diaz and Sanjuana Gutierrez of Aurora.
North Aurora Lions Club Scholarships: Hayley Hogan, Alice Pierce, Alec Zierer and Brandon Zierer of North Aurora.
Lydia O'Connell, Fern Kuhn & Steve Moore Memorial: Corrie Downer of Leland.
Old Second Bank Endowed Scholarship: Rebecca Saenz of Batavia.
Anna M. Oleson Scholarship: Andre Astorga of North Aurora.
The Norm Paul Memorial Scholarship: Jessica Campos of Geneva.
Performing Arts Scholarships: Veronica Corral of Aurora and Bernice Marsala of Sycamore.
Provena Mercy Medical Center Scholarship: Lucero Grado of Aurora.
Pulver Family Scholarship: Erika Villarreal of Aurora.
Quad County Urban League Scholarships: Olubukola Ajiboye and Olugbenga Ajiboye of Plano; and Yolanda Douglas of Montgomery.
Real Estate Brokers, Developers and Realtors Scholarship: Saray Dorantes of Aurora.
Rotary Club of Naperville Downtown Scholarships: Lizbeth Camacho of Oswego and Emiliya Valcheva of Batavia.
Rotary Club of Oswego Scholarship: Heather Clark of Oswego.
Rush-Copley President's Scholarships: Gina Brocato and Codi Wimmer of Montgomery.
Shodeen Family Scholarships: Dora Cervantes, Victor Corral and Liliana Guzman of Aurora; and Judy Malawski of Sugar Grove.
John Austin Sizer Fine Arts Scholarship: Veronica Corral of Aurora.
Robert M. Sohol Endowed Scholarship: Christina Garcia of Sandwich.
Steiner Electric Company/Kerman Assistance Foundation Scholarships: Bertha Lopez and Marcela Lopez of Aurora.
Karen J. and David S. Stewart Scholarship: Diana Madrigal Castro of Aurora.
Wayne and Corrine Stone Career Scholarship: Tyler Myers of Somonauk.
John J. Swalec, Jr. President's Achievement Awards: Kaitlin Buckley, Melynda Dominguez, Michelle Grocesley, and Rigoberto Sida of Aurora; Daniel DeCesare of Montgomery; David Kalin, Megan Oropeza and Bridget Steininger of Plano.
John J. Swalec, Sr. Memorial Scholarship: Christine Michaud of Sandwich.
Mary Ann Thompson Memorial Science Scholarship: Rebecca Roach of Somonauk.
Valley West Community Hospital Auxiliary Scholarships: Noah Loveless of Somonauk and Angeline Thorne of Yorkville.
Douglas Arthur Vest Scholarship: Samara Wiley of Aurora.
Marie Von Ohlen Memorial Scholarships: Rollin Benson of Montgomery and Kimberly Illingworth of Oswego.
Vanessa Skeens Ward Memorial Scholarship: Barbara McManus of Hinckley.
WCC Automotive Technology Scholarship: Matthew Meyer of Plano.
WCC Early Childhood Education Scholarship: Annette Heiser of Batavia.
WCC Employee Scholarship - General: Genessis Gallegos of Aurora.
WCC Employee Scholarship - Minority Student: Servando Miranda of Aurora.
WCC Employee Scholarship - Single Parent Student: Yolanda Douglas of Montgomery.
WCC Faculty Council Award: Victor Rodriguez of Aurora.
WCC Foundation Directors Scholarships: Amanda Albaugh of Yorkville; Jessica Baley, Robert Banek, Katherine Chandler, Thahn Duong, Deana Hawley, Nickolas Manesiotis, Tania Perez, Connie Romero, Marco Romero and Tahj Williams of Aurora; Courtney Clukey of Somonauk; Brendan Morgan of Elburn; Hannah Prucha of Sandwich; and Garet Wimmer of Montgomery.
WCC Foundation Founders’ Scholarship: Brenda Petersen of Sugar Grove.
Weblinx, Inc. Scholarship: Daniel Woods of Sandwich.
Dr. William J. and Jane G. Weigel Memorial Scholarship: Sandra DelVerde of Montgomery.
West Towns Community Resource Team Scholarship: Kaitlin Buckley of Aurora.
Barrie Wilson Ceramics Scholarship: Tessa Johnson of Plano.
Woman's Club of Aurora - Journalism Award: Jessica Campos of Geneva.
Woman's Club of Aurora - Nursing Awards: Nancy Hilger of Oswego and Kristin Junk of North Aurora.
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Foundation Endowed Scholarships: James Boyle of Sugar Grove and Helen Kiture of Aurora.