City Colleges of Chicago Announces Centennial Scholarship Winners

 Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationTo celebrate City Colleges of Chicago’s 100-year legacy of providing quality, affordable post-secondary education, City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl L. Hyman and Board Chairman Martin Cabrera, Jr. announced the recipients of 14 full and partial scholarships valued at $50,000 through CCC’s Centennial Scholarship program as well as recognizing the tremendous contributions of several local community partners. The announcement came at City Colleges of Chicago’s Centennial Celebration and Scholarship awards ceremony held at the South Shore Cultural Center. “Over the last 100 years, City Colleges of Chicago has transformed the lives of more than one million alumni and their families through education,” said Chancellor Hyman. “The most fitting way to celebrate our Centennial is to give even more students access to a quality City Colleges education.”

In addition to the scholarship recipients, the awards ceremony honored community advocates who have demonstrated a commitment to education: Congressman Danny Davis (7th District), Dr. Sokoni Karanja, Founder, President and CEO of Centers for New Horizons; Dr. Maureen Hellwig, Senior Director of Erie Neighborhood House; and Instituto del Progreso Latino (Juan Salgado, President and CEO).

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