DCFS to Honor College-Bound Youth

48 Scholarship Winners to be Announced from Across Illinois at Luncheon

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is pleased to announce that it will honor 48 college-bound youth on Friday, July 18 from noon to 3:00 p.m. at the Alhambra Palace, 1240 W. Randolph Street, in Chicago.

Invited guests include the 4-year scholarship recipients and their families, a former youth-in-care guest speaker, government officials and more. Youth were selected from nearly 300 applicants from across the state on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement and an essay. This year’s scholarship honorees are from across the state. For more information, visit www.DCFS.Illinois.gov.

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