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Article posted: 7/13/2013 11:50 AM

Schaumburg event raises money for memorial scholarship

From left, Pam Kowalczyk of Bartlett, Lisa Czepiel of Elk Grove Village and Jean Link of Rolling Meadows warm up Friday before running a race at an event at Schaumburg High School to benefit the Mikias Tefera Tibebu Memorial Scholarship Fund. Tibebu, an athlete and honor student at Schaumburg, was killed by a hit-and-run driver in December.

From left, Pam Kowalczyk of Bartlett, Lisa Czepiel of Elk Grove Village and Jean Link of Rolling Meadows warm up Friday before running a race at an event at Schaumburg High School to benefit the Mikias Tefera Tibebu Memorial Scholarship Fund. Tibebu, an athlete and honor student at Schaumburg, was killed by a hit-and-run driver in December.

 

Dave Dvorak | Staff Photographer

Plastic cups spell out Mikiasí Mile at the Schaumburg High School football field and track Friday.

Plastic cups spell out Mikias' Mile at the Schaumburg High School football field and track Friday.

 

Dave Dvorak | Staff Photographer

Jack Wienke, 7, of Hoffman Estates attempts to catch a rubber duck Friday. during an event to benefit the Mikias Tefera Tibebu Memorial Scholarship at Schaumburg High School.

Jack Wienke, 7, of Hoffman Estates attempts to catch a rubber duck Friday. during an event to benefit the Mikias Tefera Tibebu Memorial Scholarship at Schaumburg High School.

 

Dave Dvorak | Staff Photographer

Mikias Tefera Tibebu was killed by hit-and-run driver on Dec. 8, 2012.

Mikias Tefera Tibebu was killed by hit-and-run driver on Dec. 8, 2012.

 
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By Daily Herald report

Schaumburg High School hosted a fundraising event Friday for the Mikias Tefera Tibebu Memorial Scholarship in District 211.

Tibebu, a senior athlete and honor student, was killed by a hit-and-run driver in December. He was among the finalists for a scholarship at Pomona College in California but died a few days before his scheduled interview.

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Friday's event included games, a mini track meet and more. For more information about the scholarship fund, visit www.mikiasmile.com.

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