The Motorola Solutions Retirees' Club held its annual College Scholarship Award Day June 18 at the Schaumburg Campus in the Innovation Center. This year, the club awarded 13 scholarships and the Motorola Foundation awarded 10 scholarships.
Since the Motorola Solutions Retirees' Club started in 1995, it has awarded 277 scholarships totaling $409,000. The Motorola Solutions Retirees' Club is proud to be able to do this since all money for scholarships comes strictly from dues and donations made by members of the club.
Students are selected by a panel from Harper College.
The following students received scholarships from the Motorola Foundation: Nicole Bell, LaGrange Park, mathematics, University of Kentucky; Tim Bouchard, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, business/operations management/supply chain, University of St. Thomas; James Cannalte, Lake in the Hills, computer science and engineering, University of Minnesota; Garrett Creasor, St. Charles, engineering, Eastern Illinois University; Michael J. Jachna, Burr Ridge, pre-engineering/physics, Simpson College; Alex Piszczek, Palatine, nuclear engineering, Harper College; Jessica Lea Steinhoff, Lake in the Hills, criminal justice/psychology, University of Wisconsin-Platteville; Michael Vitraelli, Elgin, computer science, University of Illinois-Chicago;
Patrick Walsh, Wheaton, information technology, Illinois State University; and Matthew Williams, Naperville, computer science, Benedictine University.
The following students received scholarships from the Motorola Solutions Retirees' Club: Alex F. Barnes, Palatine, business management, DePaul University; Lester F. Cednick III, Island Lake, science and health, DePaul University; Benjamin Chally, Geneva, exercise science, Trevecca Nazarene University; Sarah Anne Creasor, St. Charles, family and consumer service, Eastern Illinois University; Rebecca Fischer, Mundelein, nursing, Winona State University; Scott Friedrichs, Hawthorn Woods, mechanical engineering, Marquette University; Jarred M. Koerner, Champaign, pre-med/biology, Murray State University; Jonathan Martorano, Algonquin, general studies, University of Illinois; Rachel Rabs, Arlington Heights, physical therapy/exercise science, University of Evansville; Ryan William C. Rowe, Round Lake, media arts and animation, Illinois Institute of Art; Calloway Skwerski, Arlington Heights, liberal arts/math at Miami University; Cherise White, Micro, Flordia, human communications, University of Central Florida; and Joseph Williams, Naperville, marketing/advertising, College of DuPage;
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