Scholarship

Janna Harner
Union County’s Janna Harner has achieved several accomplishments both in and outside the pageant world. She recently made the county proud by finishing as first runner-up at the Miss Illinois pageant. Harner is no stranger to pageants; she’s been competing since she was 14. However, it was her...
Hillbilly Theater
The Pulaski-Alexander Illinois Association of Home and Community Education sponsored an annual Hillbilly Dinner Theater on Saturday, April 8, at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. Ham and beans, cornbread, slaw, fried potatoes, fried apples and desserts were served. Music and entertainment...
The Southernmost Illinois Delta Empowerment Zone, SIDEZ, has awarded three scholarships for the upcoming semester at Shawnee Community College.  SIDEZ noted in a news release that it typically funds one scholarship per semester, but had such a large number of deserving applicants the decision was...
An upcoming event planned in the area will help to support a scholarship program which benefits students at area schools. The Pulaski-Alexander Illinois Association of Home and Community Education plans to sponsor the yearly Hillbilly Dinner Theater on Saturday, April 8. The dinner theater will be...
The Pulaski-Alexander Illinois Association of Home and Community Education plans to sponsor the yearly Hillbilly Dinner Theater on Saturday, April 8. The dinner theater will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. Ham and beans, cornbread, slaw, fried potatoes, fried...
Seated, from left, are Karlie’s father, Sean, Karlie and her mother Sarah. Dongola athletics director and volleyball coach Preston Hall is standing. Photo by Mike Estel.
Dongola High School’s Karlie Kelley signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball at Blackburn College in Carlinville Thursday, March 23.  Karlie becomes the first Dongola student to earn a volleyball scholarship.
Rural Health Inc., RHI, is offering scholarship opportunities to students at area schools.  RHI offers health care services in Union, Johnson and Massac counties. Services which are offered include ob/gyn, medical, dental and psychiatry.   RHI is funding and administering eight health care...
The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association plans to award $54,000 in college scholarships. The scholarships will be awarded to students throughout Illinois who want to pursue a higher education during the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only.  Students...
The National Federation of Independent Business, NFIB, Young Entrepreneur Foundation announced that its scholarship application for the 2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards is now open through Dec. 18. High school seniors who run their own business and plan to attend a two- or four-year university,...
Illinois State Commander W. Dave Stout of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW, Department of Illinois recently announced the kickoff of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition. Local high school students have an opportunity to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and...

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