Five to receive scholarships at Centennial Park

2013-07-27T00:00:00Z Five to receive scholarships at Centennial ParkTimes Staff nwitimes.com
July 27, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MUNSTER | Five high school graduates will be honored today with $1,000 scholarships courtesy of the Martin G. Alberico Scholarship Foundation.

The 2013 winners are Sade' Adams, of Thornton Fractional North High School in Calumet City; Elizabeth Gacek and Rachel Thomas, both of Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn; Catherine Russo, of Highland High School; and Vincent Sheridan IV, of Mt. Carmel High School in Chicago.

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be in the top 20 percent of their class, have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate financial need and involvement in extracurricular activities as well as write two essays and receive recommendations from two teachers.

The one-time scholarships will be awarded during the sixth annual Bubby Fest from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Park, Calumet and Superior avenues.

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