Five to receive scholarships Saturday at Centennial Park

2013-07-25T00:00:00Z 2013-07-26T22:30:21Z Five to receive scholarships Saturday at Centennial ParkTimes Staff nwitimes.com
July 25, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MUNSTER | Five high school graduates will each be honored Saturday at a ceremony at Centennial Park 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 Mount Carmel High School in Chicago.

In order 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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