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SVCC Student Awarded Sterling Rotary Scholarship

September 2009

Sauk Valley Community College student Ryan McKanna of Rock Falls has been awarded a Sterling Rotary Club Scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year. The $500 scholarship was distributed through the Sauk Foundation.Ryan McKanna Photo for Website

McKanna, a political science major, carries a perfect 4.0 GPA, and is a member of Sauk’s cross-country team. He plans to graduate from Sauk in 2011 with an Associate in Arts and transfer to the University of Illinois - Springfield to major in legal studies. He would like to pursue a career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

A 2009 graduate of Rock Falls High School, Ryan is the son of Robert and Janice McKanna of Rock Falls.

The Sterling Rotary Club selects recipients for this distinguished scholarship to help students pursue their educational goals.

The Sauk Foundation is a non-profit corporation that helps to broaden the educational opportunities and services that SVCC provides for its students. Each year the Foundation distributes scholarships that total more than $160,000.