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Sauk Awards Single Parents Grants to 23 Students for ’09-‘10

April 2010

Twenty-three single parents who are also Sauk Valley Community College students recently received a boost with their education through the Sauk Foundation and private donations.

Amy Viering, Sauk’s director of foundation and grants, said recipients of this grant work extremely hard to balance family and work while pursuing their education.

We are pleased to be able to provide financial support to assist them to improve their lives and the lives of their children,” Viering said.

The winners and their hometowns include:

  • AMBOY: Crystal Richardson and Patricia Rood.
    Crystal RichardsonPatricia Rood
  • DIXON: Maria Duncan, Patricia Hobdy, Shannon Smith, Tasha Morton, Wendy Williams, and Lacey Stinson.
    Maria DuncanPatricia HobdyShannon Smith  Tasha MortonWendy WilliamsLacey Stinson
  • FRANKLIN GROVE: Leeniece Rumoro.
    Leeniece Rumoro
  • LYNDON: Lindsey Steele.
    Lindsey Steele
  • MORRISON: Sabrina Williams.
    Sabrina Williams
  • OREGON: Devinn Grimes.
    Devinn Grimes
  • ROCK FALLS: Ashley Holland, Heather Gould, Jessica Schuessler, and Sherry Kline.
    Ashley HollandHeather GouldJessica SchuesslerSherry Kline
  • STERLING: Darcy Allie, Valerie Howes, Tracee Randall, Andrea Regalado-Prado, Jennifer Reyle, LeAnn Shipman and Molly Quick.
    Darcy AllieValerie HowesTracee RandallAndrea Regalado-PradoJennifer ReyleLeAnn ShipmanMolly Quick

The Sauk Foundation is a non-profit corporation that broadens the educational opportunities and services that SVCC provides for its students. Each year the Foundation awards numerous scholarships that total more than $160,000. For more information on the Sauk Foundation, call 815/288-5511, ext. 345.