COLLEGE REWARDS OUTSTANDING
LEADERSHIP WITH SCHOLARSHIPS
James and Daniel Morales have shown exemplary achievement and service in
their classrooms, churches, and communities, and they have been rewarded
accordingly for their success.
Trinity named the two high
school seniors as this year's winners of the Greater Chicago Christian
Leadership Scholarship. The four-year renewable award, given annually to
two minority students, fully covers tuition. Financial aid director Denise
Coleman visited both recipients to make the announcement and present the
was gratifying for me to give Kristin and Daniel the good news personally,"
Coleman said. "Both of them were surprised that they won, and they were
equally as thankful and appreciative to receive it. They certainly have
the qualifications to deserve the scholarship, and I was impressed with
how humble they were in accepting it."
James is a senior at Bremen
High School in her hometown of Midlothian, Illinois. She is a member of
the National Honor Society and editor of the yearbook. She plans to major
in business at Trinity.
Morales, a resident of Round
Lake Beach, Illinois, is home-schooled through the Lighthouse Christian
Academy. The aspiring computer science major has led Bible study and prayer
service at his church.
The Greater Chicago Christian
Leadership Scholarship acknowledges the academic excellence, leadership,
and Christian commitment of minority high school seniors. All recipients
must be accepted into Trinity's incoming freshman class, live in the metropolitan
Chicago area, possess a grade-point average of 3.5 or better, rank in the
top 10 percent of their graduating class, and be actively involved in church
and community endeavors. During their time as students at the College,
the winners must maintain at least a 3.0 grade-point average, be involved
in campus leadership, and live on campus to renew the scholarship.
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