Wisdom Family Foundation Awards Scholarships to Fourteen U-46 High School Seniors – May 2015

Elgin, IL- The Wisdom Family Foundation, supporter of sustainable initiatives for children and families in the greater Elgin area, awarded fourteen U-46 high school seniors with $1,500.00 Wisdom Family Foundation scholarships to be used towards higher education expenses. The recipients are:

Larkin Student Recipients

Paul Preston, Vice President of Sales at Wisdom Adhesives Worldwide and Larkin’s College Coordinator Brittney Walker with the 7 Wisdom Family Foundation scholarship recipients from Larkin High School

Bartlett HS :  Alazee Bey
Larkin HS: Hernan Ramirez-Chevez; Jenna Nacht;  Jeong-Mee Mok-Morrison;
Dulcy Walbridge; Brittany Brannon; Genelle Ortiz; Trenten Jackson
South Elgin HS: Tiffany Kroll; Robert Valdez-Withrow; John Hansen
Elgin HS: Lorena Villagomez
Streamwood HS: Aaliya Winters; Khatiya Phommavong

In order to qualify for this scholarship, candidates must meet specific application criteria including being recommended by their school’s guidance counselor, submitting a written essay, obtaining a letter of recommendation as well as providing acceptable GPA and ACT scores.

Managing Director of Kristi Wisdom of the Wisdom Family Foundation explains, “Our U-46 scholarship program targets students who have faced and overcome extraordinary challenges. We applaud their strong passion and commitment to furthering their education and feel very fortunate to be able to offer these students scholarships.”

Established in 2007, the Wisdom Family Foundation’s mission is to foster the positive growth and well-being of children and families in the greater Elgin, IL area through financial and charitable support. The foundation advocates for strong families and youth programs. Applications for Wisdom Family Foundation grant money from organizations, individuals and families need to be sustainable in nature and must have a positive effect on their beneficiaries, the environment or a cause.

To apply for foundation grant money, visit the foundation’s new website at www.wisdomfamilyfoundation.org or write The Wisdom Family Foundation, c/o Wisdom Adhesives, 1575 Executive Way, Elgin, IL 60123.